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COMITÉ  NOVIEMBRE
Mes De La Herencia Puertorriqueña
CALENDAR OF EVENTS - 2000
Month Long Events

El Museo Del Barrio presents the permanent exhibition: "TAÍNO: Ancient Voyagers of the Caribbean." Curated by Dr. Dicey Taylor, Guest Curator with major support from The Chase Manhattan Foundation. This permanent exhibition features 125 rare and beautiful beautiful objects that illustrate diverse sphere of Taíno culture, including mythology and cosmology, religion and ancestor worship, chiefs and chiefdoms, festivals and ball games, navigation and astronomy, ceramics and cuisine and daily life and technology. Wall texts emphasize the profound spirituality of the Taíno and guide visitors through the exhibition. The exhibition will be accompanied by a brochure and video as well as photographs that document the survival of ancient customs. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave., NYC, (between 104th–105th Streets); Wednesday–Sundays; 11 AM–5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272.

El Museo Del Barrio presents "Latin American Artists-Photographers From the Lehigh University Art Galleries Collection." Curated by Ricardo Viera, Guest Curator from the Lehigh University Art Galleries Collection, this exhibition contains a selection of more than 100 photographs by 50 modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino artists. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th–105th Streets); Wednesday–Sundays; 11 AM–5 PM. On exhibit through January 14,2001; Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272.

El Museo Del Barrio presents from The Caribbean and Latin American Traditional Arts Series: "Between Heaven and Earth: Devotional Art from Puerto Rico and Mexico." Curated by Fatima Bercht, Chief Curator, this exhibition highlights religious paintings and sculptures from El Museo’s Permanent Collection as well as loans from private collections. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th–105th Streets); Wednesday–Sundays; 11 AM–5 PM. On exhibit through January 14,2001; Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272.

El Museo Del Barrio presents "Nacimiento: A Christmas Crèche," organized by Fatima Bercht, Chief Curator. Gift of the Chase Manhattan Bank to the Permanent Collection of El Museo del Barrio, this exhibition highlights 21 figures carved by 21 contemporary Puerto Rican santeros. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (bet 104th–105th ); Wednesay–Sundays; 11 AM–5 PM. On exhibit through January 14,2001; Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272.

Sociedad Educativa de las Artes (SEA) presents "Cuentos en la Noche," a bohemian night of dramatized stories. Through Dec. 14th, Thursdays at 8 PM;Admission: children $8 and $10; adult shows, $12 and $15. SEA, Los Kabayitos Puppet and Children’s Theater 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. For information call Silvia Sierra, 212 260-4080, x 14.

Sociedad Educativa de las Artes (SEA) presents "Cucarachita," bunrakú puppet musical for kids of all ages. Nov. 4, 11, 12, 18, and 19th, at 3 PM; Admission: children $8 and $10; adult shows, $12 and $15. SEA, Los Kabayitos Puppet and Children’s Theater 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. For information call Silvia Sierra, 212 260-4080, x 14.

"Four Guys Named José and Una Mujer named Maria" es una cómica y fervorosa celebración de música y baile latino—boleros, cha-chas, mambos, merengue, salsa— ritmos y melodías que hemos estado escuchando por generaciones. El proyecto fue concebido por el productor asociado David Coffman junto a Dolores Prida. Dirección de Susana Tubert, coreografía por Maria Torres y dirección musical de Oscar Hernández. Martes a viernes a las 8 de la noche; sábados a las 3 de la tarde y las 8 de la noche y domingos a las 3 de la tarde y 7:30 de la noche en el Blue Angel Theatre (323 west de la calle 44 entre avenidas 8va. Y 9na.) Para boletos llame a Telecharge al 212.239.6200 o Telecharge en Español al 212.239.6240; Precio por boleto es de $47.50. Cocina "Nuevo Latino" está disponible dos horas antes del show y reservaciones son necesarias. "4 Guys…" es auspiciado en parte por Bacardi y Latinomix. Boletos están a la venta en la taquilla del Blue Angel Theatre.

Teatro Círculo presents "¡Puerto Rico Fua!" by Carlos Ferrari, a musical comedy about the history of Puerto Rico. Blue Hebron Theatre, 123 E. 24th St., (between Lexington and Park Avenues, NYC; November 29th to December 18th. Every night at 8 PM and Sundays at 3 PM; Admission: $20, special group rates available. Make reservations in advance, space is limited. For information call Wanda Arriaga, 212 242-4460.

Wednesday, November 1

COMITE NOVIEMBRE, Puerto Rican Heritage Month KICK OFF EVENT. Honoring the unsung heroes of our community through "Lo Mejor de Nuestra Comunidad" Awards and the unveiling of the 2000 poster. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave.(between 105th–104th Streets), NYC; 6 PM; By Invitation. For information, call 212 677-4181.

NYC Comptroller Alan Hevesi celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month. City Hall Council Chamber, 1 Center St., NYC; Free; 5 PM–7 PM. Call 212 669-3089 for RSVP. For more information, call Myrna E. Santiago, 212 669-3923.

La Iglesia San Romero de Las Américas presenta Día de todos(as) los(as) Santos(as), an ecumenical and inter-religious Nacionalista Mass to honor two of our Saints, Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola (padre); Guest speaker is going to be Griselio Torresola (hijo); Iglesia San Romero de Las Américas, 790 Elton Ave., corner 158 St., Bronx, NY (Trains # 2, 6, or 5 to 149 Street and Third Avenue, walk 8 blocks); 7 PM.

Thursday, November 2

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960’s and 70’s—and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 7 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Friday, November 3

New York Calendar of Events

Book Party celebrating Clara E. Rodriguez’s new publication, "Changing Race: Latinos, the Census and History of Ethnicity in the United States." The Latin Quarter, 2557 Broadway (between 95th and 96th Street); 7 PM; By invitation only.

The Point CDC presents Comedy @ The Point, an evening of stand-up comedy. Past guests and hosts including Angelo Lozada of Nuyorican Rule. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Repertorio Español presents the premiere of "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960’s and 70’s—and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Saturday, November 4

MUEVETE, a proactive organization that services youth of Puerto Rican descent, will host their 8th Annual Boricua Youth Conference. Workshops on identity, culture, history, and society. Live entertainment, special guests, art gallery, vendors, artisans, information table. On-site registration starting at 8 AM; Free; Lerner Building, Columbia University, 116th St. and Broadway, NYC; Muevete is a project of PRACA. Co-sponsored by Acción Boricua of Columbia University, United Way of NYC; and Somos Arte. For more information, call 212 423-1088, 212 539-8682 or www.muevetista.org on the web.

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960’s and 70’s—and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 3 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Sunday, November 5

El Museo del Barrio presents Day of the Dead Celebration. A gathering of the Latino community to offer music and festivities to those recently departed, traditionally honored on November 1 and 2. Please join El Museo staff and artists to place offerings on the altar, 3-5 PM. Day of the Dead Family workshop, 1-3 PM. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th Streets); Wednesday through Sundays; 11 AM to 5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272 X134.

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión segun Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960’s and 70’s—and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 6 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call

212 889-2850.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 2 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Monday, November 6

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family’s foibles—drinking, restlessness, squabbles—as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy’s exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 7 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Tuesday, November 7

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 7 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Wednesday, November 8

El Museo del Barrio presents Taíno tours and Hands-On Workshops. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th–105th Streets); Wednesday–Sundays; 11 AM–5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272 X134.

 

Thursday, November 9

Brooklyn Borough President Howard Golden Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage. Awards and Presentation. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., BK, NY; Free; 5:30 PM. For information, call 718 802-4042.

El Museo del Barrio presents Educators Reception & Introduction to the Taíno exhibit. 4 PM–6 PM. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio,

1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th

Streets); Wednesday–Sundays; 11 AM–5 PM. Admission:

$4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272 X134.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 7 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Friday, November 10

Iglesia San Romero de Las Américas and Pro-Libertad host Book Presentation and Celebration for "Josconiando: dimensiones sociales y políticas de la espiritualidad," by Father Luis Barrios. Iglesia San Romero de Las Américas, 790 Elton Ave., corner 158 St., Bronx, NY, (Trains # 2, 6, or 5 to 149 Street and Third Avenue, walk 8 blocks). For information, call 718 601-4751.

Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture, Bronx Arts Ensemble presents "Los Jíbaros" y "Los Jíbaros Progresistas," a fully staged criollo opera in two scenes by Manuel B. González. Based on plays by Ramón Méndes Quiñones. Main Theater, Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th St., Bronx, NY; 7:30 PM; Admission: $15, $10. For information, call 718 518-4455.

Saturday, November 11

Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture, Bronx Arts Ensemble presents "Los Jíbaros" y "Los Jíbaros Progresistas," a fully staged criollo opera in two scenes by Manuel B. González. Based on plays by Ramón Méndes Quiñones. Main Theater, Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th St., Bronx, NY; 7:30 PM; Admission: $15, $10. For information, call 718 518-4455.

The Point CDC presents Free Community Screening of a feature film. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: Free. For Information call 718 542-4139.

The Point CDC presents El Pato Feo. Arthur Aviles and Marlyn Matias transform the tale of the Ugly Duckling into a hip/coming of age, acid-laced story about a little "duckling" who dances his way out of his shell and transforms...Pato. BAAD! 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 7 PM. Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Sunday, November 12

The Point CDC presents UPstage. The Point’s theatre group for young adults will present an evening of monologues and skits. 8 PM; Admission: $8. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family’s foibles—drinking, restlessness, squabbles—as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy’s exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 3 PM and 6 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 2 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

The Association of the Daughters of Mary present "Fiesta en Puerto Rico," celebrando el Dia de la Virgen de la Providencia y el Descubrimiento de Puerto Rico. Holy Family Church, 2158 Walton Avenue, (Mechler Hall), Bronx, NY; 1-5 PM; $10. For information, call Ada I. Ruiz, 718 863-9156 or 9157.

Monday, November 13

The Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly presents "Un Siglo de Música/A Century of Music" Conference and Charla. Retrospective on great artists and moments in Puerto Rico’s musical history. Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly; 105 E. 22nd St., 4th floor, NYC; Free; 10 AM. For information, call Angel Santini, 212 677-4181.

Tuesday, November 14

 

New York Housing Authority honors Hispanic and Puerto Rican Heritage Months. Pedro Albizu Campos Plaza Community Center, 611 East 13th Street, between Avenues B and C; 5:30 PM. By invitation only; call to reserve with Xiomara Carcamo, Events Coordinator, 212 306-7901.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 7 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Wednesday, November 15

Mayor Rudolph Giuliani celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Proclamation ceremony at City Hall, City Council Chamber Room; By Invitation Only; 6 PM-8 PM. For information, call 212 788-6705.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 7 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Thursday, November 16

Governor George Pataki proclaims Puerto Rican Heritage Month and recognizes Puerto Rican leaders in the community. Governor’s Office; 633 Third Avenue, 38th floor; 5 PM. For information, call 212 681–4583.

Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer’s Puerto Rican Heritage Month Opening Reception for "Ateneo Puertorriqueño’s Cine Sin Pantalla" Film Series. A highly praised series featuring long lost Puerto Rican films. Hostos Community College, Repertory Theater, Grand Concourse at East 149th St.; Bronx, NY; 6 PM; By invitation only; Admission: Free. For information, call the Community Affairs Unit,

718 590-7092.

NYC Council Speaker Peter Vallone celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month. City Council Chamber Room, City Hall, NYC; 5:30 PM.

The Puerto Rican Family Foundation’s Fourth Annual Community Excellence Awards. Honoring Jean Hodge, Director of Station Services and Community Affairs, WCBS TV and Fabian Rivera, Citywide Director of Community Development and External Affairs. Baruch College, 151 East 25th Street; Reception: 6 PM; Dance Performance with Pilar Rioja at Repertorio Español to follow. Tickets: $100. Contact: Migdalia Rivera, 212 414-7836.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 7 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Friday, November 17

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Saturday, November 18

El Museo del Barrio hosts Taíno Family Day. Events, Arts and Crafts. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th Streets); 11 AM–3 PM. Museum hours, Wednesday through Sundays; 11 AM to 5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272 X134.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 3 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960’s and 70’s—and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

The Point CDC presents El Pato Feo. Arthur Aviles and Marlyn Matias transform the tale of the Ugly Duckling into a hip/coming of age, acid-laced story about a little "duckling" who dances his way out of his shell and transform...Pato. BAAD! 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 7 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

The Point CDC presents Armadillo. Tyrone Strothers, a Hunts Point prodigy who is a self-taught concert pianist, artist and poet will present an evening which "splatterrs his brains" all over the piano, walls and air. He has been featured in the Bronx Times and the Daily News. Event concieved with the direction of Arthur Aviles. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 4 PM; Admission: $5. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Sunday, November 19

COMITE NOVIEMBRE DAY OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. Please bring coats, canned foods and toys from 10 AM to 5 PM to El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave. (between 104th–105th Streets), NYC.

Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer presents "Ateneo Puertorriqueño’s Cine Sin Pantalla" Film Series. A highly praised series featuring long lost Puerto Rican films: "Historia de un Gángster,"(Action, 1968) 11 AM; "Entre Dios y el Hombre," (Drama, 1960) 1:30 PM; "Ayer Amargo," (Drama, 1959) 4:30 PM; "El Curandero del Pueblo," (Comedy, 1969) 7 PM. Films are to be shown in Spanish without subtitles; Admission: Free; Hostos Community College, Repertory Theater, Grand Concourse at East 149th St.; Bronx, NY; For information, call the Community Affairs Unit, 718 590-7092.

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family’s foibles—drinking, restlessness, squabbles—as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy’s exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 2 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Monday, November 20

Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer presents "Ateneo Puertorriqueño’s Cine Sin Pantalla" Film Series. A highly praised series featuring long lost Puerto Rican films: "Entre Dios y el Hombre," (Drama, 1960) 10 AM; "El Curandero del Pueblo," (Comedy, 1969) 1 PM. Films will be shown in Spanish without subtitles. Hostos Community College, Repertory Theater, Grand Concourse at East 149th St.; Bronx, NY; Admission: Free. For information, call the Community Affairs Unit, 718 590-7092.

Raíces Corona Senior Center presents "Puerto Rico, La Perla del Caribe," cultural activities and music. Refreshments will be served. Raíces Corona Senior Center, 102-47 43rd St., Corona, NY; 1:30 PM. For information, call Inés del Castillo, 718 458-7259.

Tuesday, November 21

Office of the Queens Borough President Claire Shulman Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Reception, proclamation ceremony and cultural event. Queens Theater in the Park, at Flushing Meadow-Corona Park; By invitation only; 7 PM. For information, call Ivonne Garcia, Advisor for Hispanic Affairs, 718 286-2853.

Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer presents "Ateneo Puertorriqueño’s Cine Sin Pantalla" Film Series. A highly praised series featuring long lost Puerto Rican films: "Historia de un Gángster," (Action, 1968) 5 PM; "Ayer Amargo," (Drama, 1959) Hostos Community College, Repertory Theater, Grand Concourse at East 149th St.; Bronx, NY; 7:30 PM. Films are to be shown in Spanish without subtitles; Admission: Free. For information, call the Community Affairs Unit, 718 590-7092.

The NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs presents Puerto Rican Discovery Classical Concert, celebration of classical music. Merkin Hall, Lincoln Center, 67th St. and Broadway, NYC; 1-5 PM; Admission: $25. For information, call Joseph Lliso, 718 235-4681.

Repertorio Español presents "Pilar Rioja, Spanish Dance." Known worldwide as the Queen of Spanish Dance, Pilar Rioja combines her modern, ballet and classical dance training with traditional Spanish dance forms. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 6 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call (212) 889-2850.

Wednesday, November 22

Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer presents "Ateneo Puertorriqueño’s Cine Sin Pantalla" Film Series. A highly praised series featuring long lost Puerto Rican films: "Entre Dios y el Hombre,"(Drama, 1960) 12 PM; "El Curandero del Pueblo" (Comedy, 1969). Films are to be shown in Spanish without subtitles Hostos Community College, Repertory Theater, Grand Concourse at East 149th St.; Bronx, NY; 2:30 PM; Admission: Free. For information, call the Community Affairs Unit, 718 590-7092.

Friday, November 24

The Point CDC presents Two One Act plays by Miguel Valentin. The Point’s writers’ incubator, Playwright’s Playground, will present MIRROR MIRROR (an adaptation of Eugene O’Neill’s THE WEB) and another new work by Miguel Valentin. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family’s foibles—drinking, restlessness, squabbles—as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy’s exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Saturday, November 25

The Point CDC presents Two One Act plays by Miguel Valentin. The Point’s writers’ incubator, Playwright’s Playground, will present MIRROR MIRROR (an adaptation of Eugene O’Neill’s THE WEB) and another new work by Miguel Valentin. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Sunday, November 26

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family’s foibles—drinking, restlessness, squabbles—as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy’s exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 6 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960’s and 70’s—and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 2 PM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Wednesday, November 29

Manhattan Borough President Virginia C. Fields Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Location to be announced; 6–8 PM. For more information, call 212 669-8300.

Repertorio Español presents "Casa Propia" by Dolores Prida Directed by Beatriz Cordoba. Olga’s dream has always been to have a house of her own. Her husband, Manolo, a womanizer, who now and then takes flight, is against buying the house. He sees the house as being a burden and as a means to tie him down. The house they buy is in East Harlem in New York City, in a section of the neighborhood that was formerly Italian then Puerto Rican. In this new neighborhood in her own home, Olga, along with her daughter, Marilis, and mother-in-law, Fefa, meets other women, for whom the search for a space of their own takes different twists and turns. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 11 AM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Thursday, November 30

COMITE NOVIEMBRE FIFTH ANNUAL GALA DINNER WITH BRENDA K STARR AND GEORGE LAMOND. Honoring José O. Aguiar, President and CEO, Kleener King; Roberto Clemente. Jr., President, Roberto Clemente Foundation; Susan Hernández, Esq.; and Carol Robles-Román, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company. The Grand Hyatt New York, Park Avenue at Grand Central, NYC; 6 PM; Black Tie; Tickets: $350 per ticket, non-profit rate available. The proceeds of the Dinner go towards the Comité Noviembre Scholarship Program. For information call Miranda y Más at 212 808-0221.

Saturday, December 2

The Point CDC presents Verbal Ingredients: Poetry and Spoken Word Open Mic with special guest artists. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $5. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Saturday, December 2

The Point CDC presents A Benefit for Upstage, the Point’s theatre group. Dinner and presentation of play Death by Disco. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $75. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family’s foibles-drinking, restlessness, squabbles- as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy's exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 11 AM; Admission: $40–$25, regular; $35–$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Tuesday, December 5

El Museo del Barrio presents Three Kings Hands-On Workshops. Just for school groups. Reservations required. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th Streets); 11 AM-1 PM. Museum hours are Wednesday through Sundays; 11 AM to 5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information, call 212 831-7272 X134.

Friday, December 8

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960's and 70's-and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 11 AM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

The Point CDC presents I Have Something to Say by Marilyn Torres. A workshop of a new one-woman show. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960's and 70's-and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

The Point CDC presents I Have Something to Say by Marilyn Torres. A workshop of a new one-woman show. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Sunday, December 10

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family's foibles-drinking, restlessness, squabbles-as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy's exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 2 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Tuesday, December 12

El Museo del Barrio presents Three Kings Hands-On Workshops. Just for school groups. 11 AM-1 P; Reservations required. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th Streets); 11 AM-1 PM. Museum hours are Wednesday through Sundays; 11 AM to 5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 
212 831-7272 X134.

Repertorio Español presents "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" by Luis Rafael Sánchez. Directed by René Buch. One of the most important plays of 20th century Latin American theatre, "La Pasión según Antígona Pérez" is a recasting of the Antigone legend set in a mythical Latin American country. The play explores the many political situations and dictatorships of Latin America during the 1960's and 70's-and their continuing repercussions more than 30 years later. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 11 AM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.
Friday, December 15

The Point CDC presents I Have Something to Say by Marilyn Torres. A workshop of a new one-woman show. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information call 718 542-4139.

Saturday, December 16

El Museo del Barrio presents Día de Bondad Familiar. Gifts and toy making in the galleries. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th Streets); 2-4 PM. Museum hours are Wednesday through Sundays; 11 AM-5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 8831-7272 X134.

The Point CDC presents I Have Something to Say by Marilyn Torres. A workshop of a new one-woman show. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information call 718 542-4139.

Sunday, December 17

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family's foibles-drinking, restlessness, squabbles-as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy's exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 6 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Tuesday, December 19

El Museo del Barrio presents Three Kings Hands-On Workshops.. Just for school groups, Reservations required. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th Streets); 11 AM-1 PM. Museum hours are Wednesday through Sundays; 11 AM to 5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For more information call 212 831-7272 X134.

Friday, December 22

The Point CDC presents Contemporary Ballet Theatre Concert. Artistic Director Pepper presents an evening of works that combine dance students from the Point with professional dancers. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Saturday, December 23

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family's foibles-drinking, restlessness, squabbles-as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy's exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

The Point CDC presents Contemporary Ballet Theatre Concert. Artistic Director Pepper presents an evening of works that combine dance students from the Point with professional dancers. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $10. For information, call 718 542-4139.


Friday, December 28

The Point CDC Verbal Ingredients: Poetry and Spoken Word Open Mic with special guest artists. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $5. For information, call 718 542-4139.
Saturday, December 29

The Point CDC presents Special Comedy @ The Point, an all-star line-up of stand-up comedians. 940 Garrison Avenue, Hunts Point Section, Bronx, NY; 8 PM; Admission: $8. For information, call 718 542-4139.

Friday, January 5

El Museo del Barrio presents Three Kings' Day Parade - This year marks the 24th annual celebration of this Latin American and Caribbean tradition. This well loved event is presented in the streets of El Barrio for its residents and general public. New York City schools, teachers and their students are invited to reserve a spot and join the Three Kings, camels, sheep and participants to march. Call for reservations Maria Dominguez, x116. Space is limited. Most events are free with museum admission. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC, (between 104th and 105th Streets); Wednesday through Sundays; 11 AM to 5 PM. Admission: $4 adults and $2 students/seniors. For information call 212 831-7272 X134. 

Saturday, January 6

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family's foibles-drinking, restlessness, squabbles-as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy's exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Sunday, January 14

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family's foibles-drinking, restlessness, squabbles-as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy's exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 2 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Sunday, January 21

Repertorio Español-Metropolitan Life Foundation presents "Vieques" by Jorge González. Directed by Alfredo Galván. Set in the 1950s, Vieques is a deftly-drawn examination of a loving family's foibles-drinking, restlessness, squabbles-as they come to terms with their Puerto Rican-ness and individual and collective futures. It is a comedy set against the beginning of the American Navy's exercises on the island. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 8 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.

Sunday, January 28 

Repertorio Español presents "Casa Propia" by Dolores Prida. Directed by Beatriz Cordoba. Olga's dream has always been to have a house of her own. Her husband, Manolo, a womanizer, who now and then takes flight, is against buying the house. He sees the house as being a burden and as a means to tie him down. The house they buy is in East Harlem (El Barrio) in New York City, in a section of the neighborhood that was formerly Italian then Puerto Rican. In this new neighborhood in her own home, Olga, along with her daughter, Marilis, and mother-in-law, Fefa, meets other women, for whom the search for a space of their own takes different twists and turns. Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th St., NYC (between Lexington and Third Avenues); 6 PM; Admission: $40-$25, regular; $35-$20, senior citizens and students; $15, children under 12. For information, call 212 889-2850.


Calendar of Events

New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois, Ohio and Florida

Monthlong

Governor Christine Todd Whitman’s Proclamation and Celebration of Puerto Rican Heritage Month. State House, Trenton, New Jersey; By Invitation Only. For information, call 609 984-3223.


Connecticut

November 4

La Unidad Latina Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc., The Kappa Chapter at Yale University presents La Noche Dorada, Sixth Annual Banquet. Theme: "Understanding Our Future— Entendiendo Nuestro Futuro." Keynote address by Fernando Betancourt, Executive Director of CT Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission. LoRicco Tower Ballroom, 216 Crown St., New Haven, Connectiut; 7 PM-1 AM; Admission: $25. For information, call Daniel Amaez or Carlos Jimenez, 203 776-4273.


Illinois

Monthlong

Asociacion Benefica Hijos de Borinquen presents Film Festival. 3485 Michigan Avenue, East Chicago, Ilinois. Dates and time to be determined. For information call Isaias Rivera or Carmelo de Jesus, 219 397-9646.

Ohio

November 13–17

OCCHA, a social service agency serving the Hispanic community, presents Puerto Rican exhibit and video presentation. OCCHA, 10 South Fruit St., Youngstown, Ohio; 9 AM-4 PM. For information, call Mary Isa Garagua, 330 744-1808.


Florida

November 17

Tampa Bay Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents Hispanic Job Fair. Ramada Inn and Conference Center, 5303 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa Blvd., Tampa, Florida; 9 AM–5 PM. For information, call 813 414-0811.


Table Of Contents

Message On Behalf Of Comité Noviembre 2000
Comité Noviembre - Fifth Annual Gala
Gala Foto Album (PuertoRicans.Com)
Calendar Of Events - 2000
History And Mission
About The Poster
About The Artist
Sponsors

Comité Noviembre 2000 Spokesperson Dave Valentín
Celebrities Come Out For Comité Noviembre

Celebrando Lo Mejor De Nuestra Comunidad
ASPIRA Of New York, Inc
Exceptional Puerto Rican Youth
Comité Noviembre Scholarship Program
Eugenio María De Hostos Community College
Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund

Taíno: Ancient Voyagers Of The Caribbean
El Museo Del Barrio
New Boricua Books

National Congress For Puerto Rican Rights
History Revealed: FBI Releases Files On Independence Movement
Las Carpetas: The Book
Institute For The Puerto Rican / Hispanic Elderly
Day Of Community Service And Social Responsibility

Vieques And The U.S. Military: The Struggle Continues
Intergenerational Message From Vieques

In Memoriam Adelfa - Vera Puerto Rican Nacionalista
In Memoriam - Paul Ramos Health Care Advocate

Comité Noviembre De New Jersey, Inc
New Jersey 2000 Honorees
Calendar Of Events New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois, Ohio and Florida

Poster 2000
Poster 1992

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Click Here for Comité Noviembre - 1999


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