Showing posts with label Puerto Rican people. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Puerto Rican people. Show all posts

Friday, November 16, 2012

Lit Links & Scoops

A list of cool things I read, observed, and collected all week for you:

- How Yunior's Narrative In 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao' Acts As An Archival History via HuffPo

- Social Media in 2013


 I wrote these three posts recently elsewhere:

I’m Not A “Girl Gamer:” How the Launch Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Won Me Over 

How to Breakthrough Creative Road Blocks? The Oblique Strategies App

What Happens to a Cashless Society During an Event Like Hurricane Sandy?

- How to make Molten Dulce de Leche Cakes via BonAppetit

- Speaking of Dulce: Don't miss your chance to 'Send an Abrazo with Nestle' via Facebook on behalf of Nestlé ® Abuelita ™  and receive a Nestle Abuelita Kit w/ Coffee Mug & Samples *1st 500 for Next 9 Weeks - Starts Mondays at 1pm EST. Enter here.

- Check out Esta Vida Boricua [This Puerto Rican Life]. Esta Vida Boricua is a digital life-narrative installation, spoken history archive, and public performance space, which focuses on the ancestral stories of Puerto Rico and its diaspora.

- Help promote Las Comadres' first book, Count on Me, essays on fierce friendship by Latin@ authors. If you'd like to participate in upcoming book tour send an email to info@condorbook.com, by this Sunday Nov 18th!

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico released a new 42-track compilation, the Greatest Christmas Hits of The Last Half Century – Patria, Tradicion & Navidad. Go to iTunes.

- How Doritos were invented via Getthefive


Thursday, November 15, 2012

NYC: Comite Noviembre's First Annual Book Expo & Artisan Fair this Weekend


You are cordially invited to participate in Comite Noviembre's First Annual Book Expo to take place at Comite Noviembre's Artisan Fair. The artisan fair is the largest Puerto Rican artisan fair in the US!!! FREE to the public!  Taking place Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Hostos Community College!

The Artisan Fair & Exhibit was established in 2006, in celebration of Comité Noviembre's, 20th anniversary. Over 50 artesanos puertorriqueños from throughout the US and Puerto Rico participated and the event boasted an attendance of over 5000 people in this very first Fair. 

The Book Expo will add more culture to an already established tradition in the NY Boricua community. The Expo take place at the bridge that spans the Grand Concourse on the 2nd floor, adjacent to the gym where the majority of the artisans will be set up. RSVP here.



 
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