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FESTIVAL DE LA PALABRA

October 23, 2014 - October 26, 2014

FREE

The celebrated conference for writers, book publishers and reading enthusiasts for Latin America, the United States and Spain, returns to New York City.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23RD

OPENING CEREMONY AND SPECIAL PRESENTATION
6:30pm – 8:00pm
: (El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio)
“Life, Legacy and the Centennial of Julia de Burgos”, featuring Esmeralda Santiago and Consuelo Saez-Burgos
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

BOOK FAIR
4:00pm – 6:00pm
: (The Lobby at El Museo del Barrio)

PANEL
5:00pm – 6:00pm
: (Black Box Theatre at El Museo del Barrio)
“Exilios, Migraciones y Literatura/Exiles, Migrations and Literature”.
Featuring: Charlie Vázquez, Yara Liceaga, Karla Suárez and Francisco Goldman

MASTER PANEL
6:15pm – 7:30pm
: (Black Box Theatre at El Museo del Barrio)
“¿Por qué Julia?: La Mujer en la Literarura/Why Julia? Women in Literature”
Featuring Myrna Nieves, Mayra Santos-Febres, Liliana Ramos Collado, Sandra Garcia and Wilda Rodríguez

FILM SCREENING
8:00pm – 9:30pm
: (Black Box Theatre at El Museo del Barrio)
“200 Cartas/200 Letters”
Starring Lin Manuel-Miranda, Jaime Camil, Dayanara Torres, Monica Steuer, Luis Raúl, Iris Chacón, Juan Manuel Lebrón; written and directed by Bruno Irizarry. 98 min, 2013
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25TH

MASTER CONFERENCE
6:30pm – 7:30pm
: (El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio)
“La escritora y sus fantasmas/The Writer and Her Ghosts”, by Rosa Montero

7:30pm – 9:00pm: (El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio)
“Mira Quien Lee/Looks Who’s Reading”. Writer and actress Sonia Manzano, Books: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, No Dogs Allowed, will join other noted personalities and participating authors in Festival de La Palabra 2014, for an evening of readings that will feature the poetry of Julia de Burgos
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
Children’s and Family Day

CHILDREN’S BOOK FAIR
12:00pm – 5:00pm
: (El Café at El Museo del Barrio)

12:00pm – 2:00pm: (El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio)
“Mira quien le lee a los niños/Look Who’s Reading to the Children”, children’s short stories readings by renowned-personalities
Feature readers include:
• Luis Salgado (Broadway’s Rocky, In The Heights. Founder: R.Evolución Latina)
• Manuel A. Morán (Founder, The Latino Children’s Theater of New York – Teatro SEA)
• Esperanza Ceballos (News Reporter, Univision 41)
• Edwin Fontanez (Author: Taíno, The Activity Book; On this Beautiful Island)
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2:30pm – 3:30pm: (El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio)
Cultivating Children’s Imagination Through Literature, Authors’ Discussion
Featuring José Rabelo, Carlos Vazquez Cruz, Willie Perdomo

CLOSING EVENT / LA PALABRA CANTADA / MUSIC PERFORMANCE
4:00pm – 5:00pm
: (El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio)

For the full calendar of events and venues related to  Festival de La Palabra NY 2014, visit www.festivaldelapalabra.net

Details

Start:
October 23, 2014
End:
October 26, 2014
Cost:
FREE
Event Categories:
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Venue

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029 United States
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Organizer

El Museo del Barrio
Phone:
212.831.7272
Website:
www.elmuseo.org