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I am proud of seeing the following idea into reality: Norwich Arts Center's New Visions and Voices Initiative--my idea, and so I get to chair the first month, dedicated to Latinos in the Arts. Future months will turn the spotlight on Asians, particularly China (next October); The African-American Experience (April 2018); and Under 30: Voices of the Future (Oct. 2018). Here's April's schedule--http://norwicharts.org/ for location and more information

Norwich Arts Center
presents

New Visions & Voices

A month long celebration of the Latino Culture
in Norwich and the surrounding communities
of South Eastern Connecticut


NAC Gallery 4/6 to 4/30 - Latino Art Juried Show
Opening Reception 4/7 6 p.m., followed by Rufus "Baby Grand" Davis and Latin Jazz Ensemble 8 p.m.
NCC Film 4/8 - "Embrace of the Serpent"
Donald L. Oat Theater on Friday April
29
3:30 to 6:00 - Our Stories / Nuestras Historias
6:00 to 7:00 - Hors d' oeuvres Reception
7:00 - Readings by Award -Winning Latino Authors including Carlos Hernandez. Honoring poet and activist Bessy Reyna

Date: 2017-03-27 01:38 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sartorias.livejournal.com
Wow, congratulations!

Date: 2017-03-27 03:58 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] negothick.livejournal.com
Thank you--sorry for the shouty letters--that's what comes of copy-pasting from the Norwich Arts Center site. It was a struggle getting some sponsorship, but we did get enough to pay the poets a pittance and make that event free.

Date: 2017-03-27 03:59 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] negothick.livejournal.com
My next struggle is to get people through the doors! Klezmenschen is playing for a school multi-cultural night this week, and I have flyers to give out in several languages for the Latino Arts month programs.

Date: 2017-03-27 07:21 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nineweaving.livejournal.com
Splendid!

Nine

Date: 2017-03-27 12:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] negothick.livejournal.com
Thank you! Maybe I can lure you here for the April 29 program.

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