Nuestras Historias

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Encuentro 2018 hosted by RI Latino Arts

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Providence, RI – Latinos in Heritage Conservation (LHC), Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) will present a three-day historic preservation and cultural heritage conference in Providence, RI. Encuentro 2018 will be held on April 26-28, 2018 at the Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies, Downtown Campus with additional programs elsewhere in Providence and the Blackstone Valley.

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RILA's Nuestras Raíces receives Creative Community Award

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On June 9, 2017 Rhode Island Latino Arts received the Creative Economy Award for Excellence in Cultural Community Development in New England at the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) 2017 Creative Communities Exchange (CCX) held in New London, CT.

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Theatricizing Oral Histories | Stage Presence: How to Deliver Your Monologue

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Rebecca Noon, Actor/Creator/Producer and Community Engagement Coordinator and Teaching Artist at Trinity Repertory Company, will lead us through this participatory workshop on how to deliver our oral history monologues to a live audience.

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Theatricizing Oral Histories | An Introduction to Scriptwriting

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
RESCHEDULED: Join us on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | Southside Cultural Center | 5-7PM

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Mark Valdez, writer and director who has worked at theaters across the country, will lead us through an introduction to scriptwriting workshop.

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The History of La Bodega

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Convenience stores and corner stores are staples of American life, but for Latinos, bodegas are necessary for cultural survival.

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Janes Walk to include Bilingual Walking Tour of La Broa' by Nuestras Raíces

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Join us for a fun, educational and eye-opening Jane’s Walk on Lower Broad Street | La Broa’ — Providence’s Latino Cultural Corridor. It will be the only bilingual walk in Providence, and will be led by Nuestras Raíces Director, Marta V. Martínez along with students from Providence College, Global Studies Program.

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La Broa' - El Corazon de Providence | Broad Street: The Heart of Providence

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Theatricizing Oral Histories | The Art of Storytelling

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Valerie Tutson of the Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS) will lead a workshop on best practices and the art of storytelling.

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Theatricizing Oral Histories | Community Plática

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“People’s stories make for moving theater.”
— Viola Davis, upon accepting her Supporting Actress award at the 2017 Oscars“

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Voces Latinas | Latino Voices Continues

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Marta V. Martínez, Director of Nuestras Raíces interviews Victor Capellan, Superintendent
of the Central Falls Schools for the Voices Latinas | Latino Voices project in the
studios of Rhode Island PBS

Returning in 2017

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1st Community Plática | Theatricizing Oral Histories

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Attend the first Community Plática to learn more
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • 5-6:30pm
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