|Volume 11 Number 3, Fall 2000|
|In This Issue:||
Hispanic Heritage Celebration / Celebración de la Hispanidad
S E P T E M B E R
21 Opening Reception
for programming and exhibition. Invited guest speaker: Orlando
Peruchín Cepeda, 1999 inductee into the National
Baseball Hall of Fame.
23Béisbol Behind the
Veil: Latin Americans in the Negro Leagues, an
historical presentation and panel discussion led by Todd Bolton
and Dr. Lawrence Hogan, exhibit curators and baseball historians.
30 The Nuyorican Poets
Café presents an afternoon of comedy and poetry hosted by poet
O C T O B E R
14 Roberto González Echevarría,
author of The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball,
will discuss the history of baseball in Cuba; accompanied by a
21 Hooray for Children
series presents singer-guitarist Dave Goldmans musical
program, International Carnival of Songs, suitable
for the entire family.
28 An afternoon of music,
poetry and short stories, entitled Reencuentro Noche de
Poesía, Cuentos y Música, presented by award-winning
Latin American New Jersey authors. The Mayors Committee on
Hispanic Heritage Month and Amigos de la Cultura Latina/Ecuatoriana
are cosponsors of the event.
N O V E M B E R
18 The Spanish Repertory Theater
presents Vieques, a comedy set on the island of Vieques,
Puerto Rico at the time when the U.S. Navy began to use the
island for its military exercises. The program is cosponsored by
the Center for Latino Arts and Culture at Rutgers University and
DORCA. This performance includes a post-performance audience
discussion with director and playwright.
D E C E M B E R
2 Homenaje a Don Pedro Mir, Poeta
Nacional de la República Dominicana: a literary reading and
reception in remembrance of Don Pedro Mir, poet laureate of the
Dominican Republic. Presented by the Association of Latin
American Writers of Newark.
All programs are free and open to the public.
Funding for these programs was provided in part by a Community Development Block Grant/HUD administered by the City of Newark.
For more information, call the Library Hotline at 733-5643, or the Sala Hispanoamericana at 733-7772.
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