Sunday August 5, 2018 • 1:30pm to 7pm

Pregones / Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in collaboration with Lincoln Center Out of Doors’ LA CASITA, present

2018 SUMMER BLOCK PARTY with LA CASITA!

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One of our most popular free outdoor events, this dynamic celebration provides a fun summer afternoon of performances, a live preview of Pregones/PRTT’s upcoming season and much more!

Through poetry, music, and stories, a remarkable group of artist activists give voice to the movements working to uphold and extend LGBTQ, women’s, civil, immigrant, and human rights.

Poetry: Timothy DuWhiteel-WaladAmanda GormanRandall HortonMelissa Lozada-OlivaFred Moten, José OlivarezPurvi ShahDanez Smith, and Frank Waln.

Music: Bohio Music,Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project
MC: Falú

1:30pm – Come early to grab a good seat, buy beautiful hand-crafted jewelry and art from local artisans, bomb the photo booth, meet amazing folks, and enjoy the cool Bronx summer breeze!

2:30pm – La Casita stage fires it up with arts and inspiration! An impressive lineup of artist-activists convene to explore the far-reaching social, political, and expressive powers of oral tradition. Wordsmiths share the stage with musicians to uncover how poetry, song, and storytelling can unleash personal truths, construct identity, and fundamentally alter historic narratives.

Sunday August 5, 2018 • 1:30pm to 7pm
Walton Avenue, between 149th & 150th Streets, Bronx, NY 10451

FREE! GRATIS!

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La Casita is curated by Melody Capote, Caribbean Cultural Center; Lillian Cho, consultant; C. Daniel Dawson, arts and media consultant; LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, writer, vocalist, sound artist, and curator; Cady Gierke, Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian; Claudia Norman, Claudia Norman Management; and Rich Villar.

La Casita mural set design is created by Manny Vega and commissioned by Lincoln Center for Lincoln Center Out of Doors and Lincoln Center Education.

American Sign Language interpretation provided.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL US at

718-585-1202