Bronx Rising!—Poesia Negroide—The Rhythmic Poetry of Puerto Rico.
$ 7

The program will feature a screening of the flm, AmeRican: Tato Laviera,
produced by the Media Unit at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter
College, followed by a Q&A with flm producer, Vivian Hernandez Ortiz. The
program will conclude with the rhythmic poetry of Puerto Rico made famous
by such poets as Luis Palés Matos. Poetry will be recited by declamador Sery
Colón with music by Jorge Vázquez, José Rivera, Matthew Gonzalez, Nelson
Seda, and Michael Molina.

Bronx Music Heritage Center, 1303 Louis Nine Blvd., Bronx, 10459