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Heart of the Barrio / Corazón del Barrio

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Time: Sept. 18, 2021, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: 109 Otisco Street, Syracuse

Part of the Syracuse Symposium

Part of the Syracuse Symposium series.

Tere Paniagua (LaCasita)               
Sara Silva
Liamna Pestana (Syracuse University)
Noel Quiñones (University of Mississippi)
Grupo Boricua (Syracuse Westside band)

The exhibit “Heart of the Barrio/ Corazón del Barrio” at La Casita reflects on the 10-year journey of a creative Latinx community of scholars, artists, community organizers, educators, and students on and off the Syracuse University campus. This hybrid (in-person/virtual) opening reception includes a guided tour of the exhibit, a collection of photos, video, memorabilia, and personal narratives, with live performances by spoken word artist Noel Quiñones; a guitar and violin duo featuring Sara Silva and Liamna Pestana, and salsa sounds from Westside musicians, Grupo Boricua.

This event is part of Syracuse Symposium’s year-long series on “Conventions.”

Register here.

Additional supporters:

  • Latino-Latin American Studies Program (LLAS)
  • Equitable

Teresite Paniagua, LaCasita Cultural Center