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AfroMundo Festival: Beyond the Pale Literary Event

NHCC-BOD-January-2020-Meeting

3:00 pm A literary reading and discourse with Puerto Rican and Dominican authors Mayra Santos Febres, Eleuterio Santiago Díaz and Loida Maritza Pérez. “Beyond the pale” is a British colonial phrase for those who, for living beyond borders and boundaries, actual or imagined, were considered beyond the rule of law and of accepted social norms. The phrase further suggests “otherness” and has since taken on racial connotations, as in not white; dull, savage, incompetent, dark, backwards; heathen; diabolic, transgressor, hence illegal. Authors will read works and discuss (more...)

Explorar las Artes: Hora de Cuentos Preescolares Bilingüe: Green is a Chile Pepper

NHCC-Newsletter-August-26–September-7

10:00 am Story by Roseanne Greenfield Thong (Author) and John Parra (Illustrator). Explorar las Artes is a free, bi-monthly 45-minute program for children ages 3-5 years old and caregivers that cultivates creativity and self-expression through the exploration of Hispanic/Latine arts and culture. Participants explore the NHCC museum and engage in artmaking, music, movement, dance, drama, and bilingual story time. NHCC instructors model age-appropriate arts techniques that celebrate self-expression, build vocabulary, and strengthen both fine-motor and gross-motor skills in a fun environment.  This program generously supported through a (more...)

SOLD OUT: Latinos in the Media: An Evening with Maria Hinojosa

NHCC-Newsletter-November-2-30

An evening with Maria Hinojosa registration is currently full, including the waiting list.  Seats will be released to the waiting list at 7:05pm at the performance. Please arrive early to ensure that your ticket is not released to the waiting list. 6:00 PM: Reception & Book-signing in the Performing Arts Lobby 7:00 PM: Keynote Speech As a reporter who was the first Latina in many newsrooms, Maria Hinojosa dreamt of a space where she could create independent, multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the (more...)

Entre Palabras Online Book Club: Woman of Light

Live via Zoom

5:30 pm MDT NHCC’s Entre Palabras Online Book Club explores diverse themes and topics within the Hispanic/Latine diaspora including identity, place, borders, nationality, race, gender, and language. The book club highlights pieces centered on New Mexico and the Southwest as well as Hispanic/Latine/Latin American works from both the United States and a variety of countries throughout the Hispanic world. El club de libros en línea “Entre Palabras” del NHCC explora diversos temas del diaspora hispane/latine, como identidad, lugar, fronteras, nacionalidad, raza, género, e idioma. El club de (more...)

Entre Palabras Online Book Club: Hollow Beasts

Live via Zoom

5:30 pm MDT NHCC’s Entre Palabras Online Book Club explores diverse themes and topics within the Hispanic/Latine diaspora including identity, place, borders, nationality, race, gender, and language. The book club highlights pieces centered on New Mexico and the Southwest as well as Hispanic/Latine/Latin American works from both the United States and a variety of countries throughout the Hispanic world. El club de libros en línea “Entre Palabras” del NHCC explora diversos temas del diaspora hispane/latine, como identidad, lugar, fronteras, nacionalidad, raza, género, e idioma. El club de (more...)

Explorar Las Artes: Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime: Una Sandía Bien Fría/One Cool Watermelon

NHCC-Newsletter-August-26–September-7

10:00 am Una Sandía Bien Fría/One Cool Watermelon By Hannah Tofts is a clever and colorful introduction to counting from one to ten. Minimal text accompanies big, bold photographs of familiar fruits and vegetables to make counting easy and fun for new readers and listeners. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers Free Community Event. Register below. This program generously supported through a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant.

Community Listening Session- Voces de Latinidad Project: Damián Vergara Wilson, PhD.

NHCC-Newsletter-August-11-–-24

6:00 pm Reception followed by Speaker & Discussion Join us for the first Community Listening Session in a series of six for our Voces de Latinidad documentary film project. Each gathering in this series will focus of a different cultural aspect of the question: “Who or what is Latinidad?” Voces de Latinidad aims to feature unique voices from our community culminating in a short documentary and digital archive celebrating the rich diversity of our lived experiences. Recently featured in a New York Times article, this first gathering (more...)

Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime: Comiendo el Arcoíris

NHCC-Newsletter-August-26–September-7

10:00 am Our next Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime features Patricia Barrera Boyer's colorful story Comiendo el Arcoíris/Eating the Rainbow! Join us as we enjoy fruit smoothies and participate in family-friendly rainbow crafts. Free community event. For children ages 3 to 5 and caregivers. Please register below or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

NHCC Book Club

HLA Conference Room 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The NHCC is thrilled to announce that we will be reconnecting in person with lovers of literature, folks who love to read, and those who enjoy talking about the far reaches of Latinidad. We will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Center's HLA Conference Room. In April, we will be reading Afterlife, by Julia Alvarez. Afterlife tells the story of an immigrant writer, reeling from her beloved husband's sudden death in the wake of her retirement, whose life is further (more...)

NHCC Book Club

HLA Conference Room 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm The NHCC is thrilled to announce that we will be reconnecting in person with lovers of literature, folks who love to read, and those who enjoy talking about the far reaches of Latinidad. We will meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Center’s HLA Conference Room. In May, we will be reading When I sing, Mountains Dance, by Irene Sola. This novel tells the story of Domnec, who is struck and killed by lightning in a village high in (more...)

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