TALK: Ana Brenner’s Idols Behind Altars and Mexico as a Modern Picture
Wednesday, November 10 | 11:30 AM-12:30 PM | Virtual
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Join in this brown bag lunch talk by Dr. Leopoldo Peña, Post-Doctoral Associate for the Department of American Studies with commentary by Dr. Ben Sifuentes-Jauregui.
Presented by the Department of American Studies.
FILM: In The Heights Movie
Wednesday, November 10 | 7:00-9:20 PM | In Person
RU Cinema, Theatre 1, Livingston Campus
Free with popcorn and drink! RSVP Required: https://rutgers.campuslabs.com/engage/event/7567291
Join us for a special screening of In The Heights on the big screen! In the Heights Movie (2021) is based on the Broadway musical. A hopeful tale of the power of community and resiliency. Starring and music by Lin-Maniuel Miranda (Hamilton), Anthony Ramos, Rita Moreno, Melissa Barrera, Stephanie Beatriz, Lisa Grace, Mark Anthony, Jimmy Smits, Corey Hawkins, Ariana Greenblatt, and more. Masks required.
Presented by Center for Latino Arts and Culture.
And coming up next . . .
PANEL: A Conversation about In the Heights
Monday, November 15 | 7:00-8:20 pm | In Person
Lucy Stone Hall Auditorium, Livingston Campus
Join us for a conversation about the film with professors Camilla Stevens (Latino and Caribbean Studies/Spanish and Portuguese) and Omaris Zamora (Africana Studies/Latino and Caribbean Studies)! In the Heights Movie (2021) is based on the Broadway musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes. A hopeful tale of the power of community and resiliency, the film stars Lin-Maniuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos, Rita Moreno, Melissa Barrera, Stephanie Beatriz, Lisa Grace, Mark Anthony, Jimmy Smits, Corey Hawkins, Ariana Greenblatt, and more. Masks required. Presented by Center for Latino Arts and Culture.
Parranda: a Puerto Rican Holiday Tradition
Wednesday, December 14 | 5 pm | In Person
CLAC @ 172 College Avenue, College Avenue Campus
Join CLAC for a traditional holiday party! Parranda is a holiday tradition from Puerto Rico that involves celebrates love, giving, family, and community through music and song. Featuring award-winning Puerto Rican cuatro player Gabriel Muñoz, the program highlights aguinaldos, a folk genre of Christmas music originating in Spain and Latin American countries that were traditionally sung during the Christmas holiday season.
ABOUT THE CLAC
The Center for Latino Arts and Culture (CLAC) was established in 1992 to research, document, interpret and promote Latin@, Hispanic, Caribbean, and Latin American arts and culture. CLAC seeks to build a student-centered, learning community where students can better integrate experiential, academic, and service-learning about Latino arts and culture in order to become strong leaders and responsible global citizens. We advocate for the wellbeing of our students and work to create effective access to University services and resources. Through dynamic collaboration with other academic and student affairs units, the Center works to enhance Latino student recruitment, retention, and successful graduation at Rutgers University. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Programs are subject to change. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or have questions about physical access for this event may contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (848) 932-1263 in advance of each program. For more information, visit clac.rutgers.edu.