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Edgardo Larregui: Art and Culture with a Purpose

Artist, Edgardo Larregui, originally from Bayamón, Puerto Rico, aims to capture themes from his country’s experiences with his pieces. He studied his craft in the Escuela de Artes Plástica de Puerto Rico, where many other renowned artists have graduated, including Silia Sánchez whose artwork has also been exhibited at our gallery. Currently, Larregui’s …

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MIMA Recital: The Essence of Puerto Rican Music with an Instrumental Twist

Yarimir Cabán, better known as MIMA within the Puerto Rican music scene, is setting the tone where the country’s vanguard music style is concerned. Her pieces, more than songs are poetic expressions with influences from folklore and her typical homemade style. Always exploring new sounds, MIMA is working on her …

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On Labor Day, Honoring the Latino Workforce

Throughout the decades, Latinos have been a driving force for America’s economy. We have been involved in almost every employment sector imaginable and have gained a reputation of hard work and perseverance in any area that we pursue to make an honest living. This is why for Labor Day we …

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Everything that Happened at Festival Betances

We are very proud of our heritage, and we love to share it with our Boston community. Every year for the past 45, we have held a weekend-long cultural festival so that people from all over New England can get to know about our music, our food, and spend time …

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Taste the Flavors of Latin America at Festival Betances

Our Festival Betances is starting this Friday July 17th until Sunday July 19th. As Latinos, food is a huge part of our culture, so we wanted to bring some of our flavors to the festival, so that you can experience our culture through our food. Here’s a sneak preview into …

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“Así es Puerto Rico” with Luis Germán Cajiga

The great Puerto Rican artist, Luis Germán Cajiga, honored us by exhibiting his paintings in our gallery and shared with our community part of his history, the beginnings of his art, and some of the wisdom he has gained during the past 80 years. His pieces are widely recognized across …

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NG2 Talks About the Future of Salsa

The popular salsa duo, Norberto Vélez and Gerardo Rivas, who form NG2 will have the stage at Festival Betances. Their music will light up our festival and the streets of Villa Victoria. For the last ten years, NG2 has shaped and redefined the salsa genre as we knew it. We had …

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Now is the Best Time to be a Dad

In our culture being a father represents guarding and maintaining the values that keep our families together. A father figure is an example of nobility, respect, strength, kindness, and honor. Fathers teach our children the importance of taking care of one another and providing for their families. During Father’s Day we wanted …

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Exclusive Interview with Betances Headliner, Mambo and Swing

Festival Betances is only a few weeks away and we couldn’t be more excited! Every year we bring local and national bands to play our community’s music, and this time it is no different. Mambo and Swing, one of our Betances headliners, is a Merengue, Salsa and Bachata band based …

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Mother’s Day: Our Moms, the Strongest Connection to our Roots

As Latinos, we love to gather around a good meal, and share much more than food. No matter what part of Latin America your family is from, food is a staple that brings us together. And nobody makes it better than our moms. This is why this Mother’s Day we …

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