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(Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

The Three Kings Warm up El Barrio

Latino, Manhattan, Religion, Traditions January 7, 2016 at 3:43 pm

The traditional parade organized by El Museo del Barrio also brought social and political messages, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

“I see [us] growing even more,” says bookstore founder Aurora Anaya-Cerda. (Photo via Manhattan Times)

One Chapter Closes, Another Opens for La Casa Azul

Business, Culture, Manhattan December 10, 2015 at 4:40 pm

La Casa Azul, a popular bookstore and community space in El Barrio, will close later this month as owner Aurora Anaya-Cerda looks for a larger and “more influential” location, reports Manhattan Times.

La Casa Azul Bookstore owner Aurora Anaya-Cerda (Photo via Manhattan Times)

East Harlem Literacy Program Kicks off with a ‘Revolution’

Culture, In the News, Manhattan, Youth May 22, 2014 at 3:02 pm

La Casa Azul is starting a yearlong series of events on Sonia Manzano’s “The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano,” a young adult novel that intertwines themes of family, activism, and growing up Latina, reports Manhattan Times.

Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on "Sesame Street," was the keynote speaker at the Comadres y Compadres Writers Conference. (Photo by Sierra Leone Starks)

Latino Writers Address Publishing Challenges

Brooklyn, Culture, Economy, Featured Posts, Latino October 9, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Latino writers, including actress-turned-writer Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on “Sesame Street,” talked about the many challenges they face getting their work noticed in the publishing world at the first ever Comadres y Compadres Writers Conference in Brooklyn.