2016

BRONX WOMEN LEADERSHIP Meetings

Ongoing since June 2015, these gatherings offer a chance to connect, brainstorm, and engage in positive reinforcement though workshops in writing, meditation, etc.

Collaboratively organized with Caridad De La Luz (who initiated the idea), Rokafella, and Erin K. Hylton, among others.

Thank you to hosts BAAD! and Pregones Theater !

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Bronx Music @ Melrose

Sun Festival June 2016

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WORKSHOP

Marion Ramirez

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education

April 18, 2015

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http://www.marionramirez.com/

Part of Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc program presented in collaboration with Casita Maria, offering free performances and programs

http://www.casitamaria.org/lincolncenterborolinc

 

EXHIBITION

Leenda Bonilla

Mainland Mix

http://leendabonilla.com/pages/biography-artist-statement

 

“Bronx Speaks: Making Place”

BxAA exhibition

March 6 – 8, 2015

Bronx Museum of the Arts

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https://www.artsy.net/show/elisa-contemporary-bronx-speaks-making-place-a-bxaa-group-show-at-the-bronx-museum-of-the-arts

 

THE DRAFTSMENS CONGRESS

Artist:  Leenda Bonilla, Mainland Mix

Pepatian invited to be part of “The Draftsmens Congress,” a public social drawing project initiated by Pawel Althamer, hosted at the New Museum, NYC.

Video

April 19, 2014

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BRONX SPEAKS

Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries

BxAA exhibition, New York Armory Week

March 3-8, 2014

Bronx Museum of the Arts

Artists: Marisol Diaz, Dionisio Ortiz, Melanie Crean

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 Thank You! Gracias!

Pepatian’s 30th Anniversary and Fundraiser was a great success!

Thanks to all the artists who made the room come alive with their beautiful presentations and kind words – it was such a blast to have you all together !

And thanks to the audience for making the evening such a memorable one – you were part of the magic

Special thanks to supporters:
Bill Aguado and Cathy Pavlick, Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Leenda Bonilla, Majora Carter, Peter Evans, Ray Felix, Erin K. Hylton, Ron Kavanaugh, Alida W. Morgan and Luis Pagan.

And also thanks to:
Bruckner Bar & Grill, Joe Conzo, Vanessa Gonzalez, Ms. Hylton, Merian Soto,  and Damon White.

We will keep you informed as our 2013 events unfold – YAY!!!


 

30TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISER

Fundraising for Pepatian, 30th Anniversary

Tuesday October 9, 2012, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Buffet dinner and performances/presentations by artists:
Arthur Aviles, Leenda Bonilla, Alejandra Delfin, Jessie Flores,
Vanessa Gonzalez, Caridad De La Luz/La Bruja, Sheila Maldonado,
DJ Fred Ones and Preacher Mann, Cynthia Paniagua,
Charles Rice-Gonzalez, Rokafella, Victoria Sammartino, Rhina Valentin, among others…

M.C. Majora Carter

Bruckner Bar & Grill

1 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx NY 10454
www.brucknerbar.com

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Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, June 2012

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LATINO REBELS PUBLISHES ARTICLE ON CHOREOGRAPHER VIOLETA GALAGARZA

Violeta Galagarza: Gifting Life Through Dance

http://www.latinorebels.com/2012/10/24/violeta-galagarza-gifting-life-through-dance/

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was co-written by Ivan Sanchez and Jane Gabriels, Director of Pepatián. For further information please feel free to contact any of the organizations linked in this article.

Read about Violeta Galagarza, Rokafella, Arthur Aviles, and here’s an inspiring quote:

It’s time for us to become our own resources. If we continue to be omitted from the equation of mainstream everything, it’s time for us to invest in our own media outlets to share our own stories. It’s time to invest in building an even more empowered future greatness.

There is a reason companies spend millions of dollars vying for our buying power, for our dollar. It’s because we’re a powerfully large group of consumers. But we also need to learn how to become equal investors in ourselves.  The same way each of these dancers invested in their work to become leaders in the field.

We all need to take our futures into our own hands and live by Violeta Galagarza’s example – We can all keep rising to the top… as long as we’re doing it together!”

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