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Immerse yourself in the culture of Latin America and the Caribbean

Peruvian Tamalada Sat. June 10, 2023 | 11am - 1pm

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Learn to make Tamales Criollos, one of several kinds of tamales from Perú.

Enjoy a tamale and take some home. Fee covers food ingredients: $15 | Register below.

Dominó y Plática Fri. April 14, 2023 | 12-4pm

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This is a FREE bilingual social gathering that we will offer every Friday at La Galería. Beginners are welcome.

If you are interested in leading a family-centered game event from Latin-America (such as
Lotería), please reach out by E-Mail. These gatherings will be bilingual — English, Spanish or Spanglish.

Traditional Peruvian Retablos TBD

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This workshop will be taught by Zuly Jimenez. Participants will learn the history of these traditional Retablos and will make a small refrigerator magnet. Limited to 10 participants. Fee covers your supplies: $15 | Register below.

Café Recuerdos | with Sussy Santana

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These monthly pláticas (gatherings) are FREE and open to all Latino/Latina/Latinx people and bilingual allies. Hablamos español and we also speak English and Spanglish.

These pláticas are held the third Thursday of each month, in person.
Location: La Galería del Pueblo, 209 Central St. Central Falls, RI 02863

Drum Circle Summer 2023 | TBD

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Our drumming and percussion circle this year is only for intermediate and advanced drummers and will be led by Master Drummer, Jesús Andujar. Bring your own drum or instrument if you have one; we can provide drums if you don't have one. Maximum 8 participants. Pay $30 for the first three sessions, and afterwards, you pay $10 per class. | Register here

We Are RILA | Our Award-Winning Programs

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RILA has been recognized for bringing together artists while building community connections. From Puerto Rican Santos Carving to Music from the Andes to Oral History Workshops for youth. We're proud of our past and present work of raising awareness about Latin-American culture and the artists who are part of our network.

Click here to learn more about some of our award-winning efforts
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We need at least four people to register for all our classes. We will adhere by all COVID-19 health requirements — masks are optional, however, If you have not yet been vaccinated, please wear a mask.
All workshops/classes are held at La Galería del Pueblo | 209 Central St. Central Falls, RI 02863. To hold your spot, please register in advance. You may pay in advance with credit/debit or with Venmo, CashApp. Pay on site with these apps or with cash.

The Bachata Classes have been temporarily suspended until further notice