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Artists MeetUps | 3rd Thursday of ea. month | 5:30-7pm

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Artists MeetUps are held in Central Falls and are informal gatherings for creative exchange and networking. No registration required.

Bachata Summer 2023 | 6:30-7:30pm

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Bachata is back for the summer months! Wednesdays at the Broad Street Gateway Center, 1197 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02905 from 6:30-7:30pm.

This event is perfect for beginners and intermediate learners. The last 20 minutes will be open dancing for all. Come to one or to all sessions. NO RAIN DATES

The Power of Zines Thu. August 17, 2023 | 5:30PM

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This workshop will be led by Genesis Barrera. Participants will learn the history of Zine-making and will create their own. FREE and open all. Supplies will be provided.

Thu. August 17, 2023 at the
Broad Street Gateway Center, 1197 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02905 from 5:30-7:00pm.

Café Recuerdos | Poetry with Sussy Santana

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These monthly pláticas (gatherings), led by Sussy Santana 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. Location: La Galería del Pueblo, 209 Central St. Central Falls, RI 02863

Drum Circle Tuesdays on Broad Street

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Our drumming and percussion circle is led by Master Drummer, Jesús Andujar. Bring your own drum or percussion instrument. Free and open to all. No registration required/

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.
Unless otherwise noted, all workshops/classes & gatherings 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.
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Some people describe a Fiambre as a Colombian tamale. They're not exactly the same, but they look alike because they are wrapped in a banana leaf. Learn the story behind them, how to make them, and enjoy a cooking circle filled with conversation.

There is a fee to participate. Go here for details.
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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.