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NuYoRican in NYC

  • BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance 2474 Westchester Avenue Bronx, NY, 10461 United States (map)

NuYoRican pays tribute to NYC’s Puerto Rican community, celebrating their stories of struggle and triumph. This collaboration between award-winning choreographer and artistic director of the Latin Ballet of VirginiaAna Ines Barragan King and award-winning author and journalist, Julia Torres Barden, is based on her book, “NEWYORICANGIRL…Surviving my Spanglish Life." NuYoRican shares true stories of the Puerto Rican migration to the US at its peak in the 1940s - spotlighting the discrimination, cultural assimilation and hurdles faced and overcome