Pedro Pietri Honored at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center in New York

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Tonight, Cemi Underground and Taller Boricua presented an Open Mic Poetry event hosted by poet Mariposa and honoring the memory of Nuyorican poet Pedro Pietri. This was a special event where the Pietri family and friends came together to unveil and bless a digital print of Pedro Pietri by Fernando Salicrup, executive director of Taller Boricua.

The readings and ceremony were held at the Taller Boricua Multi Arts Space in the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center on 1680 Lexington Avenue, between 105 and 106 streets in New York City.

For more information, see www.cemiunderground.com and www.talerboricua.org

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