La Casa Azul Book Store opens in El Barrio this Friday
East Harlem’s El Barrio will welcome La Casa Azul Book Store to the neighborhood this Friday, June 1st from 6pm-8pm as the business has its grand opening celebration at its new location at 143 East 103rd street. Aurora Anaya-Cerda founded La Casa Azul Bookstore as an online resource promoting children’s literature, educational programing and literature by Latino writers, and she has already hosted over sixty literary events in East Harlem and throughout New York City.
Ms. Anaya-Cerda has worked as a dynamic and passionate supporter of cultural events in the East Harlem community for more than 6 years. Ms. Anaya-Cerda is also the Family Programs and Cultural Celebrations Manager at El Museo del Barrio. She has organized major cultural events in East Harlem, including the annual Three Kings Day Parade and the Dia de los Muertos celebration.