El Barrio Week Starts on Friday May 31st – June 11

From Friday May 31st to June 11th, El BARRIO WEEK is once again ready to promote art and culture, restaurant specials and festivals in East Harlem while bringing together local residents, visitors, and tourists to taste, shop, and explore the tradition and culture of El Barrio.

Presented by “Visit El Barrio”, the 3rd annual “El Barrio Week” includes “El Barrio Eats!” and “Shop El Barrio!”, and El Barrio ARTS! events.

El Barrio Week 2013

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El BARRIO WEEK CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please note this calendar is subject to change.

FRIDAY, MAY 31st

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

B&W: Two Photographers
Works by Maximo Colon and Elisa Perea
MediaNoche New Media Gallery & Digital Studio
Gallery hours: Friday, Saturday 3pm-6pm, and by appt.
1355 Park Avenue, Ent. 102nd St.
Free and open to the public
Info: 212-828-0401 or info@medianoche.us

FRIDAY, MAY 31st thru FRIDAY, JUNE 7th

El Barrio EATS! El Barrio Restaurant Week

Come Dine at some of East Harlem’s best Restaurants and Cafe’s
and enjoy special menus and discounts all week long!

FRIDAY, JUNE 31st thru FRIDAY, JUNE 7th, 2013

SHOP El Barrio! Support East Harlem Businesses

As a way to say thank you for supporting their neighbors,
some of our merchants are offering special deals all week.

So take a stroll before or after that yummy 3-course meal,
or after that exhibit or performance, and Support our Local Businesses!

SATURDAY, JUNE 1st

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

Around the Block from El Museo Walking Tour
El Museo Del Barrio
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
1230 Fifth Avenue (departs from lobby)
$15.00 pre-purchase recommended, click here to RSVP

Artist Talk:
B&W: Two Photographers
Works by Maximo Colon and Elisa Perea
MediaNoche New Media Gallery & Digital Studio
3pm
1355 Park Avenue, Ent. 102nd St.
Free and open to the public
Info: 212-828-0401 or info@medianoche.us

Harlemwood Film Festival
Presented by NYAM/New Heritage Films
The New York Academy of Medicine
1 pm – 4 pm
1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
Free, Registration Required RSVP
Info: (212) 822-7211

One Year Anniversary Celebration
La Casa Azul Bookstore
12 pm – 6 pm
143 E. 103rd Street (btwn Park and Lexington)
Free
Info: (212) 426 – 2626

El Barrio EATS! | El Barrio Restaurant Week (cont’d)

SHOP El Barrio! | Support East Harlem Businesses (cont’d)

SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

2013 MEEE Jazz Concert Series
w/Carlton Holmes- Tribute to Jazz Piano Legends
Manna House Workshops, Inc.
4pm
$15/$10 advance/ $7 students & seniors
338 E. 106th Street (btwn. 1st and 2nd Aves.)
Manna Mini Theater
Info: 212-722-8223

BEBA Y SU ISLA NENA
A BPCW Celebration and Family Fun Day
Bomba & Plena Community Workshops (BPCW)
11:00 am – 5pm
Free, DONATIONS gladly accepted!
Children’s Aid Society East Harlem Center
130 East 101st St, Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10029
Info: 212-427-5221 or pleneros21@gmail.com

El Barrio EATS! | El Barrio Restaurant Week (cont’d)

SHOP El Barrio! | Support East Harlem Businesses (cont’d)

MONDAY, JUNE 3rd

El Barrio EATS! | El Barrio Restaurant Week (cont’d)

SHOP El Barrio! | Support East Harlem Businesses (cont’d)

TUESDAY, JUNE 4th

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

Club de Lectura (Literary Arts)
LIBROFORUM:El tango de la vieja guardia,
por Arturo Perez Reverte
El Museo Del Barrio
11:00 am- 1:00 pm ,
Gratis, RSVP necesario RSVP
1230 Fifth Avenue (Black Box Theater)

COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT

East Harlem Mayoral Candidate Forum
Moderated by NY1 “Inside City Hall” Host Errol Louis
El Museo Del Barrio
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm ,
For complimentary tickets, click here to RSVP
1230 Fifth Avenue (Auditorium)
Info: 1-877-926-8300

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5th

El Barrio EATS! | El Barrio Restaurant Week (cont’d)

SHOP El Barrio! | Support East Harlem Businesses (cont’d)

THURSDAY, JUNE 6th

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

Comedy Night at La Casa Azul: A Night of Laughter that
Tickles Your Intellect as Well as Your Funnybone
with Bill Santiago
La Casa Azul Bookstore
7pm

El Barrio EATS! | El Barrio Restaurant Week (cont’d)

SHOP El Barrio! | Support East Harlem Businesses (cont’d)

FRIDAY, JUNE 7th

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

B&W: Two Photographers
Works by Maximo Colon and Elisa Perea
MediaNoche New Media Gallery & Digital Studio
Gallery hours: Friday, Saturday 3pm-6pm, and by appt.
1355 Park Avenue, Ent. 102nd St.
Free and open to the public
Info: 212-828-0401 or info@medianoche.us

El Barrio EATS! | El Barrio Restaurant Week (cont’d)

SHOP El Barrio! | Support East Harlem Businesses (cont’d)

SATURDAY, JUNE 8th

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

Around the Block from El Museo Walking Tour
El Museo Del Barrio
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
1230 Fifth Avenue (departs from lobby)
$15.00 pre-purchase recommended, click here to RSVP

B&W: Two Photographers
Works by Maximo Colon and Elisa Perea
MediaNoche New Media Gallery & Digital Studio
Gallery hours: Friday, Saturday 3pm-6pm, and by appt.
1355 Park Avenue, Ent. 102nd St.
Free and open to the public
Info: 212-828-0401 or info@medianoche.us

COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT

28th Annual 116th Street Festival
The largest Latin street festival in the Northeast
116th Street from Lexington Avenue to Second Avenue
and Third Avenue from 106th to 122nd Streets

SUNDAY, JUNE 9th

COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT

2013 National Puerto Rican Day Parade
Theme: Salud: Celebrating Your Health
Parade Start: 11am
Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street

TUESDAY, JUNE 11th

El Barrio ARTS! Celebrating East Harlem’s Arts and Culture

El Museo’s Annual Block Party! 2013
El Museo Del Barrio
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fifth Avenue
Btwn. 82nd – 105th Streets

About El Barrio Week: The 3rd Annual El Barrio Week will be held May 31st – June 11th, 2013. El Barrio Week is an annual celebration of one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the world that takes place the first week of June. A collaboration of El Barrio’s small business and arts/cultural sectors, El Barrio Week is a series of cultural events and programs that highlight the neighborhood’s unique characteristics and Latin American, Puerto Rican, and Caribbean cultural heritage.

The signature initiative of “Visit El Barrio” – a collective marketing and tourism incentive program – El Barrio Week includes “El Barrio Eats!” and “Shop El Barrio!”, a restaurant week for El Barrio and campaign to promote shopping locally respectively, as well as El Barrio ARTS! to showcase the arts and culture of the community.

The 3rd Annual El Barrio Week and “Visit El Barrio” is an initiative of Hope Community, Inc. with the support of NYC Department of Small Business Services’ Neighborhood Development Division. Funding was provided by the Community Development Block Grant Program. For More Information, please call 212-860-8821 x143