THE ARTS-FOR-THE-COMMUNITY PROGRAM/EL PROGRAMA ARTES PARA LA COMUNIDAD
Exposing, Developing and Celebrating the Arts to/for the Community
The ACP develops and produces performances, exhibitions, recitals, conferences, concerts, festivals (Puerto Rico Fest: BORIMIX), special Holiday Celebrations (El Día de los Reyes; Hispanic & Puerto Rican Heritage Months Celebrations), workshops, etc. for schools & communities. It also functions as a producer and incubator agency for young Latino artists and new art/theatre companies that are seeking opportunities. Overall, SEA’s ACP provides exposure to audiences of all art forms.
Puerto Rico Fest: BORIMIX a month long Lower East Side gathering during November –Puerto Rican Heritage Month- of Puerto Rican Artists.
SEA’s Puerto Rico Fest was established in 2005. All events took place at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. As the festival grew, SEA took BORIMIX: Puerto Rico Fest 2007 to a whole new level with 22 events in visual arts, theatre, spoken word, evenings of Puerto Rican film, and several roundtable series on important issues concerning Puerto Ricans in the arts in New York City! Over the last several years, the festival has grown with over 25 citywide events in the visual arts, theatre, poetry, music, Puerto Rican film and controversial symposiums
www.puertoricofest.org - www.borimix.com
El Día de los Reyes (3 Kings Day)
The most important Latin American holiday for children is celebrated every year at Teatro SEA. Thousands of children from the community are invited to meet the 3 Kings and receive a free gift.