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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Third Mondays: Puerto Rican Art and Cuisine:

Every 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30pm, Mispillion Art League opens its gallery to members and the public to hear from local artists and organizations. It's a nice social event - free - entertaining and educational and generally enjoyed by those who attend. Last night José Weidner-Ahorrio, a talented Puerto Rican-born artist and member of the league gave a presentation on the art and culture of the country of his birth. This was a little teaser for the 2-day workshop he is giving at the art league this weekend that will also include cuisine to sample and recipes!

José Weidner-Ahorrio


The island of Puerto Rico


Mispillion Art League's class this weekend:
Puerto Rico: An Appreciation of the Art, Culture, and Cuisine (for ages 15 & up)
May 21, 22, 5-8pm Fri.10am-1pm Sat.
Delve into the art, culture & cuisine of Puerto Rico through discussion, short films, exhibits & handouts. Authentic, traditional Puerto Rican cuisine will be prepared for all to sample. Recipes will be shared. Instructor: José Weidner-Ahorrio**
$60 MAL members, $70 non-members
Limited to 10 people
For information call the Mispillion Art League at 302-430-7646

Puerto Rican Funeral song - for young African children in Puerto Rico who died


The audience


Art of Puerto Rico


José's acrylic painting "I Have a Secret" won "honorable mention" at October's Gala

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