[News] Not Enough Space: Art by Puerto Rican Political Prisoners Oscar Lopez Rivera and Carlos Alberto Torres

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Wed Apr 26 13:47:39 EDT 2006

Not Enough Space:
Art by Oscar Lopez Rivera and Carlos Alberto Torres
An Exhibit Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Their Imprisonment
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

Not Enough Space, an exhibit of artwork by two inspiring Puerto Rican 
political prisoners, Carlos Alberto Torres and Oscar Lopez Rivera, 
will be at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts from May 19 
through June 16. It includes paintings, vibrant pieces of ceramic 
work, and a mock jail cell.  The artists have endured 25 years of 
incarceration for their actions on behalf of Puerto Rican independence.

OPENING RECEPTION:  Friday, May 19th, 6:00 - 10:00 PM
$10.00- $25.00 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of  funds
Featuring Jose Lopez, Director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center in 
Chicago and brother of Oscar Lopez Rivera, and the music of the John 
Santos Quintet with Orestes Vilato, John Calloway, Saul Sierra, Marco 
Diaz and John Santos.  Curator Jorge Felix will also be present.

CULTURAL EVENT:  Sunday, June 11th, 4:00 PM
$10.00/$7.00 youth
Featuring music and dance with Rico Pabon, Son Borikua, and Cacique y Kongo.

Gallery hours: 2868 Mission St. San Francisco, CA. Tuesday through 
Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Wheelchair accessible. Admission $2.00. 24th Street BART and many bus lines.

This exhibit is sponsored by the National Boricua Human Rights 
Network, and is co-sponsored locally by the Not Enough Space Bay Area 
Committee, Bay Area Boricuas, and KPFA Radio.

  Contact: Gonzalo Cordova, Publicity Coordinator
      Phone: (415) 643.2791
      Email: publicity at missionculturalcenter.org

For more information on this exhibit, go to 

The Freedom Archives
522 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 863-9977
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