[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
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
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