Letter from the Casa de la Cultura/Center for Latino Arts:
«With Thanksgiving approaching and unbridled idealism battling economic uncertainties, we are writing with humility to ask you to INVEST in HOPE by contributing to Casa de la Cultura/Center for Latino Arts . We are asking for your help as we build community, share culture and and bring joy to thousands through the power of the arts.
2008 has been an exciting year for Casa de la Cultura/Center for Latino Arts as we earned a Citizens Bank Champion in Action award and our first National Endowment for the Arts grant in more than 10 years. Our Youth Arts Education Program also has earned a prestigious Mass Cultural Council Youth Reach grant and is currently a finalist for the Social Innovation Forum.
Your tax-deductible contribution will help us build upon these successes and offer more than 80 events per calendar year. With your help we will continue to provide the highest-quality Latino performances, art exhibits, and festivals as well as youth arts education. Click here to see upcoming schedule of events.
Thank you in advance for your support of our dynamic arts programs. If you have any questions about Casa de la Cultura/Center for Latino Arts and our hope-filled future, please contact me directly at 617.927.1737 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Warm Regards,
F. Javier Torres,
Director – Casa de la Cultura / Center for Latino Arts, IBA»
Cafe Teatro–New England’s Longest Running Performance Series
10 concerts per year including free matinees for elementary school students
Festival Betances– Latino Folk Arts Festival Entering its 36th Year
15 Music and Dance Performances Over 3 Days Reaching 5,000 people
CLA Gallery–The first Gallery in New England focused on art created by Latinos and those commenting on the Latin American Diaspora 12 exhibits and gallery talks per year reaching 1,000 people
Tito Puente Latin Music Series– Outdoor Summer Concert Series in partnership with Berklee College of Music and the City of Boston 4 concerts per year reaching 2,000 people
Special Events–Hispanic Heritage, Three Kings Day and African American History Celebrations
3 events per year reaching 850 people
Havana Club Salsa–Saturday Dance Nights with Live Music, DJs & Dance Instruction
46 events per year reaching 12,000 people
Cacique Youth Arts Initiative– A holistic youth arts education program in Latin Percussion, theater, poetry, dance, and visual arts.&