Friday, April 13, 2007

History Buffs -Ybor City Discussion

Join Us… Thursday April 19 at 5:30 pm in the Library Auditorium for a free Ybor City history discussion by Dr. Kenya Dworkin y Mendez in conjunction with Cigar City Chronicles. Dr. Kenya Dworkin y Mendez, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies at Carnegie-Mellon University , will talk about the history and cultural importance of Spanish theater in Ybor City . She is studying the survival of the unique Latin community, through its tradition of Spanish language and particularly Cuban theater. She also reviews the role of the WP Federal Theater Project during the 1930s and 1940s. Sponsored by the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. At the John F. Germany Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive , Tampa , FL.

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