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Myrna Casas Declines Festival of the Word Tribute

The fifth edition of Puerto Rico’s Festival de la Palabra 2014 will be held October 15 to 19, 2014. Renowned playwright Myrna Casas has turned down a tribute to her work, which was slated as one of the scheduled activities of the Festival, in support of the employees of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture (ICP), who have filed complaints about incidents involving its new director, Dr. 205 more words


Luis Rafael Sánchez Receives Pedro Henríquez Ureña Award for Literature

Puerto Rican writer and playwright Luis Rafael Sánchez has been unanimously chosen for the Pedro Henríquez Ureña International Prize for Literature. Established by the Dominican Republic through its Ministry of Culture, this award constitutes a permanent tribute to the outstanding literary figure of Pedro Henríquez Ureña. 277 more words


Luis Rafael Sánchez Wins Eugenio María de Hostos Award

Puerto Rican writer Luis Rafael Sánchez—considered one of the most distinguished Latin American playwrights and novelists—was honored recently in New York with the Eugenio Maria de Hostos Presidential Medal for lifetime achievement in literature, the arts, and education. 331 more words


Theater: Alexis Sebastián Méndez’s “Trastos viejos”

Playwright Alexis Sebastián Méndez opens the Festival of Puerto Rican Theater sponsored by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture (ICP) with his play “Trastos viejos”  , directed by Lynette Salas. 298 more words