2019 Culture Events

Posted on October 4, 2019

Two free, fabulous and interesting Cultural events as part of the Puerto Rican Heritage Society’s 35th Anniversary Celebration.


Friday, November 1, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 PM at the University of Incarnate Word, Kelso Arts Center, 4301 Broadway, San Antonio, 78209

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and FREE ADMISSION. A Storyteller’s Dialogue / Conversando con Esmeralda – bilingual presentation – features acclaimed Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda Santiago followed with Q&A plus a book signing. Concert Hall, Kelso Arts Center, University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway, SA, TX. 78209.

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM at the San Antonio Public Library, Central Location

Esmeralda Santiago will discuss her life and literary career in a public appearance presented by the San Antonio Public Library

Esmeralda Santiago, defined the literature of the Puerto Rican diaspora through her internationally acclaimed When I Was Puerto Rican (1993; subsequently adapted into a Peabody Award-winning film for PBS Masterpiece Theatre), Almost a Woman (1999), The Turkish Lover (2004); and the novels América’s Dream (1997) and Conquistadora (2011).



These programs was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.