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This edition: Episodio #26: Celebración Dominicana con Oscar de la Renta, Diamela Eltit, Carlos Gutiérrez, Petrona Martínez

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 3, 2008.

(In Spanish with English subtitles) 

En este episodio empezamos en el Alto Manhattan, en el City College of New York, donde el afamado diseñador de modas Oscar de la Renta es el invitado de honor en la celebración del 15o. aniversario del Instituto de Estudios Dominicanos. Después, nos vamos a Brooklyn, a la casa de Carmen Boullosa donde nos presentará a la escritora y artista Diamela Eltit, chilena que se encuentra en esta ciudad como profesora visitante. De Brooklyn, nos vamos al East Village, al Anthology Film Archives, donde Patricio Lerzundi entrevista a Carlos Gutiérrez, promotor del cine latinoamericano.  Y finalmente nos vamos a Queens, al parque Flushing Meadows Corona, a presenciar a la legendaria folklorista colombiana Petrona Martínez, quien deleitó al público latino con su música.
 
This episode begins in Upper Manhattan in City College of New York,
where the famous designer Oscar de la Renta is the guest of honor at the 15th Anniversary of the Dominican Studies Institute.  Then, we go to Brooklyn, to Carmen Boullosa's, who will chat with author and performing artist, Diamela Eltit, a Chilean who is in the city as a visiting professor.  From Brooklyn, we go to the  East Village, to the Anthology Film Archives, where Patricio Lerzundi interviews Carlos Gutiérrez, a promoter of Latin American film.  And, finally, we go to Queens, to Flushing Meadows Park, to enjoy Colombian folklore with the legendary Petrona Martínez, who wowed the Latino audience with her music.
 

Guest List

Carmen Boullosa Distinguished Lecturer, City College/CUNY

Daisy Cocco Vice-Presidenta, Hostos Community College/CUNY

Oscar de la Renta Diseñador de modas

Diamela Eltit Escritora

Chanc. Matthew Goldstein Chancellor, City University of New York/CUNY

Carlos Gutiérrez Co-Director, Cinema Tropical

Dr. Ramona Hernandez Director, Institute for Dominican Studies at the City College

Jay Hershenson Sr. Vice Chancellor, University Relations/CUNY

Prof. Patricio Lerzundi Chair of the Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Department (JCT) at Lehman College

Petrona Martínez Cantante

Dr. Hugo Morales CUNY Trustee

Isolda Peguero Corresponsal de Telemundo