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Original tape date: July 31, 2017.
First aired: August 3, 2017.
This episode features an interview with volleyball player Genesis Mislide, from the Dominican Republic. Genesis is now living in the U.S. She'll tell us her story of growing up in an orphanage and how she became a member of the Dominican Republic national volleyball team.
Then we'll head over to the Cervantes Institute where Carmen Boullosa will meet with Eduardo Márceles, a writer and art critic. He'll discuss his latest book, El umbral del fuego, which is a collection of stories about Colombians and each of their different reasons for coming to the U.S. He'll also talk about his experiences in China and his best-selling book Azúcar, the Celia Cruz biography.
Later, we'll make a stop in Chelsea to enjoy The International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival and sit down with one of the festival's organizers, Louis Perego Moreno. We'll also talk to Puerto Rican director Arí Maniel Cruz about his movie, Antes Que Cante El Gallo.
En este episodio, intrevistamos a la jugadora de voleibol dominicana, Génesis Milisde. Afincada ahora en los Estados Unidos, Génesis nos cuenta su trayectoria desde crecer en un orfanato hasta ser parte del equipo nacional de voleibol de la República Dominicana.
Más adelante, iremos al Instituto Cervantes, donde Carmen Boullosa conversa con el escritor y crítico de arte Eduardo Márceles quien habla no sólo de su más reciente libro El Umbral del Fuego, una polifonía de voces de colombianos que por diversas razones llegan a Estados Unidos, sino tambié de su formación en China y su best seller Azúcar! La Biografía de Celia Cruz
Luego, nos dirigiremos a Chelsea para disfrutar del Festival Internacional de Cine de la Herencia Puertorriqueña. Allí conoceremos a Louis E. Perego Moreno, quien trabaja para el festival y también, al director boricua Ari Maniel Cruz con quien hablaremos sobre su película, Antes Que Cante El Gallo.
Arí Maniel Cruz Film Director
Eduardo Márceles Writer and Art Critic
Génesis Milisde Volleyball Player
Louis Perego Moreno The International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival
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