Tag: nuyorican



Interview: Daniel Gallant, Executive Director of Nuyorican Poets Cafe (Part 2)

“We have been called a buffer against gentrification, and preserving the cultural richness of our neighborhood is one of our top priorities…” In late August, NYFA Learning’s IAP Intern, Priscilla Son, met with Daniel Gallant, Executive Director of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, for a feature article in NYFA’s Con Edison Immigrant Artist monthly newsletter. As…

IAP Interview: Daniel Gallant, Executive Director of Nuyorican Poets Cafe

“Performing on our stage is very much a baptism by fire. You quickly find out which parts of your material work and which parts don’t.” Priscilla Son of IAP recently met with Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s Executive Director, Daniel Gallant, to discuss the organization’s 43-year history, its mission and trajectory, as well as performance opportunities available…