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Saturday, October 19 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cultura for the Culture: Decades of Impact

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This discussion will depict a retrospect of the Afro Latino and Caribbean cultures impact across modern day pop culture and media. The insiders view into the highlights of the conversation will be illustrated through iconic visual timepieces. The presentation will address our roots from El General and progress into the 2000’s where we meet the decade that the millennial and next generation of consumers live in. Throughout the presentation, fashion, sneaker & streetwear culture, and music will be covered spanning from cult classic moments like JLo’s Versace dress to the impact of Gasolina. The conversation will aim to motivate the next generation of creators and innovators to keep thinking beyond the norms and take on new spaces for our communities.

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Tony Peralta

New York native and first generation Dominican, M. Tony Peralta, is a con- temporary artist and designer known for his fusion of pop art aesthetics, cultural iconography, and vibrant hues. While living in a home dominated by Dominican culture, Peralta developed a deep appreciation... Read More →
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Yaya is an Experiential Creative Producer from [THE] Bronx, hailing from the Dominican Republic. She has eight years of accumulated experience across underground and mainstream production and marketing. Most recently Yaya has led experiential productions and projects for Highsnobiety... Read More →
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Ray Polanco

Ray Polanco Jr is a Dominican Creative Consultant, Designer and Mentor from the Bronx, NY with over 13 years of experience in the Sneaker industry. Having built a career and community through pursuing creative passions within the music, fashion, and footwear industries, Ray blurs... Read More →

Saturday October 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Silver Lake

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