Ilan Stavans, Professor at Amherst College

Ilan Stavans, Professor at Amherst College was Tertulia’s guest on April 5, 2015. We talked about his most recent book,”Reclaiming Travel” coauthored with Joshua Ellison. We also spoke about his monologue “The Oven”

José González

Renowned guitarist and cuatrista from Puerto Rico, José González and Criollo Clasico Trio performed on Sunday January 25 at the Springfield Public Library.

Jeff Kust

Jeff Kust a clasic guitar recitalist and Puerto Rican cuatro and tiple instrumentalist with the Chicago Cuatro Orchestra performed on January 24 at the White […]

Dr. William A. Dávila

Tertulia’s guest on November 23 was Dr. William A. Dávila, Director of Operations at UMass Center at Springfield. He spoke about the different carees offered at their new center and the new programs coming in the near future.

Myriam Fuentes

Myriam Fuentes was Tertulia’s guest on Nov.16,2014. Ms. Fuentes is a writer and media producer from Puert Rico. She is currently working with La Esperanza […]

Ilan Stavans

As part of the celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month, Tertulia’s guest on October 12,2014 was Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. Professor Stavans read poetry by Alberto Blanco from Mexico…

William Cumpiano

William Cumpiano, a well known artisan of guitars and the Puertorrican Cuatro , was Tertulia’s guest on September 21, 2014. He spoke about the history and the art of making a Cuatro , carving it from a solid block of wood. He is the co -creator of “Proyecto del Cuatro” and co-author of the book “Cuerdas de mi Tierra”.