Steps for starting your Internet business

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Barco de Papel and the Queens Chamber of Commerce, presented the author and lecturer Fabiola Diamond in a free seminar for people interested in starting an Internet business. Among other topics this were the main themes of discussion: Buying and selling … Continued

Expression, style and narrative workshop

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        This writing workshop focused in the analysis of techniques and literary resources used by the most brilliant minds in literature. A practical workshop where literary examples guided the participants in the art of writing with style … Continued

Storytelling, theory and practice

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Translator and writer Miguel Falquez-Certain gave a hands-on workshop about storytelling in Barco de Papel, during the summer of 2013. It consisted of an intensive exploration of the elements that form the modern art of storytelling like the plot, personages, characterization, conflict, point … Continued

Artisan hand-made books workshop

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Ivan Vergara (Mexico 1979) lives in Sevilla, Spain, where he explores different artistic manifestations, He is a poet, musician, editor and cultural promoter. There, he has carved a niche as cultural director for the Plataform for Chilango-Andalusians Artists (PLATE), a project … Continued

Origami workshop

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  Among the numerous family activities, Barco de Papel presented an origami workshop for children and adults. Instructed by James Jonas Hamilton, who is also a teacher, attendees built paper figurines of different colors under his guidance.

Easter with cookies and songs

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With cookies, candy and tons of creativity, Barco de Papel, the culturally active and imaginative Elmhurst bookstore and it’s children program, La Hora del Cuento en  Queens held the traditional festival of Passover (Easter) with an educational and cultural program … Continued