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Westbury Arts Celebrates “Latinx Thriving” with Meet the Authors Event

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Co-authors of “Mujeres que se atreven y superan límites, historias de inspiración en tiempos difíciles.” (Photo by Ed Shin)

Westbury Arts celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with “Latinx Thriving” from Friday, Oct. 1 through Sunday, Oct. 3 — a weekend filled with culture, Latinx pride, and community building through the arts.

“Latinx Thriving is celebrating outstanding individuals making a great impact within our Long Island communities. It is about sharing relatable stories that would inspire other community members,” says Westbury Arts board member Adriana Devers. “Latinx Thriving is about embracing our differences and recognizing how our heritage is a superpower.”

Meet the Authors

Westbury Arts launched the Amazon bestselling book “Mujeres que se atreven y superan límites, historias de inspiración en tiempos difíciles,” an anthology, published by Communicación Global Design in July, of personal stories that present the vulnerability of life through a lens of hope. The event featured co-authors Deyanira Martinez, Vianny Ogando, Martha Isabel Ramirez, Nini Gutierrez, visiting from Texas, author Carmen Perea, from Florida, Kenelva Castrillón, and Westbury Arts Board Member Adriana Devers.

Westbury Arts is a nonprofit organization that delivers arts and cultural programs that connect, educate, and inspire the community.

Image 2 Vice President of Westbury Arts Adriana Devers
Vice President of Westbury Arts Adriana Devers. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 3 Sheridel Sevilla Adriana Devers Deyanira Martinez Wendy Barajas Vianny Ogando Isabel HernandeZ
Sheridel Sevilla, Adriana Devers, Deyanira Martinez, Wendy Barajas, Vianny Ogando, and Isabel Hernandez. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 4 Alba Letycia Silvia Maria Rey
Alba Letycia and Silvia Maria Rey. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 5 Eri Nova Junior Esencia
Eri Nova and Junior Esencia. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 6 Sheridel Sevilla
Sheridel Sevilla. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 7 Andrew NunezNorma Nunez Alex
Andrew Nunez,Norma Nunez and Alex Nunez. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 8 Julie Lyon President of Westbury Arts
President of Westbury Arts Julie Lyon. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 9 Carmen Perea Vianny Ogando
Carmen Perea and Vianny Ogando. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 10 Beth Casaponsa Deyanira Martinez Angie martinez
Beth Casaponsa, Deyanira Martinez & Angie Martinez. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 11 Deyanira Martinez Alba Letycia
Deyanira Martinez and Alba Letycia. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 12 Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbuy Arts presents Meet the Authors
Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbury Arts presents Meet the Authors. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 13 Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbuy Arts presents Meet the Authors
Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbury Arts presents Meet the Authors. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 14 Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbuy Arts presents Meet the Authors
Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbury Arts presents Meet the Authors. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 15 Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbuy Arts presents Meet the Authors
Hispanic Heritage Month at Westbury Arts presents Meet the Authors. (Photo by Ed Shin)

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