Pepe Flores is en la casa by Ed Morales

“Ninety-nine percent of this collection is what I collected in the years since I came to New York in 1971,” he said. “There were record shops in the 14th Street subway station, on Clinton and Delancey streets. Some of them were like holes in the wall. I mean, you come out with two bags of record shop, two bags, shopping bags on records for like $2.” The owners of those shops had no idea that the records would ultimately become collectors’ items, and they began calling Pepe to come over and pick them up.” 

Read the article written by Ed Morales

This exhibit will open on Saturday, February 4th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm at La Sala de Pepe – 73 Avenue C – Loisaida Avenue.

Charlie Rosario is a Brooklyn born, Puerto Rican graphic designer, photographer, fine artist, drummer, and spoken-word poet. For more info or to schedule a visit please email

Charlie Rosario: Dedicated to the Drum

Opens, Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 2:00 pm

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