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Memorial for Angie Hernandez, 77, playwright, CHARAS ally

Angie Hernandez, a playwright and early ally of CHARAS, whose members founded a Puerto Rican-led cultural and community hub in the old P.S. 64, has died at age 77. She had battled cancer.

Hernandez was the creator of “The Gifts of the Magi,” a play presented annually on Jan. 6, Three Kings Day, in the East Village.

A memorial for Angie Hernandez will be held Sat., July 6.

Her son, David “Daso” Soto, a musician and community organizer, runs the Piragua Gallery on E. 10th Street.

A memorial service for Angie Hernandez will be held on Sat., July 6, at East Side Tabernacle Church, at 254 E. Second St. The service will start at 3 p.m. and be followed by a repast.

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