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  • Salsa on the Square
    Salsa on the Square
    Get Ready to Salsa this Friday, Oct. 3, with the 8th Annual Salsa on the Square. With Hispanic Heritage Month going on, Salsa on the Square is a celebration that recognizes the contributions of Latino people living in Adams County as well as the...
  • Obama administration questions citizenship of American Latinos born by midwife
    Obama administration questions citizenship of American Latinos born by midwife
    Gicel Yruegas, a college student living in California, would like to travel and see the world. She does, however, have a problem. She cannot get a passport to travel, because the State Department does not believe she is an American citizen. The...
  • Latino children with ASD may be stigmatized
    Latino children experience delays, stigmatization in getting treatment for ASD
    A study of Latino children with an autism spectrum disorder has found that their their families received "low levels" of information about ASD, and had "high levels" of stigma about ASD and other types of mental health and...
  • Latina/o Queer Arts Festival
    Inaugural Latina/o Queer Arts and Film Festival starts tomorrow
    The inaugural Latina/o Queer Arts and Film Festival (LQAFF) in collaboration with the Gay and Lesbian Center of LA will premiere the only film festival dedicated to Latino queers April 10-13 at The Village, located at the Gay and Lesbian Center...
  • San Diego Latino Film Festival
    Humor taking center stage at San Diego Latino Film Festival
    Organizers of the San Diego Latino Film Festival want attendees to laugh this year. Now in its 21st year, the festival will highlight comedies and start this Thursday, March 13 and run through the 23rd at Ultrastar Cinemas, 7510 Hazard Center...
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    "Out of Hiding"
    THE LIFE OF THE CRYPTO JEWFor those that may not know what is meant by “the Crypto-Jew”, I will begin with a brief definition: Crypto-Judaism is the secret adherence to Judaism while publicly professing to be of another faith; these...
  • 'Paranormal Activity:  The Marked Ones' official movie poster
    Talented actors Jorge Diaz and Andrew Jacobs energize ‘Paranormal Activity 4'
    Talented actors Jorge Diaz and Andrew Jacobs energize the ‘Paranormal Activity’ franchiseI recently sat down with Jorge Diaz and Andrew Jacobs, the stars of the ‘Paranormal Activity 4: The Marked Ones.’ Right away I noticed...
  • 12th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards
    12th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards
    The 12th AnnualLatino Trendsetter Awards took place on December 3, 2013 at the prestigious Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, New York.This year’s Latino Trendsetters included the Head of Multicultural Marketing at Google - Eliana Murillo,...
  • Goodman’s New Stages raises the curtain on new works by Latino playwrights
    Goodman’s New Stages raises the curtain on new works by Latino playwrights
    Celebrating Latino playwrights, Goodman Theatre’s 10th Annual New Stages Festival is slated forDecember 7-22, 2013.The free festival features staged readings of The Rooster Room by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegría Hudes; Feathers and...
  • Lo Que Trae la Marea/What the Tide Brings In
    Xánath Caraza releases book of short stories, ‘Lo Que Trae la Marea’
    Xánath Caraza, author of Conjuro, and Corazon Pintado, returns to the page in a collection of short narratives, Lo Que Trae la Marea/What the Tide Brings(Mouthfeel Press).Caraza wields her weapons of mass instruction. She is an educator who brings...
  • Goodman's free festival celebrates Latino playwrights
    Goodman's free festival celebrates Latino playwrights
    Now in its 10th year, Goodman Theatre’s 2013 New Stages celebrates Latino playwrights by offering five new plays—for free! The festival includes two fully-staged workshop productions performed in repertory and three staged readings in...
  • September celebrates Latino performances via theater and music
    September celebrates Latino performances via theater and music
    THEATERTeatro Vista, Chicago's largest non-profit Equity Latino theater company, will launch the company's first season as a resident company at Victory Gardens with the world premiere of White Tie Ball, Martín Zimmerman's new play...
  • Pediatricians not diagnosing autism early enough in Latino children because of language barriers
    Pediatricians not recognizing autism in Latino children due to language barriers
    Latino children with autism are being diagnosed less often and at older ages than non-minority children. A new study indicates the problem may be because of language barriers between pediatricians and their patients. The problem is exacerbated by...
  • The Latino Presence In America on Exhibit at Smithsonian
    New Smithsonian Exhibit: 'Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art'
    "Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art" presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-20th century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. The...
  • Vidak Appeals to Latino Voters
    Vidak victory proves Reagan right
    Ronald Reagan once famously quipped, “Latinos are Republicans. They just don't know it yet."Two weeks ago Fresno farmer and cattle rancher Andy Vidak, a Republican, won the special election runoff for California’s 16th Senate...