Art

High technology for more deportations

 06/26/2017 - 10:38
Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo
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Donald Trump’s government is using high-tech surveillance and data software to locate immigrant citizens for deportation.

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Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo

Isabela Moner, la imagen latina en "Transformers"

 06/23/2017 - 10:34
La actriz estadounidense y miembro del reparto IsabelaMoner posa en el estreno de Transformers - The Last Knight, en el Civic Opera House de Chicago, Illinois, EE.UU., el 20 de junio de 2017. El largometraje fue lanzado en los cines estadounidenses el 21 de junio de 2017. EFE/TANNEN MAURY
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La joven Isabela Moner emerge con luz propia en mitad del caos y las toneladas de efectos visuales de "Transformers: The Last Knight", y asegura que es un orgullo que una latina como ella tenga un papel relevante en un filme tan comercial.

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Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:30am
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La actriz estadounidense y miembro del reparto IsabelaMoner posa en el estreno de Transformers - The Last Knight, en el Civic Opera House de Chicago, Illinois, EE.UU., el 20 de junio de 2017. El largometraje fue lanzado en los cines estadounidenses el 21 de junio de 2017. EFE/TANNEN MAURY

Chicago says "bye" to iconic Latino murals

 06/22/2017 - 06:17
The iconic murals of Casa Aztlán, in Chicago, have been whitewashed this week ahead of the redevelopment of the building into luxury apartments. (photo: Pilsen Alliance, via CityLabs)
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The building of Caza Aztlán, a community organization that served the Hispanic for decades, has been purchased by investors for the construction of luxury apartments. The historic building will disappear, and so its famous murals. 

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The iconic murals of Casa Aztlán, in Chicago, have been whitewashed this week ahead of the redevelopment of the building into luxury apartments. (photo: Pilsen Alliance, via CityLabs)

[OP-ED]: Why polarization is now so deep

 06/20/2017 - 16:09
El congresista Steve Scalise, representante por Luisiana y tercer republicano de mayor rango en la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., se encuentra en "estado crítico", según informó hoy el hospital en el que fue ingresado tras el tiroteo en en el Parque- Estadio Eugene Simpson, en Alexandria, Virginia EFE
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Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart. Political scientists have shown that Congress is more divided than at any time since the end of Reconstruction.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Congressman Steve Scalise, a representative for Louisiana and the third-ranking Republican in the US House of Representatives, is in "critical condition," according to the hospital where he was admitted after the shooting in the Park - Stadium Eugene Simpson in Alexandria, Virginia. EFE

“No Guacamole For Immigrant Haters”: the experience of a street artist painting the border in Arizona

 06/19/2017 - 10:52
Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 
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While hate seems to rise up across the world, the border town Ajo fights for hope through art

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Harriet Wood, "Hazard" is an urban artist who left her work of solidarity embodied in the walls of Ajo, Arizona. Photo supplied.

“No hay guacamole para los anti-inmigrantes”: la experiencia de una artista callejera pintando la frontera en Arizona

 06/19/2017 - 10:44
Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 
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Mientras el odio parece resurgir en todo el mundo, la ciudad fronteriza de Ajo lucha por la esperanza a través del arte.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 

Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation honored by Mural Arts

 06/15/2017 - 13:35
Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore to take part of the 2017 Wall Ball celebration.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Celebrating supporters of Mural Arts with an evening of Food, Music, and Art 

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore to take part of the 2017 Wall Ball celebration  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Beautiful works of Glass Art at the National Liberty Museum

 06/11/2017 - 19:52
Guests celebrate the opening of the studio glass exhibition "Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition" at the National Liberty Museum this past weekend.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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The nations first museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBTQ+ community

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Guests celebrate the opening of the studio glass exhibition "Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition" at the National Liberty Museum this past weekend.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Kate del Castillo: "Cinema builds bridges instead of putting up walls"

 06/01/2017 - 05:53
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris
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Mexican-born actress Kate del Castillo, star of the highly successful Telemundo telenovela "La reina del sur", believes Platino Prizes are a unique occasion to bring together Ibero-American film professionals.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:45am
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Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris

Want something to do this First Friday? Enjoy work of Latino Artists showcasing at Taller Puertorriqueño!

 05/31/2017 - 16:59
Taller Puertorriqueno inaugural exhibition included 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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First Friday in Philadelphia not only includes art within Center City but also in the Latino community

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Taller Puertorriqueno inaugural exhibition included 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

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