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Celebrating the power of partnerships and collaboration at the 2017 Arts & Business Awards Gala

 05/24/2017 - 17:07
The Arts and Business Council's Awards Celebration honors leaders, teams and partnerships pushing creative and cultural boundaries.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

What to see at the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival?

 05/23/2017 - 06:53
The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.
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The Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) returns next June 2 to 4 with a selection of the most astonishing work of emerging Latino and Latin American filmmakers. 

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The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.

El Arte Latinoamericano pisará fuerte en la nueva edición de Frieze Art Fair New York

 05/03/2017 - 12:53
El stand de la galería colombiana Instituto de Visión en la Frieze Art Fair New York de 2015. Foto: Mark Blower/Frieze.
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La sexta edición de Frieze Art Fair Nueva York abre sus puertas el próximo 5 de mayo y reunirá durante el fin de semana a 200 galerías internacionales, entre ellas una docena de espacios de toda América Latina. 

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:45pm
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El stand de la galería colombiana Instituto de Visión en la Frieze Art Fair New York de 2015. Foto: Mark Blower/Frieze.

A Philadelphia Public School Among the Top 500 in the Country

 04/26/2017 - 13:30
At least 17 high school educational institutions attached to the Philadelphia School District appear in the US News & World Report ranking.
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According to a US News & World Report, the Julia R. Masterman High School is ranked 51st among the highest quality public education institutions.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
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At least 17 high school educational institutions attached to the Philadelphia School District appear in the US News & World Report ranking.

Una escuela pública de Filadelfia entre las 500 mejores del país

 04/25/2017 - 15:30
Al menos 17 instituciones educativas de secundaria adscritas al Distrito Escolar de Filadelfia aparecen en el ranking realizado por US News & World Report. 

US art patron opens flamenco school in heart of Seville

 04/17/2017 - 02:45
Flamenco performance in Palacio Andaluz, Sevilla, Spain (Wikimedia)
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Cristina Heeren has spent 25 years training professionals of this art in Seville.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 2:30am
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Flamenco performance in Palacio Andaluz, Sevilla, Spain (Wikimedia)

Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

Latina Soprano Sings her dreams into reality

 03/31/2017 - 12:39
Academy of Vocal Arts Resident Vanessa Vasquez is one of Philadelphia's millennials who is making moves in her career. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Who wants to study Spanish in Philadelphia?

 03/28/2017 - 16:30
María Paredes Fernández, profesora de español en Penn University, fue nominada el año pasado como “mejor profesora de español de EEUU”, por la Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués (AATSP). Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick
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The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am
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María Paredes Fernández, Spanish language teacher at Penn University, was awarded "Best Spanish Teacher 2016" by the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese Teachers (AATSP). Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick

Alcalde: "My art reflects all that is going on in the contemporary world"

 03/21/2017 - 03:56
Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz
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Alfredo Alcalde, one of the best-known artists in Peru, considers it an honor to paint murals in Mexico, the nation that made them a signature art form of its culture.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz

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