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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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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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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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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

A Day in the Life of a Cuban Dancer

 02/09/2017 - 17:52

If you were ever curious about what a day in the life of a Cuban professional dancer is, Malpaso Dance Company wants to show you. In their first international tour and visit to Philadelphia, the company will share two of their major pieces, “24 hours and a dog”  and “Why You Follow.”

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:24am
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Malpaso Dance Company during a  live performance.

Latino gang fought for their pride, tells story in new documentary

 08/02/2016 - 16:33
Top (from left to right): T-Bone, Hip, Sunshine, Rico. Bottom (from left to right): Gaucho, Crip, Nate, Bert  
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Community advocate and award-winning filmmaker Gilberto Gonzalez documents the story of a little-known Latino gang in Spring Garden, the “20G”, as they protected their neighborhood from outside threats.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:30pm
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Top (from left to right): T-Bone, Hip, Sunshine, Rico. Bottom (from left to right): Gaucho, Crip, Nate, Bert

 

 

Feria del Barrio: 30 years and counting

 09/17/2014 - 15:57
Feria del Barrio: 30 years and counting
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The 30th Feria del Barrio will combine culture and art, entertainment and community services in the heart of Latino North Philly.

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Feria del Barrio: 30 años y contando

 09/17/2014 - 15:06
Feria del Barrio: 30 años y contando
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La Feria del Barrio celebrará tres décadas de brindar arte, entretenimiento y servicios comunitarios en North Philly.

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