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"Mexico Lindo" in Cannes 2017

 05/25/2017 - 02:42

From the iconic photo of the Mexican actors“dream team”  to mariachi celebrations,  the 2017 Cannes Festival edition has embraced Latin American culture.  Mexican director Michel Franco pesented “April’s Daughter,” with  Spanish actress Emma Suárez, another vision of yet another Latin American broken family.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:45pm
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From left: Francois-Henri Pinault, Gael García Bernal, Salma Hayek, Diego Luna, Alejandro González Iñarritu, Guillermo del Toro, a guest, mexican director Alfonso Cuaron and photography director Emmanuel Lubezki at the moment of arrival at Cannes Festival. EFE/Sebastien Nogier

Philly Grows Into Its Anarchist Shoe

 03/29/2017 - 09:18
Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto Archivo Particular.
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Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Wooden Shoe is a library that contains an atmosphere different from other establishments dedicated to the sale of books, here the approach is collaborative and political. The bookstore is located at 704 South Street. Photo: Mónica Marie Zorrilla.

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

Wooden Shoe books: El zapato anarquista de Filadelfia

 03/28/2017 - 12:17
Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto Archivo Particular.
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Dejando atrás una pizarra en la que se lee a un lado “Entre y lea un buen libro” y “¡No sea estúpido!” en el otro, me encuentro con un poster viejo y andrajoso de una huelga convocada por el sindicato de la SEPTA a principios del siglo pasado, conservado gracias a un laminado igualmente marchito. A unos pocos centímetros de esta máquina del tiempo surrealista, topo con una columna de una casa de 1890 en la que en su día vivió una conocida escritora anarquista y feminista, cerca de la Universidad Drexel.  

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Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto: Mónica Marie Zorrilla

Global box office reaches record $38.6 billion in 2016

 03/23/2017 - 04:31
A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG
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Global box office revenue hit a record $38.6 billion in 2016, according to a report released Wednesday by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:30am
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A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

"Rogue One" and the Importance of a Multicultural Cast

 01/05/2017 - 05:10
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good example to understand why having a Film’s Multicultural Cast Is So Important. Photo: EFE
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good example to understand why having a Film’s Multicultural Cast Is So Important. According to Slate Magazine, Latinos are the most underrepresented ethnic group in Hollywood despite making up approximately 17 percent of the U.S. population.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good example to understand why having a Film’s Multicultural Cast Is So Important. Photo: EFE

Gina Rodriguez, the ‘greenest’ actress of the Oscars

 02/25/2015 - 09:50
Foto: "Actress Gina Rodriguez" by Richard Sandoval - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hispaniclifestyle/15318745790/. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
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La protagonista del popular show ‘Jane the Virgin’, la actriz de raíces puertorriqueñas Gina Rodriguez, lucirá sobre la ‘red carpet’ del Dolby Theatre un vestido cien por ciento ecológico.

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Friday, February 20, 2015 - 2:44pm
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Foto: "Actress Gina Rodriguez" by Richard Sandoval - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hispaniclifestyle/15318745790/. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.