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Chopin Against Political Oppression

 01/31/2017 - 14:18

Wunderkind, written by Bulgarian author Nikolai Grozni, is a novel about the obsession with music and a cry for freedom against authoritarian regimes.

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Wunderkind, written by Bulgarian author Nikolai Grozni, is a novel about the obsession with music and a cry for freedom against authoritarian regimes.

Chopin contra la opresión

 01/31/2017 - 13:20
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Wunderkind, del búlgaro Nikolai Grozni, es una novela sobre la obsesión por la música y un grito de libertad contra los regímenes autoritaritos y el pensamiento único.

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Wunderkind, del búlgaro Nikolai Grozni, es una novela sobre la obsesión por la música y un grito de libertad contra los regímenes autoritaritos y el pensamiento único.  

A Night of Alegría

 01/30/2017 - 17:15

The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its annual Alegría Ball at the Curtis Center by Independence Hall this past weekend. The Alegría Ball is the GPHCC’s signature fundraising event benefiting the Small Business Development and Education programs, which offer workshops, seminars, minority business services, technical assistance, and business development opportunities throughout the year for Latino businesses across the region.

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The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its annual "Alegria Ball" at the Curtis Building celebrating excellence in Business, Professionalism, and Initiative. Photo: GPHCC

¡Sin Odio! ¡Sin Miedo!

 01/30/2017 - 15:05

El eco alentador del grito “Sin odio ni temor” podía escucharse a través del estacionamiento y las afueras del terminal Internacional del aeropuerto de Filadelfia el día Domingo por la tarde. Más de 5000 personas se juntaron en una demostración organizada por Reclama Filadelfia, 215 People’s Alliance, El Colectivo Surasiático de Filadelfia, la Voz Judía por la Paz y el HIAS Pennsylvania, en oposición a la prohibición de viaje de los refugiados promulgada por el Presidente Trump.

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Más de 5000 manifestantes protestaron a las afueras del terminal Internacional del Aeropuerto de Filadelfia en apoyo a los refugiados que intentan ingresar a los Estados Unidos. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick ALDÍA News

No Hate! No Fear!

 01/30/2017 - 11:09

The echo of cheering as well as "No Hate, No Fear" can be heard throughout the parking garage and outside of the International terminal at Philadelphia international Airport Sunday afternoon. Over 5,000 people joined in the demonstration organized by Reclaim Philadelphia, 215 People's Alliance, Philadelphia South Asian Collective, Jewish Voice for Peace, and HIAS Pennsylvania opposing the travel ban of refugees made by President Trump.

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Over 5,000 protestors demonstrated outside the International terminal at Philadelphia International Airport in support of refugees entering the United States. Photo:Peter Fitzpatrick ALDIA News

The Kings of Latino Children's Literature

 01/30/2017 - 05:07
Front cover by Armas, Marissa (206523519) / Amazon
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2017 Pura Belpré Awards from the American Library Association Honor Latino Authors for Cultural Literature. The awarded authors highlight the importance of cultural diversity and integration.

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Front cover by Armas, Marissa (206523519) / Amazon

Cheesburguer or Nachos?

 01/30/2017 - 03:23
In the US, the answers prove Trump's wall not culinary. Photo: A dish of chili with garnishes and tortilla chips. Wikimedia/Commons
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Sandwich bread or nachos? Ketchup or salsa? In the US, the answers prove Trump's wall not culinary, reports El País.

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In the US, the answers prove Trump's wall not culinary. Photo: A dish of chili with garnishes and tortilla chips. Wikimedia/Commons

The Venezuelan Immigrant Who Became the Queen of Fashion

 01/30/2017 - 03:06
Fashion designer Carolina Herrera celebrating Ralph Lauren's 40th Anniversary at the Conservancy Garden, Central Park, New York City, on 2007. Photo by Christopher Peterson/Wikimedia
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Born in Venezuela and naturalized American, Carolina Herrera came to design by chance when she was 42. Now she is the head of a billion-dollar global fashion empire, reports El País.

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Fashion designer Carolina Herrera celebrating Ralph Lauren's 40th Anniversary at the Conservancy Garden, Central Park, New York City, on 2007. Photo by Christopher Peterson/Wikimedia

Get into Gear at the Philadelphia Auto Show

 01/27/2017 - 14:19

The 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show is celebrating its 116th year at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is one of the largest auto shows in the country with an annual attendance of 250,000 people every year and brings en economic boost of at least $50 million to the city. 

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The 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center with the newest vehicles on display. Photo:Peter Fitzpatrick/ALDIA News.

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