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Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Fellowship

Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Fellowship

I am writing to let you know about a wonderful opportunity for your  organizations and students and for AILA(American Immigration Lawyers Association) law student members.  AILA is  one of three organizations that funds the Michael Maggio Immigrants’  Rights Fellowship, a summer Fellowship that awards $4,000 to a law  student to work on an…

Los Peces en el Rio

Alejandro Fernandez: “El Niño del Tambor”

“Dulce Jesus Mio”

This sweet Christmas song is typical in Latin American countries. This truly represents the Christmas spirit.

Ellen Riojas Clark/Carmen Tafolla * Champagne and Tamales

Ellen Riojas Clark/Carmen Tafolla * Champagne and Tamales

Please join Ellen Riojas Clark and Carmen Tafolla for Champagne and Tamales at Neiman Marcus in the Mariposa Restaurant on Wednesday, December 7th from 6-8:00 p.m. where they will be signing their book, “Tamales, Comadres and the Meaning of Civilization.” A portion of the book proceeds will benefit the Library…

“XXI” Exhibit Chronicles Journey of 16-foot by 6-foot Silk Cloth

While driving to her native Piedras Negras in April 2010 to prepare for an upcoming show, the stark contrast between the generally pleasant surroundings of the United States and the bleak Third World atmosphere of Mexico were never more apparent as the artist crossed the bridge into the border town…

SEISACHTHEIA: Bailing Out Main Street, Adding Direction to the Occupy Movement

SEISACHTHEIA:  Bailing Out Main Street, Adding Direction to the Occupy Movement

                                                              A Crisis of Democracy by Dan Arellano Around 600 B.C.E the Athenian lawmaker, Solon when he came into power immediately abolished all of Draco’s Draconian laws. Under Draco’s harsh and unjust laws slavery and serfdom had run rampant in Athens. His laws were so severe that it called for…

How to Prepare Horchata de Arroz

Horchata is the name of a latin traditional beverage, made of ground almonds, sesame seeds, rice, and barley. The preparation of horchata varies in taste across Latin America. Although the drinks may share the same name, the flavor of each is unique to its country. While in some countries the drink is usually tan and […]


by amanda arizola Join Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club and Author Teleconference Series as we interview Carmen Tafolla regarding her new work TAMALES, COMADRES AND THE MEANING OF CIVILIZATION: SECRETS, RECIPES, HOLIDAY, ANECDOTES, AND A LOT OF FUN, published by Wings Press!  We will also have an…

TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 11/14/11

TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 11/14/11

Texas Tribune: Top Texas News For Week of 11/14/11 by Evan Smith- Texas Tribune The number of Texans receiving food aid has increased by nearly 1.4 million in the last four years. Use this interactive to see the percentage of each county’s population that receives food assistance and the economic impact…

Sopa de Tortilla

Aquí esta una receta deliciosa de sopa de tortilla para las fiestas.

The Kings of Salsa: Magestic Theater

Regarded as one of the best young choreographers in Cuba, Roclan Gonzalez Chavez has created Kings of Salsa to feature the very best of Havana’s cool street salsa and hip hop scene mixed with traditional Afro Caribbean moves, world class contemporary dance, and the Cuban classics, Mambo, Rumba, and Cha Cha Cha – all backed […]