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2nd Annual Mariachi Extravaganza Summer Vocal Camp

One of world’s top performing mariachi vocalist and violinist, Steeven Sandoval, will be in San Antonio to lead the 2nd Annual Mariachi Extravaganza Summer Vocal Camp June 24-28 at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Steeven is one of the greatest vocalist who performed with the world’s preeminent Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán (1998 – 2012). He is best known for his […]

Advanced Screening of “Won’t Back Down”

Advanced Screening of “Won’t Back Down”

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 7:00P: Limited Seats Exclusive Advanced Screening  of “WON’T BACK DOWN” First come, first served…only 20 tickets available. Reply to this email for reservations. You may request more than one ticket. You are cordially invited to an exclusive advance screening for the 20th Century Fox release, WON’T BACK…

Painting of Disco Queen .. Donna Summers

Disco Icon Donna Summers Passes Away Battling Cancer . A painting of Disco Icon Queen Donna Summers hangs in The Streets of Downtown San Antonio during The 1st Annual Luminaria 2008 for Local Artists to show their work .. RIP Donna Summers December 31, 1948 — May 17, 2012 This video was made for The […]

Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation

Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation

Shared by San Diego comadre Dolores Wiarco Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation APPLICATION DEADLINE is May 15th, 2012 Eligibility Requirements Qualified applicants must be a high school senior, college student, and/or between the ages of 18-25, pursuing studies at a vocational or trade school. All applicants must have a minimum GPA…

Latino Books into Movies Awards

Latino Books into Movies Awards

The second edition of the Latino Books Into Movies Awards were held on April 21st at the University of Southern California as part of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The awards were presented from the HOY Stage during the very active weekend of book related activities. The judges…

Spill Moive Review: The Three Stooges

Synopsis: Peter and Bobby Farrelly finally get around to doing their take on the Three Stooges with this 20th Century Fox production. From a script they penned with Mike Cerrone (Me, Myself & Irene), the brothers’ comedic take on the trio will not be a biopic, but rather a sampling…

Video: Fourth Annual GOC Children’s fair

There was Free food: hot dogs, soda, popcorn, and cotton candy. The kids had a great time HEB Buddy was there and there was face painting and prizes being given away. http://apps.facebook.com/discover_zvents/?id=251258544&sid

Holocaust Memorial Museum grant for local school books

Holocaust Memorial Museum grant for local school books

In support of their mission to educate students about the Holocaust, the Holocaust Memorial Museum in San Antonio was recently awarded a $4,900 grant by the Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase 100 copies of the resource book, “Our Voices, Our Lives: Twenty Holocaust…

Grace Flores-Hughes, A Tale of Survival

Grace Flores-Hughes, A Tale of Survival

Twig Book Store, on Friday, April 20th from 5-7 pm. Grace Flores-Hughes, A Tale of Survival GRACE FLORES-HUGHES has been both a career civil servant and political appointee in the federal sector. She served as one of the highest ranking Hispanics in the administration of three Republican presidents. Born in…

Parade of Artists in Boerne

Parade of Artists in Boerne

Make sure to include Boerne in your weekend plans.  The Parade of Artists is a fantastic all weekend event. Cosas, a wonderful store located in Boerne offering a broad collection of folk art and Latin American textiles and furniture will be hosting the 16th annual Parade of Artists event.  COSAS…

Battle of Medina Society Mission Statement

Battle of Medina Society  Mission Statement

    Be Part of History   Due to the testimony of the Society’s Founder at the State Board of Education, the Battle of Medina is now in the curriculum to be taught in schools throughout Texas in the 7th grade; it is also mentioned on a plaque on the…

Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club

Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club

Announcing our March 2012 Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club and Author Teleconference Series selection, THE SECOND TIME WE MET by Comadre LEILA COBO, published by Grand Central Publishing.  Date:  Monday, March 26, 2012 5PM Pacific; 6PM Mountain; 7PM Central; 8PM Eastern; 9PM Puerto Rico; 2PM Hawaii This…

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