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Events : Dr. Ana Julieta Calvo-What is it like to be a refugee? Bellarmine Chapel, 7pm, June 18, free and open to the public
Posted by admin on 2015/6/14 10:50:00 (141 reads)

Institute for Spirituality and Social Justice presents:

What is it like to be a refugee?

And how can we better serve those displaced by war and famine?

To find out, join the

Head of the International Rescue Team of the United Nations, Dr. Ana  Julieta Calvo,

on Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 pm

at Bellarmine Chapel on the campus of Xavier University.

 Dr. Calvo works in the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and is currently working in Za'atari, where she is in charge of 3 hospitals and  11 clinics.  As a medical doctor, Calvo has spent time in many countries  including Colombia, Mozambique, Kosovo, Uganda, and Jordan.  Although most of her work has taken place in refugee camps, she has also worked with  urban refugee settlements.


"All of my activities, including shelter, protection, water-sanitation  and health services, are vital to protecting and decreasing the suffering  of refugees from war," she says. 

At Za'atari, Dr. Calvo and her team deliver approximately 70 babies a week, provide 60,000 health  consultations every month, vaccinate thousands of children, run hygiene  campaigns, and treat people with chronic illnesses. 

 

For more information go to http://www.xavier.edu/ISSJ" target="_blank">www.xavier.edu/ISSJ or contact (513) 745-2894.

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Events :  Fiesta Salsera at Fountain Square: A Dance Competition
Posted by admin on 2015/6/11 16:20:00 (135 reads)

Starting TODAY: Fiesta Salsera at Fountain Square: A Dance Competition

Procter & Gamble is bringing a new dance event to downtown Cincinnati! Presented by Gain Detergent, "FIESTA SALSERA" is a ten-week dance competition that will have the whole city moving and shaking.

Dates: Every Thursdays, June 11 - August 13

Salsa instruction: 8:00 PM

Salsa competition: 9:15 PM

Two winning couples from each week move on to Finals on August 13!

Each winning couple will also receive $100 prize, courtesy of Macy's
In the Final on August 13th, we'll give away $1,000!!!!!

Cents for scents with Gain
Donate your change to help give someone a fresh, clean start


About Cents for Scents Campaign
A Clean Fresh Start Donate your spare change & it will have double the impact! Help Fill the Gain bottles at your local YMCA of Greater Cincinnati and the change will be donated to the Y. If all the bottles are Filled, Gain will make a product donation to the Community Matters Washing Well. The Community Matters Washing Well, opening in fall of 2015, will create safe, affordable, and local laundry service for all residents of Lower Price Hill.

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Events : Salsa on the Square starts today, Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Posted by admin on 2015/5/7 12:00:00 (395 reads)

Salsa on the Square starts today, Thursday, May 7th, 2015


Every Thursday, enjoy hot salsa bands, skilled dancers, and tips from expert instructors who will take to the dance floor teach the basic steps. Full series schedule below. 

The annual AFTER-PARTY at Level Lounge:

435 Elm St. (corner of Elm St. and 5th St)

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Events : Authentic Cuban Salsa Dance Lesson with Dali Amador
Posted by admin on 2015/5/7 11:10:00 (216 reads)

You've seen her singing and creating magic on her violin, now it's time to learn the Authentic Cuban Salsa from the #1 Ambassador of Cuban culture in Cincinnati, the very talented Dali Amador

As a Cuban musician and a dancer, Dali is in the best position to explain the linkages between the Afro-Cuban rhythms and the Salsa dancing. After learning to understand the basics of music/dancing connection, Dali will teach you Salsa Rueda! 

The energy and passion she has for Cuban music and dancing is totally contagious, and most importantly, total FUN!!! 

As the other famous Cuban singer Gloria Estefan has already proven: THE RHYTHM IS GONNA GET YOU!!! 

You can see the fun of Cuban music during the performance this week by Dali and her sister Mai: 
https://www.facebook.com/kulhavikstetter/videos/10206249099294745/

The lesson are on Saturdays, at 9pm-10pm, cost: $5

LEVEL Lounge

435 Elm, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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Events : Cincy-Cinco Festival After-Party @ Level Lounge (Sat. May 2nd, 2015)
Posted by admin on 2015/5/1 11:00:00 (248 reads)

Come and enjoy the sizzling "Cincy-Cinco" Festival this weekend! 

After Party on Saturday will be at Level Lounge:

https://www.facebook.com/events/405783882915656/

The detailed entertainment schedule:

Saturday, May 2

12:00 pmZumba
12:15 pmMariachi Zelaya
1:15 pmCincinnati Baila!
2:15 pmCla’ve Son
3:30 pmEmbajadores Peruanos
4:00 pmConga Parade & Piñatas!
4:30 pmAsí es Colombia
5:30 pmTropicoso
6:45 pmEl Corazón de Mexico
7:45 pmCosa Seria
9:45 pmOrquesta Kandela

 

Sunday, May 3

12:00 pmZumba
12:15 pmEl Alacrán de Mexico
1:15 pmOrquesta Bravo
2:45 pmCincinnati Baila!
3:45 pmQue Lindo es Panamá
4:30 pmTropicoso
6:15 pmDanza Contigo Perú

More info: http://www.cincicinco.com/

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Education :  Cincinnati Spanish Toastmasters
Posted by admin on 2015/4/26 19:20:00 (259 reads)

Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? If so, Toastmasters is the place for you.

Please join for an Open House event, to learn more about Toastmasters and the new Spanish-English bilingual Toastmasters club on Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 7:00 PM at:

Wyoming Presbyterian Church,
225 Wyoming Avenue,
Cincinnati, OH 45215.

Go to http://spanishtm.wix.com/cincyspanishtm

#Toastmasters #Cincinnati #PublicSpeaking #Leadership #WhereLeadersAreMade #CincyEspañol #CincyEnglish #ToastmastersEspañol #ToastmastersEnglish

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Community : SOS ART 2015
Posted by admin on 2015/4/22 19:00:00 (290 reads)

CALL TO GREATER CINCINNATI ARTISTS

SOS ART 2015

May 29 – June 7

The Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1212 Jackson St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

1) “SOS ART 2015”, a group art show and event of sociopolitical expressions for peace and justice, in its 13th consecutive year, will take place at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, May 29-June 7, 2015.

2) Greater Cincinnati Artists of all expressions (visual, verbal, musical, cinematographic, etc.) are invited to participate.

3) Attached is an artist submission form geared to the visual art component of the event. Artists of other expressions, please submit your proposal by an e mail return message.

4) Deadline for receipt of application is May 11, 2015. (download the application here: http://midwestlatino.com/files/sos_art_15.zip

5) All submissions will be considered and all works will be included provided they adhere to the theme of the show, are inclusive and space permits.

6) If you need additional information, have questions or suggestions, please contact: saad.ghosn@uc.edu or mail to: 216 Erkenbrecher, Cincinnati, OH 45229.

Please participate and make your voice heard!

Please spread the word!

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Events : 2nd Friday "Reds Fridays with Salsa" @ Margaritaville (Friday, April 10)
Posted by admin on 2015/4/10 8:30:00 (249 reads)

EVERY 2nd Friday Salsa Party @ Margaritaville!

The 86th Annual Major league Baseball All-Star Game is coming to Cincinnati, and the whole city is teaming to showcase Cincinnati's Baseball spirit on all Fridays leading to the All-Star Game! 

#RedsFridays

Reds Fridays: Be a Part of the Action!!! 

Best Salsa/Bachata music by DJ Rudy Alvarez!

Open dancing till 2 AM

It's 18+, but you can enter through the Casino only if you're 21+.
If you're 18 - 21, you need to enter Margaritaville from the street:

https://totalrewards.custhelp.com/app/ ... innati---age-requirements

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Events : Michael Beck's Salsa Birthday Bash @ Level Lounge (Sat. April 11, 2015)
Posted by admin on 2015/4/10 8:20:00 (266 reads)

Celebrating birthdays of ALL people born in April!!!

ALL people born in April are getting for FREE!

ALL people going to "Latin Story @ Constella Festival":
https://www.facebook.com/events/756897437757230
are getting for FREE!!!! (bring your ticket with you)

ALL people are FREE before 10:30 PM

ALL Proceeds will be donated to SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: www.shpecincinnati.org) to use for Robotics Club for Hispanic kids at AMIS Elementary School! 

Best South Beach sounds by DJ Rudy Alvarez!

10 PM - till 2:30 AM

$5 COVER!!!
Dress code enforced

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Events : Amador Sisters LIVE at University of Cincinnati (Thursday, April 16)
Posted by admin on 2015/4/10 8:20:00 (234 reads)

Please join us for the first performance of The Amador Sisters at University of Cincinnati !

The Amador Sisters, originally from Cuba, are two talented musicians educated in top music schools in Cuba: Mai Martinez is a graduate of “Jose White” Music Conservatory, and Dali Amador graduated from Amadeo Roldan Music Conservatory and Instituto Superior de Arte. 

Growing up, they loved to play together at home, and creating music was the perfect playground for both of them. After graduation, they followed separate music careers performing all over the world with different Cuban bands, incl. Dubai, Thailand, Japan, and many countries in Latin America. In 2008 they were finally able to reunite for a concert in Tokyo, Japan, accomplishing their dream of performing together side by side as professional musicians. 

In 2013 Mai moved to Cincinnati to join her brother, Cervilio Amador, the principal dancer of Cincinnati Ballet, followed by Dali in 2014, and now they can perform again together as The Amador Sisters, sharing their love for Latin music!

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Events : Salsa Trip to Cuba anyone? Let's Do It! :)
Posted by admin on 2015/4/10 8:00:00 (565 reads)

Who is interested to go as a group this Summer or Fall and do some Salsa dancing while exploring the history and culture of Cuba?

Please contact us for details!

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Events : Latin Story @ Constella Festival (Sat. April 11)
Posted by admin on 2015/4/10 7:40:00 (236 reads)

Enjoy this dazzling multi dimensional performance featuring Morgan Szymanski performing selections from his project Sketches of Mexico. Also featuring music by Mexican, Spanish and Argentine composers including Piazzolla, De Falla and Julio César Oliva. The show starts at 7:30 PM

More info about the "Latin Story" Show: http://constellafestival.org/2015-events/latin-story/

Also that evening, before the show, at 6 PM: One-night only Art Exhibition will feature the works of Latino artists in the Cincinnati area, including music and dance performances, incl. The Amador Sisters! 



FREE After-Party at Level Lounge till 2 AM for ALL ticket holders of "Latin Story" 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1593491487530814/

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Education : Celebrating National Robotics Week: April 4-12
Posted by admin on 2015/4/9 22:30:00 (279 reads)

Celebrating National Robotics Week: April 4-12

Today we had a public viewing at AMIS (Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies) of "Underwater Dreams" - a movie about a team of Hispanic high school students competing in underwater robots competition and beating MIT students for the 1st place!

This event was sponsored by SHPE Cincinnati (www.shpecincinnati.org)

More info about the movie:
http://www.underwaterdreamsfilm.com/about-the-film/

Our BIG THANK YOU goes to the principal Mr. Sherwin Ealy, the wonderful Matesi Leoni Lang, and to all SHPE Volunteers who dedicated the time to help the AMIS Students to explore the world of Robotics!!! 

   

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Events : Salsa Spring Fling @ Level Lounge (Saturday, March 21, 2015)
Posted by admin on 2015/3/17 8:40:53 (346 reads)

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Events : Afro-Cuban Jazz & Beyond: Performance & lecture by Ignacio Berroa @ NKU
Posted by admin on 2015/3/5 8:40:00 (250 reads)

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