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Education : Award-Winning Journalist Highlights UC’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations
Posted by admin on 2006/9/18 9:00:00 (1882 reads)

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Havana-born novelist and journalist Achy Obejas is the highlighted speaker and the UC Bookstore-featured writer for the University of Cincinnati’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations running from Sept. 15-Oct. 14. Obejas will read selections from her novels beginning at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the MainStreet Cinema of Tangeman University Center (TUC), followed by an 11 a.m. book signing in the UC Bookstore.

Obejas will also meet with the dozens of students in UC’s Center for Access and Transition (CAT) who are reading some of Obejas books during fall quarter in preparatory reading and writing courses and English Composition. The afternoon reading and book signing takes place at 3 p.m., Oct. 4, in the CAT Reading Room (Room 4604) of French Hall.

Obejas is author of the critically acclaimed Days of Awe and continues to work as a freelance journalist for the Washington Post and the Chicago Tribune, where she worked for a decade and received a Pulitzer Prize for a Tribune team investigation. She is also the recipient of the Studs Terkel Journalism Prize, several Peter Lisagor journalism honors, two Lambda Literary awards, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in poetry, and residencies at Yaddo, Ragdale and the Virginia Center for the Arts, among other honors.

Her fiction and poetry has been translated into Spanish, German, Hungarian and Farsi, and she has lectured and held readings across the U.S. as well as in Cuba, Mexico, Spain and Australia.

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Education : NSHMBA Latino High School Student Workshop @ NKU (Sept. 16)
Posted by admin on 2006/9/16 16:00:00 (1955 reads)

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The National Society of Hispanic MBA’s (NSHMBA) and NKU’s Office of Latino Student Affairs were hosting a Latino High School Student Workshop on September 16th, 2006. This one-day workshop introduced Latino high school students to the NSHMBA organization and offered them very useful and interesting information regarding strategies for success in college and the workplace.

As an extra benefit, the students who attended the workshop, have been invited to attend the 17TH ANNUAL NSHMBA CONFERENCE AND CAREER EXPO ON OCTOBER 26TH-28TH at the Duke Energy Convention Center at no cost.

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More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here)

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Education : Pulitzer Prize Winner Hector Tobar in Hamilton (Sept. 21)
Posted by admin on 2006/9/15 19:24:50 (1982 reads)

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Hector Tobar will be visiting the Hamilton Campus on September 21st.

ALAS, The Association of Latino and American Students, invites you to join for our featured event of the Fall semester: "Latino Americans: Reinventing the American Immigrant Experience, Redefining the American Community" with Hector Tobar.

Mr. Tobar is the Mexico City Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times and shares the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for the Times coverage of the L.A. Riots. He is the author of Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States and The Tattooed Soldier. Mr. Tobar is the son of Guatemalan immigrants and grew up in Southern California. He has an MFA from the University of California at Irvine.

There will be a book signing and refreshments immediately following Mr. Tobar's lecture.

Date/Time: Thursday, September 21, 2006 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Approximate duration of 2 hour(s).

Where: Parrish Auditorium, Hamilton Campus of Miami University

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Events : Cityfolk presents Aurelio Martinez Sept. 16 (Dayton, OH)
Posted by admin on 2006/9/15 15:30:00 (1489 reads)

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A sensation at the 2006 Cityfolk Festival, guitarist and singer Aurelio Martinez gets the World Rhythms Series off to a flying start with this performance at UD's Boll Theatre. Following in the footsteps of the legendary Parranderos from the Caribbean coast of Central America (he hails from Honduras), his music is an enchanting blend of African and Latin acoustic roots. Recently named newcomer of the year by AfroPop Worldwide, this extraordinary vocalist and his powerhouse band are taking the irresistible sound of garifuna around the globe.

Where: University of Dayton Boll Theater

Info: http://www.cityfolk.org/worldRhythms.htm

MidwestLatino is giving away free tickets for this concert. To register for a Raffle, click here...

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Events : FREE Salsa Rueda Class (Sunday, Sept. 24)
Posted by admin on 2006/9/14 22:40:00 (1473 reads)

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Pan y Canela, Cincinnati's premier Salsa Rueda dance group will be hosting a FREE Rueda de Casino class on Sunday, September 24th, 3-5 PM at Duveneck Center, 1232 Green Up St. in Covington, KY.

Info: Patricia@salsatangoson.com or 513-252-6647

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Community : Antonio Muñíz-Olán interviewed by Enquirer
Posted by admin on 2006/9/14 19:40:00 (1357 reads)

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Congratulations to Antonio Muñíz-Olán, President of Cincinnati's chapter of NSHMBA who was recently interviewed by Cincinnati Enquirer about the upcoming NSHMBA National Conference (to read it, click here...)

For more information about the NSHMBA Conference, click here...

To learn more about the local chapter of NSHMBA or to become a member, click here...

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Community : CANCELLED: Latino Community Health Partnerships Conference
Posted by admin on 2006/9/14 16:40:00 (1429 reads)

CANCELLED!

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Only few days are left to register for the Latino Community Health Partnerships Conference, to be held at the University of Cincinnati on October 7th.

Do not miss this opportunity and do not let others miss the chance: spread the word to your friends and colleagues!

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Business : 10 Years Anniversary of Hispanic and African American Chamber of Commerce
Posted by admin on 2006/9/12 15:20:00 (1754 reads)

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VASH Services, Inc., MidwestLatino, Spanish Journal and Wang Law were hosting on September 12 a luncheon at Christ Church Cathedral Undercroft in Cincinnati bringing together area chambers and community leaders. They were recognizing the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati, USA for their 10 years of service to the community.

The guest speaker was Manuel Rodriguez, Senior Vice President of Chiquita Brands International, Inc.

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More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here).

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Events : Salsa @ Mad Frog (September 11, 2006)
Posted by admin on 2006/9/12 6:40:00 (1450 reads)

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Another great Salsa night @ Mad Frog, with people enjoying the awesome new dance floor and Non-Smoking room!

Pictures from this week's Salsa with Tropicoso @ Cincinnati's hottest Latino spot - "The Mad Frog", are on the Web in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here).

Each Monday, Mad Frog has its basement open - with the best in Reggaeton and Hip-hop. It's like having two clubs for the price of one: live Salsa/Merenge upstairs with Tropicoso, and Reggaeton and Hip-hop downstairs!

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Community : Brazilian Picnic
Posted by admin on 2006/9/11 17:00:00 (1651 reads)

The picnic of the Brazilian community in the Tri-State was a full success!

A tradition for many years to get together and celebrate Brazilian Independence Day, it gives opportunity to our Brazilian friends to get together, reconnect with friends and make new ones, listen to Brazilian music and taste Brazilian food, and have fun.

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More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here). You can also see the September 2005 and May 2005 pictures.

And don't forget the "Global Fusion Party" on Sept. 29th (click here) with focus on Brazil, incl. live Capoeira demonstration.

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Events : [b]Son del Caribe[/b] @ The Cozy (Indianapolis, Sat, Sept. 9)
Posted by admin on 2006/9/10 7:40:00 (1558 reads)

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Cincinnati's premier Salsa Band, Son del Caribe performed this Saturday, Sept. 9th, in Indianapolis' red hot new club: The COZY, (formerly the Blue Cactus), 20 North Pennsylvania Ave.

This new place for the new Salseros is fantastic, with a HUGE wooden dance floor. It was so much fun to be there.

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More pictures and a Video are in the Indianapolis section of our Photo Gallery click here...

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Community : Sasha Rionda interviewed by Enquirer
Posted by admin on 2006/9/6 19:10:00 (1915 reads)

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When Sasha Rionda, the Anchor of "Nuestro Rincon" was interviewed recently by Cincinnati Enquirer, the pictures and a video were taken at Havana Nights Party in Havana Martini Club, the hottest Salsa spot in Cincinnati.

To watch Sasha dancing Salsa (as well as some of the top Salsaholics in Cincinnati, such as Malik, Ken, and Barbie), click here...., and to read the interview, click here....

And come visit "Havana Nights", the hottest Salsa Party in Cincinnati - every Wednesday starting 8 PM, at Havana Martini Club

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Community : Volunteers GREATLY Needed for Air Force Marathon Station in Dayton (Sept. 16)
Posted by admin on 2006/9/5 12:50:00 (1487 reads)

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Volunteers are GREATLY Needed for SHPE AF Marathon Station on September 16, 2006 in Dayton, OH

SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) MVP Chapter, will be sponsoring Station #4, water/electrolyte station, during the 2006 Air Force Marathon on 16 September, 06. The theme of the station is Margaritaville. Last year it was a lot of fun and SHPE station was very successful--in fact it won second place among all the other stations.

Note: You do not have to be a involved with SHPE in order to participate in this event. All are welcome and encouraged to participate. Also note that even volunteering for a couple of hours will help!

To Volunteer, go to:
http://tools.marathonguide.com/volunt ... stration/usafmarathon.cfm

It will ask you for the station you would like to volunteer at, simply select Race Day Aid Stations: Aid Station #4.

Please leave the question “Are you with an organization sponsoring a volunteer station:” blank. Please put SHPE somewhere in the comments and please send an email to Juan at juan.gueits@wpafb.af.mil

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Events : Salsa Caliente @ Havana Martini Club on September 2
Posted by admin on 2006/9/3 6:20:00 (1500 reads)

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Another super hot night at Havana Martini Club with the hot Salsa Caliente! The club was packed, and everybody enjoyed the hot Latin rhythms!

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More pictures are in the Cincinnati section of our Photo Gallery (click here)

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Community : “Latino Vision” - Photography by Victor M. Vélez
Posted by admin on 2006/8/31 14:00:00 (1715 reads)

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Victor M. Vélez, Director of Su Casa Hispanic Center of Cincinnati, is a native of Puerto Rico, and a strong, visible leader with 25 years of experience working with the Hispanic and Latino community in the region. But not many people know that Victor is also a talented musician, photographer, poet, and a writer. For example, he recently published novel “A Quest for Answers” with a portion of the proceeds to benefit homeless children.

This Friday, September 1st, 2006, Victor will be opening an Exhibition of his photographs in the Café area of Borders Books & Music, located at 11711 Princeton Pike, Cincinnati, OH (Princeton Plaza Shopping Center). The exhibition will run till Saturday, September 30, 2006. Contact Borders at: (513) 671-5852

The Exhibition is in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month and 5th Year Anniversary Dedication to the Victims of September 11, 2001

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