| Mar 24, 2013
Between the brouhaha of the winter holidays and the end of the school year is that coveted halfway point known as spring break. To gear up for that last lap of the academic year, grab the kids and significant others and go recharge at some posh pools....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Todo parece indicar que las comunidades en favor de la reforma migratoria no van a descansar hasta que logren su cometido.
Luego de una serie de marchas a nivel nacional, líderes comunitarios del sur de Florida visitarán la oficina del senador Marco...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:47 AM
“Attention, attention … the mic is now open.”
It is only fitting that Derrick Weston Brown begins his presentation at local high schools with an original poem beckoning “all poets and lovers of the word.”
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Four people protesting against the deportation of Josemaria Islas were arrested for blocking the doorway to the federal court building in Hartford Thursday.
Islas has become a symbol of what's wrong with U.S. immigration policy under President Obama's...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:57 AM
The Hill-Stead Museum historical house at 35 Mountain Road in Farmington is partnering with the Amistad Center for Art & Culture in Hartford to present “The Art of Collecting: Alfred Atmore Pope & Randolph Linsly Simpson,” two art...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Quentin Tarantino has come under fire for the use of the N-word in his new film “Django Unchained,” which is also probably one of the best films ever made about American slavery.
Comedian Katt Williams threatened to punch Tarantino. Spike...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:37 AM
BEEVILLE, Texas (KTLA) -- They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for one Texas man, it may have been the most holy meal of his life.
Ernesto Garza, 80, was going about his morning like usual at the La Amistad Adult Daycare in...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Vivian Nabeta is the new director of arts, culture, and tourism for New Haven. Nabeta succeeds Barbara Lamb, who retired last fall. Nabeta’s position is within the city’s Economic Development Administration.
Nabeta, the previous membership...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:30 AM
The Amistad Center for Arts & Culture, which is inside the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, has a new exhibit, "Collective Memories.' Catch this exhibit, and the one at the Twain House, "Hateful Things," and together they make a great lesson about the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
The first of two new exhibitions presented by the Amistad Center at the Wadsworth, Collective Memories explores societal concepts of race and culture — how they are created, distributed, and maintained historically — to help folks understand...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Lyric Opera of Chicago has shied away from commissioning any new operas over the last decade, at a time when other major American opera companies such as the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera and Los Angeles Opera have...