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Hispanic Heritage Month

A collection of news and information related to Hispanic Heritage Month published by this site and its partners.

Top Hispanic Heritage Month Articles

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  • Art show: Latino artists among the winners

     
    A group of Latino artists are among the winners of the 2012 annual edition of the Juried Art Show at The Osceola Center for the Arts. In total, 50 artists qualified for the 90 art pieces’ show, with Cuban-American Felipe Ponzoa clinching the coveted...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month is around the corner !

     
    The City of Ocoee’s Human Relations Diversity Board will host its 3rd Annual Fiesta de Colores on Saturday, September 15, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Bill Breeze Park, 125 North Lakeshore Drive.  Fiesta de Colores will be held in celebration of...
  • Good bye, UCF Latin American Cultural Festival

     
    While UCF ranks among the top 100 schools in the nation for Latinos, budget cuts at the Orlando university mean less Hispanic heritage events at the school this year. The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine in May published the top 100...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Obama leads Romney, Casey over Smith in new F&M, Quinnipiac polls.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning Fellow Seekers. Among registered voters, President Barack Obama leads Republican Mitt Romney 50 percent to 39 percent, with 6 percent undecided, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll out this morning. Among likely...
  • Senator Rubio on Hispanic Heritage Month

     
    “Today marks the beginning of a month long celebration of Americans of Hispanic descent whose talents, accomplishments and cultures have strengthened our country.  We celebrate a community that understands the American dream as well as any because...
  • Eva Longoria, Ryan Lochte, “Devious Maids” cast on hand at 2012 ALMA Awards

     
    This past Sunday, the 2012 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards event was taped in Los Angeles, honoring American Latinos in the entertainment industry, television, film and music. The awards coincide with the...
  • America Libre: Latino author’s novel has big screen appeal

     
    The first novel by Latino author Raúl Ramos y Sánchez, who is also a frequent Hispanosphere guest writer, won first place in the new Books Into Movies Awards, which seek to identify Hispanic-themed films that could become motion pictures. The...
  • Se busca: Local Hispanic artists

     
    The Florida Mall is inviting artists to participate in its second-annual  “Viva Arte,” an art exhibit celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.  Artists can submit paintings, sculptures and photographs to depict the many vibrant landscapes,...
  • Reception for Osceola Center’s ‘Hispanic Artists and Culture’ show

     
    The Osceola Center for the Arts presents the 3rd annual “Celebrating Hispanic Artists and Culture” art show, which has its opening reception and awards ceremony this Thursday, Sept. 15. The reception, free and open to the public, will be...
  • A celebrar! Hispanic Heritage Month runs through Oct. 15th

     
    City of Orlando Buddy Dyer hosted the 5th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off Celebration on Thursday. Community-based organizations such as Apoka’s  HOPE and companies targeting the growing Hispanic population in Central Florida said “...
  • Zoo celebrates Puerto Rico’s endangered frog

     
    From the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens: In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the zoo is having its sixth annual Fiesta del Coquí from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25. The annual celebration honors the coquí,...