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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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  • 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...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month is time to enjoy affordable wines from Argentina and Chile

    This is Hispanic Heritage Month, a good time to enjoy the very good wines produced in Argentina and Chile. Although both countries make great and expensive wines, they make a lot of very nice affordable reds and whites. And that is cause enough to...
  • Cisneros talks writing and Mexiphobia

    Cisneros talks writing and Mexiphobia
    Sandra Cisneros has a lot of questions Or, at least, that is what she said on Monday when she gave a lecture at UIC titled "Writing in the Time of Mexiphobia, or Packing Your Papers" in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. After carrying what...
  • NBA launches comprehensive Hispanic marketing initiative

     
    Last week, the NFL refs announced penalties in Spanish for the benefit of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at the Miami Dolphins-New York Jets Monday Night Football game at Land Shark Stadium. The stadium took on a decidedly Latin flavor......
  • As Arizona moves to curb multicultural studies, Orange County’s schools embraces them

     
    Earlier this month Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill that bans ethnic studies in the state's public schools. It's not exactly an outright ban. The law calls for a ban on classes that: Promote the overthrow of the U.S. government. Promote resentment...
  • L.A. designer Robert Rodriguez collabs with Nordstrom for Hispanic Heritage Month

     
    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Cuban-American L.A.-based designer Robert Rodriguez has teamed up with Nordstrom to design a limited-edition top that will be sold exclusively at the department store from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 (which are...
  • Deadline’s Friday to submit art to Hispanic-themed exhibit

     
    Just a few days left for artists to participate in an Hispanic-themed exhibit at Florida Mall: The Florida Mall, Central Florida’s largest mall, is inviting artists to participate in its “Viva Arte,” an art exhibit celebrating Hispanic Her...
  • Art Show celebrates Hispanic Heritage in Osceola

     
     Hispanic Heritage Month doesn’t start until Sep. 15, but in Osceola County the celebration has already begun. Last night Latino artists from all walks of life gathered at the Osceola Center for the Arts for the opening of Celebrating Hispa...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month starts in September, ends in October

     
    It’s that time of the year, again, when institutions throughout the U.S. hold events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a period designated by U.S. Congress to acknowledge the presence and contributions of Latinos in the United States. I often find...
  • Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos celebrated with postage stamp

     
    The renowned Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos, a writer and journalist who in her time found inspiration in the landscape of Puerto Rico to express her personal and political views, is being celebrated and remembered with her own U.S. postage stamp,...
  • Mexican Independence event opens Hispanic Heritage Month

     
    Mexican consulate, city and county officials opened Hispanic Heritage Month in Orlando with a ceremony at Lake Eola Park commemorating “El Grito de Dolores” – the call to action from Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla that led to th...