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Community Partnership Brings Latin Music and Food to Mt. Oliver this Weekend

Mt. Oliver Borough was in the midst of planning their Fall Fridays on Main when Flavor of Puerto Rico Restaurant owner Yvette Rodriguez-Schmidt shared an idea to bring a little Latin music flavor to the community. Soon both began working on adding a Latin band to the lineup. Azucar Latin Dance Band will be coming…

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Cuban Artist Descemer Bueno Performing During Pittsburgh World Affairs Council Summit

On Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. Pittsburgh World Affairs Council Executive Director Betty Cruz will chat with Cuban artist Descemer Bueno about the demonstrations in Cuba this summer and his perspective on the role of artists in humanitarian movements. After the talk, Descemer will play songs written specifically to bring awareness to social issues.…

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World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh Hosting Global Issues Virtual Summit

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will host its second annual virtual summit “Into the Depths: Exploring this Global Moment,” coinciding with their 90th anniversary celebration. The theme this year centers around diving deeper into global issues, their causes, contexts, and why they matter to our daily lives. The four days of virtual events will…

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Camerata33 promotes Latin American chamber music in Pittsburgh region

Camerata33 Latin American Chamber Music is a professional chamber orchestra based in Pittsburgh. Part of their mission is to help promote, strengthen, and diversify the presence of Latin American chamber music in halls of the United States. We believe music is a universal language with power as a teaching tool.” Camilo Jauregui, Co-director Latin American…

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What are the Independence Dates of Spanish-speaking Countries?

Spanish-speaking countries celebrate independence dates throughout the year, but many hold their freedom day celebrations in the middle of September. National Hispanic Heritage Month in the USA. This is one of the reasons why National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 through October 15 each year in the United States. Contrary to what…

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QUE VIVA CLEMENTE! Celebrate Number 21 with Puerto Rican Food, Music and Dance in October

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the great Roberto Clemente with the Latino labor activists of the Pittsburgh Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) and Casa San Jose. Enjoy authentic Puerto Rican cuisine including lechón (slow-roasted pork), music and dance. Half of the net proceeds of this fundraiser will go to an anti-hunger organization based…

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