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Nogales’ Tito Rios Named Arizona Poet Laureate

Nogales’ Tito Rios Named Arizona Poet Laureate

In partnership with the Office of the Governor and the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Arizona State University is pleased to announce that celebrated poet and Regents’ Professor, Alberto “Tito” Ríos, has been named the inaugural poet laureate for the

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Teatro Bravo Announces New Season

Teatro Bravo Announces New Season

By Ruben Hernandez Teatro Bravo, the Valley’s resident Latino theater troupe,  has lined up some strong productions for it’s 13th season. Below is the playbill, and this production nonprofit looks forward to the entire Valley community filling every seat. Break

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David Alberto Muñoz Presenta Su Nueva Publicación Literaria en ASU

David Alberto Muñoz Presenta Su Nueva Publicación Literaria en ASU

El próximo 20 de septiembre, se llevará a cabo la presentación oficial de la nueva publicación literaria del David Alberto Muñoz, Tejiendo telarañas, con introducción del famoso autor Chicano Miguel Méndez, quien falleció. El evento tendrá lugar en Arizona State

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Arturo Sandoval To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Arturo Sandoval To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

President Barack Obama will award two Latinos — Grammy winner, Cuban jazz musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina — the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom. The two Latinos are in a very exclusive list that includes

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"Piel Canela" Canta Contra La Violencia Domestica

"Piel Canela" Canta Contra La Violencia Domestica

El 17 de Agosto se estrenara la radionovela basada en la historia de la vida real de Claudia Zúñiga quien vivió la violencia domestica de una manera extrema al quedar parapléjica cuando su pareja sentimental la baleo en su natal

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Jenni Rivera Lives On In Her Best-selling Book

Jenni Rivera Lives On In Her Best-selling Book

By Ruben Hernandez  Jenni Rivera will always be La Diva de La Banda to her millions of fans, and now after her tragic death, her life story and legacy lives on through her best-selling book,  Unbreakable: My Story, My Way.

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Clan-Destine: Creating a Mainstream Cross-Over Sound

Clan-Destine: Creating a Mainstream Cross-Over Sound

By Ruben Hernandez Arizona-based band Clan-Destine shoots for the American mainstream market in its headliner concert “Clan-Destine and Friends,” Saturday, July 27 at Wild Horse Pass Casino and Hotel. The band hopes to join other ethnic musicians that have successfully

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Colombian Patriots Activism Resulted in Colombia's Independence

Colombian Patriots Activism Resulted in Colombia's Independence

By Ruben Hernandez The Casa de la Cultura Colombiana in the Valley celebrated Colombia’s Independence Day on July 20. AZLatinos shares the history of that country’s fight for independence with our readers. Colombia liberated from Spain on July 20, 1810. That marked

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NEA: Artists Important to Arizona's Economy, Culture

NEA: Artists Important to Arizona's Economy, Culture

What do we know about the 2.1 million artists in the United States’ and Arizona’s labor force? To help answer that question, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) today released “Equal Opportunity Data Mining: National Statistics about Working Artists.”

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Gennaro Garcia Talento Latino!

Gennaro Garcia Talento Latino!

By Diana Prieto-Bernal and Taylor Pineda Gennaro Garcia is known in the Valley for his remarkable, enchanting pieces that illuminate rusticity of urban art and style. Gennaro is quite humble about his talents, primarily self-envisioning himself as a family-oriented man,

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