Latinitas Purple Party Pickleball Tournament Was A Dill-Ighful Success: A Recap

This past Saturday, June 1st, Latinitas held their annual Purple Party Fundraiser, but with a fun twist! The guests traded in their fancy dresses and tall shoes for sneakers and shorts as the first-ever Latinitas Purple Party Pickleball Tournament was held! A nearly all-day affair where guests were asked to enjoy the copious vendors, bid…

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Founder of Mariachi USA, Rodri Rodriguez Talks 35th Anniversary Show at The Hollywood Bowl

This Saturday on June 8th, 2024, Mariachi USA will hold its 35th anniversary music festival at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. Founded around 1990 by Producer and Entrepreneur Rodri Rodriguez, the festival is a cultural celebration of traditional Mexican Mariachi music and will feature performances from some of the most dynamic Mariachi ensembles from within the…

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Ingrid Rojas Contreras: Explorando la Herencia Familiar y el Realismo Mágico en “The Man Who Could Move the Clouds

Ingrid Rojas Contreras, una destacada autora colombiana, ha logrado captar la atención internacional con su habilidad para entrelazar el realismo mágico con narrativas profundamente personales. Su obra más reciente, “El hombre que podía mover las nubes”, es un testimonio de su destreza literaria y una ventana a la rica historia de su familia. La inspiración…

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Latinitas Conversando Podcast Workshop Empowers Teens: Recap With Student-Created Episodes

This Spring Semester Latinitas launched a new media program, a virtual Podcast Workshop, in partnership with the University of Houston Downtown and in collaboration with Latinitas’ very own podcast, Conversando! Throughout four sessions, high school aged students learned how to create their own podcast by coming up with a concept and using different resources to…

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Commemorating Memorial Day

A nationally recognized holiday, Memorial Day has been celebrated since its inception in 1868. That year it was first observed as “Decoration Day,” and proclaimed as such by General John Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic (Union Veterans) in remembrance of soldiers killed during the Civil War. The first observance took place at…

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