Latest La Amistad Stories

2010-11-15 14:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Forever Resorts, the industry leader in environmentally sound best practices, will officially unveil and dedicate its award-winning Forever Earth houseboat at the Diablo East Marina on Lake Amistad at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/LA01634) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101115/LA01634) Forever Earth is a 67-foot floating environmental classroom that represents a...

2009-09-08 14:57:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Come to the Orange County Great Park Flights and Sounds of Summer dance and concert series this weekend and celebrate music from around the world with two distinct performances - Johnny Polanco y su Conjunto Amistad and Niyaz. Start your weekend fun early at the Orange County Great Park Friday, September 11th, and cha, cha, cha to the music of Johnny Polanco y su Conjunto Amistad at 8:00 p.m. Don't know how to salsa dance? Get a free dance lesson...

2005-07-11 16:10:51

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russell Crowe's character may have been killed off at the end of the Oscar-winning movie "Gladiator," but that doesn't mean there won't be a sequel, Crowe's co-star, Djimon Hounsou, said on Monday. Crowe won an Oscar for his role as a Roman general who is betrayed by a jealous prince and returns to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. Benin-native Hounsou played an African slave who fights alongside him in the Colosseum. Speaking in New York to...

Word of the Day
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin