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2014-09-15 12:24:36

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- Have you heard of the Snake King of Brownsville from the 1910s? What about his nine year-old, lion tamer son, Manuel, who was touted as the World's Youngest Animal Trainer in the 1930s? The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) is providing a glimpse into Brownsville's past at the Brownsville History Harvest! We are excited to bring the award-winning Texas Film Round-Up back to Brownsville. Beginning...

2014-09-10 20:22:47

RODRI Introduces New Signature Event to "Honor the Dead... Celebrate the Living" STUDIO CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, a long standing Latino holiday with indigenous roots dating back to Aztec times, has taken its place in mainstream culture boasting festivities worldwide. Though traditions may slightly differ among cultures, the holiday (typically taking place from Oct. 31-Nov. 2) commemorates the dead and brings families together...

2014-08-19 08:25:15

One LA artist to win $1K, winning artwork to be displayed at Museum of Latin American Art LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of the HERDEZ® brand, Mexico's No. 1 selling salsa, is launching a T-shirt design contest in spirit of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The brand is calling out for artists in the greater Los Angeles area to submit their designs for the chance to be featured on the 2014 HERDEZ® brand Día de los Muertos T-shirts, which will be up...

2014-07-03 23:05:07

Ticket Down announces that they have cut prices on all tickets for Romeo Santos at Yankee Stadium on July 11th and 12th. This reputable ticket exchange is also offering the exclusive customer appreciation promo code ROMEOSANTOS-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Ticket Down announces that they have slashed prices on Romeo Santos tickets at the Yankee Stadium. This popular ticket exchange has reduced all ticket prices for this talented performer at the "Home of...

2014-07-02 23:02:53

Mobile Corporation, an innovator of new online communities for the mobile workforce, today announced that Pepe Aguilar, one of the top celebrities in Mexico who has sold over 12 million records, 21 albums, and won eight Grammy Awards, has joined the company as a major shareholder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 “We are proud to welcome Mr. Aguilar as a major shareholder of Mobile Corporation, and we look forward to continuing to create new ways to introduce the company into the...

2014-07-01 11:51:03

QUT Friends may be the key to stopping their mates drink walking, a risky behaviour that kills on average two Australians every week, a QUT study has found. Researcher Dr Ioni Lewis, from QUT's Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q), said in a survey of young people aged 17 to 25, friends were the strongest influence on their intentions to drink walk. "Drink walking, or walking while intoxicated in a public place, is linked to increased risk of injury...

2014-06-24 23:09:36

Albita (Cuba), Eva Ayllón (Perú) & Olga Cerpa (Spain), Celebrating Women's Power with the Cajón Beat Common to the Three Cultures Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Mujeres con Cajones is Albita’s new production, Grammy and Emmy awarded songstress that reedited the impact of the most authentic Cuban music from Hollywood to Broadway, and from Paris to Dubai. On this celebration of women’s power, the Cuban belter reveals the richness in the cajón beat that is...

2014-06-16 16:22:53

The New Album Available July 8 from the Grammy® and Academy Award®-Winning Composer NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gustavo Santaolalla's solo instrumental album Ronroco was a game-changer for the visionary artist when it was released in 1998. Camino, to be released by Sony Music Masterworks on July 8, is the long-awaited follow up to that album - a rich, beautifully crafted instrumental journey illuminating Santaolalla's unmistakable sound. Camino again features the...

2014-06-16 08:25:57

NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paulino Dynasty (Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino), NYC Mariachi Conservatory and Union join to promote the beauty and splendor of Mariachi music in the Big Apple, New York City!!! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117877 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140613/117876 "My vision is that the public, apprentices and professional musicians develop and further promote this valuable musical tradition, Mariachi!"...

2014-05-07 12:27:51

Let the Good Times Flow: Cars and Cigars, POUR, Hootenanny, Midsummer Night's Dream Cabaret and Sunset Views on the Remodeled Deck at AQUA SEATTLE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfection of summertime in the Pacific Northwest is almost upon us and El Gaucho Hospitality today announced a series of upcoming events for our guests to revel in all its glory. New patio remodel at AQUA opens this summer The spectacular view from Pier 70 showcases sailboats and sunsets on the Puget...


Latest Latin American culture Reference Libraries

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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