Author Archive for Jeanne Houck

Spain Art Fest ´10, Oct 6 – 7

October 6, 2010
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Spain Art Fest ´10 takes place in the iconic Times Square presenting a selection of works by Spanish artists living in New York City. The Festival will feature performance, sound, multimedia projections and site-specific installations that will interact with thousands of passersby bridging art, technology and culture. The works will immerse themselves into Times...
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Fall Events: Hispanic New York, Mexican Suitcase

September 2, 2010
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La Colonia: Spanish Immigrants in New York, 1898-1945 (KJCC, Sept. 17-Dec.); Mexican Suitcase (ICP, Sept. 24-Jan.); Nueva York Roundtable (KJCC, Nov. 11).
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Sat. May 24 protest

April 22, 2010
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Sat. May 24 protest

On May 24, there will be a march in at least 22 Spanish cities and in front of the embassies in various places family members will bring photos of relatives persecuted by Franco.
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Flamenco Program Honors the Vets

March 6, 2010
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Flamenco Program Honors the Vets

The Madrid-based Flamenco group Noche Flamenca celebrated its 16th season in New York with a a riveting, emotional tribute to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. “ALBA” begins with a passionate lament expressed by two guitars and two male voices, Manuel Gago (tenor) and Miguel Rosendo (baritone). The dancers enter the low-lit stage led by...
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ALBA Teachers’ Institute Expands into Ohio

March 6, 2010
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After holding successful week-long institutes for high-school teachers in New York City and Tampa, Florida, last year, ALBA is proud to announce its first institute in the Midwest, entitled “Ohio and the Spanish Civil War.” Co-sponsored by the Ohio Humanities Council, Oberlin College, and the Puffin Foundation, this interdisciplinary institute will allow 20 Ohio...
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