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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Pegine Echevarria

“Thinking is the first step towards receiving what you want. Asking is the key to getting what you want.”                             –    Pegine Echevarria, Puerto Rican/Irish-Swedish More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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WEPA! Bomba Y Plena Flash Mob On Chicago’s Blueline!

I do not know about you but I happen to think flashmobs can be pretty cool… but I have never seen a Latino inspired flashmob.  That was until my old friend Hector (who happens to be a writer, singer, percussionist, More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Dreams Do Come True: La Casa Azul Opens In El Barrio!

YES… it is true… LA CASA AZUL OPENED JUNE 1st. It is always beautiful to see a vision come to life before your eyes. I have watched Aurora for some time… working festivals, events at El Taller More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Mario Quintana

“If I were a priest, I would not preach about God or sins … I would cite the poets, pray their verses, the most beautiful ones…because poetry purifies the soul…and a beautiful poem – More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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Miami Event: Hispanicize 2012 Encore Film Screenings

The invite is attached, to RSVP click eventbrite link: http://hispz12film.eventbrite.com/ Space is limited. A reception to follow film screening. Appetizers and Drinks will be provided! Everything is FREE.  More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, May 28th, 2012
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Boston Event: Nueva Canción (Latin American New Song) in Villa Victoria

BOSTON, MA—Villa Victoria Center for the Arts presents the Boston debut of the Puerto Rican Nueva Canción (New Song Movement) ensemble Así Somos on June 1, 2012, at 9PM at 85 W. Newton St., Boston, MA 02118. Following More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, May 27th, 2012
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Juana Bordas

“Seek out and learn from people with a different perspective on history. To create our multicultural future, all people’s voices and perspectives must be welcome.”                   More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, May 26th, 2012
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Nancy Morejón

English: This image of Cuban poet Nancy Morejon was cropped from a snapshot taken by my family using a Nikon D70 at the office of Vigia in Matanzas, Cuba, on 5 July 2004. This image was cropped using Microsoft Photo More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, May 25th, 2012
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Barbecue is more American than you think… it is a Native American culinary art.

So as America beings the annual ritual of firing up the BBQ grills for the first time, many are unaware how American the art of Barbeque really is. Did you know that Barbeque the way we know it has Native American More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, May 25th, 2012
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Miami Event: Hispanicize Memorial Day BBQ & Networking Event.

Mi Gente… As many of you already know, I recently attended the Hispanicize conference (see a recap here) in MIAMI and had a blast… Well the team over there is gearing up for an amazing Memorial Day More...