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Austin Latino New Play Festival

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Cultura: DIY Christmas ornament

With all the Thanksgiving leftovers and black Friday sales done, the start of the Christmas season is here and it’s time to pull out the decorations. Get the family involved in the decorating process this year by making your own…

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Five things to do in Austin this Thanksgiving

By: Paige Velasquez The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is here and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving tradition?  Not sure if you want to dish out that big meal this year?…

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Historia: Día de la Revolución

By: Paige Velasquez Tomorrow is a day that is important for many who have roots in Mexico. Marking the start of a movement to overthrow the 34 year military rule of dictator José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori, Nov….

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Teatro Vivo Recap: In The Words of Rupert Reyes

By: Brenda Tobar On Thursday, Nov. 14, Teatro Vivo celebrated Rupert Reyes. The reception showcased the 20th anniversary of his recently published play, Petra’s Pecado, and his dedication to Teatro Vivo and the community. As Reyes signed copies of Petra’s…

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Cultura: Hecho con Amor

With the cold front moving in tomorrow giving Austin a projected high of 55 and low of 37, we wanted to give you a way to keep your home and bodies warm.  Chili con Pollo is a quick and budget…

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Familia Feature Friday: Rupert Reyes

By: Paige Velasquez Co-founder and artistic director of Teatro Vivo, Rupert Reyes is being honored on November 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the ESB-MACC. Rupert will be celebrated with an evening that includes a reception, readings from his…

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Teatro Vivo News: ESB-MACC Partnership

By: Paige Velasquez The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) celebrates and supports Latino arts in the Austin community. The ESB-MACC created a residency program in August 2011 to increase awareness of local Latino arts organizations. The creation…

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Familia Feature Friday: Aisha San Roma

  By: Paige Velasquez Congratulations are in order for Teatro Vivo’s production, “Mariachi Girl!” Nominations for The B. Iden Payne Awards were announced for the 2012-2013 season on Oct. 9. The B. Iden Payne Awards Council recognizes excellence in Austin’s…

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A Cultura Series Post: Día de Los Muertos

By: Paige Velasquez The Latino community is gearing up to celebrate the tradition that originated in Mexico, Día de los Muertos. On October 31, November 1 and 2, we celebrate the cycle of life and the loved ones that have…

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