Articles in the Al Dia Category
Carmela Greco, daughter of flamenco dance legend Jose Greco, visited Flamenco Ole! Dance Studio in Fairmount earlier this month. She’s visiting the Philadelphia area before moving to Chicago to teach at Northeastern Illinois University.
Greco began studying dance at the age of 11 in Madrid, Spain and eventually became a Prima ballerina for the Spanish company Luisillo…. Read More
Philly Pride held its 25th annual Parade and Festival on Sunday. Over 160 groups, organizations and vendors were present at the festival, which had over 10 thousand attendees. Pride organizers predicted this year would have a record turnout.
Among the organizations present was Galaei, an organization that calls itself the home of the Philadelphia lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Latino…. Read More
Hardy Williams Academy ranked third in PennCAN’s 2013 Top 10 schools. The Mastery Charter School celebrated the achievement Thursday evening in the school’s gym with performances from the choir and Step Team.
The school’s community emphasizes a strong family involvement, which is evident in the turnout of the celebration…. Read More
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Ignacio Flores, is a 37-year-old man from Veracruz, Mexico. He currently resides in Philadelphia, where he was been living for the past six years.He decided to move to the United States after trying to make a livelihood in the current economic crisis in Mexico…. Read More
Acción Colombia is a nonprofit organization that focuses on the growth of the Latino community in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. It strives to keep the lively and bold culture of Latinos alive. While the organization places an emphasis on our local Colombian population, it does have programs for the rest of the Latino community…. Read More
Jacqueline Unanue is a Chilean artist who creates art influenced by her ancestors, research and exploration that she has gathered throughout the years.
Unanue was born in Chile and recently became a nationalized citizen of Spain. She inherited the status from her father…. Read More
Thousands of pro-immigration reform activists rallied in front of the U. S. capitol this week. Many activists said they were hoping that Congress would pass a comprehensive immigration law.
The House and Senate are deciding on a bill that will provide a plan for the legalization of undocumented residents…. Read More
In 2005, Lili Daliessio officially started her business, Lili Daliessio Designs LLC, when a customer asked her to design jewelry for a wedding anniversary.
Daliessio is a native Colombian designer who now resides in the Delaware County area. She has a unique story which sets her apart from other designers in the area…. Read More
Chilean artist Jacqueline Unanue teaches a children’s art education program with a focus on a holistic curriculum in West Philadelphia.
The Children’s Art Education Program is for children 2 to 5 years old and takes place during the academic year. The program also has sessions during summer, winter and spring breaks…. Read More
A large crowd recently gathered for a rally at Love Park in support of immigration reform. Several organizations including Juntos were involved with the event. One of the key speakers was Miguel Andrade. He is the youth organizer for Juntos.
“I myself am an immigrant,” said Andrade…. Read More