Hispanic Arts, Culture & Education 

Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS HISPANIC CALENDAR 

FOR NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2019

(Scroll down to see this month's events!) 



HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL FEATURED IN THE JUNE

2019 ISSUE OF THE NATIONAL MAGAZINE

'HISPANIC OUTLOOK ON EDUCATION'

The Hispanic Arts Council of St Louis was featured in the June 2019 issue of the national magazine Hispanic Outlook on Education. Read the article in this link:  https://www.hispanicoutlook.com/articles/cultural-richness-breaks-stereotypes

THE SHELDON CONCERT HALL PRESENTS VENEZUELAN SINGER NELLA, ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16 AT 8PM.

Charismatic Venezuelan singer Nella effortlessly blends contemporary Latin music with her country’s rich folkloric roots. A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Nella has made a name for herself on the international music scene, with sold out concerts in New York, Miami and London, and performances with Jennifer Lopez, Luis Enrique and Susana Baca to her credit.

Tickets prices are: $40 orchestra 1, $35 orchestra 2, $30 balcony 1, $25 balcony 2 and $15 student. For more information, call The Sheldon at 314.533.9900 or order online.


Whitaker World Music Concerts: Thanks to a generous grant from the Whitaker Foundation, The Sheldon is pleased to bring the best music from around the globe directly to The Sheldon stage. Before the concerts, you’ll have the opportunity to view an exhibit of African instruments from The Sheldon’s Hartenberger World Music Collection, in the Sheldon Art Galleries. Made possible by the Whitaker Foundation


VENEZUELAN CHRISTMAS PARTY/ FIESTA DE NAVIDAD DE LA ASOCIACION VENEZOLANA ON NOVEMBER 22nd 2019.


Estas invitado a nuestra "Fiesta de Navidad" el día Viernes 22 de Noviembre, en LiUNA Event Center, 4532 S Lindbergh Blvd desde las 7:30 pm hasta 11:30 pm. Tendremos cena al estilo Navideño (Hallacas, Pan de Jamón), ponche de crema, barra libre, buena música y mucho más.

Las entradas en preventa son adultos $60, niños (10-15 años) $30, mesas con 10 sillas a $550 hasta el 31 de Octubre. Asi que compra tus entradas lo antes posible. Despues del 31 de Octubre estaran a $70 por adulto, $30 por niño y por mesa a $650. Puedes hacerlo usando el boton de PayPal en este mail o visitando nuestra pagina web, www.avmo.org (aceptamos pagos con cheques, y efectivo para esta opcion comuniquese con nosotros directamente) .

Por favor díganos los nombres de las personas que vienen a la fiesta al comprar las entradas.
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You are invited to our "Christmas Party" on Friday, November 22, at LiUNA Event Center (452 S. Lindbergh Blvd), from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. We will have a Venezuelan style Christmas dinner (Hallacas, Pan de Jamón), ponche de crema, open bar, good music, and much more.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale now until October 31st. Adults $60, Kids (10-15yrs) $30 and a table with 10 seats for $550. So hurry up and buy your tickets!!!
After October 31st tickets will be adults $70, Kids (10-15rs) $30 and a table with 10 seats for $650.
You can purchase tickets using the PayPal button in this email or visiting our website www.avmo.org (we also accept check or cash, please reach out to us directly for this option).

Let us know the names of the persons that will be attending when you buy your tickets.

Thank you,

2019 AVMO Board of Directors

Venezuelan Association in Missouri

https://avmo.org / avmostl@gmail.com





The Magic House is excited to announce its newest cultural exhibit, Argentina’s Niños! 


This hands-on exhibit will feature engaging environments that introduce visitors to Argentine culture and arts, education, family life, traditions and more. Opening Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 6pm. The exhibit will run from November 10th to October 23rd. 2020. The Magic House is located at 516 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122. For more information call 314-822-8900 or visit magichouse.org


INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ST LOUIS PRESENTS: SPANISH-LANGUAGE FOCUS FILM NOV 7 THROUGH NOV 17


The International Film Festival St Louis presents Spanish Language Focus Films: August, Building the American Dream, Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, The Chambermaid, Colossus, The Condor & the Eagle, Rojo, Song Without a Name, and Temblores.


The Festival will take place from Nov 7 to the 17 at different venues. Tickets are $14 or $10 for member of the Cinema St Louis. Tickets can be purchased in advanced online or at the venue. Multiple venues. For more information on how to purchase tickets or the list of films, download the Festival Program at: https://www.cinemastlouis.org/…/2019-10/00-SLIFF19-Final.pdf
Visit also Cinema St Louis website for complete information on the Festival: https://www.cinemastlouis.org/festival-home


MONTHLY CALENDAR

DO YOU WANT TO PLAN A WEEKEND? LOOKING FOR HISPANIC MUSIC CONCERTS, ART OR CULTURAL EVENTS IN ADVANCE?   CLICK HERE! CHECK OUT OUR MONTHLY  CALENDAR 


EXPLORE OTHER ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS IN ST. LOUIS THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS COMMISSION FREE CALENDAR VISITINGhttp://racstl.org/events/ OR DOWNLOAD  THE 'STLArts' FREE APP FOR YOUR MOBILE PHONE OR TABLET.

RECURRENT EVENTS

THE GROUP 'AMISTAD HISPANOHABLANTE' AN OPEN GROUP DEDICATED TO PRACTICE THE SPANISH LANGUAGE EVERY TWO WEDNESDAY EACH MONTH
INVITE EVERY ONE, WHO WOULD LIKE TO DO JUST THAT, TO JOIN THEM AT CHEVYS RESTAURANT ON OLIVE, WEST OF I-170.  FOR MORE INFORMATION , SEE THE SCHEDULE AND WATCH PICTURES, VISIT: http://www.ese.wustl.edu/~mukai/pers/Amistad/


PARKWAY AREA ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY OFFERS FREE ESL CLASSES (ENGLISH CLASSES) FOR ADULTS AT DIFFERENT SCHOOLS IN CERTAIN DISTRICT AREAS. PLEASE, CHECK THEIR SCHEDULE AND ADDRESSES BELOW!


Parkway Area Adult Education and Literacy offers over 30 free ESL classes for adults. Classes are held at the main center, and several churches and schools located in our district area:

Brentwood, Bridgeton, Clayton, Creve Coeur and Manchester. Classes serve beginning, intermediate and advanced students. There is an emphasis in all classes on life skills. We also teach reading, writing, conversation, idioms, and citizenship preparation.  Classes are morning, afternoon and evening classes Monday throughFriday. Registration and testing for placement takes about three hours and must be completed before students begin class.  For class schedule information, directions or additional questions, please call Parkway Adult Education and Literacy at 314-415-4940 or  please visit our website.



THE HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS:


SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

Every Tuesday, a bilingual SMALL BUSINESS MENTOR is available by appointment at 314-664-4432 to answer questions about your small business issues or to assist with business start-up. Mentors are provided by SCORE and sponsored by the US Small Business Administration. For more information, contact the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louisat 3611 South Grand Blvd. Suite 105 St. Louis, MO 63118. Phone: 314-664-4432. Se Habla Español.  

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

Join the HCC Tuesdays from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Business to Business Roundtable, where business owners and entrepreneurs can come and make connections and find new outlets for their services. The roundtable is looking for people who are in the construction, real estate, and IT industry.  For more information, contact the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis at 3611 South Grand Blvd. Suite 105 St. Louis, MO 63118. Phone: 314-664-4432 . Se Habla Español. 



HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES & SCHOLARSHIPS

TAKE A LOOK AT THE HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL OF ST. LOUIS UPDATED LIST OF MONTHLY DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, UNDERGRADUATE AND COLLEGE STUDENTS. DON'T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE, APPLY TODAY AND GET MONEY FOR COLLEGE!  CLICK HERE!


THE PARKWAY SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFERS ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE FREE CLASSES FOR ADULTS IN SEVERAL SITES OF THE CITY. REGISTRATION IS OPEN THIS WEEK AND ALL YEAR ROUND.


The Parkway adult education & literacy offers free English as a second language classes for adults, 17 years or older. Learn English in a friendly atmosphere through: conversation, pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing. Also Citizenship, American customs, GED and TOEFL classes are offered as well. Registration is open all year round. ESL classes are offered in different venues this fall: Clayton High School, Faith Baptist Church, Manchester United Methodist Church, Mers-Goodwill, and Fern Ridge High School. For class schedule CLICK HERE, for directions CLICK HERE and more information, call  314-415-4940 or visit 

http://www.parkwayschools.net/pages/ParkwayC2/Programs_Depts/Programs__G_/Adult_Education___Literacy/English_as_a_Second_Language__











FREE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES FOR ADULT IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY IN ST. CHARLES, AND CITIES OF WENTZVILLE AND TROY, REGISTRATION OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND. SEE BELOW INFORMATION.


FREE ESL classes for the adult immigrant community will start very soon. Please, share the information below with your community. Adult Students have to enroll in the program before the student starts classes again, please see below the opening schedule at all sites. Registration is now four (4) full hours. Registration will start at 9:00am or 5:30pm - Students will not be accepted after 9:00am or 5:30pm. Plan in registration for 4 full hours.

This year the attendance policy will be enforced and strict. Please, come and register ONLY if you can come to class every week for at least a full semester. If you cannot come to class weekly, if you are not sure about your schedule, please DO NOT register! If you miss one class without notifying your teacher or without a medical certificate, you will not be accepted into the program again.


Please, inform your contacts, relatives, friends and community about these FREE ESL programs.


HAC NEWS

CARDINALS CARE AND TSUNAMI WAVES, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL OF ST. LOUIS,  SPONSORED A  LATINO KIDS VISIT WITH CARDINALS ALL STAR PLAYER CARLOS MARTINEZ AND TREATED THEM WITH TICKETS TO THE GAME ON JULY 6TH, 2016, A VISIT TO THE FIELD, A PRE-GAME PRACTICE AND HOT DOGS AND SODAS. A REAL TREAT! 


The Hispanic Arts Council, Cardinals Care and Tsunami Waves, a program sponsored by Panamenian all star Cardinals player Carlos Martinez, hosted a day at the Ballpark for Latino kids in St. Louis on July 6th 2016. Carlos treated us with tickets for the game, a visit to the field and sodas, hot dogs and chips. Generous and gracious Carlos took the time to greet all the kids and their parents at the dougout, gave us T-Shirts, patiently signed authographs, chatted with the kids, took pictures with everybody and went twice to look for baseballs to sign for all the kids! THANK YOU CARLOS FOR YOUR TIME, GENEROSITY AND FOR CARING ABOUT THE KIDS.


See more pictures in our Photo Gallery clicking HERE!


AWARDEES OF THE 'UNIVERSIDAD YA!' SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM HONORED AT A CEREMONY BY THE HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL OF ST. LOUIS AT ANHEUSER-BUSCH HEADQUARTERS ON JULY 6TH, 2015! CONGRATULATIONS!!!




Pictures: from left to right: Maria Guadalupe Acosta, Daniela Hinojosa, the President of the Hispanic Arts Council Ms. Virginia Braxs, Mr. Gonzalez accepting for her daughter Ms. Vanessa Gonzalez, Mrs. Patricia Heltmeyer accepting for Luisa Castaneda and Ms. Fatima Arabia.






THE HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL OF ST. LOUIS AWARDED ITS ANNUAL ON MAY 1st, 2017 THE HISPANIC ARTS COUNCIL AWARDED ITS ANNUAL 'JOHN F. GARGANIGO SCHOLARSHIPS' ON MAY 1st, 2017, TO 5 LATINO COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS WHO WERE PART OF THE ANNUAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY FREE 'PUERTAS' COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE AWARDEES!


The HAC 'JOHN F. GARGANIGO SCHOLARSHIP'  each year awards students of the Washington University 'PUERTAS PROGRAM COLLEGE PREP,' an outreach program serving the Hispanic community in south St. Louis. The award ceremony took place at Washington University in St. Louis.  HAC partnered with the WU program in  2007 to benefit Hispanic low income students who take the annual college prep program. The scholarship program takes its name from Dr. John F. Garganigo, former Professor of Latin American Literature at Wash Univ. Romance Languages & Literatures Department who is an advocate of social justice.  ANHEUSER-BUSCH CO. is the major sponsor of this scholarship funding. Awardees of the scholarship for 2017 are, Viviana Garcia, Oscar Moreno, Jessica Barreras, Rigoberto Ramirez Reyes and Karla Ximena Flores, pictured from left to right, plus WU Mentors Carol Pazos & Ashley D'Acosta and HAC Board member Ms. Sandra Knight, Counselor at Forest Park Community College. HAC congratulates all the awardees!


'DACA Scholars' is an App that helps Dreamers students to find scholarships for college regardless their immigration status. It is available at the App Store and Google Play. Also, you can find more information and resources in its Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/DACAscholars