Upcoming EventsSep2Tue9:00 am PleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeaguePleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeagueSep 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 amEvery Sunny Tuesday. Workshop with Virginia Eggert. A supply list is available at the Gallery.Sep3Wed8:30 pm LP Night at El Hueso de Fraile @ El Hueso de FraileLP Night at El Hueso de Fraile @ El Hueso de FraileSep 3 @ 8:30 pmWednesday nights are special at El Hueso de Fraile! Tonight at 8:30 we have LP/Record Night! Bring your own record! Share with us why it’s special to you! The night closes with our talented house[...]Sep4Thu7:00 am Thirsty Thursday Training Runs @ McAllen Hike & Bike Trails: 2nd StreetThirsty Thursday Training Runs @ McAllen Hike & Bike Trails: 2nd StreetSep 4 @ 7:00 amTeam RWB Rio Grande Valley welcomes all runners to join us for weekly fun training runs on the sidewalks of the McAllen Hike & Bike Trails: 2nd Street. Meet at Nolana Avenue (near Jack In[...]Sep5Fri6:00 pm Mcallen Art Walk @ Doko Casual ArtMcallen Art Walk @ Doko Casual ArtSep 5 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 10:00 pmThe art group of the McAllen Creative Incubator holds an art walk downtown on the first Friday of each month in the evening, and it is the perfect opportunity for socializing, networking, and enjoying the[...]7:00 pm Frida Kahlo Art & Poetry Exhibit @ Hinovations Art StudioFrida Kahlo Art & Poetry Exhibit @ Hinovations Art StudioSep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pmHinovations Art Studio and WE NEED WORDS Presents Frida Kahlo Art & Poetry Exhibit Experience the rich and colorful life of Frida Kahlo through Poetry, Art and Music! September 5, 2014 If you’d like to[...]Sep6Sat11:00 am Children’s Reading Hour @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardChildren’s Reading Hour @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardSep 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pmJoin us for a fun time reading, fun activities, guest children authors (some weeks) and videos. Activities vary each week so call ahead or check our website for details.1:00 pm Literary Mercado @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardSep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pmJoin us each Saturday afternoon for our “Literary Mercado”. We will have one or more artists at the store every Saturday available to discuss, read from, or sign their books. Author, songwriter, poet, or artist[...]Sep9Tue9:00 am PleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeaguePleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeagueSep 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 amEvery Sunny Tuesday. Workshop with Virginia Eggert. A supply list is available at the Gallery.
Latino USA with Maria HinojosaBefore 1970, the US Census Bureau classified Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican immigrants as whites. Each community of Latin American origin would go by their nationality and by the region where they lived in the United States. But all that changed in the seventies, as activists began lobbying the US Census Bureau to create a broad, national category that included all these communities. The result was the creation of the term “Hispanic”, first introduced in the US Census in 1970.
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An Interesting NoteAges And Ages, Singing An Anthem For (And With) Everyone August 28, 2014, by Bob Boilen • Warning: This song will put a smile on your face. Tiny Desk Concerts