Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

http://dublinlibrary.wordpress.com/2009/05/20/hey-may-is-asianpacific-heritage-month/May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island).

Like most commemorative months, Asian-Pacific Heritage Month originated in a congressional bill.

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Semblanza Latinoamericana

Latin dance

“Semblanza Latinoamericana” is a celebration of Latin American culture through music and dance. A collection of distinguished musicians and several dance companies entertain audiences this Saturday October 17th  at 8PM and Sunday at 3PM in a production produced by Tierra Blanca Arts Center.

It will be a spectacular program of music and dance  which celebrates the cultures, traditions and folklore of  Latin American countries: Argentina , Bolivia , Brazil , Colombia , Ecuador , El Salvador , Guatemala , Mexico , Peru , Uruguay , all of which have made cultural contributions to the most ethnically diverse city on earth, Los Angeles

This event is taking place in Los Angeles at the  Theatre Center,  514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013.

ADMISSION: $20. Students and seniors  $15.

RESERVATIONS: (213) 489-0994 ext. 107.