Three-faceted music: Crossbreeding, Syncretism and Hybridization in Latin America, offering a visual and acoustic perspective on the indigenous, Hispanic and African cultural roots of Latin American music.

The exhibition presents 92 artworks in all media, 63 of which have been acquired by the museum since 2011, representing its deep and continuing commitment to collecting Latino art. "Our America" will be on view from Oct. 25 through March 2, 2014. The exhibition is organized by E. Carmen Ramos, curator of Latino art.

In tribute to the legends responsible for making American music part of global popular culture, the U.S. Postal Service announced the launch of a new Music Icons stamp series with the issuance of a stamp honoring Lydia Mendoza, one of the first and greatest stars of Tejano music.

The High Museum of Art today announced the museum will mount The Latino List - a portrait survey of important Hispanic Americans by photographer and documentary filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders - from March 17 to May 19, 2013.

ArtesMiami announces that the Smithsonian Latino Center has named three new members to its national board of directors. They are Aida Levitan, Ph.D., President of ArtesMiami, Inc., a Miami-based 501(c)3 organization; Christine Ortega of Southwest Airlines and Philip Fuentes of PMAMCD Inc.

The Houston Symphony announced that it has selected Colombian-born, Vienna-trained conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada as its next Music Director.

In this historical saga, the essence of the Cuban Revolution is captured through the eyes of the Candela family as they reflect on the life that could have been and the generation that must create a new paradise in exile. by Antonio J. Guernica

The High Museum of Art in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario is organizing a major exhibition of work by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, the two central figures of Mexican Modernism.

Seventy years of Latino food history, from a circa 1940 tortilla press to California vineyard tools used by the Robledo family, are featured in "FOOD: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000," opening at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Nov. 20. The exhibition draws on the museum's Bracero farm labor collection as well as highlights new objects collected to show the influence of immigrants and migrants on the American table, including the diffusion of Mexican-inspired food into all corners of the country.

We asked you to vote on which of five iconic American figures should be memorialized in a new biographical portrait by Robert Weingarten, a noted photographic artist. After more than 11,000 votes cast, the winner is…Celia Cruz! Each historical figure brought a different set of ideas to the discussion, and worthy arguments were made for each of them. The Queen of Salsa resonated with a clear majority of the voters, representing a multifaceted story of immigration, music, and entertainment.

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The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) announced the award winners for the TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund and first-ever Heineken VOCES grant at a celebration over the weekend for Latin American filmmakers during the Tribeca Film Festival.

The Tejano Monument, a multi-statue monument honoring the contributions of Texas early Spanish-Mexican settlers and their descendants, was unveiled on the south lawn of the Texas Capitol grounds before local and state community and legislative leaders, including Texas Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman. The unveiling marks a 12-year effort by Hispanic business, education, and community leaders to honor early Spanish and Mexican pioneers that are seldom mentioned in Texas history. The monument is the largest of its kind on any state capitol grounds in the U.S. and will be seen by the more than one million people who visit the Texas State Capitol each year.

Santillana USA announced a 78% increase in e-book sales for the November 2011-January 2012 period. This increase, which corresponds to the United Sates and Puerto Rico alone, has been the biggest recorded by the company since it started offering titles in a digital format.

It's time to meet Miles Morales, the all-new Ultimate Comics Spider-Man and most talked about super hero of the century!

Members of the federal commission to study the feasibility of a The National Museum of the American Latino applauded the introduction of bipartisan, bicameral legislation to establish the Smithsonian American Latino Museum, as recommended by the National Museum of the American Latino (NMAL) Commission.

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