The San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) was the recipient of a Mitchell A. Wilder Award from the Texas Association of Museums for excellence in publication and media design in the category of Invitations and Announcements.

Teatro Latino's first-ever tour of a Broadway play in Spanish CARTAS DE AMOR, featuring telenovela stars Saul Lisazo and Kate del Castillo, comes to the Los Angeles area, playing May 17 at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach and May 18 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

Presented by Target Stores and Mervyn's and sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company, Chicano, an unprecedented art exhibit, will open to the public at the El Paso Museum of Art and Insights-El Paso Science Museum in El Paso, Texas, on June 14, 2003.

A Spanish operatic tenor hosting a special dedicated to the music most often associated with tequila and cantinas?

Rayo, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers announced the publication of MAMÁ: Latina Daughters Celebrate Their Mothers, an emotional and powerful collection of stories and photographs about remarkable Latinas, and their mothers.

El Museo del Barrio, New York’s premiere Latino and Latin American cultural institution, presents the landmark exhibition Rafael Tufiño: Painter of the People. The retrospective features the work of one of the central figures in the history of 20th century Puerto Rican art.

The Palm Beach Festival Ballet announced the world premiere of HAVANA this coming April. This story of love, passion, and mystery transports the audience to an era that now lives on only in the memories of those who lived it.

Cuba's internationally acclaimed Children's Theatre, La Colmenita (the little beehive) will tour California from March 7th through the 21st in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, San Diego, San Francisco and the State Capital Sacramento.

On March 3rd marked the anniversary of the day of the Cuban Poet. This commemoration was created at the initiative of Dr. Delia Cabrera Torres to coincide with the birthday of Boniface Byrne.

Rafael Tufiño (b. Brooklyn, 1922) is one of the central figures in the history of 20th Century Puerto Rican art. A versatile artist in many media, Tufiño has been a major force in founding and furthering modern Puerto Rican art--both on the Island and in the Caribbean Diaspora.

The critically acclaimed hit theatrical comedy, Latinologues, will make its way to the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles on February 27.

King Fine Arts gallery will conduct an exclusive public exhibition of three prominent Cuban-American painters -- Humberto Calzada, Hugo Consuegra and Baruj Salinas - beginning Friday, February 28.

In the label's continuing efforts to reach an increasingly diverse audience, Walt Disney Records, the worldwide leader in children's audio entertainment, announced that they are releasing two of their best-selling children's titles in Spanish for the very first time.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts presents The Gift: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality, a traveling exhibition organized and circulated by Independent Curators International, that investigates the intricacies of personal relationships through artwork that focus on the giving and receiving of

Univision Communications will donate to The Museum of Television & Radio, for more than two decades the nation's most significant cultural institution devoted to the history of radio and TV, hundreds of hours of US Spanish- language TV broadcasts.

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