Sep 22 2015
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Oct 24 2015
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

Presented by Broward County Library at Unknown

Calendar of Events

September 22 - Screening of Latino Americans: 500 Years of Latino American History, documentary, episode II – “Empire of Dreams,” with discussion led by Dr. Barbara Ganson, Director of Latin American Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University, 6 to 7:45PM, Weston Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, (954) 357-5420

September 29 - Salsa and Cha-cha-cha Dance Workshop, led by instructors from Salsabor Florida! 6 to 7:30PM, Weston Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, (954) 357-5420

October 6 - Screening of Latino Americans: 500 Years of Latino American History documentary, episode VI, “Perils and Promise,” with discussion led by Dr. Gracie la Cruz-Taura, Professor, Latin American Studies program at Florida Atlantic University, 1 to 3PM, North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, (954) 201-2600

October 13 - Merengue and Bachata Dance Workshop, led by instructors from Salsabor Florida! 6 to 7:30PM, North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, (954) 201-2600

October 24 - Celebrate Latino American Culture! Dance Showcase and Photography Exhibit featuring traditional dances along with selected photos from the Celebration Photography Challenge, 3 to 5:30PM, Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, (954) 357-7444

 

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Celebration Photography Challenge!

Show your Latino pride by entering your photograph in our contest celebrating the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History program series. Photographs should illustrate the program's themes of Latino history and culture, with suggested subjects of Latino dance, music, clothing, food, families, and festivals. Entrants will be judged on the expression of cultural themes, with minimal consideration of photographic quality. Selected photos will be exhibited at the Latino American program series finale on Saturday, October 24, at Main Library. Twenty challenge winners will have their photographs framed and exhibited in branch libraries, and receive a winner's certificate.  The top two entrants (one youth, one adult) will receive a framed copy of their photo with winning ribbon.

Photographs may be submitted via email to tzimmerm@Broward.org as digital images or in print, in person at any library information desk. All entries must be accompanied by an official entry form application, available online or at any Broward County Library information desk. Deadline for submission is Thursday, October 1, 5 PM.

Program partner WPBT2 will air the six-part “Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation” documentary on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, September 28-30 at 11 p.m. and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, October 5 – 7 at 11 p.m. in support of the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

Admission Info

free

Dates & Times

2015/09/22 - 2015/10/24

Additional time info:

September 22, September 29, October 6, October 13, October 24

Location Info