International Award-Winning Author to Speak at LULAC Convention
By Ramón Hernández
Emma González, an international award-winning author who lives in Edinburg, Texas, is one of three speakers that have been chosen to participate in a panel at this this year’s LULAC State Convention.
Dr. Juan Tejeda, a professor at Palo Alto College, and Dr. Emilio Zamora are the other two panelists.
EXCLUSIVE: Long Hidden Secret of Garibaldi Finally Revealed
By Ramón Hernández
Jean-Pierre Reveals His Alamo City Roots as He Prepares for a Comeback
Not only will you, the reader, learn what happened to Jean Pierre Korngold, but also one of the biggest secrets in Mexican showbiz in this exclusive interview during which he reveals a never-known fact about the “All-Mexican” musical group that performed to sold-out arenas, stadiums and festivals throughout the Latin Hemisphere and Spain. And it’s something that will make San Antonio proud.
Tanishq Abraham has accomplished more at age 10 than many students twice his age.
The Sacramento, California, native received his high school diploma last weekend, becoming one of the youngest ever to graduate high school in the United States.
Home schooled since the age of 7, Tanishq passed a state exam in March that certified he had met the appropriate academic standards to receive his diploma.
“It wasn’t easy because of the bureaucracy, but I have put a lot of hard work into this and I am very happy that I am finally graduating high school,” Tanishq told ABC News.
Youth and the Future Golden Gloves
Story by Joseph Martinez & Yvonne Sandoval
At the San Fernando gym you find friends and family together striving to be better at the sport of “Amateur Boxing”
I met Jessie Rodriguez, father and boxing coach for his two sons Jessie 14 and Joshua 19. Joshua is ranked #2 Light Fly Weight National Champion.
I was also introduced to Chris Ramos father and coach to his three boys Joshua 13, Jason 17 and Cresencio 19. Cresencio currently holds the #2 Lightweight National Championship.
Saturday 10-19-2013 @ 11:45 P.M.
Congratulations to the WINNERS of the 33rd Annual Tejano Music Awards
Song of Year/Artist/Group
Mi Mundo Se Acabo – Siggno
Male Vocalist of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Entertainer of the Year
Album of the Year – Tejano
Contigo Descubri – Elida Reyna y Avante
Album of the Year – Conjunto
Back on Track – Los Hermanos Farias
Album of the Year – Norteño
Songwriter-musician Noé A. Benitez recently teamed with a group of Tejano living legends to take Tejano music to high school students through “Subele,” a tune that he wrote and was commissioned to arrange for marching bands.
The tune, which was originally recorded by Hugo Guerrero and also featured Rubén Ramos, Vick Nash and Wild Bill Perkins, became a hit and is now being performed by over 25 marching bands across Texas.
It’s Grand Parent’s Day @ Pre-K for 4 SA north side education center.
To see the excitement on your grandchild eyes: it’s priceless.
The simple act of making a hand print or reading a story makes their day. Looking around I saw nothing but smiles, not only on the kids, but the grand parents as well.
From my experience from my grandchild, learning to tell the difference of shapes to counting numbers. This was an opportunity to see firsthand, the wonderful way San Antonio newest program at work. It’s giving our youngest a great head start on the road of education.
San Antonio Luminaria 2013
Story and photos by Joseph Martinez
Rain ,Rain stay away and it did. For the folks who braved the cool night they were treated to an amazing evening loaded with the sight, sound and the aroma of food lingering in the air. Walking the park grounds I came to a opinion wishing there were two of me so I can see and enjoy twice as much. There were 6 stages and over 600 artist.
RAIN OR SHINE: SAN ANTONIO PRESENTS 6TH ANNUAL LUMINARIA
SAN ANTONIO (March 8, 2013) – The Sixth Annual Luminaria will take place Saturday, March 9, 2013 in HemisFair Park and downtown San Antonio from 7 p.m. to midnight. Luminaria will take place, rain or shine. However, in the event of rain, music and art installations will be moved inside the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and the indoor venues in HemisFair Park will also be open.
“We are confident that, rain or shine, San Antonio’s Sixth Annual Luminaria will be a night to remember,” says Richard Rosen, Artistic Director of Luminaria.