This is a time to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture.
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2013
Latinos in the Arts - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Check out these database to find information on Hispanic Culture.
- Latin American Women Writers
- Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 9,810 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc
- Biography Complete
This database integrates biographies from Gale Group sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to hand-picked web sites. Search for people -- both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor -- based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text.
- World History Collection
Offers a global look at history with content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. World History Collection contains cover-to-cover full text for more than 140 titles, including many peer-reviewed journals.
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Buena Vista Social Club [videorecording]
Call Number: ESPANOL DVD 781.657 BUENA VISTA
performances of Candela and Cien fuegos tiene su guaguanco, an interview with Juan de Marcos, and Alberto Korda discussing his photographs
15 September through 15 October is the observation and celebration of Hispanic history and culture. The contributions of this diverse cultural fabric are woven together by the Spanish language. The richness of the customs, flavors, arts, music, and dance are evident in a cultural landscape that embraces multiplicity. This year we will celebrate Hispanic art and film, with a particular focus on Cantinflas.
Check out what SAPL has to offer as we celebrate Latinos in the Arts!
Call Number: 759.972 RIVERA BIOGRAPHY
Devoted to contemporary art, many well-known avant-garde artists, and often serving as an arena for controversy.
The Magazine of Independent Film
The Magazine of Independent Film
- Hispanic Heritage Month
- Hispanicly Speaking News
- National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures
is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to the promotion, advancement, development, and cultivation of the Latino arts field.
- National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts
Offers graduate scholarships & expand career opportunities
- People en Espanol
People en Español will bring its Festival event—celebrating Latino culture and entertainment—to San Antonio on September 1 – 2.
- San Antonio Arts Coalition (ARTCO)
vital first step by ARTCO in its efforts to increase the visibility of the arts to the citizens of San Antonio.
- San Antonio Film Festival
Serves as an accessible and inclusive platform for artists in the category of cinema and to provide cinematic culture to a diverse audience. Showcases films from around the world in its role of nurturing, fostering, and developing filmmakers of all ages.
- Art in America
This is an illustrated monthly, international magazine concentrating on the contemporary art world, including profiles of artists and genres, updates about art movements, show reviews and event schedules. It is designed for collectors, artists, dealers, art professionals and other consumers who are interested in all aspects of the artworld. The magazine includes extensive coverage and criticism of sculpture, painting and photography.
- Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
The organization's mission is to preserve, promote and develop the arts and culture of the Chicano/Latino/Native American peoples for all ages and backgrounds through public and educational programming in six disciplines: Dance, Literature, Media Arts, Theater Arts, Visual Arts and Xicano Music.
- San Antonio Cultural Arts
It is the mission of San Anto Cultural Arts to foster human and community development through community-based arts.
- Say Sí
Serving San Antonio’s youth, SAY Sí is a year round, long-term, non-profit multidisciplinary arts program that provides students opportunities to develop artistic and social skills in preparation for higher educational advancement and professional careers.
- The Esperanza Center
The Esperanza advocates for those wounded by domination and inequality — women, people of color, queer people, the working class and poor. We believe in creating bridges between people by exchanging ideas and educating and empowering each other. We believe it is vital to share our visions of hope… we are esperanza.
- Centro Cultural Aztlan
Centro Cultural Aztlan was founded in 1977 by a group of young community organizers active in the Chicano movement and eager to extend its message of pride and empowerment. Their vision was to preserve and build upon the long tradition of Chicano/Latino culture by creating programs that would involve local artists and increase public awareness of their work.
- Museo Alameda
The Alameda is a national center for Latino arts and culture, fulfilling Tano Lucchese's dream of a place that tells the story of the Latino experience in America.