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An evening with Raúl Villareal, author of Hemingway’s Cuban Son

Raúl and librarians

Raúl Villareal with librarians Edwin Perez and Patricia Vega. Photo courtesy of Mrs. Vega.

Rightly or wrongly, my impressions of one of America’s most revered authors, Ernest Hemingway, has always been one of a larger than life figure with an insatiable appetite for wine, women and cigars.

Interestingly enough, life often affords us opportunities to examine tightly held ideas and perceptions. I had a chance to challenge some of those thoughts about Ernest Hemingway on Wednesday, September 19, at the Main Branch of the Jersey City Public Library.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, librarians Edwin Perez and Patricia Vega hosted New Jersey author and artist, Raúl Villareal. His presentation, “Hemingway on the Hudson” was based on the book he co-authored with his father, Hemingway’s Cuban Son. The memoir recounts the decades in which Raúl’s father, René Villareal, faithfully served as Hemingway’s mayordomo (butler). Read more

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How I Did It: Kim Haas Speaks at America Means Business

Kim Haas, President of Haas Media LLC and Founder of Los Afro-Latinos, will be speaking at America Means Business (AMB) tomorrow, Wednesday, June 13 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm.

Kim will talk about launching and growing her business, as well as developing Los Afro-Latinos. Her interviewer will be Ramon Ray, Editor of Small Biz Technology.

The event takes place at America Means Business headquarters (125 West 18 Street, New York, New York).

For more information about this event and to get tickets please click here.

Kim Haas on WRFG-Atlanta (TODAY)!

Tune in TODAY at 2:30pm to WRFG-Atlanta to hear Kim Haas (President of Haas Media LLC and Founder of Los Afro-Latinos) on “The Tambor” with host Bruno Gaston! Read more

Celebrate Carnival

It’s time to celebrate – Carnival has come! Read more

{Event} New Sources for the Study of Slave Societies

Qué: New Sources for the Study of Slave Societies
Cuándo: February 2 – 4, 2012
Dónde: Vanderbilt University ‘s Jean and Alexander Heard Library Read more

{Event} 16th Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium and Film Screening

Qué: 16TH Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium and Film Screening “Afro Latin@ Film: Invisibilidad y Presencia” Read more