Celebrating Hispanics in Construction D.C. United ‘Audi Field’ July 21, 2021

June 19, 2021 by Jose Sueiro

Metro DC Hispanic Contractors Association (Metro/DC HCA), in partnership with Gilbane & Turner construction companies, Balt./DC Building Trades Unions and the D.C. United soccer team shall celebrate the 5th annual*, GALA Fundraiser, ‘Audi Field’, D.C. United soccer stadium, Wednesday evening, July 21, 2021, 6-9:30 pm.

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The Tango is a Woman’s Thing

After the successful live presentation of La Tía Julia y el Escribidor (Mario Vargas Llosa) in May 2021, the Gala Hispanic Theatre continues to proudly and enthusiastically proclaim "Live Performances are Back" with all and extra covid-19 precautions still in force, social distancing, masks required, and 25% capacity until the city lifts the limitation on June 11.  So, prepare for a memorable  evening with a fantastic presentation of Ella es Tango.

June 10, 2021 by Maha Armaly

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At GALA Theatre:

'El Perro del hortelano'

A Courageous Theatrical Feat


            The first thing that stands out when you mention Gala Theatre's new production of Lope de Vega's classic comedy, "El Perro del Hortelano", (translated as, 'The Dog in the Manger', but better described as the 'gardener's' dog, the one who doesn't eat or allow others to partake), performing live now through Nov. 22, is the unprecedented act of bravery it takes to produce a live theatre piece at this dangerous juncture. Not easy, yet GALA has done it with care and caution under safe conditions and, remarkably, with a delightfully fresh comedy, a welcome antidote to our gloomy, lugubrious times.

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3 ways to get your point across while wearing a mask – tips from an award-winning speech coach

Cheryl Chambers, Mississippi State University You wear your mask, keep six feet between yourself and others and are committed to safety. But the measures that help...

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May 6, 2021 by Jose Sueiro

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Michelle Obama's Profile in Courage

           In these trying times with so much upheaval, where negative and tragic news seem to continually bombard us on so many levels, it was...

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Amanda Gorman's poetry shows why spoken word belongs in school

 Kathleen M. Alley, Mississippi State University; Mukoma Wa Ngugi, Cornell University, and Wendy R. Williams, Arizona State University Editor’s note: Not long after Amanda Gorman recited one of her poems at the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Jan. 20, three...

February 10, 2021 by The Conversation

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With JPN Masonry & Otto Madrid The Sky's the Limit

He arrived in the United States on March 3rd, 2001 with a backpack full of dreams much like other Salvadoran immigrants. Until one day, four...

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Twitter posts show that people are profoundly sad – and are visiting parks to cheer up

Joe Roman, University of Vermont and Taylor Ricketts, University of Vermont The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is the deepest and longest period of malaise...

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jonetta rose barras: A government of redundancies

The DC Council Committee on Government Operations, chaired by Ward 4’s Brandon Todd, recently gave preliminary approval to the Racial Equity Achieves Real Change Amendment...

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