• “Slash and Burn Hispanic Presidential Candidates”

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz has formally come out as a candidate for President. That makes him the first official major candidate to announce. He is the first former Canadian citizen to run for President of the United States.

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  • Liandro Arellano, Jr. candidate for Mayor of Dixon

    They say we have to vote to make our voice count. This year on April 7 residents of Dixon, IL will be choosing a new mayor and the Republican candidate Liandro Arellano, Jr. has a lot to offer to his constituents.

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  • Mariachi meets opera in the world premiere: El Pasado Nunca Se Termina

    El Pasado Nunca Se Termina (The Past Is Never Finished), the brand-new mariachi opera commissioned by Lyric Unlimited, has its world-premiere performances in March. The opera reunites the team of José “Pepe” Martínez (music) and Leonard Foglia (librettist/director), who created the wildly successful Cruzar la Cara de la Luna, which had its first Chicago performances in 2013.

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  • Bringing Our Silver History to Life presented by LTC (Ret.) Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch

    STERLING, Illinois.– On May 5th, 2015 the Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce’s (SVACC) Hispanic Business Leaders Committee (HBLC) will be offering a presentation given by LTC (Ret.) Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch at Centennial Auditorium in Sterling, Illinois. LTC Kickbusch has ties to the area as her father was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire and her family lived in Sterling during the 1950’s. Known as “Silver City,” the boxcar settlement was an early home for Kickbusch’s parents and a source of inspiration for her visionary leadership. 

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