ArtesMiami, through a program sponsored by the City of Miami (Mayor Francis Suárez and Commissioners), presented a cultural event for children that took place on January 14 at the Mater Center, in coordination with the Cuatrogatos Foundation.
That day, the writer Antonio Orlando Rodríguez, winner of the Alfaguara Novel Prize and author of numerous works of children's literature published in different countries, visited the main headquarters of Centro Mater to talk with children of the institution and read them some of the stories and poems.
As a complement to this activity, Rodríguez recorded a video that will be seen by all the children from the other headquarters of the Mater Center. In addition, ArtesMiami made a donation to the Mater Center and the Cuatrogatos Foundation, which gave the Center a collection of children's books in Spanish.
Centro Mater was founded in 1968 by Sister Margarita Miranda Otero - a religious member of the Sacred Heart in Cuba - to help with childcare services for the new families of Cuban exiles arriving in Miami. Currently, Centro Mater has several branches, has expanded its scope and provides its services annually to more than 1,200 children from low-income families of any nationality, religion or race.
This event was presented by ArtesMiami, a non-profit organization, led by Dr. Aida Levitan. If you wish to recommend another school located within the municipality of Miami, to which we could make a similar presentation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ArtesMiami and U.S. Century Bank present the Closing Film of the 2020 Miami Film Festival, "Mucho Mucho Amor", on March 14th at 7 p.m. at the Olympia Theater.
Join us to see "Mucho Mucho Amor" on March 14th at the Miami Film Festival - 15% OFF for a limited time: https://miamifilmfestival.com/events/mucho-mucho-amor/
This film is a documentary focused on the extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer legend Walter Mercado, who charmed the world for over 30 years with his televised horoscopes. Equal parts Oprah, Liberace, and Mr. Rogers, Walter was a celebrated daily part of Latin culture.
The Chilean-American poet-artist Gustavo Novoa and ArtesMiami President Dr. Aida Levitan will read poems in English and Spanish from Novoa's Jungle Fables/Poemas de la Jungla, a bilingual poetry book published by Editorial Ultramar, the publishing division of ArtesMiami. The free event will be at 7 p.m. on November 29th, 2018, at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida.
Jungle Fables/Poemas de la Jungla is a charming poetry book illustrated by the celebrated paintings of endangered animals created by Novoa. According to Charles Wieland, "There is a quality to Novoa's fables reminiscent of ancient proverbs. As with Aesop and other fablers of antiquity, Novoa ridicules the fashionable world of snobbery, shams and the injustices man bestows on his fellow man." This book has many levels and can be enjoyed by both children and adults because of its simple but appealing poetry and beautiful illustrations.
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ArtesMiami invites you to enjoy the very funny comedy El Club de las Viudas on June 29-30 and July 1st, at the Koubek Center, at 8:30 p.m., with fantastic local actors. It has been a sellout every night so get your tickets very soon at:
ArtesMiami, U.S. Century Bank, and CCEMiami sponsored Maria Toledo's flamengo debut in Miami on May 18th and 19th 2018 at Miami Dade County Auditorium. Maria Toledo's performance served is part of CCEMiami's FlamenGO 2018 program. Maria Toledo is the first woman in flamengo's history to sing while accompanying herself on piano. She has also been nominated for two Latin Grammys.
In addition, the concert's sponsors, ArtesMiami, U.S. Century Bank, and CCEMiami, hosted Maria Toledo, U.S. Century Bank customers, ArtesMiami sponsors and media at a luncheon at Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita. The Consul General of Spain, Candido Creis, spoke to the group and the Chairman of ArtesMiami, Jose Freixas, also participated.
The editorial division of ArtesMiami, Editorial Ultramar, invites you to the poetry reading by Lilliam Moro, an award-winning Cuban-American poet, and her new book, El Silencio y la Furia, published by Ultramar, on TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at the Suniland Books and Books, 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest, FL 33156. Benefactors who have donated $200 or more to ArtesMiami will be invited to a dinner with the author after the event. To be a Benefactor, click on https://www.artesmiami.org/ and Support Us.
Lilliam Moro is the author of numerous poetry books, two of which have won national awards. She resides in South Florida and has also published novels and essays.
The book was edited by writer and critic Luis de la Paz. Poet-author Joaquin Galvez will introduce Ms. Moro at the reading. ArtesMiami President Aida Levitan, Ph.D., will give the welcome at the event.
ArtesMiami makes it possible for great poets to publish their books at no cost to them, distributes the books and promotes in local media and through its proprietary database of 7,000+ South Florida residents.
ArtesMiami thanks Books and Books for its continued support in presenting and promoting the poetry books published by Editorial Ultramar.
The premier collection of Cuban and Cuban-American rare books, documents, historic photos and videos and other artefacts is the UM Cuban Heritage Collection. As Chair of the Amigos Board of the Collection, Dr. Aida Levitan, President of ArtesMiami, has announced that the board will recognize donors of $500+ to the Collection at a dinner on November 17th. Peter Zubizarreta, UBS Bodner Zubizarreta Group, a new CHC Board member, will sponsor the dinner.
To participate in the dinner, you must become a CHC Gold Member by donating $500 or more to the Collection. This will entitle you to dinner invitations for two people.
Space is limited to the first 20 people who respond.
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On October 26, 2017, at 6 p.m., the InterAmerican Institute for Democracy will present awards to OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, and to Aida Levitan, Ph.D., President of ArtesMiami. The Henry Dunant Award for Corporate Social Responsibility will be presented to Dr. Levitan at a Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus ceremony. Carlos Alberto Montaner, Chairman of the Institute, praised Dr. Levitan for becoming "an unquestionable champion of the best causes that have made Miami a cosmopolitan and amenable city." He added that "Dr. Levitan is recognized as a pioneering force in inserting corporate social responsibility criteria into business decisions."
The event will be at the Chapman Auditorium, Bulding III, Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus. You must register in order to attend.
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