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Otra Revelación del Festival Betances: El Acto Principal del Domingo

El último día del Festival Betances, domingo 17 de julio, tendremos el placer de presentar a una banda neoyorquina exclusivamente de salsa, compuesta de 8 músicos, pero como indica su nombre, 8 y Más, al tocar dan la sensación de ser una orquesta entera en el escenario. Bobby Allende, el …

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Another Betances Reveal: Sunday’s Main Act

The last day of Festival Betances, Sunday July 17th, we will be presenting a salsa band from New York, made up of 8 musicians, that live up to their name 8 y Más (8 and More), with their music they fill the stage and sound as if a full orchestra …

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Another Big Reveal! Interview with Festival Betances Main Saturday Act

Jesus Pagán is a Puerto Rican singer who has always felt close the salsa genre. Throughout his career which started in 1998, he has been part of the chorus or percussionist for some of the greatest of salsa, the likes of Rubén Blades. He decided to branch off on his …

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Revelamos el Segundo Acto Principal de Festival Betances

Jesus Pagán es un cantante puertorriqueño que siempre ha sentido una gran afinidad por el género de la salsa. A lo largo de su carrera, a partir del 1998, ha cantado como corista y también ejercido de percusionista con grandes como Rubén Blades. Hace 8 años decidió independizarse como cantante …

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Exclusive Interview: Our First Betances Reveal

Edgardo Zayas wasn’t always a Bohemia singer, he discovered his vocation while serving in the military when he was 30 years old. “There I started to feel that melancholy that accompanies the earth, that goes with listening to music. I discovered the content of “borincana” music, and ever since then …

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Entrevista Exclusiva: Revelamos el Primer Artista Principal del Festival Betances

Edgar Zayas no siempre fue un cantante de música bohemia, descubrió su vocación mientras estaba  en el ejército a los 30 años. “Allá me dió como ese sentir esa melancolía de la tierra, del escuchar música. Descubrí el contenido de la música borincana y desde entonces lo hago.”  La música …

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A Big Day Promoting Education and the Arts

Last Friday was an important day for our organization with two different celebrations: one for our little ones and their successful completion of the Afterschool Learning Program, and the other to mark the opening of a special exhibit, “Emerging Latino Artists,” featuring local Latino artists who are making significant contributions …

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Leaders in Diversity: Vanessa Calderón-Rosado Makes Community Impact

The Boston Business Journal has published an article about our CEO, Dr. Vanessa Calderón-Rosado. Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, University of Puerto Rico, 1986; master’s degree in speech language pathology, 1989; master’s degree in public policy, University of Massachusetts Boston, 1996; doctorate in public policy, Mass Boston, 2000. Residence: Milton …

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Preescolar Bilingüe de IBA Celebra la Primavera con una Bella Actuación

En estudios recientes se ha comprobado que los niños de familias latinas ya no están hablando español en casa, a pesar de los esfuerzos de sus padres. También muestran que el bilingüismo facilita procesos de resolver problemas y refuerza habilidades mentales importantes mientras que el niño se desarrolla. Es por …

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IBA’s Bilingual Preschool Celebrates Spring with Talent Show

In recent studies it has been proven that children from a Hispanic background are not speaking Spanish at home anymore, in spite of their parents’ best efforts. Studies also show that bilingualism provides critical problem solving skills and helps develop a child’s mind as they grow into fruitful learners. This …

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