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    Huffington Post writer Eduardo Diaz explores Latino culture in the South

    July 23, 2014, 1:52 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Emily Zimmern, Levine Museum of the New South As participants in the inaugural Innovation Lab for Museums sponsored by AAM’s Center for the Future of Museums and EmcArts, Levine Museum of the New South, Atlanta History Center and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute joined forces to launch the Latino New...

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    Back-to-school concert and fun day attracts family and youth

    July 23, 2014, 1:03 p.m., Posted by ylatimore

    Al Tillman Unity-N-Community Sponge-Bob & Celebrity Friends event. A back-to-school concert and fun day on Saturday, July 26, will mark the unofficial end of summer vacation for local youth, with the first day of class for Bibb County schools fast approaching on Aug. 1. The event,...

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    Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival launches with outstanding Ballet Hispanico

    July 23, 2014, 12:42 p.m., Posted by rdurbin

    The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival, a Knight arts grantee, began with a flourish as Ballet Hispanico, a New York-based dance troupe, kicked off the eighth annual (and the city of Akron’s 41st annual) dancing-in-the-park happening. Ballet Hispanico, led by Eduardo Vilaro, sets as its focus Latino cultures. But as...

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