Ash Productions has always highlighted
the African American Community and we are proud to now
highlight the Latino (Hispanic) Community in Pittsburgh as well.
Here you will find everything you need to know about the "Rich
Latino Culture" in Pittsburgh. There is so much going on
in the Pittsburgh Latino Community and we will keep adding new
events, businesses, etc as they are presented to BAP!!!
it out for yourself!!!
PITTSBURGH'S 1ST LATINO AND HISPANIC HERITAGE WEEK
Sponsored by Office of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle
OCTOBER 2ND - OCTOBER 7TH, 2012
FOR COMPLETE DETAILS AND INFORMATION CLICK HERE
HIP-HOP DUO MANO Y MANO
STEPS TO NEXT LEVEL WITH NEW CD
By Ashley G. Woodson for the New Pittsburgh Courier
the beginning there was Sossa Smooth,
a young eager emcee who first stepped in the booth at the age
of 13 and recorded his first song. Then there was J-Kruz,
who was inspired by his younger brother to pursue a career in
rap music and together they make up the most diverse group that
Pittsburgh has ever heard called Mano
THE FULL STORY FROM THE COURIER RIGHT
BACK TO THE 'BURGH...ONLINE
by Ashley G. Woodson For The New Pittsburgh Courier
READ THE FULL
STORY FROM THE COURIER
Arrepia, Brasil! (Brazilian-Pittsburgh Community)
For all of those who are, one way or another, in touch with the
Brazilian culture or would like to lean more about Brazil.
Bésame is a quartet that specializes in music from Latin
America, with emphasis on the sounds of Colombia.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization uniting Colombians that
live in Pittsburgh.
Latinoamericano de Pittsburgh
Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Coro Latinoamericano (Latinamerican Choir)
is a singing group of 25 men and women committed to "uniting
the Americas" through a closer understanding of Latinamerican
music and culture. Members represent various countries of North,
Central and South America.
Pittsburgh: Latin American Communities
Look here for information about the Latino community in Pittsburgh.
Included are links to other organizations. As of November of 2004,
Argentineans, Brazilians, Colombians, Mexicans, Peruvians, and
Venezuelans were represented.
Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Formerly the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Western Pennsylvania
The Mission of the PMAHCC is to provide regional business opportunities
which allow economic growth, while simultaneously advocating,
promoting, and facilitating the success of Hispanic businesses.
American and Caribbean Heritage Room
The Latin American and Caribbean Heritage Classroom project is
a community effort that aims at creating a room that represents
the Amerindian, European, and African cultures of the region.
Upon completion, the Room will join the other worldwide known
32 Nationality and Heritage Rooms at the Cathedral of Learning,
University of Pittsburgh.
American Cultural Union
The Latin American Cultural Union (LACU), founded in 1986, is
a non profit organization whose primary goal is to cultivate and
disseminate the diverse cultural and artistic manifestations of
Latin American traditions and life such as dance, music, literature,
culinary arts, film, painting, and regional costumes. Includes
the Comunidad Latina, links to Latino organizations in the Pittsburgh
Latin American Radio Magazine
The Latin American Radio Magazine started in September 1995 on
WRCT as a weekly radio program, in Spanish, for the Hispanic Community
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Now broadcast over www.wrct.org and
& LATIN HISTORY
natives, home of Swinn Cash WNBA, Mike Logan NFL, Russell Stuvant
NFL, Brandin Short NFL, Mano y Mano
has been in the rap game a long time showing support to other
local artist in the area and also bringing
a little culture to the Burgh with their Latin flavor,
which tends to stand out in a our city of very little Hispanic
culture. The 2 brothers go by the names of Sosa Smooth
a/k/a CO a/k/a Colossus and none other than WAMO'S (PITTSBURGH
..1 HOME FOR HIP HOP AND R&B) own J-Kruz a/k/a Omega.
This group has performed and opened for several national acts
that have come to the city of Pittsburgh (i.e. Beanie Siegel and
freeway (twice), AZ, Isis, Mr. Cheeks, Pretty Ricky, DJ Clue,
Noriega, and Run DMC. They have performed in over 30-40 local
performances with other local artist, including Pittsburgh's own
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