Javier Castaño habla de las elecciones en CUNY TV / Independent Sources

Javier Castaño habla de las elecciones en CUNY TV / Independent Sources

On this edition of Independent Sources, hosted by Garry Pierre-Pierre, we learn about Donald Trump’s vibrant support among ethnic and immigrant communities. Guest List Javier Castaño Editor/Publisher, Queens Latino Jehangir Khattak Co-Director, Center for Community and Ethnic...
Senator Peralta and Queens D.A. Want Travel Agents to Register to Avoid Fraud

Senator Peralta and Queens D.A. Want Travel Agents to Register to Avoid Fraud

As we approach the holiday travel season, and in response to an uptick in complaints, State Senator Jose Peralta unveiled legislation (S.1265) that would require travel consultants and travel promoters operating or doing business in New York to register with the New York Department of State (DOS). The implementation of a registration scheme would safeguard consumers against fraud, misrepresentation, and false advertising, while also addressing security concerns. Senator Peralta held a news conference to discuss his bill and was joined by Carmencita Gutierrez, Director of the Queens District Attorney’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, and victims of recent scams. Under the proposal, DOS will assign a registration number to each travel agent, and that number must be displayed by the travel promoter at his or...
Cursos en español para técnica de actuación Uta Hagen

Cursos en español para técnica de actuación Uta Hagen

La técnica Uta Hagen ha formado y transformado actores con un enfoque que envuelve varias disciplinas físicas y emocionales impuestas al arte de la actuación. Desde mediados del Siglo XX, éste método de actuación ha sido muy relevante como técnica, compitiendo con otras muy poderosas de Europa y de América, ganando admiradores y aún hoy prevaleciendo como una valiosa y completa herramienta para el inquieto actor del Siglo XXI.  El HB Studio, a cargo desde 1945 de la enseñanza de esta técnica que ha sido adoptada por actores de la talla de Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Sara Jessica Parker, Whoopi Goldberg y John Leguizamo entre otros muchos, está anunciando un dinámico curso de diez semanas en español. Las aplicaciones se están recibiendo ya...
NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Hosts Diabetes Awareness Month Event

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Hosts Diabetes Awareness Month Event

Community event will feature healthy cooking demonstrations and discussions highlighting the relationship between healthy eating, exercise and Type 2 diabetes prevention. Pregnant women to receive information about the risks of gestational diabetes and pre-term labor On Wednesday, November 30th, NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst will host a Diabetes Awareness Month event for the community. The event will feature healthy cooking demonstrations, tips from physicians about how to lower the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, which is strongly linked to diet and exercise, and guidance from a nutritionist regarding how to make traditional ethnic cuisines heart-healthier. Pregnant women will receive information regarding the relationship between pre-term labor and gestational diabetes. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about “healthy portion” plate guidelines, nutrition, free exercise...
Queens Community House’s gala raises $150,000 for community programs

Queens Community House’s gala raises $150,000 for community programs

Queens Community House (QCH) celebrated its Strengthening Neighborhoods Inspiring Change Benefit Gala at Blend on the Water in Long Island City. The evening proved to be a great success with almost 200 individuals in attendance and $150,000 raised in the hopes of furthering QCH’s mission. Honored at the event were Aramark, Council Member Daniel Dromm, attorney and community organizer Ali Najmi, and the Queens Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Ben Thomases closed the celebration with a thank you and some encouraging words. “Without the support of those who donated and attended the gala, we wouldn’t be able to do all the things we love to do,” Thomases said. “The generosity of others and the dedication of our employees is what makes Queens Community House...
Nat Geo Mundo tiene nueva programación este noviembre

Nat Geo Mundo tiene nueva programación este noviembre

MARS Estreno el 14 de noviembre Lunes, 9PM ET/PT Esta serie épica de eventos mundiales, que consta de seis partes, cuenta la inspiradora historia desde el punto de vista de una misión ficticia que viaja con tripulantes a Marte en el 2033. Con Brian Grazer y Ron Howard como productores ejecutivos, la serie redefine la narración televisiva mediante. PLANETA EN PELIGRO Estreno el 14 de noviembre Lunes, 10PM ET/PT A partir de los daños causados por el huracán Sandy y la conmoción causada por la sequía en el Medio Oriente, esta serie documental proporciona informes de primera mano sobre los afectados por, y la búsqueda de soluciones al cambio climático. SAFARI BROTHERS Estreno el 22 de noviembre Martes, 7PM ET/PT Los hermanos Brent y...