10/21/2019

Dear Members and Friends,

On November 9th at 7:00 PM. we will have another edition of the Book Society. It be be held at the Venetian Room of the Bonaventure Building, located at 5200 Keller Springs Road, Dallas, TX (MAP). Dr. Ignacio Pujana will present.

Entitled "Mariana Islands, pit and thieves", this informal talk last about 40 minutes, starting with a brief historical introduction since the arrival of Fernando de Magallanes, then focus on research work carried out in several trips to the Mariana Trench, the deepest place on the planet. It will include abundant pictures and short unpubl...

8/31/2019

Dear Members and Friends,

On September 14th at 7:00 PM. we will have another edition of the Book Society. It be be held at the Venetian Room of the Bonaventure Building, located at 5200 Keller Springs Road, Dallas, TX (MAP). Dr. Pedro Zeballos will present.

Dr. Pedro Zevallos was born and raised in Lima, Peru.

He graduated as a doctor in 1971, that same year he came to the United States to complete a residency of Internal Medicine and a specialty in Respiratory Diseases, in Massachusetts and in Cleveland, Ohio. He moved to Texas in the year of 1976, worked until two years ago in his specialt...

7/20/2019

Dear Members and Friends,

On August 3rd at 7:30 PM. Mr. Jorge Rendón will speak on the subject "Coffee-scented Tangos". We will return to the Venetian Room of the Bonaventure Building, located at 5200 Keller Springs Road, Dallas, TX (MAP).

"It is the history of tango in Colombia, originated precisely in the coffee zone, to the point that in the 1940s, due to lack of communications, the coffee farmer believed that tango was originally from Colombia."

The meeting will begin with dinner and the presentation will begin as soon as we finish dessert. Please call Ms. Ivonne Marull...

5/8/2019

Dear Members and Friends,

Our first meeting of this cycle will be on July 1st at 7:30 PM. Luis Alberto Crespo, PhD will speak on the subject "Texas, the country that never was". We will return to the Venetian Room of the Bonaventure Building, located at 5200 Keller Springs Road, Dallas, TX (MAP).

"Many countries during the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries were born and died, merged and fragmented, especially during wars.

Texas was no exception, born on March 2, 1836, just after the decisive battle of San Jacinto, where the Mexican army capitulated and agreed to its indepen...

5/18/2018

Dear Members and Friends,

On Saturday May 26th at 7:00PM we will celebrate a very important event of the Argentine history: the May Revolution, beginning of the liberating feat.

We will have the opportunity to enjoy a very pleasant moment by toasting and eating homemade meals and drinking a delicious wine. As always, each attendee will collaborate bringing a plate or dessert to share and the Center will offer free drinks as part of the celebration.

After dinner, we will have the honor of welcoming our great friend and historian Luis Crespo to tell us about that important date and its connotations...

12/27/2016

Dear Members and Friends,

Our first meeting of this cycle will be January 21st. Mr. Andy Garcia will discuss the life and work of the Spanish novelist, poet and playwright Miguel de Cervantes Commemorating the 400th centenary of his death.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra is considered the greatest figure of Spanish literature. It is universally known, especially for having written "The ingenious hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha", which many critics have described as the first modern novel and one of the best works of universal literature. He has been given the nickname of Prince of the Wits.

We...

9/26/2016

Dear Members and Friends,

On this occasion, the soprano Irene Isabel Cafiero will delight us with a selection of famous songs under the title "The Southern Cone and its feelings, between love and misunderstandings". The event will take place on October 22nd.

Irene Isabel Cafiero. Soprano. Born in La Plata. She studied classical harp and singing at the Conservatory of Music Gilardo Gilardi in the city of La Plata. Her singing and repertoire teachers were: Elsa Paladino and Eduviges Picone, among others. She is currently studying with Professor Gabriela Cipriani Zec.

She has been part of...

8/7/2016

Dear Members and Friends,

On this occasion, Mr. Ivan Miño will talk about "Ecuador, a country with contrasts". The event will take place on August 20th.

"Ecuador, despite being a small country, with no more than 300 thousand square kilometers and 16 million people, has a great geographic and human diversity.

My presentation was based on information from the four regions of the country: Galapagos, La Costa, the Amazon region and the Andean region.

I will show a 5 minutes DVD on San Cristobal Island, which I visited in May 2016.

I will show a DVD of the great craftsmanship of the Coast (the Paja Toqu...

6/9/2016

Dear Members and Friends,

On this occasion, and commemorating the bicentennial of the Argentinean declaration ofindependence, Mr. Luis Alberto Crespo will talk about the background, motivations and implications of this important event for the country. The event will take place on June 25.

"In order to build a national identity, leading historians of the 19th century, Bartolome Mitre and Vicente Fidel Lopez,wrote a historical epic in order to enhance our heroes and our will to be independent. Many years later, well into the 20th century many historians made a moe precise review of what really hap...

3/10/2016

Dear Members and Friends,

Our first meeting of this cycle will be on 26 March. Mr. Horacio Marull Perretta, lawyer, journalist and honorary consul of Chile in Dallas will discuss the life and work of the Uruguayan writer Horacio Quiroga.

 

The subject is about the famous poet, playwright, journalist and Uruguayan writer Horacio Quiroga who has sometimes been compared to the American Edgar Allan Poe, which was also his friend. At 23 he migrated to Argentina where he developed most of his work, especially in missions and their rainforest environment which moved to the plot of many of his works. Its...

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