viernes, 8 de mayo de 2015

Double shot of Besame this weekend!

Hello, Everyone!

Beautiful weather, World Fair Trade Day and Cinco de Mayo mean that there's a lot of fun music this weekend, including us! We're on twice this Saturday, May 9:

Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Day
2:00 - 3:00 pm
5824 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh 15217
This is a great, kid- and shopper-friendly event that runs throughout the day. The full event schedule is on Facebook at, and we get started at 2:00.

Las Palmas Cinco de Mayo Celebration
4:15ish until they tell us to stop :)
1616 Broadway Ave, Pittsburgh (Beechview) 15216
The full even runs from noon until 10 pm, and we'll be on as soon as we can get there from the previous event! This is another great kid-friendly event with food for sale, DJ and live music all day, and children's activities. You can check out the details at

Come on out, the music's fine!

Jorge, Melissa, Paul and Roger


miércoles, 6 de mayo de 2015

UPDATE--Pittsburgh Latin American Community Events~~May 2015

For other information and events, please visit our calendar at

Note: Information needs to be sent to the CLAS email address. We do not collect information about events. Make sure you send your information to








Café con Leche:

For more information or events: or email:

Café Con Leche uses food to build community. It is a place for the Pittsburgh Latino community to connect, promote Latino culture in Pittsburgh and be a safe space for dialogue and creative problem solving.

The name, Café con Leche (coffee with milk in Spanish) refers to the Puerto Rican tradition of serving coffee to household guests.












































Conferencia de Empresarios - Abre Tu Negocio en Pittsburgh---Entrepreneur's Growth Conference 2015

            Date: Friday, May 15, 2015

            Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

            Location: Duquesne University

            For more information: Brent Rondon at   

For registration visit: use the code "EGCtable"




The Americas in Concert

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For information about other events, please visit the links listed below.


La Escuelita Arcoiris—Summer Internships

La Escuelita Arcoiris, Pittsburgh's only Spanish immersion pre-school, is offering two summer internship experiences, both 3 months in duration (May-July), 10-15 hours per week. Applicants should be professional and organized. Please submit cover letter and resume to

Social Media Intern:

Enhance and expand Escuelita's social media and online presence. Primary responsibilities: manage and update Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn and other social media forums. Post themes may include daily school activities, Latin American holidays, school announcements, etc. Creativity is encouraged! Other responsibilities may include editing and updating our website, assisting with bulk mailings, and helping us reach out to community partners to share news and event information.

Administrative Intern:

This person will work side by side the Administrative Assistant on a variety of projects, including database entry/management, preparing mailings, running errands, filing and organizing, creating binders, handbooks and brochures, shredding paper, returning phone calls, etc.  A great opportunity for a student in business, communication, education or Spanish with an interest in non-profit management.


Pittsburgh Tangueros

For more information:


Circulo Juvenil de Cultura-Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer opportunity:

For more information: Felipe Gómez at

For information on their programs, visit:


Salud para Niños

For all of the information about this program:


The Latino Family Center (LFC) Volunteer Programs and Opportunities

The Latino Family Center provides Latino families in Allegheny County with the resources and support they need to raise healthy and happy children.

As part of the Allegheny County Family Support Network, the LFC offers services and support to families that are in need of aid with child development, school readiness, and parent education.

For more information:


Latin American Culture Union (LACU) -- Events and calendars!

For more information:  or visit!clients/c1tsl


Global Pittsburgh (Creating bridges with the world)

For more information:


Juan Diego DJ—Events

For more information:; or 412-980-7653

Latin American Cultural Union (LACU)

            For more information:


Nego Gato Afro Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble

Steel Dragon Kung Fu Studio, 100 43rd Street #113, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

For more information: or call 412-201-4546 or visit: 



For upcoming events visit:



Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS)

University Center for International Studies

University of Pittsburgh

4200 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Pittsburgh, PA  15260

Office: 412-648-7392

Fax: 412-648-2199