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Feb 29 2016

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art's Mexican Modernism Exhibit Gives Visitors Reasons To Explore City's Mexican Connections

Art Galleries, Restaurants & Special Events Showcase The Wonders Of Mexico

Art lovers are saying viva el arte to the eagerly anticipated exhibition Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism: 1910-1950 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 25, 2016 through January 8, 2017. A first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Mexico City’s Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, this large-scale show features paintings, prints, books, broadsheets and many works relating to major mural projects—perfect for Philadelphia, boasting more than 3,800 murals on walls all over the city. The show includes pieces from legends Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo and important contemporaries such as Dr. Atl (Gerardo Murillo) and

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Feb 29 2016

La Exhibición Del Modernismo Mexicano En El Museo De Arte De Filadelfia Proporciona A Los Visit Antes Razones Para Explorar Las Conexiones Mexicanas De La Ciudad

Galerías de arte, restaurantes y eventos especiales exhiben las maravillas de México

Los amantes del arte están diciendo “Viva el Arte” ante la esperada exhibición Pintura de la Revolución: Modernismo Mexicano: 1910-1950, que llega al Museo de Arte de Filadelfia del 25 de octubre del 2016 al 8 de enero del 2017. En una colaboración que es la primera de su tipo, entre el Museo de Arte de Filadelfia y el Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes en la Ciudad de México, esta exposición de gran escala incluye pinturas, litografías, fotografias, libros y una gran cantidad de obras relacionadas con murales – algo ideal para Filadelfia ya que la ciudad del amor

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Jul 22 2015

Many Of Philly's Top Sites Say "Hola" To Spanish-Speaking Visitors

Region’s Cultural & Historical Attractions Offer Programming, Tours & Guides In Spanish

Spanish-speaking visitors to Philadelphia can feel truly welcomed at many of the region’s tourist attractions, thanks to a wealth of bilingual docents, translated audio guides and multilingual written materials. Each year, more than one million domestic visitors to Greater Philadelphia are of Hispanic origin. Because of this influx, the region’s historical and cultural sites are busy making accommodations so that their Spanish-speaking guests don’t have to miss out on a thing.

Before, during and even after their visits, travelers can stay updated on the region’s Latino culture by following @PhillyTeAma on Twitter.

Historical Interpretation:

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Jul 22 2015

Muchos De Los Mejores Lugares De Philly Saludan A Los Visitantes Hispanohablantes Con Un «Hola»

Las Atracciones Culturales e Históricas De La Región Ofrecen Programas, Excursiones Y Guías En Español

Los hispanohablantes que visitan a Filadelfia pueden sentirse realmente bienvenidos con muchas de las atracciones turísticas de la región, gracias a la abundancia de docentes bilingües, de guías de audio traducidas y de materiales multilingües escritos. Cada año, más de un millón de los visitantes nacionales a la Zona Metropolitana de Filadelfia son de origen hispano. Debido a esta afluencia, los sitios históricos y culturales de la región están haciendo planes para que sus huéspedes hispanohablantes no tengan que perder ninguna oportunidad.

Antes, durante e incluso después de sus visitas, los viajeros pueden mantenerse actualizados sobre la cultura latina de

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Jul 28 2015

Philly's El Centro De Oro Neighborhood Radiates Latino Flavor & Culture

The Spirit Of “The Golden Block” Lives In Its Cultural Centers, Restaurants & People

The hub of Latino culture and life in Philadelphia, El Centro de Oro ("The Golden Block") is home to international non-profit organizations, many third- and fourth-generation family-owned businesses and residents descending from almost every Latino country. Visitors to this lively enclave—just a short cab ride from Center City Philadelphia—can feast on authentic Latin/Caribbean dishes at Isla Verde, find inspiration in the work of Puerto Rican artists at Taller Puertorriqueño or feel their way through a flamenco dance lesson at Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas.

Here are some ways to experience Latino culture and flavors in El Centro de Oro and beyond:

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Jan 26 2015

Where To Buy Latino Art In Philadelphia

From Traditional To Modern, Latino Art Is On Sale Around Town

Latino art thrives in Philadelphia, and it’s available for sale at galleries and museums around town. Want a Frida Kahlo print for the living room? Find it at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In the market for an original oil painting in the magical realism style of Orlando Quevedo? The Cuban artist’s NoLibs gallery delivers. Maybe only a Day of the Dead doll will do? Eyes Gallery offers just the thing. Here’s a look at where to buy Latino art in Philadelphia:

  • A visit to the community-based arts and cultural organization Taller Puertorriqueño means a visit to its The Julia
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Aug 7 2013

Latino Flavors Turn Philadelphia Neighborhoods Into A Fiesta

City’s Neighborhoods Say Arriba To Latin Restaurants, Galleries & Artistic Attractions

Philadelphia’s Latin flair extends well past the boundaries of Center City and the city’s traditional Hispanic neighborhood, El Centro de Oro. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, from 2000-2010, the Hispanic population grew 46% in Philadelphia, representing 12.3% of the city’s total population. Latin restaurants, galleries and attractions have grown with the trend, popping up in ethnically diverse neighborhoods—much to the delight to residents and visitors of all backgrounds. Here are some places that put the amor in the City of Brotherly Love’s neighborhoods.

For more about Philadelphia’s thriving Latino culture, follow @PhillyTeAma on Twitter.

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Aug 10 2015

Pope And Pilgrims Find A Bit Of Home In Philadelphia

Familiar Foods, Dances, Games & Religious Shrines Celebrate South American & Italian Traditions

Being far from home can make even a pope yearn for a little bit of the old country. When Pope Francis visits Philadelphia this September, the pontiff can assuage homesick pangs with food, drinks and activities popular in his birth country (Argentina) and current home (Vatican City surrounded by Rome, Italy). The city’s tight-knit Italian-American community and growing Hispanic population has spurred an abundance of delectable treats, traditional family activities and familiar places of worship. And just for the month of September, Pizzeria Vetri will serve a special “Il Papa” pie just for the pope after hearing how much he

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