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Polls, polls and more polls

Polls, polls and more polls

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and public television station Eight/KAET conducted a poll last month among 862 registered voters. On finances: 54 percent of those polled said their own economic situation will be significantly or somewhat better a year from now; 26 percent of respondents said they would be […]

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Presidente Dobbs? Governor Arpaio?

Presidente Dobbs? Governor Arpaio?

Presidente Dobbs? Lou Dobbs supporters are saying “sí se puede, sí se puede.” This as the former CNN host announced he is exploring the possibility of vying for the Commander in Chief post in the next presidential election. El Señor Independiente, as he calls himself  (actually, it’s Mr. Independent), made his announcement just before Thanksgiving […]

 LPM Staff

First Annual Phoenix Tequila Fest

First Annual Phoenix Tequila Fest

Are you 21 or older?  If so, consider attending the 2009 Phoenix Tequila Fest on Saturday, Dec. 12 from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 13 from 1 to 5:00 p.m. at the US Airways Center in downtown Phoenix. The festival will offer samplings of a wide array of añejos, reposados and blancos representing […]

 LPM Staff

What makes you, you? Your World

What makes you, you? Your World

Phoenix Sister Cities is seeking submissions for the International Young Artist Competition. The competition is open to young people between the ages of 13 and 18 with an artistic flair who live in Phoenix or one of the sister cities: Hermosillo, Mexico; Himeji, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Chengdu, China; Ennis, Ireland; Grenoble, France; Calgary, Canada; Catania, […]

 LPM Staff

Arizona yodeler ranks in Yahoo! Contest

Arizona yodeler ranks in Yahoo! Contest

Carlo Sanchez claims, “I am just a simple man … and my family and God are the reasons why I sing.” Well, someone was listening, because Sanchez was one of the U.S. finalists in the Yahoo! Yodel Contest, a kickoff to the company’s new global advertising campaign. A resident of San Tan Valley, Sanchez entered […]

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Nahuatl and Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

Nahuatl and Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

In 1570, King Felipe II decreed Nahuatl the official language of Nueva España, now Mexico. The term Mexico references the Nahua Aztec tribe, the Mexica. King Felipe’s father, Carlos V, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, had the opposing policy: indigenous Mexicans must be taught in Spanish. Carlos’s decrees failed, and the teaching of Christianity […]

 Lola

No to-do list

No to-do list

Sister, it’s me. Pick up! I have news for your breasts and your cervix. Here’s the scoop: On November 17, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released new guidelines for breast cancer screenings. Its recommendations are considered the “gold standard.” Well, get this. They now say women should start getting mammograms at age 50 […]

 LPM Staff

Phoenix opens first Latino cultural center

Two years in the making, the first Latino cultural center in downtown Phoenix will open its doors this month. As of press time, the board and volunteers of Advocates for Latin@ Arts & Culture Consortium (ALAC) plan to host a gallery art show and program of entertainment by ALAC performing artists at its art space […]

 LPM Staff

Flor de Muertos in the Old Pueblo

Flor de Muertos in the Old Pueblo

There’s a funny story about how Danny White, the former ASU Sun Devil and Dallas Cowboy quarterback, would hold his nose every time he had to drive past Tucson. For years, I myself stayed away and couldn’t even attend an ASU-UA game unless it was in the comfy confines of Tempe. That all changed when […]

 LPM Staff

Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème

Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème

Two Latinos make Arizona Opera debut in world-renowned classic

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