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Martinez, Quintana bring Hispanic culture to Oak Park Mall

By Tere Siqueira Graciano Arturo Martinez and his wife, Rosita Quintana, have carved out a space for Hispanic culture within the tapestry of Oak Park Mall.Martinez owns Los Abuelos Cantina and Acapulco Paradise at the Overland Park, Kansas, shopping center. Quintana owns Giselle’s Bridal and Quinceanera (Quinceañera in Spanish), a dress boutique. He was inspired […]

Messi is officially an Inter Miami player

Messi is officially an Inter Miami playerThe torrential rains that fell in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area on Sunday night did not prevent more than 21,000 fans from flocking to the DRV PNK Stadium to witness the presentation of Lionel Messi as a new Inter Miami player.The former Barcelona and PSG player said he […]

Hispanic Chamber hosts Latina Leadership Summit

Story by Roberta Pardo / Photos courtesy by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of GKC The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City hosted the 2nd annual Latina Leadership Summit on June 28.Hosted at the The View at Briarcliff Event Space in Kansas City, Missouri, the summit gathered entrepreneurs, executives, innovators and community leaders to […]

Reyes Ramirez unveils magic in ‘Parade of Hearts’ installation

By Chara Reyes Ramirez unveils magic in ‘Parade of Hearts’ installationWhen Socorro Reyes Ramirez’s application to contribute to the latest “Parade of Hearts” art installation/fundraising campaign was accepted, she decided to create a design with a magical perspective.Titled “The Seven Magic Animals,” Reyes Ramirez’s piece is located at North Oak Trafficway in Kansas City, Missouri. […]

Diaz family brings equestrian skills back to Kansas

By Tere SiquieraThe Volland Foundation in Alma, Kansas, is gearing up for a night of equestrian arts and musical performances – all with a Hispanic flavor.On July 8, the foundation will host the “Charro Jerry Diaz Family Horse Show,” followed by a flamenco concert featuring Ensemble Iberica. Emceed by area equestrians and entertainers Geff and […]

Sifuentes’ story of sacrifice is remembered, shared

By Tere Siqueira On Independence Day (July 4), the United States will celebrate its freedom from British rule.Some Americans use the holiday to express their gratitude to those souls who fought for the freedoms they enjoy, whether in the Revolutionary War against Great Britain or beyond. One individual to whom they might express their gratitude […]

Vargas showcases artwork at Mexican Consulate exhibit

By CharaOn June 2, Liz Vargas was honored.That day, Vargas’ work was featured with other Kansas City area artists in an exhibit at the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, Missouri. The exhibit was part of First Friday in the Crossroads, a monthly event staged by the Crossroads Art District.Having participated in the consulate’s entrepreneurial program […]

Fatherhood a good life-changing experience, Duran claims

By Angie BaldelomarFatherhood is a game-changer, as Kansas City area resident Raul Duran shares ahead of Father’s Day, scheduled this year for Sunday (June 18).“When your kid is born, it’s such a beautiful moment that it changes your life for the better,” Duran said. “It changes your priorities.”Duran, who works for Arvest Bank as talent […]

Memorial Day commemorated at Union Station

By Tere Siqueira On May 28, Union Station and the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, partnered to celebrate Memorial Day weekend by staging the annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station.The event began at 5 p.m. with various activities and entertainment for the attendees. More than 20 food […]

Race for KC’s 4th District At-Large

By Edie R. LambertTwo candidates are vying for the 4th District At-Large council seat being vacated by the term-limited Councilwoman Katheryn Shields. Crispin Rea and Justin Short bested three other candidates in the April 4 primary to advance to Kansas City’s June 20 General Municipal Election. (Dos Mundos is publishing candidate profiles.)Council candidates appear at […]