20 ene. 2020

El Museo de Historia de Fort. Lauderdale presenta autores hispanoamericanos

For Immediate Release

El sábado 25 a las once de la mañana será el primer evento de presentación de autores latinoamericanos. Entrada libre. Lleva tu almuerzo.
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Broward County’s First Free Hispanic Authors Series Conducted Solely in Spanish for Literary Enthusiasts

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (January 20, 2020) - History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will launch Sábados de Tertulia (Saturday Literary Circle), in collaboration with La Caverna Foundation and Empresarias Hispanas/Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (EHInc), on January 25.  Sábados de Tertulia will be Broward County’s first and only free 100% Hispanic authors discussion and meeting group conducted solely in Spanish for South Florida’s growing Hispanic community. The program coordinated and moderated by Martha Gutiérrez-Steinkamp, Smithsonian fellow and resident author, will commence on the 4th Saturday of each month in the New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale.

“We’re excited to welcome Broward County’s growing Hispanic community to this new, free author series,” said Patricia Zeiler, executive director of History Fort Lauderdale. “Literary enthusiasts will have a chance to meet the authors, get books signed and converse about all things historical in their native language. It’s a great way for them to learn about the significant contributions of their ancestors and resources available at History Fort Lauderdale. We are proud to host a variety of multicultural exhibits and activities highlighting Caribbean, Latin, African American and women artists sharing their views of history.”

The January 25 program begins with Cuban-born Author Martha Gutiérrez-Steinkamp and a discussion of “Spain the Forgotten Alliance/España La Alianza Olvidada,” a historical account of Spain’s contribution to the independence of the United States that changed the course of history. A Smithsonian fellow and Fulbright Specialist, Gutiérrez-Steinkamp is an international cultural consultant, bilingual conference speaker. She is a former deputy chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Experts Commission for the Preservation of the White House, both by presidential appointments, a consultant USDOE, advisor/translator for Museum of Florida History and a liaison for the OAS Civil Society.

The February 22 program will feature Author José Díaz Díaz, a native of Colombia and resident of South Florida, hosting a discussion of the book “Ser demócrata en USA. Una guía para hispanos.” The book addresses past, present and future trends of Hispanics in the United States. Díaz Díaz is president of La Caverna Foundation and a professor of creative writing assisting and counseling individuals interested in pursuing a writing career.

In celebration of International Women’s Month, the March 28 program, hosted by Empresarias Hispanas/ Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (EHInc), will include a series of selected short readings by Hispanic business women and will be led by Eugenia Mora-Ash a native of Colombia, a South Florida resident and co-founder of the organization.

Author Osvaldo Boscacci will host the April 25 program and discuss his work, “Memorias del fracas,” a historical global analysis of the corruption found in present day political parties

May 23 Program –Author Horacio Gioffré,- Argentina,- Book  LA VILLA DE LOS DESEOS a novel written by his late father José Antonio Gioffré. a renowned author- the novel relates the adventures of a young man from a rural area that moves and settles in Buenos Aires

Attendance to Sábados de Tertulia is free on a first come; first served basis and space is limited. For more information, please call  954.256.8690

Attendees are encouraged to stay for a tour of History Fort Lauderdale - $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission to HFL is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. For tickets and more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.  

About Empresarias Hispanas/ Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (EHInc)
Co-founded by Claudia Ruiz Levy and Eugenia Mora-Ash, the mission of Empresarias Hispanas/ Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (EHInc) is to assist the economic empowerment of entrepreneur Hispanic women through educational programs, workshops, business referrals and career opportunities. The "Empresarias Hispanas Academy" hosts monthly seminars and educational workshops with the goal of providing insight and education to members from a variety of disciplines and career paths. Members hail from Colombia,  Venezuela,  Mexico and  Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.empresariashispanas.com.

About La Caverna Foundation
La Caverna Foundation promotes and supports literary, artistic and community activities to elevate the cultural environment and strengthen the values of Hispanics in the United States. It offers creative writing classes, coordinates editing and publication of books as well as literary workshops and presentation of authors. Members meet regularly at the Miramar Main Library to share ideas and literary news. The name Caverna refers to one of Plato’s most famous allegories about knowledge. It is a metaphor that describes how falsehood can eclipse reality. For more information, visit www.arandosobreelagua.com. 

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus - the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 - present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 219 Southwest Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions. Tickets are available online at  http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

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Funding is provided in part by Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward County Cultural Council and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. This organization is sponsored, in part, by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council of Arts and Culture.


A discussion of “Spain the Forgotten Alliance/España La Alianza Olvidada” by Author Martha Gutiérrez-Steinkamp will launch Sabados De Tertulia (Saturday Gatherings), in collaboration with La Caverna Foundation and Empresarias Hispanas/Hispanic Women Entrepreneur Network (EHInc), on January 25 at History Fort Lauderdale.  Sabados De Tertulia will be Broward County’s first and only free 100% Hispanic authors discussion and meeting group conducted solely in Spanish for South Florida’s growing Latin community.

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