Literature in Motion open to the community for a Free performance at the Majestic Theater
Latinos read, Literature in Motion
Dallas, Texas – LATINOS READ, Literature in Motion benefiting Mi Escuelita and the WB33 Kids Fund, a fund of the McCormick Tribune Foundation, Presented by Verizon will hold a FREE family fun event at the Majestic Theater on November 17, 2005 at 6:30pm.
LATINOS READ, provides children and their families’ access to their favorite literary works, serving as a bridge between basic reading and the joy and appreciation of books, art and culture. Latino authors, celebrities, educators, musicians and community leaders bring LATINOS READ to life. The program of the events is attached.
The November 17th, performance at the Majestic Theater, will feature well-known children’s author and singer José-Luis Orozco, best known for De Colores and Other Latin American Folk Songs for Children (Dutton 1994), and Diez Deditos – Ten Little Fingers (Dutton 1997) he has built a successful career as a children’s author, songwriter, performer and recording artist. He has recorded 13 volumes of Lírica Infantil, Latin American Children’s Music.
In 2003 José-Luis Orozco was invited to participate in the National Book Festival organized by the Library of Congress and hosted by Laura Bush. During the festivities the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in Washington, D.C honored Mr. Orozco.
“Latinos Read is an event designed to promote the importance and fun of reading. Language skills enable people to transcend barriers of class, economy, culture, and geography and put the American Dream within their reach” said Ana Cristina Reymundo, Chairwoman of Latinos Read 2005.
“Latinos Read is an opportunity to bring Latino literature to life in DFW, most importantly to the Latino Community. I personally hope you can join us in supporting Mi Escuelita and WB33 Kids Fund whose efforts go far beyond the classroom, and make a difference in the families and in the community” added the Consul General de Mexico, Carlos Garcia de Alba
Hector Flores, LULAC National President said “I encourage you to participate in the Latinos Read event and a part of the enormous effort to make our children and young people better educated, with more chances to be part of the global business opportunity society.”