Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955) the adopted son of railroad tycoon Collis Huntington, and the assistance of his wife Anna helped to influence and advance the field of Hispanic studies in the United States in founding the Hispanic Society of America and American Numismatic Society. Continue reading
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We recently saw the Lit C-1 provide a glimpse into the future of transport design, and now researchers at MIT’s Changing Places Group and Denokinn have begun testing the Hiriko Fold, a fully electric vehicle which is able to collapse into a more compact shape when parking in Harlem or Hollywood. Continue reading
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Heather Johnston attended the Fenavin Wine Festival in Spain and chose some bottles to taste with a selection of traditional Spanish food. Her friends…
….Norma and Jerry join her for a tasting of three superb wines, along with snacks such as Jamon Serrano, Lomo, and Manchego cheese.
The Challenge of Co-Existence
Dir. Tigu Guimaraes, 2005, 43 min.
Friday, January 9th, 7pm
This groundbreaking documentary draws parallels between Haitian migration to the Dominican Republic and Dominican migration to Spain. A cast of reputed Dominican intellectuals offers historical, social, cultural, political and economic viewpoints.
Maysles Cinema, 343 Lenox Avenue, bet., 127th & 128th, 212 582 6050, www.mayslesinstitute.org