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Houston on the Move: Episode 20

Posted on 17 August 2012 by HAHMP

Hello Friends!

Welcome to episode number 20 of Houston on the Move!

We began the show talking to Richard Farias, a man who makes a difference in the Hispanic community by pioneering in the charter school movement and being part of the juvenile justice system among other activities. He told us about his past, present and future projects advocating Hispanic issues in our community.

Our second guest was Cesar Espinoza, the founder of FIEL, an organization that helps immigrant families in our community. Espinoza talked about the story behind the organization and their current as well as future activities.

Next, we presented two representatives from Gente de Teatro or People of Theater, a non-profit theater in Houston who produces Spanish language plays from Hispanic playwrights. To learn more about Gente de Teatro we talked to Ana Scuseria, actress and community relations director, as well as Claudia Soroka, actress and managing director. They talked about the inner workings of the theater, the different plays they have produced and the fact that they recently provided English subtitles in a play for the first time.

For our fourth and last segment reporter Ivan Castillo took us on a journey through the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum here in Houston.

Thank you for joining us! Below you will find more information on the organizations and/or people featured today.

FIEL
If you would like more information about FIEL visit Fielhouston.org.

Gente de Teatro
If you would like more information about Gente de Teatro visit www.Gentedeteatro.org.

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
If you would like more information about The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum visit www.buffalosoldiermuseum.com or call them at 713-942-8920.

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Houston on the Move: Episode 19

Posted on 12 August 2012 by HAHMP

Welcome to the 19th episode of Houston on the Move!

To start the show off we presented Venus Gines, founder of Dia de la Mujer Latina. This non-profit organization helps Latina women dealing with various issues such as cancer. Gines talked about her life experiences and her plans for the future.

Our second guests represented the American Latino Center for Research Education and Justice. They talked about this non-profit organization and how it helps the community.

In our third segment reporter Norma Vasquez introduced us Rox-zee, a local band that plays music for all ears to enjoy. Norma talked to Desiree Mendez—lead singer—and Richard Mendez—keyboard player—about the band and their hopes for the future.

For our last segment reporter Leonel Dubon gave us an insight on the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, a non-profit organization dedicated to educate about the process, product and history of high-level craft.

Thank you for joining us! Below you will find more information on the organizations and/or people featured today.

Dia de la Mujer Latina
If you would like more information about Dia de la Mujer Latina visit Diadelamujerlatina.org.

Rox-zee Band
If you would like more information about Rox-zee visit their Facebook page Facebook.com/RoxZeeBand.

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
If you would like more information about Houston Center for Contemporary Craft visit www.crafthouston.org or call them at 713-529-4848.

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Houston on the Move: Episode 17

Posted on 17 June 2012 by HAHMP

Hello friends!

Bienvenidos!  This is the 17th episode of Houston on the Move. Today’s show opened up with Hugo Ortega, owner and executive chef of Hugo’s Restaurant.  He talked to us about his humble beginnings as a dishwasher and how his unique Mexican dishes are now allowing him to live the American dream.

The Star of Hope is a community organization dedicated to providing the basic needs of the homeless population.  Director of Community Relations, Marily Fountain informed us of the assistance they provide year-round and how everyone can help and contribute to this good cause.

Today’s show concluded with the Houston Fire Museum.  Director Tristan Smith joined us today to give us some history on the museum as well as inform of its educational and recreational features.

Thanks for joining us!  If you would like more information about any of the presentations on today’s show please feel free to contact them.  Below, you will find their respective contact information.

Hugo’s Restaurant
www.Hugosrestaurant.net or call (713)524-7744

The Star of Hope
www.sohmission.org or call (713)748-0700

Houston Fire Museum
www.houstonfiremuseum.org or call 524-2526

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Houston on the Move: Episode 16

Posted on 15 May 2012 by HAHMP

 

Bienvenidos!  This is the 13th episode of Houston on the Move. Today, anchor and reporter Rebecca Suarez joined us and talked about the process she went through to get the job of her dreams at Univision 45.

Do you know how many lives a single person can save through organ donation?  Elvia Valdez, Public Relations Coordinator for Life Gift, was in the studio to provide information on this topic.

Nubia Carvajal is a Chilean children book author and poet.  She was with us today and told us of her motivations and aspirations for the future.

Last but not least, we presented the Lawndale Art Center, an institution dedicated to exhibition of regional talent.  Executive Director, Christine Jelson West, and artist Daniel Anguilu were in the studio to tell us more about it.

Thanks for joining us!  If you would like more information about any of the presentations on today’s show please feel free to contact them.  Below, you will find their respective contact information.

Univision 45
www.Univisionhouston.com

Life Gift
www.lifegift.org or call 1(800)633-6562/ (713) 523-4438

Nubia Carvajal
Nubia2639@live.com

Lawndale Art Center
www.lawndaleartcenter.org or call (713) 528-5858

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Houston on the Move: Episode 13

Posted on 30 April 2012 by HAHMP

Hello friends!

Bienvenidos!  This is the 13th episode of Houston on the Move. Today’s show opened up with an interview to Osvaldo Corral, news anchor at Univision 45.  He told us about his journey in going from a student at Chile, to a news anchor in Houston.

AVANCE is a non-profit organization that serves under privileged communities under the mission of “fostering the personal and economic success of families.”  Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Support Programs and Outcomes Management, Nilia Jimenez joined us to inform of the different programs available for children and parents.

There is a pair of Latina twins working their pom-pons for the Houston Aeros Hockey team.  Aero Dynamics cheerleaders, Vanessa and Yessenia Morales, talked about their experience in the cheerleading squad.

The show concluded with a tour through the world’s tallest monument tower, the San Jacinto Monument.  Reporter Jannette Marin told us more about this history-rich place.

Thanks for joining us!  If you would like more information about any of the presentations on today’s show please feel free to contact them.  Below, you will find their respective contact information.

Univision
www.Univisionhouston.com

AVANCE
www.avancehouston.org or call (713)812-0033

Houston Aeros
www.Aeros.com

San Jacinto Monument & Museum
www.Sanjacinto-museum.org

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Houston on the Move: Episode 12

Posted on 28 April 2012 by HAHMP

Hello Friends!

Welcome to the season premiere of Houston on the Move!  The 12th episode features a brand new beginning. On this episode you will see new graphics, a new set, and an improved production system.

To begin, reporters Vanessa Morales and Norma Vasquez go behind the scenes of a local radio show with Liz Arreola of Mega 101.1 FM.

We will then introduce you to Jean Kegler and Marina Delcid, who tell us more about ECHOS, a non-profit formed in 1999.

We go back on the road as Ivan Castillo catches up with Alex Luster in his local studio, where Alex discusses his career in film making and his upcoming projects.

Also on the 12th show, Fidel Molina visits the Urbina Museum of Mexico’s history and speaks to his founder. This unique museum works by appointment only and you’ll be eager to find out about its origin.

Hope you enjoyed the launch of the new season! Below you will find contact information for the featured on today’s show.

Liz Arreola, Mega 101 FM
If you would like more information about Mega 101 FM visit klol.radio.com.

Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services
If you would like more information about ECHOS visit echos-houston.org or call them at 713.270.0369.

Alex Luster, Cinematographer
If you would like more information about Alex Luster’s upcoming project, visit stickemupmovie.com.

Museo Urbina de Historia de Mexico
If you would like more information about Museo Urbina de Historia de Mexico call them at 281.998.8861.

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Houston on the Move: Episode 11

Posted on 26 April 2012 by HAHMP

Hello Friends!

Bienvenidos! This is the season finale ofHouston on the Move! On this 11th episode we have three jam-packed segments about Houston organizations.

Our first guest Angel Quesada of “Talento Bilingue”, the only Latino-established theater in Houston, talks about unique opportunities for Hispanic talent in Houston.

In our second segment, reporter Viridiana Maldonado brings us an exclusive on Houston-born boxer Juan Diaz. Diaz is a former unified WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO world lightweight champion who recently retired from boxing in June 2011.

The human body is something interesting, Stephanie Manning from the Health Museum in Houston is in studio to give us insight to the human body and fill us in on fun activities the entire family can enjoy.

Thanks for making this season a great one! Below you will find contact information for the featured on today’s show.

Talento Bilingue de Houston
If you would like more information about the Talento Bilingue de Houston visit tbhcenter.org.

Juan Diaz
If you would like more information about Juan Diaz and his boxing company Baby Bull, Inc. visit babybullinc.com.

The Health Museum
If you would like more information about The Health Museum visit mhms.org or call them at 713.521.1515.

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Houston on the Move: Episode 10

Posted on 24 April 2012 by HAHMP

Hello friends!

Bienvenidos!  This is the 10th episode of Houston on the Move.  To start off the show, we presented Founder and editor of Nuestra Palabra, Tony Diaz.  He talked to us about the humble beginnings of the now largest book fair in Texas, and the different things they do to create, promote and showcase Latino literature.

American Red Cross Deputy Director of Health, Gidget Swift, visited us today to explain CPR and demonstrate its procedure.  She also talked about available CPR classes throughout Houston.

Reporters Viridiana Maldonado and Carlos Valenzuela brought us some alegría directly from Mexican traditional dance group, Compañía Folklórica Alegría Mexicana. Choreographer Isidro Salas and dancer Julieta Sandoval talked about their passion and aspirations.

To conclude the show, reporter Ariadna Orozco took us to the Armand Bayou Nature Center, a 2500 acres land where nature reigns.

Thanks for joining us!  If you would like more information about any of the presentations on today’s show please feel free to contact them.  Below, you will find their respective contact information.

Nuestra Palabra
www.nuestrapalabra.org
www.Aztecmuse.com  or call (713)867-8946

American Red Cross
www.houstonredcross.org  or call (713)526-8300

Compañía Folklórica Alegría Mexicana
www.myspace.com/companiafolklorica

Armand Bayou Nature Center
www.abnc.org or call (281)474-2551

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Houston on the Move: Episode 9

Posted on 23 April 2012 by HAHMP

Hello friends!

Bienvenidos!  This is the 9th episode of Houston on the Move.  Today’s show started with an interview to Cesar Rodriguez, owner of Doneraki Restaurant.  Mr. Rodriguez shared with us his secrets for a successful business, a business that started more than 30 years ago-with a $600 budget.

Girls Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the cultivation of personal values and leadership skills for girls ages 6 through 18.  Maytelis Ricardo joined us today to discuss their programs and the positive effects they have in the lives of Houston girls.

Reporter Norma Vazquez led us into the home and creativity of Venezuelan artist Ernesto Leon.   Mr. Leon talked about his motivation and how nature was his very first source of inspiration.

Ending the show in harmony, reporter Paul Barron took us into a nature sanctuary in the heart of Houston.  The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center features trails, exhibits, and shops that deliver hands-on education about the natural environment to people of all ages.

Thanks for joining us!  If you would like more information about any of the presentations on today’s show please feel free to contact them.  Below, you will find their respective contact information.

Doneraki Restaurant
www.Doneraki.com

Girls Inc.
www.Girlsinc-houston.org or call (713) 802-2260

Ernesto Leon
www.Ernestoleon.com

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
www.houstonarboretum.org or call (713) 681-8443

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Houston on the Move: Episode 8

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Houston on the Move: Episode 8

Posted on 22 April 2012 by HAHMP

 

Bienvenidos! This is the 8th episode of Houston on the Move. To start the show off, we had Compean Funeral Home founder Gregory Compean who shared with us his and his future plans.

Did you know that strokes are the third cause of death in the United States? Dr. Carmen Landrau of the American Heart Association was in the studio and informed us what a stroke is and the steps we can take to prevent them.

Reporting from the HCC main campus Carlos Valenzuela introduces us to Raul Edwards, an opera singer who is making a difference in the life of many.

And last but not least, our very own Jannette Marin gives us the insight on a house made entirely of beer cans. It’s a unique tale you don’t want to miss!

Thanks for joining us and below you will find contact information for the featured on today’s show.

Compean Funeral Home
If you would like more information about the Compean Funeral Home visit compeanfuneralhome.com or call them at 713.924.6900.

American Heart Association
If you would like more information about the American Heart Association visit heart.org or call them at 713.610.5000.

Foundation for Modern Music
If you would like more information about the Foundation for Modern Music visit modernmusic.org or call them at 713.529.3928.

The Beer Can House
If you would like more information about The Beer Can House visit beercanhouse.org.

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