Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: July 15-21, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: July 15-21, 2018   Paula Maya en Cafe con Letras On Sunday, July 15, The Latin American Cultural Alliance presents the outstanding Brazilian pianist, composer and singer: Paula Maya and her ensemble.In a special concert, homage to the “91 years of Tom Jobim – 60 years of Bossa Nova”. General admission […]

Atraer a los niños a la lectura para apoyar el bilingüismo/ Make Reading in Another Language Engaging for Children

Atraer a los niños a la lectura para apoyar el bilingüismo English Version Coming Soon Atraer a los niños a la lectura es una cuestión de buscar el libro apropiado para el niño.  Los libros que los niños pueden tocar y sentir con su mano son más superiores que los libros que leen en la […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: July 1-7, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: July 1-7, 2018   Special Display – German Immigration to Texas On Sunday, July 1, The Heritage House Museum is hosting a traveling exhibit from Humanities Texas entitled, “Lone Star and Eagle: German Immigration to Texas.”  The exhibit will be on display during the museum’s open hours between July 1st and August […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 24-30, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 24-30, 2018   Kyudo Demonstration On Sunday, June 24, JASGA will present Kyudo, the Japanese martial arts of archery by Austin Kyudo and Emiko Kyudojo at Rising Sun Aikido Dojo. Kyudo, which literally means the “Way of the Bow”, is considered by many to be the purest of all the martial ways.  […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 17-23, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 17-23, 2018   Bilingual Storytimes at Round Rock Library On Tuesday, June 19, visit the Round Rock Library for a weekly storytime featuring American Sign Language. Round Rock Library also features a rotating schedule of storytimes in Chinese, Spanish, and Hindi. Visit the community calendar for more times and a […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 10-16, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 10-16, 2018   Austin Symphony: Latin America On Monday, June 11, from 7pm to 8pm, visit the Austin Central Library for a special performance by the Austin Symphony. The Austin Symphony quartet will perform pieces from or inspired by Latin America. Free and open to the public.         […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 3-9, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: June 3-9, 2018   Sangre de un Ángel – Teatro Vivo On Sunday, June 3, visit the Oswaldo A.B. Cantú Panamerican Recreation Center for the final performance of Sangre de un Ángel  “Sangre de un Ángel is inspired by the true story of Adam L. Chapa Sr., who was shot in his driveway by […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: May 27-June 2, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: May 27-June 2, 2018 Hope Farmers’ Market with Think Bilingual Austin  Join Think Bilingual Austin at Hope Farmers’ Market this Sunday, May 27, for bilingual story-time and activities.  Children are also encouraged to bring bilingual books in any language to share with others.  (This event was originally set on May 20th […]

Podcast Interview with Dr. Alison Bailey

  Podcast Interview with Dr. Alison Bailey Parenting Bilinguals: What it Takes to Foster Bilingual Children Dr. Alison Bailey is a Professor in Education and the Director of the Language and Literacy Research Group at UCLA.   Dr. Bailey research includes children’s language acquisition of first and second languages, early literacy development, language and cognitive development […]