Twig Book Shop, December 18-2012

On December 19, 2012, in This just in!, by admin

Thank you so very much for making last night such an amazing success!! We truly appreciate your support and can’t wait to share the book and TV historical documentary-series with many more. If you weren’t able to attend, we are planning more book signings and would love to see you all there. Please remember you can also purchase the ENTIRE first season of Children of the Revolución on DVD at the Twig Book Shop and My Story offices at 8627 Cinnamon Creek #501… 210 641 8331.

 

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Ninth Annual Center for Mexican American Studies
& Research Conference

In celebration of the 9th annual Center for Mexican American Studies and Research conference, we will be showcasing scholarly and creative activity which contributes to a broader and deeper understanding of Mexican American culture and expertise. Conference presenters whose scholarly activity addresses historical and contemporary issues in higher education, community inclusivity, and creative expressions relevant to Mexican American people, culture and contributions. This year, “From Demography to Identity: Who We are in America” sessions will include research, scholarly and creative expressions reflective of a more relevant and visible presence of Mexican Americans in the U.S.

Keynote/Featured Speaker
Lionel Sosa

Sosa is executive producer and director of “Children of the Revolucion- How the Mexican Revolution Changed America”. He was named “One of the 25 most influential Hispanics in America” by Time Magazine in 2005 and is a member of the Texas Business Hall of Fame. He is the author of Think and Grow Rich, a Latino Choice published by Random House, and The Americano Dream: How Latinos Can Achieve Success in Business and in Life, published by Dutton and co-author of “El Vaquero Real- the Original American Cowboy” published by Bright Sky Press. Sosa is a contributing author of “Latinos and the Nations Future”, edited by Henry Cisneros and published by Arte Publico Press, University of Houston in 2009.

On Wednesday the 28 of September, Lionel Sosa, Jesus Ramirez and Neftali G.Garcia presented the back story to why the Children of the Revolución was created. The Children of the Revolucion TV series on KLRN and other Texas PBS stations tell the untold stories of the descendants of the those fled during the Mexican Revolution. A panel discussion followed the screening of a summary of show.

Mexico series set for wider audience

‘Children of the Revolution’ will air around Texas and may go national.

By Elaine Ayala

 

 

Advertising pioneer turned documentarian Lionel Sosa, who produced the KLRN series “The Children of the Revolution,” is reaching a wider audience for the 20-part series first aired in San Antonio last fall.

Already being carried by several PBS stations in Texas, the series will air in January on all but one of them. National distribution is being discussed with two major networks for the 2012 season, KLRN’s CEO Bill Moll said.

Produced to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, each episode tells family stories of escaping the violence spurred by dictator Porfirio Diaz

Read more at mySA.com

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