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The Page to Screen: Stories of Hispanic Heritage and Culture program is made possible in part by a grant from Nevada Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of Nevada Humanities or the National Endowment of the Humanities.



Page to Screen: Stories of Hispanic Heritage and Culture
The Mambo Kings - Rated R, Runtime: 105 min.
Thursday, February 19, 6:30 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: Free and open to the public

The Mambo Kings tells the story of two brothers who flee from Havana, Cuba in the early 1950s, arrive in New York, and dream of making themselves famous musicians. Book discussion group begins Wednesday, February 4 at 6 p.m.

Starring Armand Assante, Antonio Banderas, Cathy Moriarty, Maruschka Detmers, Desi Arnaz Jr., and Celia Cruz
Directed by Arne Glimcher

 


Page to Screen: Stories of Hispanic Heritage and Culture
In the Time of Butterflies - Rated PG-13, Runtime: 95 min.
Thursday, March 12, 6:30 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: Free and open to the public

Based on the book by Julia Alvarez, this fact-based drama tells the story of a woman who, along with her family, found the courage to defy a corrupt dictator -- and paid a fearful price for their actions. Book discussion group begins Wednesday, March 11 at 6 p.m.

Starring Salma Hayek, Marc Anthony, Edward James Olmos, Lumi Cavazos, Pilar Padilla, and Mia Maestro
Directed By Mariano Barroso

 


Page to Screen: Stories of Hispanic Heritage and Culture
The Milagro Beanfield War - Rated R, Runtime: 118
Thursday, May 21, 6:30 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: Free and open to the public

Based on John Nichols' novel, the lovely "Milagro" tells the story of Joe Mondragon, a handyman who breaks an unjust law by irrigating his land with water earmarked for a major developer. Book discussion group begins Wednesday, May 6 at 6 p.m.

Starring Chick Vennera, Richard Bradford, Carlos Riquelme, Rubén Blades, Sônia Braga, and Julie Carmen.
Directed by Robert Redford

 

City of Las Vegas
Office of Cultural Affairs, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Thursday 229-6511 / Friday - Saturday 229-6383