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Spanish and Argentinean films are presented this month at CCE Miami

Centro Cultural Español Miami presents “Ciclo de Cine: Intercambio cultural entre España y Argentina” every Tuesday of May, at 7 p.m.

LéaLA, Los Angeles Spanish Book Fair starts May 11th

The second edition of LéaLA will be held May 11 – 13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event is organized by University of Guadalajara.

Merriam-Webster's Pocket Spanish-English Dictionary published by Merriam-Webster is #1 Best Selling Title in Spanish in the US for Week 18

Nielsen BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS) present the free, weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US Market for week 18 of 2012 (week ending 05/06/2012).

Bilingual people have enhanced memory and are better able to pay attention, study says

The “Learning the Language” blog goes over a recent study published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about how bilingualism affects the brain, in a positive way.

The bilingual brain is sharper and more focused, study says

In his blog at the Wall Street Journal, Robert Lee Histz writes about a study which claims that the ability to speak two languages can make bilingual people better able to pay attention than those who can only speak one language.

Intensive Course of Short Stories starts tomorrow at CCE Miami

The four-day Intensive Course of Short Stories by Jorge Eduardo Benavides at Centro Cultural Español Miami is open to the general public.

“Amar y morir en Sevilla” is the featured movie in Días de Cine Reading Club this week

The movie, based on José Zorrilla's “Don Juan Tenorio”, is featured this week at the Días de Cine Reading Club. This initiative is sponsored by the America Reads Spanish program and the American Library Association to promote literature and the Spanish language in American libraries and universities.

HACU latest eNewsletter is now available

Learn how to apply for the “Lánzate” travel award and the HACU scholarship, read about the free College Board 101 webinar, the award presented to the Secretary of Labor and more, at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities eNewsletter.

Grupo Anaya presents its May releases

The publisher's May releases include the titles “El Pintor de mujeres sin rostro” (Algaida), “El rey Arturo, el guerrero de occidente” (Alianza Editorial), “Cuanto sabes... de Historia de España” (Vox) and many more.

LéaLA, the Spanish Book Fair of Los Angeles, includes more authors and publishers

The Second Edition of the Spanish Book Fair in Los Angeles will be May 11 – 13, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K. Admission is free and open to everyone.

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