Recent Posts by Carolyn Gonzalez

Documentary explores lasting influence of Latin Boogaloo

The Bijou is screening a documentary that looks at the rhythmic music that rose from the streets of Spanish Harlem and the Bronx in the 1960s and merged funk, jazz, R&B and Afro-Cuban sounds. And if you mention GBLN when you buy your ticket at the door, you'll get $5 off the ticket price and…
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Saluting Kiley Rodriguez, NVL all-star performer

Kiley Rodriguez, Derby High School senior, excelled in athletics this year. Congratulations to Derby High School senior Kiley Rodriguez for being the Naugatuck Valley League's 2017 Girls Indoor Track Outstanding Performer, Top Senior, and Top Distance Runner. Kiley placed first in all her events: the 1000, 1600, and 3200 meters. She is also the captain…
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Puerto Rican Songbook performance workshops coming up

Our Puerto Rican Songbook concert is coming up (stay tuned for details)! And leading up to that, we offer three free music-and-conversation workshops to give our performance some context. Save the dates for this series of fun and informative free workshops: Saturday, March 4 Typically Puerto Rican – La Musica Tipica de Puerto Rico. Learn…
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Nov 1 last day to register as a Connecticut voter

Nov. 1 is the last day to register to vote online or in-person in Connecticut. Voters who want to register by mail must have their registration cards postmarked no later than Nov. 1. Election Day registration is in effect on Nov. 8, however, lines are expected to be long. You can only do this at certain…
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Get the GBLN Blast! (E-Blast, that is)

The Greater Bridgeport Latino Network has an e-blast publication that is emailed to you directly twice a month. It's totally free and contains useful information, including job listings and upcoming events. Also, news updates selected for our community. But you have to sign up for it. Click here. We will never sell your email information,…
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St. Vincent’s College discount for Bridgeport school employees, parents

St. Vincent’s College is offering a 20 percent tuition discount to all Bridgeport Public School employees and parents of students in the school district. The first class of students is expected to complete the program in 2018. Want to know more about what St. V's has to offer? Meet the faculty, staff and some current students…
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An opportunity to support Bridgeport business

A message from the Bridgeport Innovation Center The Bridgeport community is thriving with passionate, motivated entrepreneurs, community leaders, artists, and business owners. We are providing an opportunity for each and every local business owner, community organization, and artist to showcase their passions and expertise at the first ever BIC Business Bash! How can you get…
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