Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Charlemos Spanish April and May speakers

Sister Cities of Nashville’s Spanish chat group, Charlemos Spanish, announces speakers for April and May. Charlemos meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Palette Gallery and Cafe at 2119 Belcourt Avenue in Hillsboro Village. All levels of Spanish-speakers, from beginner to native, are invited. The event is free and open to the public.

Scheduled speakers are:

* John Lamb, Editor, Hispanic Nashville Notebook, 12 April
* Dr. Philip Rasico, Vanderbilt Spanish Professor, 26 April
* Diana Holland, President of Tango Nashville and CEO of Hispanic Link Consulting, 10 May
* Martin Cadieux, Bi-lingual Educator, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 24 May.

“Charlemos Spanish is truly fortunate to have such dynamic and qualified speakers”, said Elizabeth Worrell Braswell, president of Charlemos Spanish.

Charlemos Spanish is a social conversation group created in December 2006 by the Spanish Committee of Sister Cities of Nashville, a nonprofit organization, founded in 1990, dedicated to the promotion of global understanding through educational, professional and cultural exchanges.

Mayor Bill Purcell is the Honorary Chair for Sister Cities of Nashville.

Charlemos Spanish is for persons who wish to:

* Speak Spanish on a regular basis
* Make bilingual friends
* Learn more about Hispanic culture.

Founding members of Charlemos Spanish include—

* Claudia Villavicencio, Spanish teacher at MBA, Montgomery Bell Academy
* Kim Sorensen, Online Producer at CMT, Country Music Television
* Diana Holland, President of Tango Nashville, and a Hispanic cross-cultural consultant
* Elizabeth Worrell Braswell, online Spanish instructor for Austin Peay State University, president of Charlemos Spanish.

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