Production is underway on WQPT’s and Fourth Wall Films’ short documentary “Letters Home to Hero Street”. The 30-minute film, funded in part by the Illinois Arts Council, will focus on a young Mexican-American veteran’s personal view of World War II as told through the letters he sent home to his family in Silvis, Illinois. He becomes one of eight veterans of WWII and the Korean War killed in combat from the same block-and-a half long neighborhood now called Hero Street, USA.
On Saturday, November 29th, The Quad City Ballet Folklorico, the area’s largest traditional Hispanic folk dance group will be celebrating their 30th anniversary.
DES MOINES - The League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa has expressed its sympathy over the death of former State Director Gilbert “GG” Sierra Sr.