Library of Congress to Honor Mario Vargas Llosa as a Living Legend

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in General

Library of Congress to Honor Mario Vargas Llosa as a Living Legend

GritoBlast!  The Library of Congress will present its Living Legend award to Mario Vargas Llosa, the renowned Peruvian novelist, journalist, public intellectual and political commentator, at the Library’s Coolidge Auditorium, 10 First St. SE, Washington, D.C. on Monday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be free and open to the public, but those who wish to attend must RSVP by emailing specialevents@loc.gov or by calling (202) 707-1616.  The presentation will be made...

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Diversity-focused hackathon looking for high school and college students to participate in annual event during SXSW Interactive

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Announcements, General

Diversity-focused hackathon looking for high school and college students to participate in annual event during SXSW Interactive

GritoBlast! The only hackathon 100% organized by students of color in the United States kicks off SXSW. hackathon is the only youth and diversity-focused annual hackathon. Held on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University in East Austin, TX, Huston-Tillotson University is Austin’s oldest university and only HBCU (Historically Black College and University). hackathon takes place annually, as people from around the world descend on the Lone Star State for SXSW Interactive....

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