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THE CHICKEN THAT PLAYS THE PIANO IS HERE  ! ! !

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA FEBRUARY  2O19 If I told you that I had seen a chicken play  a  piano, you would not believe me.  So, here’s a video for you to enjoy and to prove that … Continue reading

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A GRAND TRIBUTE TO MRS. ESTELA ZAMORA KRAMER BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA I first met Mrs. Estela Zamora Kramer when I started my teaching career at age 19 as an English/journalism  teacher at Christen Jr. High … Continue reading

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AND IT’S TIME FOR … A MAJOR ART LESSON !

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ DECEMBER  2018 In an art career that lasted less than 20 years altogether, French artist Henri de  Toulouse-Lautrec created  incredible paintings, watercolors, posters, drawings, ceramic and stained-glass art, and an unknown  number of lost art works.  … Continue reading

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LET’S GO TO THE WORLD’S LARGEST HALLOWEEN PARTY !

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ NOVEMBER  2018 In the Los Angeles metropolitan area, West Hollywood is located between Beverly Hills and Hollywood. Every October 31, West Hollywood celebrates the world’s largest Halloween party with a huge street celebration and parade at … Continue reading

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“DANCING WITH WITH STARS” IS BACK ! SHOW IS ENJOYING SEASON 27

BY  DR.  NEO  GUTIERREZ OCTOBER  2018 If you love dance like I do, your tv will be on ABC-TV every Monday and Tuesday night  from 8 to 10 p.m.  That’s when DANCING WITH THE STARS is on the air. By the  … Continue reading

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WHEN RITA HAYWORTH’S FATHER WAS MY DANCE TEACHER IN LAREDO

By Dr. Neo Gutierrez AUGUST 2018 Eduardo Cansino Reina Birthdate: March 02, 1895 (73) Birthplace: Castilleja de la Cuesta, Seville, Andalusia, Spain  Death: December 24, 1968 (73) Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, United States Place of Burial: Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, … Continue reading

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TRICIA CORTEZ: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ JULY  2018 TEXAS SUPREME COURT RULING RE:   LAREDO PLASTIC BAG ORDINANCE   Tricia Cortez of Laredo, Texas,  joined the Rio Grande International Study Center in May 2010, where she currently serves as executive director of … Continue reading

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MEET RAUL FLORES, JR. : POET, ARCHITECT, FAMILY MAN

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ JUNE  2018 Raul Flores, Jr.,  was in my 9th grade English class at Christen Jr. High School in Laredo in 1957, when I was 21 years old, and he was 14.  Below you can read one … Continue reading

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A CULTURE LESSON: MEXICO’S  5  DE  MAYO

By Dr. Neo Gutierrez May 2018 During my 32 years on the faculty of Beverly Hills High School I directed/produced yearly a major school assembly  on the topic of 5 de mayo. It was a major culture lesson through music, song, … Continue reading

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HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY TO NELDA DRURY!

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ APRIL 2018 On April 21 I will be 83, but that figure seems insignificant when  I think that the same month this year  is dear friend Nelda Drury’s 100th birthday ! ! ! When Nelda found … Continue reading

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