"Celebrating Latino Contributions," a discussion of the culture, traditions and history of Latinos in the Las Vegas Valley and beyond will debut on Clark County Television Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., and air throughout Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15).
"Celebrating Latino Contributions," moderated by Todd Quinones of KTNV Channel 13, is a 50-minute discussion that features Peter Guzman, president and CEO of the Latin Chamber of Commerce NV, Irma Varela, program supervisor of the Winchester Dondero Cultural Center, world-renowned Harpist Mariano Gonzalez and Chef Beni Velazquez of ChinaLatina restaurant.
The show also may be viewed on Clark County's YouTube channel at www.YouTube.com/ClarkCountyNV. A direct link to the video: https://youtu.be/6OcrX1ywDHw.
"The Latino contribution to the cultural life of Las Vegas is undeniably significant and rich," said Erik Pappa, the County's director of Public Communications. "Hispanic Heritage Month presents us with an opportunity to help review the importance of this contribution to our community. I want to thank Channel 13 anchor Todd Quinones for moderating this discussion and the panelists for their insights."
Some upcoming air times for "Celebrating Latino Contributions" include Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 12 at 1 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 11 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 13 at 5 a.m.; Saturday, Sept. 14 at 8:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.
Additionally, the show is available on Clark County's new podcast, "Cultures of Las Vegas," available for iPhones.
Clark County Television is available in the Las Vegas area on Channel 4/1004 on Cox cable and on CenturyLink on Channels 4 and 1004 as well as in Laughlin on Channel 14 via Suddenlink. Live streaming of CCTV programming is available at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov and www.YouTube.com/ClarkCountyNV. CCTV is also available in Boulder City on Channel 4 and in Moapa Valley on Digital Channel 50.3.