April Fools Day

April Fools’ Day is one of the most light-hearted days of the year. Its origins are very uncertain. Some see it as a celebration related to the turn of the seasons, while others believe it stems from the adoption of a new calendar. Others see it as simply a fun day to be mischievous and […]

Holi Festival of colors

One of the most colorful, playful festivals around the world, Holi, draws revelers from afar, and not just in India, where it originates from, but all corners of the globe. Did you know that Coldplay, the popular International rock band, was so mesmerized with the festival of colors, that they flew down to India (yes, […]

Saint Patricks Day

Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. They remember one of Ireland’s patron saints, St Patrick. In the US, it largely celebrates Irish-American culture. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, which is held on March 8 each year, celebrates women’s achievements throughout the world. Its purpose is to promote women’s equality, encourage support for repressed women and promote appreciation toward women everywhere. Many organizations use this day to also celebrate extraordinary achievements of ordinary women. International Women’s Day was initially promoted by […]

Happy Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and that spells great news for restaurants, flower shops, candy stores, movie theaters and jewelers. The results of a recent survey conducted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) indicate that 55% of Americans will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, and total spending for this popular holiday will reach $19.7 billion, […]

Presidents Day

Presidents’ Day is celebrated the third Monday in February, originally established in 1885. It has evolved as a tribute to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Statesmen of their caliber are in short supply as is evident in this presidential political season. Up until recent history, some states honored both Washington, who was born Feb. 22, […]

Super Bowl is here. And we mean business.

It’s finally time. Super Bowl 50 is just about here and starts on February 7. The Super Bowl is the season final championship game of National Football League (NFL) in the U.S. The matchup this year, which takes place in Santa Clara, CA the home of the 49ers and is between the Denver Broncos vs. […]

A Month for Deep Reflection

January is often considered the month for deep reflection. We look back at the year behind us, bemoaning our problems, celebrating our successes and looking forward to making plans for the upcoming year. ‘We make well-meaning resolutions and hope for the best and all of a sudden it’s the last week in January, Amazing. The […]

Martin Luther King’s Day – Doing for others

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2016, Monday, Jan. 18, honors the slain civil rights icon near what would have been is 87th birthday. It is a legal holiday and many businesses and public services will be closed or will operate on a holiday schedule in observance of this important day. The holiday has been officially […]

Back to Work

The holiday decorations have been boxed up and put away, and the droves of shoppers are nowhere to be found. After a Holiday break, American Language Services returned to a full schedule of working on voice overs, translations, interpreting, transcriptions and media services and other activities in January. We have already hit the ground running […]

Who else needs translation services?

Well it has crept up upon us once again. Yes, that’s right, it’s December, and Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza all are happening this month. It’s that time of the year when everybody is getting into the festive and holiday spirit. All the staff at American Language Services would like to wish our clients, translators and other […]

Get the Kind of Service You Want

We welcome winter with open arms because it means holiday cheer, warm drinks, and reasons to tell grandma you’ve been wearing that hideous sweater she gave you. It’s officially the holiday season! The New Year is approaching, and with it a time of reflection on what we have accomplished in the last year and set […]