Tree Lightings and Holiday Events // Bay Area

2017 Bay Area Tree Lightings + Holiday Shows

The holidays are here! Experience the spirit of tree lightings and holiday festivals all over the Bay Area! Grab your friends and family and marvel at magical fireworks and twinkling lights, hear carolers sing all your seasonal favorites, as the little ones tell Santa their Christmas wishes. Excerpt SF Funcheap   First, a list of […]

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Oakland Community Block Party! Franklin Street (between 20th & 21st)

Don’t miss out on this amazing block party for the culture in Oakland on Saturday, Nov, 18th at noon! It’s completely free with live performances by Mistah FAB Kev Choice The Original Scraper Bike Team and many many more! We hope to all of Oakland there to united for health and justice for all! RSVP […]

[photos] Noche de Gala 2017: Ballet Folklórico México Vivo‎ // Redwood City

[photos] Noche de Gala 2017: Ballet Folklórico México Vivo‎ // Redwood City

  #MEXICOVIVO was an amazing Friday night! These beautiful Mexican folkloric shows need to appear more n Bay Area, que no? Ballet Folklorico Invites you and your family to NOCHE DE GALA 2017.  A NIGHT OF FOLKLORE ART AND CULTURE Friday night, November 17, 2017 (7pm) at Fox Theatre in Redwood City. See video!   […]

[photos] 2017 Mole Tasting Contest: Mole To Die For! 20

[photos] 2017 Mole Tasting Contest: Mole To Die For!

The event was really well attended, sold out actually! There were so many different moles it really have you a sense of the richness and variety of the sauce style. Some were chocolatey, some smokey, some more like coffee, some sweeter, some spicier. The Day of the Dead displays were amazing as well. Really beautiful […]

Latin Grammy Awards // Univision TV 4

Latin Grammy Awards // Univision TV

Latin Grammy Awards MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV Thu, Nov 16, 2017, 8pm. Video:     About: The 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® will be broadcast live from MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 16, and will air in the United States on the Univision Network from 8–11 p.m. This year […]

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[free] STEM Day in the SF Mission

ATTENTION PARENTS! Take your kids to this FREE event about STEM (which stands for Science, Tech, Engineering and Math)! Students ages 11-16 and their parents are invited to come get a closer look at: STEM college majors • STEM careers • Meet people working in STEM fields • Hands-on technology learning. Enter to win a […]

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Low-income SF students from Mission nonprofit ejected from Dreamforce conference

“You don’t belong here,” and, allegedly, “Your kind don’t belong in here.” Excerpt SF Examiner That phrase was allegedly spoken by a security guard to 20 low-income, mostly Latino students on Nov. 6, who were ejected from the giant Dreamforce conference on its opening day, the San Francisco Examiner has learned. The students are members […]

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor's Race

Latinos can help Former L.A. Mayor in Governor’s Race

Former L.A. Mayor Lags in Governor’s Race, but Latinos Could Elevate Him Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is currently leading among statewide registered voters, 31 to 21 percent. Excerpt LAWEEKLY Twelve years ago, Antonio Villaraigosa became the first Latino to take the mayor’s office since 1872! “Villaraigosa won big,” gushed the Washington Post on May 19, […]

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Urgency of Life: A Solo Exhibition by Lark Calderon-Gomez // Oakland

Urgency of Life: A Solo Exhibition by Lark Calderon-Gomez The Strength of the Invisible Queens. The latest solo exhibit by Lark Calderon-Gomez explores the royalty and resilience of women, past and present. By Catherine Brozena. Lark Calderon-Gomez’s exhibit will open on November 11, 2017 and runs through the end of December at the Sanchez Contemporary […]

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Hayward’s Chabot College is not Sanctuary!

“LatinBayArea contacted Laura Alarcon from Chabot College regarding the Sanctuary Resolution passed by the faculty Senate”. Alarcón asserts that the Sanctuary resolution presented to the Board of Trustees on May 16th is Chabot’s effort to walk on the right side of history during these uncertain times for the communities the college serve. The resolution affirms […]

Ozuna and YouTube launch "Musica Sin Fronteras" [documentary]

Ozuna + YouTube launch “Musica Sin Fronteras” [documentary]

Produced by YouTube, “Musica Sin Fronteras” traces Ozuna’s rise from local talent shows at his school to the biggest stages in the world, all while celebrating Puerto Rico’s vibrant musical culture. “Back then there was salsa,” reflects 25-year-old Puerto Rican superstar Ozuna in the new documentary “Musica Sin Fronteras. In another era you had rock, […]