2017

Selena is featured on GOOGLE for Oct. 17th

Selena featured on GOOGLE Oct. 17th

Anything for Salinas! We want to thank Google for making our search work so much more enjoyable this Tuesday, as we keep seeing Selena Quintanilla grace our screens as the Google Doodle of the Day. And if you want to go beyond just the image, check out the accompanying video. We can’t stop watching it! […]

[exhibit] 'Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire' // SF 1

FREE Days! ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ opened on September 30th. Dig into the secrets of Mexico’s Teotihuacan. See below so you can see the exhibition for free!  Located approximately 30 miles outside of modern-day Mexico City, Teotihuacan was founded in the first century BCE near a set of natural springs in an otherwise arid […]

Metamorphosis & Migration: Days of the Dead // Oakland

Metamorphosis & Migration: Days of the Dead // Oakland

This year, OMCA’s biennial Days of the Dead exhibition, curated by Guest Curator Evelyn Orantes, is inspired by the lifecycle of the Monarch Butterfly. Known for its mass migration each winter, this butterfly’s journey spans several generations, all of whom follow the same routes their ancestors took. In Mexico, the returning Monarchs also symbolize the […]

Dia de los Muertos a celebration of life not death // Oakland

Dia de los Muertos a celebration of life not death // Oakland

Dia de los Muertos: Memorias We invite you to join us for an opening reception Oct 14th, from 5-8pm. Coffee drinks and pan de muerto in the cafe. We also hope to have a blessing and traditional danzantes and a spoken word performance, DJ and light refreshments. Every year we honor the memory of our […]

Latino families of Wine Country Fires

Latino families of Wine Country Fires need help!

UPDATE! The city of Santa Rosa has opened an emergency information line in Spanish, with the objective of providing the Spanish-speaking community with up-to-date information regarding the multiple fires in Sonoma County. Excerpt LaPrensaSonoma Questions such as: where a fire in Sonoma County is occurring, whether it is safe to return home, the difference between […]

Latina Empowerment Day San Jose: Wealth and Wisdom 1

Latina Empowerment Day San Jose: Wealth and Wisdom

Get ready to spend the day connecting with fellow Latinas and leave feeling empowered Join Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) for its annual Latina Empowerment Day series. Latina Empowerment Day is a one day intensive workshop series created to empower Latinas to increase their community impact and strengthen their skills and knowledge on a […]

[exhibit] Día de los Muertos 2017 @ SOMARTS // San Francisco 3

[exhibit] Día de los Muertos 2017 @ SOMARTS // San Francisco

Remembrance and Resistance: Día de los Muertos Exhibition Altars, multi-dimensional art installations, live music and performances honor personal and collective losses and acknowledge the cycles of life and death. SOMArts Cultural Center | 934 Brannan St. San Francisco. Tickets to special events: $12-$15. Dates: Exhibition on view October 6–November 9, 2017. How Much: Free admission […]

13 Deaths, 2,000 Structures Destroyed in Northern California Fires

31 Deaths, 3,500 Structures Destroyed in Northern California Fires

UPDATE! BIG PROPS to Latino Community Foundation for being THE FIRST to help our Latino families affected by the fires! We are feeling the most for our low-income Communities – who don’t have the resources (or insurances) so they can recover lost cars, homes and household items. Santa Rosa (and other cities near wineries) have […]

Juntos Con Mexico - Fiesta en el Panteon // San Leandro 2

Juntos Con Mexico – Fiesta en el Panteon // San Leandro

Join an evening of music, song and dance from Mexico. Dedicated “Al Pueblo de Mexico”! See schedule below. The Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro through the support of the Consulado General de Mexico en San Francisco, Univision 14- San Francisco and UNICEF-Mexico proudly presents: “Fiesta en el Panteon 2017”. Featuring the Ballet Folklorico Costa de […]

Long Lost Video of Selena Quintanilla Is Discovered by Smithsonian Museum

Long Lost Video of Selena Quintanilla Is Discovered by Smithsonian Museum

Wow! Watch below the newly discovered SELENA video! The Museum recently discovered an old interview that the late Queen of Tejano had done in 1994 with Tejano USA before performing at the Texas Live music festival at Hemisfair Park in San Antonio, Texas Excerpt Latina The Smithsonian Museum’s collection of Selena Quintanilla memorabilia has grown, and […]

La Muerte Baila: A play for Día de los Muertos // San Jose

La Muerte Baila: A play for Día de los Muertos // San Jose

An original Milagro Día de los Muertos production devised by Rebecca Martinez and the Milagro Ensemble In this hilarious, musical take on the afterlife, los muertitos – the dead – can’t wait to get back to earth on Día de los Muertos – and La Muerte can’t wait to finally have a day to relax! […]

Help Puerto Rico & Mexico @ Puerto Alegre // SF

Bay Area fundraisers to help MEXICO and PUERTO RICO

Here’s the fundraiser events to help MEXICO and PUERTO RICO in the Bay Area! 7 events this weekend:   Fundraiser To Help México And Puerto Rico // San Jose ‎Rúckatan Latin Tribe Benefit Concert for Mexico // San Jose Concert & Art Sale for Mexico’s Earthquake Relief // SF Juntos Con Mexico – Fiesta en […]