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Mural Dedication: Justice 4 Amilcar // SF

Public · Hosted by H.O.M.E.Y. Today at 12 PM – 4 PM H.O.M.E.Y. 2221 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94103.   ABOUT THE JUSTICE 4 AMILCAR MURAL The Justice 4 Amilcar mural is the largest mural to be painted in the Latino Cultural Corridor in a decade. It is dedicated to Amilcar Perez Lopez who […]

[exhibit] “Zapatistas and the Aesthetics of ReXistence” // SF

The art works on view here were created in Zapatista territories! Woven throughout their movement, we see a reverence for creativity as a form of collective action, resistance, and shared expression of the world they are in the process of making. They are shared by the Chiapas Support Committee in Oakland to inspire and galvanize […]

Vicente Fernandez makes History With Son & Grandson in 2019 Latin Grammys

Don Vicente was joined onstage by his son and grandson to perform “Volver Volver.” The Fernandezes wore matching traditional charro outfits. See 3 amazing videos below! “It’s a family legacy,” Ricky Martin said as he and his co-hosts Roselyn Sanchez and Paz Vega introduced the performance. In front of a standing ovation and a crowd […]

[theatre] Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name? // San Jose

Friday 8pm and Saturday 8pm. MACLA 510 South 1st Street San Jose, CA 95113 When Irma Herrera gives her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, some people assume she’s a foreigner. She’s not. The proud Chicana claims her identities as Mexican and American, and she speaks both of her native languages: Spanish and English.     […]

Mole Tasting Contest: Mole To Die For! [photos & videos]

See video + photos below from past years! This is your opportunity to savor delicious home-made Mole recipes, vote for your favorite, and celebrate the winners with cash prizes and special performances. Friday, November 15 // 6:30pm-9pm // Main Gallery // Second floor // $13. Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2868 Mission St, San […]

Take Charge: A Lean In Latinas Annual Conference 2019 // Newark

Saturday at 9 AM – 3:30 PM Stanford Health Care 7600 Gateway Blvd, Newark, California 94560. Our goal and theme this year is to highlight the #LatinaEqualPay gap in the corporate workplace. Interested? Hope so! If you join us, you’ll have not one but two opportunities to workout your negotiation muscles with us 🧠💪🏽. Newark, […]

Chicanas Movidas: New Narratives of Activism in the Movement Era // San Jose

Public · Hosted by SJSU Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and SCC Office of Women’s Policy Thursday at 12 PM – 2 PM SJSU King Library One Washington Square, San Jose, California 95192 SJSU Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies in collaboration with the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy present: Chicanas Movidas! This […]

FLACC 2019: Bridges & Bones/ Puentes Y Huesos // SF & Berkeley

The Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (FLACC) is celebrating its 6th Annual dance festival with the theme “Bridges & Bones/ Puentes Y Huesos”. Friday / Saturday Nov. 15-16, 8-10pm Dance Mission Theater 3316 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110 Featuring resistant, queer, indigenous, and hybrid choreographers of the Latinx diaspora who cross cultural, physical, […]

Fundraiser for the Committee to Defend our Children // SF

  Hosted by A Day With Out Immigrants SF Thursday at 6 PM – 9 PM Pops Bar 2800 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110 The Committee to Close the Camps and Free our Children is hosting a fundraiser to benefit BORDER ANGELS and help sponsor a small delegation of San Francisco Committee members to […]

Owning Your Narrative: A Conversation On Latinx Representation // SF

  Thursday at 5:30 PM – 8 PM CBS Interactive 235 2nd St, San Francisco, California 94105. CBS Interactive and Techqueria invite you to come to CBS Interactive Headquarters to enjoy a night of food, drinks, and networking! 🎉 We will have a special panel of Latinx professionals speaking about their journey to owning their […]

FLACC 2019: Bridges & Bones/ Puentes Y Huesos // SF & Berkeley

The Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (FLACC) is celebrating its 6th Annual dance festival with the theme “Bridges & Bones/ Puentes Y Huesos”. Featuring resistant, queer, indigenous, and hybrid choreographers of the Latinx diaspora who cross cultural, physical, and aesthetic borders of tradition to abstraction. Co-directors Liz Duran Boubion and Juan Manuel Aldape Muñoz […]