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[free] Voices from the Ancestors: Book Presentation and Discussion // SF

Saturday at 4 PM – 6 PM Galeria de la Raza 1470 Valencia Street, San Francisco, California 94110 Join us for an afternoon with Lara Medina Ph.D., co-editor of “Voices from the Ancestors: Xicanx and Latinx Spiritual Expressions and Healing Practices”, as she discusses her recently published book with local Bay Area contributors. Come learn […]

[video] "DOLORES" film hits the Bay Area!

An evening with Dolores Huerta: Semillas de Esperanza // San Francisco

Join Latinx studies professor Maria L. Quintana for a conversation with Dolores Huerta about her life and work as a revolutionary and inspirational leader dedicated to activism, feminism, and the future of America. A portion of the proceeds from this event are being donated to the Dolores Huerta Foundation.   An Evening with Dolores Huerta […]

[free] Grand Opening of Historic Centro Social Obrero: MLVS // SF

Join us in celebration at our new home in the Historic Centro Social Obrero! Open House during the day with a dedication ceremony and building tour. Afterwards, there will be an Open Mic and Gran Baile! So bring your talent and your dancing shoes for a night of music, art and community. One of our […]

Latino Chamber Committee Toy Drive & Mixer // San Mateo

Name: Latino Chamber Committee Toy Drive & Mixer Date: November 19, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport Strategy Room 1770 S Amphlett Blvd San Mateo, CA 94402.     Admission: Free for LCC members, $20 non-members. Link: http://sanmateochamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/latino-chamber-committee-toy-drive-mixer-8404

A Merry-Achi Christmas // SF

Sunday, December 8th at 8 PM – 10 PM San Francisco Symphony, 201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco. Led by the incomparable José Hernández, Mariachi Sol de Mexico® returns to Davies Symphony Hall for a festive musical tribute to Mexico’s Christmas traditions! Experience a truly international celebration, with the ensemble singing and playing holiday favorites […]

Mural Dedication: Justice 4 Amilcar // SF

Public · Hosted by H.O.M.E.Y. November 17th at 12 PM – 4 PM H.O.M.E.Y. 2221 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94103. 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 was shot by officers from the […]

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

The art works on view here were created in Zapatista territories! California Institute of Integral Studies 1453 Mission Street (between 10th and 11th Streets) San Francisco, CA 94103 Gallery Hours: Everyday 9:00am–9:00pm, except holidays. Woven throughout their movement, we see a reverence for creativity as a form of collective action, resistance, and shared expression of […]

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 2 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, […]