The Work of Day of the Dead: by historian Thomas Laqueur // Berkeley

4th Annual Tianguis: Anti-Mall Holiday Craft Fair // Berkeley

Enjoy traditional Mexican music, food, door prizes and much more! Plus, find the perfect gifts you’re looking for this holiday season from local vendors! Want to sign-up as a vendor? (Requirement: items must be hand-made.)     A tianguis is an open-air market or bazaar that is traditionally held on certain market days in […]

Mexican Christmas Gifts @ Polanco Gallery // San Francisco 1

2016 Virgin Mary Guadalupe Pilgrimage // San Francisco

“¿No estoy yo aquí que soy tu Madre?” Cruzada Guadalupana de San Francisco is a 12 mile walk from South SF’s All Souls Parish to SF’s St. Mary cathedral. See below for details and photos. The annual Cruzada Guadalupana pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe marches from All Souls Parish in South San […]


HSN TV is Casting For Products Created By Latinos

Project American Dreams is a business competition that discovers, mentors and fast-tracks Latino entrepreneurs to launch their products live on HSN. Take your Latino product invention from startup to stardom! See video!   LOOKING FOR PRODUCTS CREATED BY LATINOS TO LAUNCH ON TV: EXTENDED DEADLINE IS NOW DECEMBER 16th. Presented by U.S. Bank, Project American […]

[exhibit] 6th Chicana/o Biennial @ MACLA // San Jose 1

[exhibit] 6th Chicana/o Biennial @ MACLA // San Jose

MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana is pleased to present its much-anticipated 6th Chicana/o Biennial. MACLA’s most visible and popular juried exhibition that “takes inventory of the critical edge and aesthetic interventions within contemporary Chicano art. Curated by Guest Jurors Melanie Cervantes, artist and activist (Dignidad Rebelde), Eugene Rodriguez, artist and lecturer, and […]

LUZIA, Mexican Cirque du Soleil // San Francisco

Owner’s Son Dies @ LUZIA, Mexico Cirque du Soleil // San Francisco

The owner’s son died tragically on Tuesday night, at SF’s annual Cirque du Soleil. The show is cancelled for now! Cal/OSHA, the state’s workplace safety agency, is investigating an accident that killed a worker at the Cirque du Soleil show Luzia in San Francisco Tuesday night. “The maintenance worker was struck in the head by […]

Xavier Becerra is New California Attorney General

Xavier Becerra is New California Attorney General

Gov. Jerry Brown has tapped House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) to be the next attorney general of California. He will succeed Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. He will lead the state’s looming court battles with Donald Trump over climate change, immigration and more. The office of […]

21st Annual Fruitvale Dia Los Muertos // Oakland

21st Annual Fruitvale Dia Los Muertos // Oakland

Announcing the 21st Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival! Dia de los Muertos Festival celebrates our traditions with talented artists, unique craft vendors, retailers and musicians. Every year the highlight of the event is the sacred altars and memorials, created by local artists. As one of Oakland’s largest community events, the festival attracts up to […]

2016 Latino Halloween parties in Bay Area 1

2016 Latino Halloween parties in Bay Area

Biggest list of Latino Halloween parties in our Bay Area! This year’s Halloween can be celebrated for 4 days, as it starts on Friday and ends on Monday, October 31st. Question: What’s your costume, and which party will you be at? number of events: 29 last update: 10/27, 7pm   Friday   Dance Fridays Halloween: […]

La Ultima Parada 2016: A celebration of life on Day of the Dead // San Jose 1

La Ultima Parada 2016: Dia Los Muertos, 3 stages // San Jose

La Ultima Parada Sunday, October 30, Noon-8pm San Jose’s Mexican Heritage Plaza will host LUP for a second year, expecting over 4,000 participants. The long-standing Dia de los Muertos celebration returns in a major way with La Ultima Parada: A Celebration of Life on the Day of the Dead, an all-day spectacular set to take […]

NASA’s Youngest Researcher is Mexican and from the UNAM

NASA’s Youngest Researcher is Mexican and from the UNAM

He’s 20, in his fifth semester of physics, and NASA has already recruited him as a student-researcher. His name is Yair Israel Piña López, and he’s the youngest student with this distinction. Plus, he’s Mexican and an UNAM student. Through the International Space Education Board, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has opened its doors to Yair […]

An evening with Cabanijazz Project: FENIX Dinner & Dance (2) Shows // San Rafael 9

Who is Cabanijazz Project? (Bay Area’s new Latino band)

Welcome to Cabanijazz Project. Below are great reasons (videos and pics) why this band is special! “Some things you can point out, Other things you can’t. Cabanijazz Project is about music, music that you might not be able to point out. But you can feel it, ’cause Cabanijazz Project is Hella Danceable!” On Thursday, enjoy […]

2016 Dia De Los Muertos in Bay Area 2

2016 Dia De Los Muertos in Bay Area

Bay Area’s biggest list of Dia de los Muertos! In Mexico, November 1st is All Saints day. A day to honor and respect the innocents, children & infants. November 2nd is Dia De Los Muertos. The day to honor deceased adults. On these days, altars are made in honor of them. People build them on […]