Culture

[theatre] Malinche Show @ MACLA // San Jose

Now – March 8th at 2 PM – 4 PM MACLA / Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana 510 S 1st St, San Jose, California 95113. Tickets via Eventbrite SAT, MAR 7 7:30 PM SUN, MAR 8 2:00 PM. Flyer:   English: Teatro Nahual is proud to present, “Malinche Show” after the great success […]

Mexico Trade Luncheon: Consul General of Mexico // Hayward

Hayward Chamber of Commerce and the California State University, East Bay College of Business and Economics present the seventh Hayward International Trade Luncheon on March 5th. Consul General Remedios Gómez Arnau of Mexico will be the featured speaker on March 5th, 2020.. This event is free to CSUEB students, faculty and staff. 11:30AM at the […]

[theatre] Don’t Eat the Mangos // SF

DON’T EAT THE MANGOS is a wickedly funny drama. Hear director interview below! World Premiere FEB 26-March 22, 2020. Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Boulevard, Building D | San Francisco. 415.441.8822 Written by Ricardo Pérez González [interview below], Directed by David Mendizábal, 90 minutes. About: Three grown sisters. An Island full of secrets. ‍ Just […]

[theatre] Culture Clash (Still) in America // Berkeley

Culture Clash Returns with Their Latest Sketch Anthology! The missionaries of mayhem are back with their unique, badass brand of Chicano satire. In this powerful, pointed, and downright hilarious update they turn their razor-sharp wit to everything from pussy hats to MAGA caps, laying down outrageous, biting, and thought-provoking monologues and sketch comedy about the […]

8th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival

Brava presents the 8th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival, featuring Rubí Oseguera y la Techa Producciones desde Mexico con su nuevo espectáculo QUEBRANTO with opening act, Bay Area artist Mónica María. Festival runs February 5 – 9, 2020, at Brava Theater Center in San Francisco. See full calendar below!     Explore the folkloric […]

Kobe Bryant loved México; his wife & daughters are Mexicanas

Kobe Bryant was married to a Mexicana named Vanessa Bryant, with whom had 4 daughters. “My Latino fans are very important to me because they were the first ones who embraced me the most when I first got here,” Kobe Bryant said in Spanish in 2016. Kobe expressed his appreciation for Latinos beyond the basketball […]

What Is Día De Los Reyes & Rosca de Reyes?

January 6th is a special day for Latino children Known as ‘El Dia de Reyes’ (Three Kings Day), this holiday represents the height of the Christmas season. The date marks the culmination of the twelve days of Christmas and commemorates the three wise men who traveled from afar, bearing gifts for the infant baby Jesus. […]

Mexican Christmas Traditions

Did you know Mexican Christmas season isn’t over until February 2nd? There’s many Christmas traditions in Mexico. Some originated in Spain, while others developed in Mexico. These festivities happen all December, but in fact, the Christmas season isn’t really over until February 2nd. 1. Nacimientos Although many Mexican families have Christmas trees, nativity scenes are […]

What is Las Posadas?

Posadas are an important part of Mexican Christmas celebrations They’re held in neighborhoods for 9 nights across Mexico, and also becoming popular in the United States. These celebrations are a “Novena” or nine days of prayer, starting on the 16th of December, and finishing on the 24th which is the Noche Buena (Holy Night). The […]

Jerry Rivera // San Francisco

  El Nino bonito ” JERRY RIVERA estara este 15 de Diciembre, cerrando con broche de oro los eventos salseros en Roccapulco night club de San Francisco! When: Saturday, December 21th, 2019 at 8:00pm Where: Roccapulco: 3140 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110 Tickets: Starting at $47. (BUY TICKETS HERE) Compren sus boletos ya https://jerryrivera.eventbrite.com […]

[free] Posada Jalisco Federacion FEDJAL 2019 // San Jose

Friday, December 20, 2019 at 5 PM – 11 PM Federacion Jalisco Internacional 320 S 1st St, San Jose, California 95116 Te invitamos a participar de esta gran posada este próximo 20 de diciembre de 2019 donde juntos celebraremos, El regalo de la Navidad. Evento completamente gratis. Programa del evento.      

La Virgen de Guadalupe [Dec 12th history]

Every December 12, Catholics all over the world (especially in Latin America) celebrate the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe. But in Mexico this day is one of the most important holidays of the year! Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico. Here, she is known as “La Reina de Mexico” and […]