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30TH HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS Will Air On PBS TV

30TH HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS Airs On PBS TV [Oct 6th]

See amazing TV awards show below [56 minutes long]!   if above video doesn’t display, please click here to see the entire video.    30TH HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS already Aired Nationally October 6th On PBS. Performances From: Luis Fonsi Singing “Despacito,” Latin Grammy Winners Buika and Gaby Moreno, ‘Miami’s Best Latin Band’ Locos por Juana. […]

[Photos] 6th Annual Watsonville Film Festival

[Photos] 6th Annual Watsonville Film Festival

JOIN the 6th Annual Watsonville Film Festival! Annual celebration of film & community in the heart of Watsonville, and the Monterey Bay. We’re hosting a World Premiere, many Monterey Bay area premiere screenings, and a special educational program for youth. We’ll present 35+ films in four days, from local up-and-coming filmmakers to world renowned directors. […]

[exhibit] 'Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire' 2

[exhibit] ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ // SF

‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ opened September 30th. Dig into the secrets of Mexico’s Teotihuacan.. Experience never-before-seen archaeological discoveries and captivating artwork from one of the largest and most important cities of the ancient Americas! ‘Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire’ is the first major exhibition on Teotihuacan in the U.S. in […]

Bay Area Latina/s celebrated for Latino Heritage Month (ABC7 TV)

Bay Area Latina/s celebrated for Latino Heritage Month (ABC7 TV)

Hispanic Heritage Month is here and ABC7 TV celebrates by highlighting Hispanic history, people, and culture from the Bay Area! Excerpt ABC7 ABC7 is proud to partner with the Latino Community Foundation (LCF) to celebrate the Bay Area’s rich cultural diversity. To learn more about how LCF is supporting nonprofits in the Bay Area and […]

2017 Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival. 1

2017 Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival.

The Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival runs from September 15-30 showcasing some of the best indie films from the US and Latin America Meet visiting filmmakers and other film lovers at the screenings or the after-parties. See below for complete schedule! Cine+Mas SF celebrates its 9th year of the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, opening […]

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$1 Million Fund Announced to Help DREAMers Renew DACA by October 5

Mission Asset Fund (MAF) announced it will provide $1,000,000 in scholarships to 2,000+ Dreamers to pay for DACA renewals by the October 5 deadline. Last week, the Trump administration announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program is ending. DACA has provided security, safety, and a livelihood for 800,000 young people commonly known […]

2017 Summer Festivals in Bay Area

2017 Bay Area events celebrating Latino Independence

Join the celebrations as we commemorate the history, culture and traditions of our Latin American countries. National Latino Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) is when we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Its roots go back to 1968, beginning on September 15, […]

Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) presents 6 new films for Hispanic Heritage month 2

Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) presents 6 new films for Hispanic Heritage month

Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) will present six new films for Hispanic Heritage month! Films explore Mexico’s ‘son jarocho’ musical tradition, an American filmmaker’s complex Bolivian heritage, the death of an American journalist in Oaxaca, the 1992 L.A. riots, immigrant carnival workers, and more.   STARTING SEPT 20TH, six new films from Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) […]

Mexican Independence Day 2016: Facts, Traditions, History And Events To Celebrate El Grito 2

Mexican Independence Day! Facts, Traditions, History and “El Grito”

Many people confuse Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Independence Day, but the real date is September 16th! Mexicans will join together to celebrate the day Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla – known as the father of Mexican independence – launched the revolution that led to Spain’s departure from Mexico. Below, see all Bay Area festivities honoring […]

Bay Area's best Latino Heritage events

2017 Bay Area Latino Independence events

Join the celebrations as we commemorate the history, culture and traditions of our Latin American countries. National Latino Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) is when we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States. Its roots go back to 1968, beginning on September 15, […]

Reading of "Ask a Mexican" @ MACLA // San Jose

Reading of “Ask a Mexican” @ MACLA // San Jose

Ask a Mexican is a smart satirical response to stereotypical perceptions of Mexicans specifically and Latinos in general with music by Daniel Valdez of the seminal Chicano/Latino theater family Playwright Anthony Garcia adapts Gustavo Arrelano’s political column Ask A Mexican to the stage. Experience an exclusive first reading of a new play in development by playwright Anthony J. Garcia in collaboration with Ask a Mexican award-winning […]

2017 El Grito in San Francisco 2

2017 El Grito in San Francisco

¡Te esperamos este 15 de septiembre en el City Hall a las 5:30 PM! Ven a celebrar las fiestas patrias con nosotros este 15 de septiembre.  San Francisco celebra “El Grito” de Indepencia de México con un festival que realzó las raíces mexicanas en esta ciudad santuario de inmigrantes. 57th annual event by the Committee […]