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[videos/pics] Our Lady of Guadalupe @ St. Peter’s // SF

On Thursday, December 12th, 2019 the parish of Saint Peter’s celebrated an entire day of the Virgin Mary. The feast started with a 6am Mananitas mass, and ended with an amazing Mariachi homage at 5pm, followed by a 7pm mass. Dandole las Mañanitas a Mi Madre Santísima la Siempre Virgen María de Guadalupe. !!!! QUE […]

Farmworker bill path to legal status passes House

Farmworker residency bill with path to legal status passes House, moves to Senate. “This is a chance to solve a problem for America,” said Rep. Zoe Lofgren, who spearheaded the bill. The last time congress addressed agricultural labor was in 1986. Today, the House passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, voting for a measure that […]

2019 Virgen de Guadalupe events in Bay Area

Bay Area’s TOP 10 Virgen de Guadalupe celebrations are Tuesday and Wednesday. Did you know 10pm and 12midnight masses in addition to Wednesday 4am [yikes!] are the normal hours? It is important to note that Our Lady of Guadalupe is Patroness of the Americas and the Philippines and as such all communities of all cultures […]

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 […]

Navidad en Mexico! Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno // San Leandro

2 Dates · Dec 14 – Dec 15 DEC14 Sat8:00 PM DEC15 Sun2:00 PM San Leandro Performing Arts Center 2250 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro, California 94577 Ticket Price(s): $15-$35     The Ballet Folklórico Mexicano’s primary and most popular production is Navidad En México, which has been entertaining audiences each December since 1971. This production […]

George Lopez: Live Special Taping // San Francisco

George Lopez: The Wall World Tour Saturday at 7 PM – 9 PM and 10PM – 12MID. The Warfield, San Francisco, California.     Goldenvoice Presents GEORGE LOPEZ: LIVE SPECIAL TAPING SAT, 14 DEC 2019 TWO SHOWS! EARLY – 7:00PM PST LATE – 10:00PM PST Ages: 18 & Over. See tickets here!   Video:   […]

Miss Latina Wine Country & Mr Wine Country Grand Finale // Sonoma 2

[photos] Miss Latina Wine Country Grand Finale // Santa Rosa

Update: See 2019 [and 2018] photos at the bottom! Miss Latina Wine Country Grand Finale Saturday at 5 PM – 10 PM Luther Burbank Center for the Arts 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. The purpose of Miss Latina Wine Country Pageant is to uplift, motivate, and empower young Latinas in the Wine Country […]

[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 […]

[photos] Open House of Historic Centro Social Obrero: MLVS // SF

See event photos of opening below. Welcoming all community members, artists and visionaries to the re-opening of the Centro Social Obrero. Experience a dedication ceremony, building tour, Open Mic and Gran Baile. Bring your dancing shoes for a night of music, art and community. One of our art instructors will be live painting. Gran Baile […]

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 […]