February 2019

2019 Youngest Grammy Nominee was Ángela Aguilar: “Primero Soy Mexicana”!

“Before anything, I’m Mexican, and I’m proud of it!” See below to watch her LIVE performance at Grammys opening ceremony, last Sunday February 10th. Excerpt LatinLive Although 15-year-old Ángela Aguilar, daughter of Pepe Aguilar, is already a two-time Latin Grammy nominee, this is the first Grammy nomination and performance for the high school freshman. Ángela […]

[concert] Dolores Huerta’s Playlist:vSi Se Puede! Oakland Symphony // Oakland

Oakland Symphony Presents Dolores Huerta’s Playlist. Location: Paramount Theatre Date: Friday, February 22, 2019 Time: 8 pm. Buy tickets $25-$95 here!     About: For the second annual Playlist, the Oakland Symphony welcomes to the Paramount Theatre, Dolores Huerta, the Mexican-American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Cesar Chavez, co-founded of the United […]

[talk] The Struggle for Cuba: Race and Empire in 18th-century Atlantic World // Berkeley

In 1762, British forces mobilized more than 230 ships and 26,000 soldiers, sailors, and enslaved Africans to attack Havana. Lecture: Featuring History Faculty | February 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall Speaker/Performer: Elena Schneider Sponsor: Center for Latin American Studies About: They met fierce resistance for six suspenseful weeks. In the end, the […]

Quinceanera Expo Concord 2019

Quinceanera Expo | Plan Your Entire Quince Under One Roof February 24, 2019 FROM 12:00 PM TO 5:00 PM Hilton Concord 1970 Diamond Blvd, Concord, California, 94520.   About: Quincenaera Expo is an event like no other. It has been created with quinceaneras in mind and is designed to focus exclusively on everything a future […]

Xavier Becerra is New California Attorney General

Xavier Becerra sues Trump over emergency Border wall

Yesss for Xavier Becerra, our California Attorney General! See photos of his last Bay Area visit here! He will likely sue Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall. Excerpt KQED   California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state […]

Ocasio-Cortez: Latinos Can’t Be Illegals Because They’re ‘Descendants of Native People’

Excerpt: Free Beacon Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Thursday criticized U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement and argued in support of undocumented Latinos in the United States, saying the latter cannot be “criminalized” on “Native” U.S. land because they are “descendants of Native people.” [Ocasio-Cortez spoke alongside several pro-immigrant groups at a rally on Thursday.  […]

Cardi B Reveals new Song with Bruno Mars on Friday!

Cardi B Reveals New Song With Bruno Mars Coming Friday at 12midnight Cardi B isn’t letting the haters stop her. After Sunday’s Grammy win for ‘Best Rap Album’ [first woman to ever achieve such an accolade], and a two-day hiatus … the rapper is back on Instagram and coming out with new music on Friday (Feb. […]

[theatre] Overlooked Latinas 2019 // San Francisco

Brava presents Tina D’Elia in Overlooked Latinas The best, queer, telenovela of our time! Directed by Mary Guzmán February 16 – March 3, 2019 Saturdays at 8pm; Sundays at 3pm From the unbridled imagination of Tina D’Elia comes her solo show Overlooked Latinas. Butch dyke Angel Torres thinks she’s having the best day of her […]

Julian Castro, who is running for President, visits Bay Area on Feb. 12th, 2019

Photos and videos are arriving in a few hours! Tuesday February 12th 6:30 PM, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco. Presented by SF Young Professionals Fundraiser for Secretary Julián Castro. An immense honor to have met Presidential Candidate Julián Castro at the largest private fundraiser on the campaign trail, so far! In 11 days they got […]

El Chuponcito // Bay Area

CBC Events presents Chuponcito 2 Bay Area locations! 1. Friday: Friday, February 8, 2019 @ 8:00pm Chuponcito $36, $46, $59 and $69 Friday at 8 PM – 11 PM Luther Burbank Center for the Arts 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. 2. Saturday: Saturday at 8 PM – 11 PM Fox Theater Salinas 241 […]

[free] El Mercado Del Amor – Oakland Artist Market

Saturday at 2 PM – 7 PM Amor Eterno Arte 1227 18th Ave Oakland Ca 94606 About: Just in time to get you or your boo something for Valentines Day! Support local artists! You know how we roll… tacos, aguas frescas + good folks! Flyer image by Amy George Cortez Corazon George-Cortez   Please help […]