February 2019

[free] The Border Collective Art Exhibit and Show // SF

The Border Collective is incredibly excited to announce their second Pop Up Exhibit on Friday, March 8, 2019. It’s free! The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, CA, from 5:30-9:00pm! In honor of Women’s History Month, we curated an incredible group of Mexican female artists and makers and are so excited to share their […]

Four FREE Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras celebrations // SF 1

[free] Fat Tuesday! Carnaval SF Anniversary Mardi Gras // SF

  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6 PM – 10 PM Mission District, San Francisco Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at our 2019 Carnaval San Francisco Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Party in several venues in the Mission District! FREE Come enjoy live samba drummers, dancers winding their way through the party, and […]

Symposium on Influential Women of Color in Northern CA History // Los Altos Hills

Los Altos History Museum presents a day-long symposium, “Negotiating Boundaries: Women of Color in Northern California History” exploring the lives of influential women who helped shape our communities. A panel of regional scholars will share original research and analysis to fill in the gaps of our local history. Mar 02, 2019 10:00 am – 3:30 […]

1/2 Black, 1/2 White, Looks Mexican! Hosted by Key Lewis // SF

  Wednesday February 27, 2019 7 PM doors 8 PM show. Cobb’s Comedy Club 915 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA. See 2 videos below! Tip: even though the club is 18 and over {valid ID 2 drink min} we feel the mature 35 and older married a long time with adult children Audience would appreciate […]

CANCELLED! Homenaje a Juan Gabriel // SF

UPDATE! Friday’s Juan Gabriel tribute show is CANCELLED! Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8 PM – 11 PM Rocapulco San Francisco 3140 Mission Street, Crockett, California 94110. See video!   About: ¡Si te gusta la música de Juan Gabriel, te encantará este evento! ¡No te pierdas este espectacular Homenaje a Juan Gabriell con Carlos Daniels […]

‘Roma’ wins 3 Oscars from 10 nominations

ROMA movie won 3 OSCARS [from an amazing 10 nominations] last night! Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma won 3 #Oscars for Best Foreign Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography at the Academy Awards 2019 #VivaMexico #Roma #Adelante Did you know 5 out of the last 6 Best Director winners have been Mexican? Not only did Alfonso Cuarón […]

[theatre] Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name? // Berkeley

When Irma Herrera gives her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, some people assume she’s a foreigner. She’s not. The proud Chicana claims her identities as Mexican and American, and she speaks both of her native languages: Spanish and English. Born and raised in South Texas, Irma worked three decades as a San Francisco civil rights […]

Cuauhtemoc Ceremony: last Aztec emperor // San Jose

Cuauhtemoc Ceremony 2019 Saturday at 12 PM – 6 PM Willow Glen Community Center 2175 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, California 95125 Cuauhtemoc was the Aztec ruler (tlatoani) of Tenochtitlan from 1520 to 1521, making him the last Aztec Emperor. See below for history!     About event: Grupo Tezkatlipoka de San Jose welcomes you to […]

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 […]