August 2019

[exhibit] Studio Misión: The Artist Studio as Medium by René Yañez // SF

Studio Misión offers a look into the world and creative process of San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, focusing on his final years from 2016 to 2018. Aug. 19 to Nov. 4, 2019 exhibit dates. Bringing together Yañez’s most recent projects and sketchbooks—seldomly seen outside of his close circle of friends—the works presented reveal […]

“We Belong – Pertenecemos” Exhibit Call for Submissions For Latinx Artists // SF

“We Belong – Pertenecemos” will be an exhibit by San Francisco Bay Area Latinx artists exploring the narrative of Latinx cultural representation, identity and ethnicity, sense of place, history, families, and Dreamers. Senator Scott Wiener and Joseph Abbati, Curator, invite all Bay Area Latinx artists to apply to participate in an art exhibit at the […]

[free] Redwood City Salsa Festival 2019 with 3 stages

  Redwood City is fired up for its 12th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from noon until 8:00pm. Salsa music, salsa dancing, and salsa tasting with 3 stages of music, including Salsa, Latin Jazz, and Reggae. Salsa Tasting & Competition: Experience amateur and professional Salsa Chefs seeking fun, prizes, and Salsa Glory, […]

[pics/videos] 20 Latino artists @ 2019 San Jose Jazz Summer Fest

Summer Fest celebrated its 30th year with a record 14 stages of international stars and rising artists serving up jazz, blues, Latino [schedule below], R&B, Salsa, New Orleans and more. 30TH ANNUAL SAN JOSE JAZZ SUMMER FEST Friday, August 9 – Sunday, August 11, 2019 Plaza de César Chávez Park, Downtown San Jose.     […]

[free] Mexico En El Corazon @ PIER 39

Sunday at 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM PIER 39 39 Pier, San Francisco, California. Immerse yourself in this traditional Mexican performance from 6:30 to 7:30pm in PIER 39’s Entrance Plaza on Sunday, August 11th. “México en el Corazón” is a North American tour presented by CONFEDEJAL, the Government of Guadalajara and NAIMA, a non-profit organization […]

[video] Latino museum night @ Cal Academy of Sciences

Thursday, August 9th, 6pm – 10pm. California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco. See Thursday’s live video!   The music: The Marías with Amo Amo DJ set by Chulita Vinyl Club. About: NightLife happens every Thursday night from 6 – 10 pm. NightLife is 21+ with ID. Last entry to rainforest dome […]

Latino Day @ DeYoung Museum // San Francisco

Free Saturdays: Poetry Readings with Leticia Hernández-Linares August 10, 2019, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm de Young museum: Golden Gate Park \ 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco. Gallery 40 Join Leticia Hernández-Linares for a special series of poetry readings in our permanent collection galleries. First Reading: 1–1:30 pm, Gallery 40 Second Reading: 2–2:30 […]

[free] Salesforce Park SALSA Party: 2nd Fridays // SF

  Second Fridays at 6 PM – 8 PM Salesforce Transit Center, Main Plaza. 425 Mission Street, San Francisco, California. See last event’s photos, videos and map below! Next events: FRI, JUL 12 6:00 PM FRI, AUG 9 6:00 PM FRI, SEP 13 6:00 PM.   Salsa video:   August 9th: Carlos Xavier, Edgardo Cambon […]

[film] MOVING IN PLACE Puerto Rican @ MoAD // SF

Join the MoAD for an evening dedicated to PUERTO RICO as part of their Caribbean film series. [see video below]. The event will also feature live Bomba dancing and music. Bomba is the Puerto Rican folkloric music and dance of resistance. Wed, August 7, 2019 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Museum of the African Diaspora […]

[exhibit] Off the Wall // SF

Opened on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2868 Mission St, San Francisco, California.     About: Over the past 45 years, Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio and La Raza Silkscreen Center/La Raza Graphics became two of the most prolific and influential Latinx Printmaking studios in […]