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2017 Cinco de Mayo events in Bay Area

2017 Cinco de Mayo events in Bay Area

This year’s Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday! See many festivals, concerts, and community events filled with art, food, and music for your family and friends. May 5th is celebrated because of Mexican pride and hope. It showed the mighty French war machine was not invulnerable, and that determination and courage were powerful weapons. […]

Cinco de Mayo/The Battle of Puebla (history) 4

Cinco de Mayo/The Battle of Puebla (history)

Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday which celebrates the victory over French forces on May 5, 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. 462 French soldiers died in combat. Only 83 Mexican soldiers died in the battle. It is often mistakenly thought to be Mexico’s Independence Day, which is actually September 16. More of an […]

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NO 5 DE MAYO @ Oakland First Fridays!

This is an insult to Oakland’s community! We are very disappointed that Oaklamd”s largest Cultural festival this Friday … will NOT pay homeage to Cinco de Mayo? Or to Latino culture? Oakland is primarily Brown and Black. But their organizers are HIPSTERS who dont care. They rather pay homage to ‘business week’, and keep pushing […]

May 1st events in Bay Area 1

May 1st events in Bay Area

May Day events have become rallying cries for immigration reform Our young LATINO community is our FUTURE! We interviewed several Latinos @ San Francisco City Hall about the importance of MAY 1ST. Si se puede! Video:   About: May Day, also known as “International Workers’ Day,” is marked annually on May 1 to honor the […]

SF Latino Activist Shuts Up Fox News!

SF Latino Activist Shuts Up Fox News!

UPDATE! Here’s 2nd heated argument between Tucker and Hernandez in 2018 Below you will see their videos from 2017. SF Latino Activist Shuts Up Fox News!   SF Latino goes against the racist Fox News, who criticize May 1st protests. It was our own Roberto Hernandez shuts the racist up! ‘We’re Not Going to Stand […]

'DESPACITO' in Top 10! [1st Latino Song since 1996's 'MACARENA']

‘DESPACITO’ in Top 10! [1st Latino Song since 1996’s ‘MACARENA’]

Congratulations to DESPACITO! It’s now Top 10 song in Billboard. The last time a Latino song accomplished this was in 1996 with MACARENA. Did you know JUSTIN BIEBER just remixed DESPACITO. It probably helped to boost it. Hear that remix below. Excerpt Billboard. For the first time in more than 20 years, a mostly Spanish-language […]

La Placita Grand Opening Block Party // San Francisco

La Placita Grand Opening Block Party // San Francisco

Mission Community Market is moving to a new home—the Mission’s newest and most inspiring meeting place, La Placita—and we need your help. We’re throwing an all-ages interactive block party, and we’ve lined up local superstar entertainment and a variety of creative activities to get you started. Now all we need is YOU! >>>LA PLACITA GRAND […]

San Francisco Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival 2

San Francisco Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival

Last Saturday, we commemorated the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez! Si Se Puede! Commemorate and celebrate the life and work of labor and civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez [March 31, 1927 to April 23, 1993] in the heart of the Calle 24 Latino Cultural Distirct. Entertainment, vendor booths, children’s area and more….this is […]

FREE Family Sunday @ SF Mexican Museum 1

FREE Family Sunday @ SF Mexican Museum

View this email in your browser FAMILY SUNDAY: MIXED MEDIA WEAVING Sunday, April 30th, 2017 Bring your family to The Mexican Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly art activities inspired by Tramas Urbanas, an exhibition showcasing the textural work of Mexican artist Paloma Torres. Guests can drop in between 12pm-4pm to learn how […]

[Exhibit] Exist + Resist, 2016 Presidential Election! Gallery Opening @ MCCLA // SF

Judge blocks Trump order to cut off Sanctuary city funding

BREAKING NEWS: A San Francisco judge just blocked President Trump’s order to cut off funding to some U.S. cities that limit cooperation with immigration officials. Excerpt Fusion A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an executive order by Donald Trump which threatened to cut off funds to sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration […]

10 Year Anniversary of Noche Bohemia // Salinas 1

10 Year Anniversary of Noche Bohemia // Salinas

Free family event! A night of poetry, music, artistic dance, painting, writing, photography and community. See address and map below. Adela Castillo and Jose Alejandro Moran present the 10 Year Anniversary of Noche Bohemia with a cast that includes artistic dance, harp, violin, and piano, along with poetry, song, paintings, photography creating a night of […]

MACLA Family Art Day // San Jose 1

MACLA Family Art Day: April // San Jose

Family Art Day – Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 12-4pm / FREE Join MACLA for a FREE outdoor celebration with the community at Parque de Los Pobladores (in front of MACLA)! Family Art Day is a free event for youth and families with hands-on visual art activities with professional artists, bilingual gallery tours, multicultural dance […]