Categories: Culture

Aztec New Year: 19th anniversary of Calpulli Tonalehqueh // San Jose

Aztec New Year: 19th anniversary of Calpulli Tonalehqueh // San Jose

Weekend March 12, 2017 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM Emma Prusch Park 647 S. King Road, San Jose , CA (map + Spanish below) Join us to celebrate the 19th anniversary of Calpulli Tonalehqueh’s Aztec New Year the weekend of March 11-12th. This is a multi-cultural, family event in celebration of the Aztec New Year […]

Why Mexico Fell Apart, and How to Fix It [Denise Dresser] 1

Why Mexico Fell Apart, and How to Fix It [Denise Dresser] // Berkeley

Denise Dresser will speak about the demise of the “Mexican Moment” due to corruption, the mass kidnapping of students from Ayotzinapa, increasing violence, and economic mismanagement by the Peña Nieto administration. She will also focus on U.S.-Mexico relations in the Trump era, and what Mexican civil society and its political class can do to put […]

‘Day Without Immigrants’ movement is spreading across country for Feb 16, 2017

‘Day Without Immigrants’ movement is spreading across country for Feb 16, 2017

Should Latinos protest by not going to work? Also, not shopping, buying gasoline, and sending their children to school? EXCERPT: FUSION.NET Reports are surfacing about a potential national strike by immigrants on February 16th! It’s the latest in a growing movement to highlight the role immigrants play in the face of Donald Trump’s increasingly harsh […]

L.A. Immigrants Bring $233 Billion to the Economy.

L.A. Immigrants Bring $233 Billion to the Economy.

Attention Trump supporters! Immigrants prove that they pay billions of USA taxes. In one city, it’s about 7 billion dollars. Please see below! According to “so-called” Presidente Trump, immigrants are “criminals or even terrorists”, who not only “steal jobs” but also “leech” public services by not paying taxes. That’s just not true. And MANY reports have disproven […]

The 16th Annual Brazilian Carnaval of Axé & Samba // SF

FOUR FREE Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras celebrations // SF

Mardi Gras Celebrations Carnaval San Francisco, the annual two–day festival and grand parade that takes place in San Francisco’s Mission District over Memorial Day weekend, is kicking off its season of events by hosting four free Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras celebrations at different venues in San Francisco. It’s for all ages on Tuesday, Feb. 28 […]

FREE Family Sunday! Pre-Hispanic Pottery @ SF Mexican Museum

FREE Family Sunday! Pre-Hispanic Pottery @ SF Mexican Museum

Bring your family to The Mexican Museum for a Sunday afternoon full of family-friendly activities. This Sunday, February 19 from noon to 4pm. Visitors are invited to take part in this free special art making workshop where they will be able to create and shape their own animal vessels out of air-dry clay.     […]

World's Romantic Person is this Latino Poet! 3

World’s #1 Romantic Person is this Latino Poet!

Pablo Neruda (July 12, 1904 – September 23, 1973) was the pseudonym of Chilean poet and politician, Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. He always used green color for writing, as it was the color of hope according to him. “If nothing saves us from death, at least let love save us from life” Pablo Neruda. Born […]

The Aztec Love Story [Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl] 2

The Aztec Love Story [Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl]

Many of you are familiar with the iconic image of the Aztec warrior carrying a woman seen on countless panaderia calendars, but do you know the legend behind it? The most popular legend passed down for centuries through oral tradition comes from the ancient Náhuas. It tells the romantic and tragic story of Mexico’s Romeo […]

Riding low, aiming high: Lowriders movie captures the EastLos Chicano spirit

Riding low, aiming high: Lowriders movie captures the EastLos Chicano spirit

The trailer for Lowriders opens with the gleaming smooth curves of custom classic cars and banging tunes. These vibrant flourishes of East Los Angeles culture are the backdrop for the iconic struggle between loyalty, family, and personal dreams, told from the point of view a hungry young street artist from Boyle Heights. Check out the […]

George Lopez Lashes at Black Woman Offended By Race Joke

George Lopez Lashes at Black Woman Offended By Race Joke

Has George Lopez gone too far? We feel this time, George Lopez went overboard. What’s up with him? He’s been going downhill ever since he was found drunk, face-down, at a Casino a few years ago. GLO? What’s happened to you. You used to proudly represent our Raza?? During these times, we need to be […]

Selena Bay Area Weekend Parties // SF + Oakland

Selena Weekend Parties in Bay Area // SF + Oakland

See Selena videos at bottom! FRIDAY Club 90s presents Selena Night SF Bay Area we have missed you much. We are happy to finally be back, this time taking over Brick and Mortar in the SF Mission. Join us as we bring our tribute to the Queen of Tejano to the bay. We spin a […]