Culture

[exhibit] Giuseppe Dezza: Beyond the Image El Salvador, 1990-1996 // Kentfield

Although the Civil War in El Salvador (1979-1992) happened decades ago, the repercussions are still being felt today. Sponsored by the Canal Welcome Center, this exhibit of photography by Fairfax artist Giuseppe Dezza captures moments from El Salvador’s history between 1990 and 1996. This exhibit is part of College of Marin Library’s contribution to The […]

“Cucuy: The Boogeyman” is on TV

Inspired by the indelible legend found in many Latino countries, the movie is scheduled to premiere exclusively on SyFy. Are you ready? Date: Saturday, October 13 (This Saturday). Channel: SyFy Time: 7 pm. See video!   Synopsis: Cucuy: The Boogeyman Directed by Peter Sullivan (who helmed Stan Lee’s “The Sandman,” SyFy’s runaway hit last October), […]

Fiesta De Muertos 2018 // San Leandro

Oct 13 at 7 PM – Oct 14 at 2 PM San Leandro Performing Arts Center 2250 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro, California 94577 Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno presents a spectacular folklorico performance. Professional dancers and special guest will draw you in to the diversity of how Mexico celebrates Dia de los Muertos from […]

[exhibit] Día de los Muertos 2017 @ SOMARTS // San Francisco 3

[exhibit] Día de los Muertos 2018 @ SOMARTS // San Francisco

Friday at 6 PM – 9 PM SOMArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan St, San Francisco, California 94103 Now in its 19th year, SOMArts’ Día de Los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations in USA.. Opening night: The exhibition unveiling, Friday, October 12, 6–9pm, $12–15 sliding scale admission […]

[video] Asociación Mayab performs in SF Mission District

See amazing Mayan culture in Mission district of SF! Performance by ‘Association Mayab’ representing the Yucatan peninsula. How beautiful! About: Spanish: Imágenes que nos unen…porque nos recuerda nuestro proyecto al salir del mayab. Música, gastronomía, historia, el canto de los jóvenes Pat Boy Rapmaya, Yazmin Novelo, y de todo esos detalles que nos recuerda que […]

[theatre] How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents // Santa Rosa

8 Dates · Oct 5 – Oct 14. SRJC Theatre Arts Department 1501 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, California 95401 Recommended for age 14 and above. Contains strong language and adult content. Buy tickets $12 – $18 here!   About: Tracing the journey of the Garcia family’s flight from a dictatorship in the Dominican Republic to […]

Zoppé – An Italian Family Circus 2018 // Redwood City

Founded in Venice, Italy in 1842, the Zoppé Italian Family Circus has been entertaining audiences for seven generations with its enchanting exhibition of European circus. Matinee & Evening Showtimes: October 12-November 4. Circus Tent: 1455 Madison Ave., Red Morton Park, Redwood City. Youth: $12-$18, Adults: $17-$23, Front Row Seats: $22-$28 Tickets at https://squareup.com/store/RWCZoppe For its […]

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS with Ballet Folklorico Mexico Danza // San Leandro

Life is Just a Game…La Vida Es Solo Un Juego! Please join us SATURDAY, 9/29 & SUNDAY, 9/30 for a family-friendly spectacle celebrating Dia De Los Muertos as only Ballet Folklorico Mexico Danza can showcase. Our show celebrates Dia de Los Muertos and life itself – it’s joy, humor, passion and despair – but above […]

Closing weekend of SF Latino Film Festival

The SF Latino Film Festival is closing this weekend with 2 events! 1. A world film premiere of ‘Lucas como Sara’ from Day Garcia of Cuba–only the 5th woman from Cuba to complete a feature film! 2. A closing party at Slate Bar in SF at 3pm, prior to the film and only a few […]

[free] Latino Film Festival in Marin

The Festival showcases the work of emerging and established filmmakers from the US, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. It is a celebration of the latest work coming out of the 20+ countries with which we share a bond. Join us along with our collaborators; ForWords, Canal Alliance, The Task Force on the Americas for free […]

[photos] Molcajete Dominguero @ SOMArts // SF

Yesss! ‘Molcajete Dominguero’ is hitting the Bay Area every month! SOMArts is so excited to once again be collaborating with @molcajetedominguerosf!  If you missed it last time, you’ve got another chance to attend this free Latinx vendor market on October 29th. Featuring over 50 curated local artists and vendors, like ‘Chingona Definition’ (pictured above and […]

[photos] “El Grito” at SF City Hall

What an amazing night, an elegant Mexican Independence fiesta in Bay Area! See photos & videos below! September 16th – Inside the City Hall of San Francisco. 7 pm to 11 pm. The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco produced Fiesta Mexicana for the celebration of 208th Anniversary of Mexico’s Independence. It was a […]