Culture

Bless Me, Ultima: A Mexican-American Opera [West Coast premiere] // San Jose

A new Mexican-American Opera by Héctor Armienta Based upon the 1972 novel by Rudolfo Anaya. April 20-22nd. 3 PERFORMANCES at The Mexican Heritage Theater – School of Arts and Culture @ MHP in San Jose, CA Bless Me, Ultima is a new Mexican-American opera on the power of destiny by composer/librettist Héctor Armienta. The opera […]

[free] Latinas & Libros // San Jose

On April 26th, Latinas & Libros celebrate the contributions of Latinas in literature and our Latino heritage. In collaboration with SJSU Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center and Modern Latina. This complimentary event will feature Latina authors sharing their inspirational stories, book signing, Mexican hot chocolate and pan dulce. Panel Moderator: Magdalena L. Barrera, Associate Professor of […]

Community Day: A Celebration of Mural Creation and Community // SF

Join California Historical Society and its friends and partners for a day that celebrates its newest exhibition, Murales Rebeldes!: L.A. Chicana/Chicano Murals under Siege. With mural and community art making at its heart, we will be creating throughout the day and joining together over discussion, music, and special presentations and tours. Meet artists from the […]

[exhibit] Family, Homeland, Revolution: Stories of the Chicano Movement // SF

The Mexican Museum is proud to present Family, Homeland, Revolution: Stories of the Chicano Movement; an exhibition that showcases work by Chicano artists from the Civil Rights Movement to today. Chicano art transforms and takes the shape of the community it revolves around and it continues to evolve and showcase the lives, needs, and politics […]

How Pixar’s Coco Honors Mexico—and Defies Trump

COCO Movie weekend in Oakland

APR6 Fri8:10 PM APR7 Sat5:30 PM The New Parkway 474 24th St, Oakland, California 94612 See video!     Actors Anthony Gonzalez (L) and Benjamin Bratt arrive at the premiere of Disney Pixar’s “Coco” at the El Capitan Theatre on November 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)       […]

Cesar Chavez day is March 31st

25th anniversary March of Cesar Chavez // Salinas

Sunday at 10 AM – 4 PM 250 N Madeira Ave, Salinas, CA 93905-2049, United States On April 8, 2018, we will be marching through the streets of East Salinas, beginning at Cesar Chavez Community Park on Madeira Avenue in Salinas, CA. This is 25th anniversary of the passing of our founder Cesar Chavez and […]

Danza Coyolxauqui Annual Ceremony // Santa Rosa

Apr 6 at 8 PM to Apr 7 at 4 PM Old Courthouse Sqare, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Danza Coyolxauqui of Santa Rosa invites you to our Annual Ceremony dedicated to our Grand Mother Coyolxauqui. This year we will have the presence of the General Rosa Maya of Mexico, supported by Tlacopan with that we […]

Selena Night at amazing 3-level Calle 11 // SF

Experience first SELENA NIGHT at amazing 3-level Calle 11, the most beautiful Latin nightclub in Bay Area. Wow! First SELENA NIGHT at amazing 3-level Calle 11 this Saturday, April 7th! Costume contest 12midnight on Stage, and Selena + Cumbia songs. (10pm – 2am). Also Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton, Vallenato, Merengue, Top 40, Rock Espanol and Mariachi […]

[exhibit] CompArte from Mexico: Art from Zapatista Free Territory // Oakland

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7:00pm Eastside Arts Cultural Center | 2277 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA Exhibition reception: art, music, poetry FREE EVENT | accessible venue | refreshments Sponsored by the Eastside Arts Cultural Center with the Chiapas Support Committee On Tour from Zapatista free territory No, artist sisters and brothers [hermanas, hermanos, hermanoas]; for […]

[exhibit] CompArte: The Ballad of the Zapatistas Art Show

March 30th at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM La Peña Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94705 This art exhibit and talk is to revitalize the relationships between local communities and the indigenous peoples in Chiapas through art and dialogue. Come meet and listen to Bay Area artists that have collaborated with the Zapatista […]

San Francisco Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival 2

2018 Cesar E. Chavez events in Bay Area

“Si se puede!”, the slogan of the United Farm Workers (also used by Barack Obama in his presidential campaigns,) has been a rallying cry for the farm workers for decades. We salute those who grow and harvest our crops, and the organization created by Cesar Chavez in 1962 to organize workers for better working conditions […]

Cesar Chavez day is March 31st. Here's how to help!

Cesar Chavez day is March 31st [Biography]

  The story of Cesar Estrada Chavez begins near Yuma, Arizona. Cesar was born on March 31, 1927. Complete biography supplied by the UFW. He was named after his grandfather, Cesario. Regrettably, the story of Cesar Estrada Chavez also ends near Yuma, Arizona. He passed away on April 23, 1993, in San Luis, a small […]