Literature

2019 Cinco de Mayo events in Bay Area

The 2019 Cinco de Mayo falls this weekend! 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. Read […]

[exhibit] 50 Years of Cultura y Resistencia from Los Siete to Today // SF

Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm. Accion Latina 2958 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110 Fifty years ago, Los Siete de la Raza galvanized a movement and helped define a radical politics of self-determination. Cultura y Resistencia gathers the movement aesthetics and cultural resistance of artist Yolanda Lopez, editor Donna Amador, the Basta Ya! newspaper, and the work of […]

[free] Dia del Niño + Dia los libros @ San Bruno

Join us for a celebration of children and families at our annual Día del Niño event. El día de los niños es el 27 de abril! Otra actividad DIVERTIDA para todos los niños (y adultos también). Gracias a nuestros patrocinadores. #todolosninoscuentan #todolosdeportesimportan #iloveourteachers #sbpsd # bruno4bruno #ssf #childrensday #diadelosniños

Flor y Canto Literary Festival // San Francisco

Apr 11 at 5:30 PM – Apr 13 at 9 PM Precita Eyes Muralists 2981 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110 With local, national and international poets, the festival provides a forum for emerging voices of the Mission District and the Latino community / Presentando a poetas locales, nacionales e internacionales, ofrecemos un foro para […]

[free] Festival of Mayan Literature and Culture // SF

Apr 11 at 6 PM – Apr 13 at 9 PM 24th Street, San Francisco, Ca, 94110 Join us for a celebration of Mayan Literature and Culture as Poets and Musicians from the Yucatan and the Bay Area gather for 3 days of festivities along Calle 24. Featured poets to include Feliciano Sanchez Chan and […]

[free] ‘Boulevard Nights’ Northern California screening // Sonoma State University

Mar 28, 2019 , 3:00pm – 10:30pm Student Center Grand Ballroom. Sonoma State University, California. 1801 East Cotati Ave • Rohnert Park, CA 94928 707.664.4246 phone. “Everything happens on the boulevard, and the boulevard happens at night”. It’s official, we are on for Thursday March 28th for the only northern California screening of Boulevard Nights. […]

[talk] The Struggle for Cuba: Race and Empire in 18th-century Atlantic World // Berkeley

In 1762, British forces mobilized more than 230 ships and 26,000 soldiers, sailors, and enslaved Africans to attack Havana. Lecture: Featuring History Faculty | February 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall Speaker/Performer: Elena Schneider Sponsor: Center for Latin American Studies About: They met fierce resistance for six suspenseful weeks. In the end, the […]

[free] 6th annual Local Lit 2018 – Patriots from the Barrio, Author Dave Gutierrez // San Jose

San Jose Public Library is holding the 6th Annual Local Lit event. Meet over twenty local authors! San Jose’s Dave Gutierrez will be introducing his book Patriots from the Barrio, the true story of an all Mexican American WWII unit. Hollywood Actor/Producer Wilmer Valderrama obtained the film rights to the book. https://www.sjpl.org/blog/locallit-2018-celebrating-local-authors     Featured […]

[theatre] The Cat in the Hat—El Gato Ensombrerado // Berkeley

Dr. Seuss’s Zany Cat Speaks English and Spanish in Bilingual Stage Premiere. ((Spanish below)). Performances on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The Cat in the Hat—El Gato Ensombrerado is recommended for ages 3 – 10. TICKETS: $17 – $28 BOX OFFICE: www.bactheatre.org or […]

El Tecolote’s 48th anniversary // SF

Saturday at 1 PM – 6 PM 2958 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110. This Saturday at 1 p.m., please join us at Acción Latina to celebrate not only El Tecolote’s 48th anniversary, but the end of Mabel Jimenez’s tenure as El Teco’s photo editor. While you’re welcome to bring a guest, given our limited […]

[exhibit] Un Color donde Vivir / A Color to Live In

Exhibit runs daily from 12PM – 6PM Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts 2868 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94110 A solo show by Ana Aranda // @ third floor // free. SF friends! Join me this June 12 at the Mission Cultural Center – Ch’in Kana Gallery where I’ll be showing my most recent […]

MACLA Family Art Day // San Jose

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, dance and yoga lessons (as part of Bay Area Dance Week), bilingual gallery tours, multicultural music and dance performances, and […]