NOVEMBER EVENTS

FOLLOWING ARE LATINO CULTURAL EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN NOVEMBER IN CITIES OF THE UNITED STATES.

LOS ANGELES

JUAN AND JOHN
OCTOBER 20 THRU NOVEMBER 13
LOS ANGELES THEATER CENTER
514 S. SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES
INFO: www.thelatc.org

This is the dramatized story of the friendship between baseball greats Juan Marichal
and John Roseboro. Starring Roger Guenveur Smith who portrays both men.

HOPE- PART II OF A
MEXICAN TRILOGY
OCTOBER 28 THRU NOVEMBER 13
LOS ANGELES THEATER CENTER
514 S. SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES
INFO: www.thelatc.org

A Mexican Trilogy traces the diaspora of Mexicans in the United Stated by
following one family during three time periods. Written by Evelina Fernandez
and Directed by Jose Luis Valenzuela. Stars Sal Lopez, Dyana Ortelli, Geoffrey
Rivas, Esperanza Ibarra, Olivia Delgado, Keith McDonald, Dru Davis

38th ANNUAL DIA DE
LOS MUERTOS EXHIBITION
OCTOBER 28, 2011
SELF-HELP GRAPHICS
1300 EAST FIRST STREET
BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA

The annual Day of the Dead festival sponsored by elf-Help Graphics has moved to a new location in Boyle Heights but still features altars and costumes and calavera faces.

L.A.XICANO
DIGA ME!
OCTOBER 29, 2011 3PM
FOWLER MUSEUM
U.C.L.A.
INFO: www.chicano.ucla.edu

The Fowler presetns readings of short fiction by Chicana/o authors Ron Arias, Vibiana Aparicio Chamberlain and Alejandro Murguía. A discussion with authors to follow moderated by Miahel Sedano, co-founder of the literary blog, La Bloga.

ANNUAL FIESTA DEL DÍA
DE LOS MUERTOS
DANZA FLORICANTO
OCTOBER 28-30, 2011
ARC (A ROOM TO CREATE)
11158 EAST COLORADO BLVD.
PASADENA, CA
INFO: www.events.pe.com/pasadena

This is the annual celebration of Day of the Dead featuring performances
by members of the Danza Floricanto/USA.

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
OCTOBER 29 THRU NOVEMBER 6
AVENUE 50 STUDIO
131 NORTH AVENUE 50
HIGHLAND PARK, CA
INFO: www.avenue50studio.com

This is yet another Day of the Dead exhibit featuring the work of Latino artists

THE HARVEST
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
DVD RELEASE

Eva Longoria has lent her support to the production of this documentary about child migrant laborers. The film is now available on DVD.

ORALE!: AN EVENING OF BOYLE
HEIGHTS STORIES
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
BREED STREET SHUL
247 N. BREED STREET,
LOS ANGELES, CA
INFO: www.breedstreetshul.org

The oldest Jewish shul in Los Angeles is being converted into a museum but intends to keep its outreach to the local Boyle Heights community by hosting a Day of the Dead celebration of
local residents telling stories of Boyle Heights.

ROMERO/ROMERO:
TWO GENERATIONS OF ARTISTS
NOVEMBER 4 THRU DECEMBER 10
PLAZA DE LA RAZA
3540 N. MISSION ROAD
LOS ANGELES, CA
INFO: www.plazadelaraza.org

This is an art exhibit featuring the work of iconic Chicano artist Frank Romero
and his daughter, Sonia Romero, one of the leading artists of her generation.

SUMMER IN PROVENCE 2011
OCTOBER 22 THRU NOVEMBER 6
ROMERO STUDIO
1625 BLAKE AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90031
INFO: www.romerostudio.net

Chicano artist Frnak Romero and his wife Sharon spend part of each year in France. This is exhibit and sale is of recent works painted while there.

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
NOVEMBER 3 THRU NOVEMBER 6
TIA CHUCHA CENTRO CULTURAL
13197-A GLADSTONE AVE.
SYLMAR, CA
INFO: www.tiachucha.com

This is a four-day event around Day of the Dead. A community altar building on
Thursday, Sugar skull decorating on Friday night, open mic on Saturday and
altar potluck brunch on Sunday.

MAPPING ANOTHER L.A.
THE CHICANO ART MOVEMENT
OCTOBER 16 THRU FEBRUARY 26, 2012
FOWLER MUSEUM
UCLA
INFO: www.fowler.ucla.edu

A retrospective of Chicano art featuring the who’s who of Chicano artists.

THE THREE LOUIES
NOVEMBER 12, 2011
VINCENT PRICE MUSEUM
EAST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE
1301 AVENIDA CÉSAR CHÁVEZ
MONTEREY PARK, CA
INFO: www.vincentprice.elac.edu

Part performance, part comedy and part social satire by three Chicanos
whose roots are on Los Angeles’ Eastside and who have honed careers in
music (Louie Pérez of Los Lobos), renowned author Luis J, Rodríguez
(Always Running), and career journalist and broadcaster Luis Torres.

LOS ANGELES NOIR
ART BY ROBERTO GUTIERREZ
FREMONT GALLERY
812 FREMONT AVENUE
SOUTH PASADENA, CA
INFO: www.fremontgallery.com

Artist reception with music featuring Rafael Jorge Negret, grandson of the
legendary Mexican movie idol Jorge Negrete at one of the most popular
art galleries specializing in Latino artists.

SHORT EYES
NOVEMBER 18 THRU DECEMBER 11
LOS ANGELES THEATER CENTER
514 S. SPRING STREET, LOS ANGELES
INFO: www.thelatc.org

This is a revival of Miguel Pinero’s Obie Award winning play about life
in a New York City House of Detention.. Directed  by Julian Acosta.
Produced by the Urban Theater Movement and the Latino Theater
Company.

SAN DIEGO

BORDER ANGELS
25TH ANNIVERSARY
NOVEMBER 19, 2011 7PM
CENTRO CULTURAL DE LA RAZA
2004 PARK BLVD.
SAN DIEGO, CA
INFO: www.borderangels.org

Enrique Morones created Border Angels in 1986. It is a non-profit human rights organization consisting of over 1,000 volunteers who have take action to prevent unnecessary migrant deaths across the Mexico-U.S. border by maintaining hundreds of rescue stations set up in the Imperial Valley Desert and surrounding areas providing water and food. A celebration of 25 years of service at the Centro Cultural de la Raza.

SAN FRANCISCO

LA CATRINA- DÍA DE
LOS MUERTOS
CONCOURSE EXHIBITION CENTER
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
TICKETS:(415) 202-9700

An array of booths and alters y local bay area artists. Music by
Mariachi Femenil Orgullo Mexicano and salsa by Grupo Executio.

CAFÉ RUMBA
NOVEMBER 6, 2011
LA PENA CULTURAL CENTER
3105 SHATTUCK AVENUE
BERKELEY, CA
INFO: www.lapena.org

The Afro-Cuban folkloric drums, dances and songs of the rumba. Community
participation encouraged.

RAÍCES REBELDES
NOVEMBER 19, 2011
LA PENA CULTURAL CENTER
3105 SHATTUCK AVENUE
BERKELEY, CA
INFO: www.lapena.org

An evening of hip hop and traditional music featuring Grupo Raiz,
Rebel Diaz, Lakin Valdez, and Subverso.

NEW YORK

PUERTO RICAN HERITAGE
FILM FESTIVAL
NOVEMBER 19, 2011
THE POETS DEN
HARLEM, NEW YORK CITY
INFO: www.iprhff.eventbrite.com

The inaugural film festival showcasing films on Puerto Rican heritage
and culture. Tickets available through th ewebsite.

CHICAGO

UNA NOCHE DE PAELLA
NOVEMBER 11, 2011
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART
1852 WEST 19TH STREET
CHICAGO, IL
INFO: www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org

A evening of food prepared by the Mexican Consul
Eduardo Arnal Palomera.

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS CONCERT
CHICAGO SINFONIETTA
HECTOR GUZMAN, CONDUCTOR
HARRIS THEATER FOR MUSIC
AND DANCE
CHICAGO, ILL
INFO: www.chicagosinfonietta.org

A Day of the Dead concert featuring the Chicago Sinfonietta under the baton
of guest conductor Hector Guzman features Joaquin Rodrigo’s acclaimed
Concierta de Aranjuez and Silvestre Revueltas’ Ocho por Radio.

PHOENIX AREA

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
OCTOBER 29 & 30
Downtown Chandler, Arizona
info@ www.xicoinc.org

THE SUN SERPENT
Oct.  29 thru November 13
Tempe Center for the Arts – Studio
Tickets: (480) 350-2822

Old and new worlds collide in this visually-stunning
story of the conquest of Mexico.  Written by
José Cruz González, directed by Rachel Bowditch,
music by Daniel Valdez and mask by Zarco Guerrrero.

SAN ANTONIO

NEW LATINO GENERATION
GREGG BARRIOS HOMAGE
GALLERY 23
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT
SAN ANTONIO

The art exhibit by artists who have been inspired by iconic Texas
author and critic Gregg Barrios continues through November 5th.

TEJANO BATTLE OF MEDINA
NOVEMBER 5, 2011
SOUTH SIDE INDEPENDENT
SCHOOL DISTRICT
1460 MARTINEZ-LOSOYA ROAD
LOSOYA, TEXAS

This is a recreation of the historic Battle of Medina, the biggest battle fought
on Texas soil during the struggle for Mexican independence from Spain. A
Recreation of the battle will be filmed.

THE BIRDS
NOV. 16-19,2011
ALBERT JEFFERS THEATER
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-
PANAMERICAN
1201 W. UNIVERSITY DRIVE
EDINBURG, TEXAS
INFO: http://www.utpa.edu/theatre

DALLAS

TINA’S JOURNEY
OCTOBER 29, 2011
LATINO CULTURAL CENTER
CITY OF DALLAS
INFO: www.dallasculture.org

This is a special collaboration between the Dallas-based Cara Mia Theater Company and the Mexican theater company Laboratorio de la Máscara. A bilingual play that tells the story of the struggles of a young girl, her family and her deceased ancestors as they cross into the U.S. before the Day of the Dead holiday.

BEFORE THE END,
AFTER THE BEGINNING
DAGOBERTO GILB

NOV. 3, 2011 6:30PM
BARNES & NOBLE
7700 W. NORTHWEST
HIGHWAY, DALLAS, TX.
INFO: www.aztecmuse.com

The latest collection of short stories by Chicano author-legend Dagoberto Gilb whose
fiction has appeared in THE NEW YORKER and HARPERS. A reading presented
by Aztec Muse Magazine and The Writers Garret.

HOUSTON

NIÑOS VICTIMAS
NOVEMBER 1 10AM-3PM
EVERGREEN CEMETERY
500 ALTIC STREET
HOUSTON, TEXAS

This is Day of the Dead commemoration held at the Evergreen Cemetery honoring the victimized children of border crossings.

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
OCTOBER 29 AND 30TH
MECA-HOUSTON
Multicultural Education and
Counseling through the Arts
1900 KANE STREET
HOUSTON,  TEXAS

INFO: www.meca-houston.org

This is a two day event around Day of the Dead celebrated
at the historic Dow School, the headquarters of the Multicutural
Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA).

EL PASO

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
NOVEMBER 1 THRU NOVEMBER 5
EL PASO MUSEUM OF HISTORY
510 N. SANTA FE STREET
EL PASO, TEXAS
INFO: www.elpasotexas.gov/history

This is a poignant Day of the Dead exhibit dedicated to the memory of all the children  that have been victims of the unprecedented violence in Juarez, Mexico, across the border from El Paso.

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
OCTOBER 29 & 30, 2011
MESILLA TOWN PLAZA
MESILLA, NEWMEXICO
Mesilla will celebrate with its annual Día de Los Muertos events starting tonight from 5-7 with the building of the altars. This will continue Saturday and Sunday Oct. 29 & 30 from noon to 7 p.m. on the Plaza. On Tuesday, Nov. 2, there will be a candlelight procession at 6 p.m. to the Mesilla cemetery. ?Contact: Preciliana Sandoval, Calavera Coalition?(575) 647-2639 for more information.

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