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Los Angeles Film Festival screened Desierto and has a Theatrical Release Announced

Filmmakers Alfonso Cuarón and Jonás Cuarón presented the thriller, Desierto, as the Closing Night film of the Los Angeles Film Festival earlier this month. Among the crew also present at the festival screening was two producers, Carlos Cuarón and Alex García, as well as Executive Producer, Nicolas Celis. The same day it was announced that the film will have a theatrical release later this year … Continue reading Los Angeles Film Festival screened Desierto and has a Theatrical Release Announced

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Cinco de Mayo Events in Austin area!

Don’t miss the weekend of Cinco de Mayo events in the Austin area. See events posted in La Prensa of Austin newspaper on these images or visit http://www.laprensaofaustin.com Cinco de Mayo has its roots in the French occupation of Mexico, which took place in the aftermath of the Mexican–American War of 1846–48 and the 1858–61 Reform War. The Reform War was a civil war which … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Events in Austin area!

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11th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Fiesta Gardens Park

Fiestas Patrias of Austin presents the 11th annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta on May 7-8, 2016 at Fiesta Gardens Park. This City of Austin Park is located on the north shores of Lady Bird Lake east of I H 35. Commemorating Mexico’s victory from France in 1862, Fiestas Patrias of Austin invites the Austin community to the Cinco de Mayo fiesta to celebrate and recognize … Continue reading 11th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Fiesta Gardens Park

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The Stories of Us

by Jelisa Jay Robinson  – Directed by Florinda Bryant with Irving Calderon, Tarik Daniels, Si Mon’ Emmett,  Krysta Gonzales, Stacye Markey, Adam Martinez and Lori Navarrete When: April 21 – May 8, 2016 – Thursday through Saturday 8 pm Sunday 2 pm Where: Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center 600 River Street Austin TX 78701 Parking: free event parking available for audience attending The … Continue reading The Stories of Us

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FUSEBOX presents Tejano Music History at Austin Revolutions per Minute Project

Join the Fusebox Festival this Saturday April 9tht at the Texas Music Museum featuring Austin Revolutions per Minute Project on Tejano music stories! Austin Revolutions per Minute is part of the Fusebox Festival 2016 Featured Projects series. This will be a one day event celebrating Austin’s music history through a series of vinyl listening rooms curated by prominent historians, record collectors, authors, artists, and students of Austin’s music … Continue reading FUSEBOX presents Tejano Music History at Austin Revolutions per Minute Project

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SELENA Sing-Along at the Alamo Drafthouse

The Alamo Drafthouse remembers Selena on her birthday with a special screening of the 1997 film Selena, directed by Gregory Nava, starring Jennifer Lopez and Edward James Olmos. During the Sing-Along events, Alamo Drafthouse provides novelty props to use during the film, including a lyric sheet to sing-along to all of the songs. Also, during the pre-show, it will be completely dedicated to Selena with … Continue reading SELENA Sing-Along at the Alamo Drafthouse

2016 Fusebox Festival announces diverse artist line up

Fusebox Festival lineup for its 12th annual festival to be held April 6 to April 10. This year the festival will feature over 60 unique performances, installations, talks and events from all over the world in 24 venues across Austin. For the first time in its history, Fusebox Festival will be held over a course of five days instead of the usual 12 days. The festival … Continue reading 2016 Fusebox Festival announces diverse artist line up

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‘On the Rocks’ by Aztlan Dance

You are welcome to join ‘On the Rocks’, East Austin’s elite dance performance this coming weekend!  Thursday, April 7th through the 9th at 8:00 pm and on Sunday, April 10th at 2:00 pm.   On the Rocks is a full evening-length performance of AZTLAN’s signature innovative dance that blends and fuses tradition and modernity into evocative stories that narrate Austin’s diverse cultures, histories, and experiences. The … Continue reading ‘On the Rocks’ by Aztlan Dance

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Cine las Americas Film Festival 2016

By Liz Lopez – ELinksToday.com The 19th Annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is scheduled for May 4 – 8, 2016 and the films will be presented at The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, The Salvage Vanguard Theater, and The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. The festival offers narrative and documentary feature and short films, videos, as well as experimental, animation, and music … Continue reading Cine las Americas Film Festival 2016