Past and present meet and reverberate in Ballet East Dance Company’s Spring Production

“We wanted to bring together the long history of our modern dance company and our work developing young dancers,” says Rodolfo Mendez, artistic director. As the program began to emerge, we decided to call it ‘Echoes of Past and Present’. It reflects more than 30 years of Ballet East Dance Company.” Honoring its past, the company will restage two favorite pieces from its repertoire of … Continue reading Past and present meet and reverberate in Ballet East Dance Company’s Spring Production

Teatro Vivo presents Cenicienta

Starting this Saturday, you can see the Cinderella story in a whole new way. Cenicienta, a co-production by ZACH Theatre and Teatro Vivo, with Glass Half Full Theatre, is a bilingual stage-adaptation of Cinderella, infused with found-item puppetry, Mexican culture, and humor. In the play, Cenicienta learns to embrace her culture, familia, and the power of language to unlock her true potential. Co-written by Caroline Reck of Glass Half … Continue reading Teatro Vivo presents Cenicienta

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Fiesta Gardens

Since 1978 Fiestas Patrias of Austin a 501 (3) c non-profit grass roots organization that has served the Hispanic community by preserving and promoting our Hispanic through festivals. A culture rich in history, heritage, and traditions with deeply rooted blood lines on both sides of the Rio Grande. Proceeds from events to benefit Fiestas Patrias of Austin scholarship and community programs. The addition of the Cinco de Mayo … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Fiesta Gardens

HAYS CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

This company was created to empower the programs that serve our youth and make their dreams into a reality. We are proud and grateful for this opportunity to honor Hispanic Heritage in celebrating history, culture, and community with intention to preserve these traditions throughout generations.  These events, including remembering Dia De Las Madre’s (Mothers Day in Mexico) allow us to continue to increase positive family and … Continue reading HAYS CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

Sor Juana Inez de La Curz a Tribute to Mexican Women

Saturday, April 18, 2015 – 3:00pm –As part of the festivities celebrating the work and legacy of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, this year we honor women poets, artists, and musicians. 3 pm – Poetry Reading (Auditorium)  Southwest Canto Mundo poets featuring: Liliana Valenzuela, Ire’ne Lara Silva, Brenda Nettles Riojas, Octavio Quintanilla, José Antonio Rodriguez 4 pm – Rebozo Exhibit Reception (Community Gallery) 4:30 … Continue reading Sor Juana Inez de La Curz a Tribute to Mexican Women

Pachanga Music Festival – Full Line-up Announced

NPR MUSIC’S LATIN MUSIC PROGRAM ALT.LATINO AND KUTX 98.9SPONSOR STAGE FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY: PALENKE SOULTRIBE, ORKESTA MENDOZA, DOS SANTOS ANTI-BEAT ORQUESTA & IRENE DIAZ  PLUS: PERFORMANCE BY ALL-STAR SELENA COVER BAND! BIDI BIDI BANDA We’re excited to announce several talent additions to the lineup in partnership with NPR Music and Austin NPR affiliate KUTX 98.9, the Austin Music Experience! We’ve collaborated with NPR’s Latin music program Alt.Latino … Continue reading Pachanga Music Festival – Full Line-up Announced

The Big Squeeze – Accordion Contest – Finals

Texas Folklife and the  Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The event will be held from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on the Lone Star Plaza in front of the museum (in case of rain it will be held inside), and is … Continue reading The Big Squeeze – Accordion Contest – Finals

ATMC- Tejano Idol – announces first audition

The Austin Tejano Music Coalition announces the fist TEJANO IDOL audition of 2015. ATMC welcomes public to participate in singing contest open to all ages to their first audition to be taking place at El Gallo Restaurant a 2910 South Congress Road, Austin, Tx from 2pm to 4pm. For more information about contest and rules visit http://www.atmc-tejanoidol.com/ Continue reading ATMC- Tejano Idol – announces first audition

Mexic-Arte presents Taste of Mexico

Mexic-Arte Museum invites the public to celebrate the unique culinary arts of Austin and Mexico with Taste of Mexico 2015, a festival of Mexican and Mexican-inspired cuisine and beverages from over 30 of Austin’s most eclectic restaurants and flavorful beverages, including Casa Chapala, El Naranjo, El Sol y La Luna, Herradura Tequila, Llama’s Peruvian Creole, Mi Madre, Serranos, Sweet Danny, Texas Coffee Traders, and lots … Continue reading Mexic-Arte presents Taste of Mexico