Teatro Vivo presents the Austin Latino Theatre Festival 2016

Teatro Vivo presents the sixth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF) in collaboration with ScriptWorks February 25-27 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. The festival includes three evenings and one afternoon of staged readings of new Latino plays. General admission tickets for the festival are a donation-based or “pay what you wish.” A $40 reserved seat festival pass is available for … Continue reading Teatro Vivo presents the Austin Latino Theatre Festival 2016

Peter F. Ortiz Jr. to Host Art Show in Montopolis, Hecho en Montopolis

A native Texan, Peter F. Ortiz Jr. is born and raised in Montopolis, Austin, Texas. For individuals who are unfamiliar with this area of Austin, the Texas State Historical Commission describes Montopolis as “an area four miles southeast of downtown Austin, in south central Travis County.” Located on top of a hill, some of this area began to be annexed by the city of Austin … Continue reading Peter F. Ortiz Jr. to Host Art Show in Montopolis, Hecho en Montopolis

Teatro Vivo Produces La Pastorela: A Bilingual Comedy The Whole Family Can Enjoy

Directed by Rupert Reyes  Get ready to laugh and celebrate Hispanic culture this December 3-20 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Teatro Vivo presents “La Pastorela” December 3 through 20, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the Emma S.Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center located at 600 River Street in Austin, Texas. The traditional play, an adaptation … Continue reading Teatro Vivo Produces La Pastorela: A Bilingual Comedy The Whole Family Can Enjoy

George Lopez in Austin!

EVENT: Friday July 31st | Tickets on Sale now @ Bass Concert Hall George Lopez: Listen to My Face Tour coming to the Bass Concert Hall on Friday, July 31, 8pm! Tickets go on-sale Friday, June 19, at noon. Purchase tickets online at texasperformingarts.org, charge by phone 800.982.BEVO, and all Texas Box Office Outlets. George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, … Continue reading George Lopez in Austin!

ESB-MACC is soliciting Historical Photos

The ESB-MACC is currently soliciting historical photographs and other memorabilia for an exhibit that will be on display in the Community Gallery from June 4, to August 27, 2016. The photographs will depict the lives and stories of local Mexican Americans who worked as migrant farmworkers during the 1940s to 1960s. Photographs will be scanned for exhibit use and originals will be returned to the … Continue reading ESB-MACC is soliciting Historical Photos

Fotos De Mi Alma – Today at IBC Bank Downtown

– 28 remarkable art, documentary, portrait and other photographers presenting work from Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico and the U.S. – An onsite and online raffle with winnings of jewelry, spa and restaurant gift certificates, overnights at Austin hotels and a 50 person tequila-tasting hosted by Don Julio! – Surprise celebrity guests who will join guests of honor photographer Diego Huerta and filmmaker Carmen Marron. – … Continue reading Fotos De Mi Alma – Today at IBC Bank Downtown

Hello Lamp Post: Austin hits the streets in February

City-wide public art project invites residents and visitors to talk to Austin’s street furniture Hello Lamp Post: Austin hits the streets February 12 – April 27 AUSTIN, TEXAS – The hidden life of Austin’s street furniture will come to light next month with the launch of Hello Lamp Post, an international art project created by London-based designers Pan Studio which invites people to strike up … Continue reading Hello Lamp Post: Austin hits the streets in February

La Peña at WEST Austin Studio Tour

La Peña is participating in the West Austin Studio Tour Featuring art by Verónica Castillo, Cecilia Colomé, Cruz, Laurence Denis, Nivia González, Carlos Lowry, Fernando Muñoz, Peter F. Ortiz, Rama Tiru and Liliana Wilson. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, May 10 & 11, 2014 Saturday & Sunday, May 17 & 18, 2014 La Peña Gallery, 227 Congress Ave.   Continue reading La Peña at WEST Austin Studio Tour