[5/16] El Mercadito Pachanga Brunch at The Hightower

Saturday, May 16th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Hightower on East Seventh will host El Mercadito, the official brunch of the eighth annual Pachanga Latino Music Festival at Fiesta Gardens. El Mercadito pays homage to the neighborhood markets that are popular in the Hispanic community, and will feature a variety of handmade goods […]

[4/11] Preview: Mi Madre’s 25th Anniversary Party

Popular East Austin Mexican food restaurant Mi Madre’s is celebrating 25 years this Saturday, Apr. 11, in a big way. In addition to the expected food and adult beverage servings, the event will feature some of Austin’s best Latin bands, mariachis, taco eating contests and fun for the whole family. The best part? It is […]

[12/3] Preview: ¡Día de los Vivos! Fundraiser for Barrio Writers at The Brass House

Tonight The Brass House will host a fundraiser for Barrio Writers, an organization that consists of free workshops & additional “Café Hours” (one-on-one tutoring) throughout the academic summer break & monthly cultural arts events during the school year for teens.. The fundraiser entitled, “Día de los Vivos: A Fundraiser for Barrio Writers” is themed with […]

V-Day Austin Español auditions on Oct. 4 at

V-Day Austin Español is having auditions for Los Monólogos de la Vagina this Saturday, Oct. 4 at 1515 Grove Blvd from 2-5 p.m. Join them in their 9th season of bringing Eve Ensler’a Los Monólogos de la Vagina to Austin!! No experience necessary, but you do have to have the ganas to work in a […]

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance to present ‘Esperanza Rising’

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance is performing a play based on the beloved children’s story Esperanza Rising at the B. Iden Payne Theatre. Performances are running until Oct. 12. After tragedy strikes, Esperanza, a young, privileged girl in Mexico, is forced to flee to California where she works in […]

Mexic-Arte Museum calls for volunteers and parade participants for annual Viva La Vida festival

This week Mexic-Arte Museum announced a call for volunteers and parade participants for our 31st annual Day of the Dead Festival, Viva La Vida. For Viva la Vida 2014, the museum anticipates over 5,000 visitors and will host artists, musicians, and various cultural groups. The event is Austin’s largest and longest running Day of the […]

[9/14] Preview: PRFDance presents 17th Birthday Bombazo at Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center

The Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center (PRFDance) will be hosting a birthday Bombazo to celebrate their 17th anniversary on Sunday, September 14, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The main event will be a Bombazo, which is a Bomba dance that envelops the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico using the relationship between […]

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance presents “Celebrando 2014”

Tonight the Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance (PRFDance) of Austin will present their annual “Celebrando” event at The Jewish Community Center of Austin.

Alta Teatro presents ‘Burundanga’ at the MACC beginning May 22

Beginning May 22 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexcian American Cultural Center, the Austin Latino Theater Alliance (ALTA) will present Burundanga. Directed by renowned director Alejandro Pedemonte, Burudanga is the successful comedy by the Spanish playwright Jordi Galceran.

[4/23] Preview: ‘When Nature Sings: A Taino Journey’ presented by Tekina-eiru

Ana María Tekina-eirú Maynard, founder of Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center (PRFDance), will be presenting A Taino Journey as part of their interactive series for When Nature Sings at Global Austin Apr. 23. According to Maynar, When Nature Sings…Interactive! is an interactive presentation where original photography and anecdotes based in Taino spirituality will […]