[3/13 – 3/14] Preview: The Mexican American Experience 2013

On Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14, the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center (MACC) will host two evenings of free family-friendly events featuring Tejano, Conjunto, and Mariachi artists. Presented by Cross Roads Events, the lineup includes new groups, as well as Grammy Award-winning virtuosos. Wednesday, March 13 Mariachi Los Toros, Big Band Tejano, […]

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center to present documentary film tribute to Cesar Chavez

The Emma S. Barrientos MACC is presenting A Tribute to Cesar Chavez 2013: Civil Rights Documentary Films on Friday and Saturday. The film screenings focus on the struggle of those, like Cesar Chavez, who fought for civil rights. Cesar E. Chavez was a prominent leader and activist in the 20th century in Latino American civil […]

Texas Folklife presents ‘Una Noche Romantica’ Valentine’s Day Concert

“Una Noche Romantica,” presented by Texas Folklife and featuring world-acclaimed Mexican trio Los Tres Reyes and Austin legend Manuel “Cowboy” Donley, will be held this Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Donley will be opening the concert for Los Tres Reyes. With a musical career of over 60 years, Tejano music legend Manuel “Cowboy” Donley, whose career […]

Cine Las Americas presents ‘Temporada de patos’ at the MACC

As part of their series A Decade of Comedy in Latin America cinema, Cine Las Americas in collaboration with the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), will be screening Temporada de patos. Temporada de patos is about 14-year-old Flama and Moko who are spending their Sunday afternoon alone at Flama’s apartment with soda, […]

Cine Las Americas presents ‘A Decade of Comedy in Latin American Cinema’

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center in collaboration with Cine Las Americas presents: ‘A Decade of Comedy in Latin American Cinema.’

Mexican American Cultural Center celebrates five years, looks ahead

Learn about Austin’s own Mexican American Cultural Center in downtown Austin. Vida associate editor Eugenia Vela interviewed the MACC’s event coordinator, Linda Crockett, about the ins and outs of the MACC.

[10/30] Preview: ‘Los Super Seven – No Borders: Canto’ at The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

Formed in 1998, Los Super Seven is a collective of Latino musicians who brought together their differing creative talents and musical backgrounds in order to creative new musical horizons. The super group featured country music singer Ricky Trevino, Mavericks lead singer Raul Malo, Tejano legend Ruben Ramos, and the ultimate East Los Angeles rockeros Los […]

Cine Las Americas presents screening of ‘¡Ay, Carmela!’

Cine Las Americas is a multi-cultural, non-profit organization based in Austin. It is mostly known for its annual film festival, but have year-round film screenings as well. It has screened more than 1,200 Latino and indigenous films and videos and has partnered with local schools to create educational media programs that serve the minority youth […]

Serie Project to hold ‘Roots for a New Beginning’ fundraiser

The Serie Project is a nonprofit organization that offers free printmaking facilities, training and housing for 8 to 15 artists per year through a one-week Artist In Residence program that was founded in 1993 by Austin artist Sam Coronado. It is devoted to the art of serigraphy—also known as screen printing—as well as promoting and […]

Austin Latino Theater Alliance presents “CUERDAS” a play by Barbara Colio

The Austin Latino Theater Alliance kicks off its 2012-2013 season with the presentation of the play Cuerdas (strings) written by Barbara Colio, and directed by Daniela Ruiz.