The Alianza Cultural Latinoamericana is a community of artists and art lovers who promote Latin American cultural expressions in Austin. The organization seeks to promote Latin American art forms to the Hispanic community in Austin and to spread this knowledge with new generations through initiatives like Café Con Letras, their monthly showcase their monthly showcase that brings different art forms to the Latino community to maintain cultural ties alive, vibrant and constantly evolving.
This month, Café con Letras celebrates its fifth anniversary with a special edition dedicated to Mexico. There will be music, dancing, theater and a showcase featuring clothing styles from different parts of Mexico. Alberto Rojo’s painting “Xochilpitzahuatl” will be raffled during the event. Attendees have four chances of winning the painting with just one ticket. Added to the festivities are gifts and other surprises that await attendees.
The celebration begins Sunday May 20 from 7-10 p.m. at Club Ambitious (formerly known as Ponderosa Live) located at 6700 Middle Fiskville Rd. Admission is $5.