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First Friday Fiesta | Jahny Wallz

Fri, Aug 2, 2019
Ivan Paredes aka Jahny Wallz was born in Mexical BC, Mexico and is an artist-producer who blends together different influences like Bob Marley and Santana to create his own Latin fusion music. Move with Us!

First Friday Fiesta | Blue Tango Project

Fri, Sep 6, 2019
Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the María Volonté: Blue Tango Project is a ground-breaking exploration of the emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace. It is a collaboration between Argentine Latin Grammy nominee María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer. Move with Us!

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Herramientas de Trabajo de Arte
Check out these awesome videos produced by MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana in partnership with Springboard for the Arts through the Creative Exchange Leading Organizations pilot.

Unicorns, Aliens, and Futuristic Cities

Jun 5 - Aug 18
"Unicorns, Aliens, and Futuristic Cities"—the exhibition explores the work of artists: Claudia Blanco, Veronica Rojas, Michael Menchaca, Javier Martinez, Stephany Sanchez, Jorge Gonzalez, and James Canales all of whom use science fiction and fantasy to reveal the nuances of history, culture, and the Latino identity.
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MACLA is an inclusive contemporary arts space grounded in the Chicano/Latino experience that incubates new visual, literary and performance art in order to engage people in civic dialogue and community transformation.

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