Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz: A Tribute to Mexican Women | April 18 & 19

MACC Tribute to Mexican Women

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century Mexican nun, celebrated playwright, mathematician, and poet in a time when women were restricted from education. In 1667, this self-taught scholar entered a convent, the only place she was allowed to continue educating herself. Her work is now looked upon as a defense for women’s right to education. Celebrate Sor Juana’s legacy with Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz 2014: A Tribute to Mexican Women, at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Culture Center, April 18 & 19. #Austin #ATX

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street
Austin, TX 78701
 

The Mexcentrics in PULGA Time Machine @ Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center | February 13 – March 1

Teatro Vivo Pulga Time Machine Feb 2014

What would the world be like if Selena had lived? That’s the question in “Pulga Time Machine,” a new sketch comedy show from Austin’s Mexcentrics troupe. “Pulga Time Machine” introduces Rogelio, the world’s biggest Tejano music fan, who must travel through time to save its biggest star. This new production brings together award-winning alumni from Teatro Vivo and The Latino Comedy Project for a night of laughs. Ages 18+. E.S.B. Mexican American Cultural Center | Feb. 13 – March 1 | #Austin #ATX

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street
Austin, TX 78701
 

Welcome 2014 @ El Sol y la Luna Restaurant with Les Brouvas and Huerta Culture

El Sol y la Luna New Year 2014

El Sol y la Luna Restaurant celebrates the New Year with live music, dancing, special raffles, great food and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Les Brouvas (visiting Austin from France) and Huerta Culture (psycho-cumbia) perform. No cover charge. #Austin #ATX #NYE2014

El Sol y la Luna Restaurant
600 East 6th Street
Austin, TX 78701
 

Grupo Fantasma Mariachi Maskerade Ball @ The Belmont | New Year’s Eve

The Belmont New Year 2014

New Year’s Eve Grupo Fantasma Mariachi Maskerade Ball with special guests Piñata Protest @ The Belmont.  Doors: 7:30 p.m. | Show: 8:30 p.m. | Advance $30 – Day of Show $35 | VIP $60 | 21 and Up. #Austin #ATX #NYE2014

The Belmont
305 W. 6th Street

Austin, TX 78701

MOVIE: “Pastorela” @ Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin | Dec 20

Esquina Tango Dec 2013 Join Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin for the screening of “Pastorela” on Friday, Dec. 20, from 8:30 p.m. to  11 p.m. Spanish with English subtitles. Suggested Donation $5 | Provide Your Own Beverage | Popcorn Provided | #Austin #ATX #Pastorela

About the Movie:  (Mexico | Comedy | 2011) Agent Jesus Juarez has always played the Devil in his town’s Nativity Play. This Christmas, when the new pastor of the church recasts the role, the two men engage in a battle between good and evil.

Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin
209 Pedernales Street
Austin, TX 78702
 

Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklorico de Texas Presents Fiesta Infantil | Dec. 14

Fiesta Infantil Dec 2013

Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklorico de Texas (RLBFT) presents Fiesta Infantil, featuring performances from the RLBFT School of Dance. Saturday, December 14, 2013 | 4 p.m. | Anderson High School Theater | $5 Tickets -$7 @ Door | Info. rlbftcalendar@gmail.com or (512) 928-1111. #Austin #ATX

Anderson High School Theater
8403 Mesa Drive
Austin, TX 78759

 

POLKAPOCALYPSE | Multicultural Polka Festival | Nov. 23

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The First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE, a multicultural polka festival, takes place Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the Elisabet Ney Museum from Noon to 5 p.m. Tap your feet to the Czech, Polish, Slavic, Mexican-American and Ukrainian Polka beat. Lineup includes Brian Marshall, The Fabulous Polkasonics, Conjunto Los Pinkys, The Flying Balalaika Brothers, Mark Halata and Texavia. Family-Friendly and #FREE Admission. #Austin #ATX

Elisabet Ney Museum
304 East 44th Street
Austin, TX 78751
 

Dia de los Muertos Celebration @ the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center | Nov. 2

Dia de los Muertos MACC 2013 

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, from 1-9 p.m. Enjoy live music, family art activities, altars, an auto show, costume contest and more! #Austin #ATX #DayofDead

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street
Austin, TX 78701
 

Round Rock Dia de Los Muertos Procession and Festival | Nov. 2

Round Rock Dia de Los Muertos 2013

Round Rock Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Procession and Festival takes place Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, from 6-10 p.m. in Downtown Round Rock. Festival includes craft vendors, an art gallery, live performances by Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, Salero! (Latin tropical band) and more. Participants are encouraged to dress up and join the Procession. #Free #RoundRock #ATX #Austin #DayofDead

Sharon Prete Main Street Plaza
221 East Main Street
Round Rock, TX 78664

 

Krewe de Bisoux DAY OF THE DEAD Procession and Celebration | Nov. 2

Krewe Day of the Dead Procession 2013

Krewe du Bisoux presents a DAY OF THE DEAD Procession and Celebration in East Austin on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Gather at Pan Am Park at 7 p.m. The Minor Mishap Marching Band will lead the parade at 7:30 p.m. (Route is 1.3 miles.) Celebration at Tillery Park at 8:30 p.m. Suggested Donation $5. Please provide an offering for the altar to our beloved dead. There will be a cash bar and The Juice Well will serve delicious treats. Photobooth by Fun Loving Photos. #Austin #ATX #DayofDead

Tillery Park
801 Tillery St.
Austin, TX 78702