Día de los Muertos and the chance to resurrect from grief

The annual Día de Los Muertos exhibition at SOMArts is one that Río Yañez has…

Docutheater production celebrates last 50 years of Mission’s history

When acclaimed poet and playwright Paul Flores asked to pick the brain of the late…

Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble Celebrates 20 Years of cultural education

On Sept. 12, family and friends came together at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival to…

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Rivera fresco now on view at SFMOMA

For the last few weeks of the summer, a group of conservators worked on the…

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Mission Cultural Center Celebrates SF Lowrider Council’s 40th Anniversary

Lowriders took over Mission Street from 24th to 26th Street on Sept. 18 for the…

Celebrating culture and breaking the myth of the Latinx monolith

Editor’s Note: Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15, was established by President…

Street art and the fight to resist gentrification in Puerto Rico

In Santurce, Puerto Rico, street art climbs the neighborhood walls jousting for the attention of…

Photo Essay: Carnaval

In 2020, Carnaval was canceled but in its place, a health and resource fair was…

Rhythms of Resistance: Africa, Cuba and the birth of Bakosó

When it comes to hip-hop, particularly in Latin America, much is owed to Africa.  And…

SF State student demands a seat at the table for Mexican, Chicano culture

Molcaxitl—pronounced (MOL-CAH-SHEE-TL) in the Nahuatl language, meaning molcajete—is the name 21-year-old Nomar Ramirez, a full-time…