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2015 Latino Heritage Month

Highlighted events

Latino/a Heritage Month Kickoff 

9/10 - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm in the Bechtel International Center. (Free/Gratis)
"Cantar de espejos: Mirrors and Bridges across Borders" with guest speaker Professor Claire Joysmith from Universidad Nacional Atonoma de Mexico (UNAM). Free/gratis.

Claire Joysmith
Ballet Folklorico

Voces de Nuestros Antepasados (Voices of our Ancestors)

9/19 - 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Faye Spanos Concert Hall 
Mexican Ballet Folklórico de Frank Zapata and Los Danzantes del Pacifico. Tickets available at the door are $10 for adults; $5 for children; free for Pacific students with ID. 

Lecture with Luis Arturo Ramos  

10/6 -  Noon - 1 p.m. in the Bechtel International Center
Mexican fiction writer and essayist, Luis Artura Ramos, will lecture in Spanis. Meet and hear from this winner of the National Prize for Fiction from Centro Mexicano de Escritores. (Free/Gratis)

Luis Arturo Ramos

  Dan Guerrero 

Gaytino! performance  

10/7 - 7:00 p.m. in DeRosa University Center Ballroom
¡GAYTINO! is a 90-minute performance that travels through decades of Mexican-American history and the gay experience from a unique and personal perspective. Touching, provocative, hilarious and absolutely one-of-a-kind, Dan Guerrero brings his two fascinating worlds together in a riveting solo show.  (Free/Gratis)

Brubeck Festival 2015 presents The Pacific Mambo Orchestra

10/16 - 7:00 p.m. at the Stockton Civic Auditorium
2014 GRAMMY® Winner the Pacific Mambo Orchestra is a 20 piece, San Francisco based musical group leading the rebirth of the Latin Big band Sound. Join us at 7pm for Salsa lessons followed by an 8pm concert. Tickets ($25) and information at

Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Noche de Música Concert

10/17 - 8:00-10:00pm in the Bechtel International Center 
A celebration of Latin culture for the Pacific and Stockton communities through live Latin American and Spanish music featuring the LA-based trio, Los Tres Músicos, performing folk and popular music from all corners of the Spanish speaking world. The group gives short narrative introductions to many of the songs, provides lyrics so that the audience can sing along, encourages participation and takes song requests.