Hispanic Heritage events being held in Houston

September 23, 2010 10:49:50 AM PDT
Hispanic Heritage month honors those of Hispanic ancestry for their impact on American history and there are celebrations being held around the Houston area. Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibit and Poetry Reading at MECA by Latin American Artist Lorena Fernandez

The exciting works of artist Lorena B. Fernandez will be shown at MECA from September 6 to October 8 in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage. A closing reception will include a bilingual poetry reading by the artist on October 8th at 7:00 pm. Fernandez will read poems from her bilingual art and poetry book "How to Exist, an Impractical Guide."

Cristian Castro Headliner for the 26th Annual Day of the Hispanic World

Experience a unique show dedicated to highlighting the diversity of the Hispanic world at the 26th Annual Day of the Hispanic World featuring internationally renowned singer Cristian Castro and local professional folkloric dance companies on Saturday October 16, 2010 at 8:00 PM at the Miller Outdoor Theatre.

The show will also commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of the independence of Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela. For information on this admission-free event and the Miller Outdoor Theatre visit

Talento de Bilingue de Houston

Exhibition: Pablo Almeida until SEP 26

Acclaimed painter Pablo Almeida from Quintana Roo, MEXICO graces the walls of TBH. A graduate of the prestigious San Carlos Academy established in 1781 and has exhibited alongside some of Latin America's finest painters including Jos? Luis Cuevas, Carlos Zalce, and others .... this is the final weekend for this exhibit!

Exhibition: Las Comadres Recycled @ Discovery Green EXTENDED until Sept 29th

Lone Star College-CyFair:

The college is offering week-long events beginning Sept. 28. Students will have the opportunity to learn salsa dance steps, enjoy the festive tunes of a Mariachi band, and even attend a poetry session where they'll hear about the struggles many Mexican-Americans face.

Macy's Latino event

On Sunday October 3rd, Macy's El Canto Latino events will be here in Houston at the Galleria location.

The events include discussions on family, heritage and health, by speakers including, Barbara Trujillo Gomez, Lilly Mucarsel, Evelina Solis and Luz Maria Briseno.

In addition to programs empowering the community to live well and feel good, the number one goal for Macy's and the American Heart Association's Go Red Por Tu Coraz?n movement, is to raise awareness of heart disease among Hispanic women.


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