Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: January 13-19, 2019
Hatsugama – the First Tea of the New Year
On Friday, January 18, artists Rashmi Thakur and Supriya Kharod, both born in India and both proud Austinites now, document their individual journeys through watercolor and acrylic paintings. Drawing inspiration from the two communities they love, the artists seek to depict the colorful traditions, vibrant life, and diverse culture found in each.
Hear from the artists and enjoy snacks and refreshments! Free and open to the public. For more information, visit the calendar.
On Friday, January 18, Los Bohemios Perdidos, as part of their artist residency at the M.A.C.C., are excited to present a night of Venezuelan music at the Mexican American Cultural Center. Victor Murillo will be traveling all the way from South America to play the quena and Venezuelan cuatro for this memorable night of waltzes, joropos, and more. As always, Javier Jara will be singing, Carlos Ufret will play guitar and Janie Cowan will play the Upright Bass. We look forward to seeing you there!
For more information and updates, follow the Facebook event page.
Cafe y Amistad – Puerto Rican Cultural Center
On Saturday, January 19, visit the Puerto Rican Cultural Center — OPEN HOUSE every Saturday. Come enjoy FREE Puerto Rican coffee and conversation! Watch our weekend display of cultural arts programs. Bendicion, community elders! For more information, visit the calendar.
Boogaloo – Live Performance at Central Market North Lamar
On Saturday, January 19, enjoy live music on the patio with Latin infused Boogaloo at Central Market North Lamar. For location and times, visit the calendar.
Ongoing Events for January
Choose from many options for bilingual storytimes and cultural clubs ongoing at many libraries in and around the greater Austin area. You can find more information on the multicultural event calendar.