UPCOMING EVENTS - ARTE AMERICAS


FRIDAY NIGHTS IN SEPTEMBER


 9/21  August













9/28  Como La Flor: A Tribute to Selena








Thursday, September 27
Jazz Fellows Audition 
5pm - 8pm inside Arte Américas

Audition to become a part of our JAZZ FELLOWSHIP at Arte Américas to learn how jazz can inspire your work. You will learn self/event promotion, production, and much more through artist-in-residence Richard Giddens.  Made possible through a grant from the California Arts Council.
  • This is an 8-month introductory program geared toward students in high school or college. 

  • NOT limited to musicians well-versed in jazz but interested in jazz concepts (e.g. a young rapper using jazz to develop their lyrical flow or a mariachi singer learning the phrasing of jazz standards)

  • Bring your resumé and your musical talent.

  • All fellows will be PAID A STIPEND for participation


  • Deadline to sign up is September 25

For more information, email Carissa Garcia
carissa@arteamericas.org







Saturday, September 29
Danzas de Libertad Art Festival 2018 Presents:  HECHO EN FRESNO 
6pm - 10pm in Plaza Paz






Featuring talented artists from Fresno, HECHO EN FRESNO celebrates Mexican-American identity. 

With his original concept for “Nuevo Mariachi,” Omar Naré expresses a passion for third-generation, Californio music. Dancer Jasmín La Carís creates modern interpretations of traditional movement. And Patrick Contreras “El Violin” channels Santana and El Chicano. 

HECHO EN FRESNO fills the stage with vibrant music and dance to celebrate Mexican-American culture in The San Joaquin Valley.

Also presented are modern styles of Mexican folkloric dance from: 


  • The Irene Gonzalez Project
  • Ballet Folklórico Alta California
  • Ballet Folklórico de Madera

Special guests 

  • Tonatiuh Danzantes Del Quinto Sol 
  • Ballet Folklorico Cielito Lindo. 






 
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Friday, October 5
ARTE MARIACHI Y VINO
Doors open at 6pm
Show begins at 7pm

Featuring two mariachis, direct from Mexico! The event will also showcase local art and include a wine tasting.


  • MARIACHI VOCES DE MI TIERRA
  • MARIACHI TIERRA JALISCIENSE


$10 PRESALE
$20 FRONT ROW
$200 RESERVED TABLE 

BUY TICKETS ONLINE (No fees added)







Saturday, October 13
CALAVERAS & COUTURE
Fashion Show and Gala

$40 / INDIVIDUAL TICKETS
BUY TICKETS ONLINE (No fees added)

FEATURING THE FASHION DESIGN OF:
ERUVEY TAPIA
Whose designs can be seen from the runways of NYC's Fashion Week to red carpet events in Mexico, L.A., and New York City! 

MUSIC BY:
RUBI

Reception at 5:30pm
  • FEATURING A NO-HOST BAR
  • COMPLIMENTARY TAPAS

Program and show at 7pm