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SF Hispanic Heritage Festival: Free Latin Jazz, Salsa Music Demo & Concert | SF

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Western Addition Branch Library | 1550 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA


SF Hispanic Heritage Festival | 2019

Viva at the Library is an annual celebration of Latino Hispanic heritage, cultures and traditions. San Francisco has a rich Latino heritage that is highlighted in a diverse array of exciting programs for all ages, from performances to film screenings, crafts to food tastings.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Highlights:

September 14, 2019 

  • 3 pm: Misión Flamenca Dance Troupe – Main Library, Atrium
  • 1 pm:The Moon Within with Children’s Author Aida Salazar – West Portal Branch
  • 2:30 pm: Still Here San Francisco: Queer and Trans Latinx Writers in This City – Mission Branch

September 20, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: Mission Grafica: Off the Wall – Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St.

September 25, 2019

  • 6 pm: Queer Latinx History of the Mission’s 16th Street Corridor – Eureka Valley Branch

October 1, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: Hands on History: Carnaval in the Archives – Main Library, San Francisco History Center, 6th Floor

October 12, 2019

  • 2 pm: Between Us and Abuela with Children’s Author Mitali Perkins – Bernal Heights Branch

Literary Events:

September 14, 2019

  • 1 pm: Book Launch: Maestrapeace: San Francisco’s Monumental Feminist Mural – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 8, 2019

  • 6 pm: Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees from Central America – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 9, 2019

  • 6 pm: Carolina de Robertis – Cantoras – Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room

Arts & Crafts Programs

Mask Making with The Mexican Museum 

  • 4 pm: September 19, 2019 – Marina Branch
  • 2 pm: October 5, 2019 – Visitacion Valley Branch
  • 3:30 pm: October 24, 2019 – Mission Branch
  • 4 pm: October 30, 2019 – Noe Valley Branch

September 20, 2019

  • 4 pm: Zapotec Rugs Craft – Merced Branch

October 12, 2019

  • 2 pm: Milagros and Rain Sticks with the Museum of Craft and Design – Visitacion Valley Branch

October 30, 2019

  • 3:30 pm: Día de los Muertos Skeleton Craft – Chinatown Branch

Food Programs:

September 22, 2019

  • 3 pm: Guacamole Party – Portola Branch

October 15, 2019

  • 6 pm: We Are La Cocina: Recipes in Pursuit of the American Dream – Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room

Music & Dance Performances:

September 18, 2019

  • 6 pm: Donde Esta Mi Gente? Latinx Literary Variety Show (Viva Edition) – Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Rooms

September 28, 2019

  • 2 pm: Taller Bombalele – Main Library, Children’s General Floor Area

October 26, 2019

  • 3 pm: Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco – Western Addition Branch

Día de los Muertos Altar Workshop:

  • 2 pm: October 27, 2019 – Park Branch
  • 6 pm: October 30, 2019 – Excelsior
  • 3 pm: October 31, 2019 – Sunset Branch

Día de los Muertos Altar Workshop – Teens only:

November 1 & 2, 2019

  • 4 pm: Main Library, The Mix

Día de los Muertos Community Altar:

  • October 25, 2019 – November 4, 2019: Visitacion Valley Branch
  • October 26 – November 2, 2019: Bernal Heights Branch

Films:

October 1, 2019

  • 6:30 pm: La Guajira – Noe Valley Branch

October 5, 2019

  • 3 pm: Dolores: Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Mother. – Main Library, Koret Auditorium

October 5, 2019

  • 2 pm: Una Noche Sin Luna/A Moonless Night – Anza Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2019
SF Hispanic Heritage Festival | 2019

One of San Francisco’s premiere youth ensembles presents a special concert and demonstration of the rhythms and instruments used in Latin jazz and salsa music on October 26, 2019 at 3 pm. An informational discussion about the music from Cuba, Puerto Rico and Latin America will follow, led by music director John Calloway, Ph.D. For all ages.

LYJE Music Director John Calloway, Ph.D., is a music educator in the SFUSD and at SFSU.

LYJE is made up of students ages 10–17 from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. They have performed at jazz festivals, music venues and private events. More information on the ensemble can be found at www.ljye.com.

This is a Performance program from SFPL. We host events featuring music, art, dance and more.


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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, Theater & Performance
Address: 1550 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA

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