Events for Hispanic Heritage Month in the Phoenix Area
September 28 and 29, 2013. The Musical Instrument Museum in North Phoenix invites you to experience the diversity of Mexico through music. See and hear how Mexican and Mexican-American music has evolved from roots in regional traditions to popular styles heard internationally. Dancing, musical performances, crafts and storytelling. Free with paid museum admission. MIM's Café Allegro will feature a themed menu.
On three successive Tuesday evenings beginning September 17, 2103 the City of Phoenix's Latino Institute and Eight PBS are presenting this documentary series. at Civic Space Park's A.E. England Building, 424 N. Central Ave in Phoenix. The six-part series will be presented over three nights, Sept. 17, 24 and Oct. 1. Opening reception and entertainment from 6 to 7 p.m. each evening with documentary screening from 7 to 9 p.m. The Oct. 1 session will include a community Fiesta from 9 to 10 p.m. with guest speaker, entertainment and community participation discussion. The events are free and open to all ages. Pre-registration is required. "Latino Americans" narrates the history, growth and experiences of Latinos in the United States from the 16th century to present day. The six-hour film special combines interviews with nearly 100 Latinos from the worlds of politics, business and pop culture. It is the first documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape the United States over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.
Chandler Center for the Arts.
Tempe Public Library.