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Friday, September 20, 2013

Events for Hispanic Heritage Month

Events for Hispanic Heritage Month in the Phoenix Area

1.  Experience Mexico at MIM

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. 


2.  Latino Americans

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. 


3.  Garibaldi Night in Chandler

Friday, October 4, 2013 at 6 p.m. Named after the popular "Garibaldi Square" in Mexico City, Garibaldi Night is a free admission event with mariachis, ballet folklorico dancers, food and a variety of art vendors. Downtown Chandler.

4.   Chandler's Mariachi Festival

Saturday, October 5, 2013. A variety of performances at the Chandler Center for the Arts.

5.   Tempe Tardeada

Sunday, October 6, 2013 from noon to 8 p.m. Tempe Tardeada is a time for families to explore and discover Tempe's Hispanic roots and culture, dating back to the mid-1800s, through entertainment, music, dance, art and exhibits. The entertainment stage will feature music ranging from traditional mariachi and boleros, to salsa and Latin dance music. This free event takes place at the Tempe Community Complex, located near the Tempe Public Library.

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