Upcoming events from the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center in Austin.
Saturday, June 3, 8 p.m. “Las Cosas Insignificantes.” Alex Garza, who brought us “Abuelita’s Christmas” last December, returns with another hilariously written play. “Las Cosas Insignificantes” is a parody of the Spanish novelas that have been enjoyed by Latino ouseholds since the dawn of time. On this occasion, a variety of characters tells the tale of Tres Leches Family, dealing with drama, craziness and laughs.
Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. Sábados en Familia. Celebrate family with culturally relevant arts activities. Join us for a variety of arts and wellness activities and free lunch. This month we are celebrating Environmental Justice!
Saturday, June 17, 10 a.m – 1 p.m. Join this open house community meeting to help design a new master plan for the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Free breakfast tacos and drinks and Spanish interpretation will be available.
Exhibits through Saturday, June 17. Marlene Llanes’ “Places and Perceptions” and April Garcia’s “The Root of It All.” Marlene Llanes aims to determine the way reality presents itself differently for each individual through the concept of perception. April Garcia has been concentrating and exploring different ways of creating sculpture and installation with fabric for 12 years.