Saturday, Sep. 1. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Mexamericon. This unique event will showcase an array of Mexican American and Latino artists and entertainers of comic books, graphic novels, zines and other related media. Individual artists will have tables showcasing their work and interacting with attendees. There will be panel discussions and speakers discussing topics relating to comics and Chicano/Latino culture. Independent Comic/Super Hero themed movies will also be shown. Food truck vendors on site. Auditorium and Black Box Theatre. Free admission.
Saturday, Sep. 1. 2 – 4 p.m. Gallery Talk with Andy A. Villarreal. Villarreal will give a gallery talk on his exhibition “Indigenous Warriors and Rituals of Mesoamerica.” This exhibit will be on view of the last day on September 1 in the Sam Z Coronado Gallery. The artist may speak about his inspiration, symbolism, and artistic process. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursday, Sep. 6. 7:30 p.m. Los Bohemios Perdidos Present: A Night of Caribbean Music. Los Bohemios Perdidos bring to life the music of Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Hispanic Caribbean. Come listen to nueva trova, guaracha, son montuno and more as arranged for strings, brass and percussion. $10 online, $15 at the door. Auditorium.