Hispanic Independence Celebration Festival
Sunday, September 15 -2pm at Leicht Park in Green Bay
Sign up in the American Intercultural Center to attend Green Bay’s annual Hispanic Independence Festival as people of all nations come together to celebrate! Great music, dancing and food!
Spanish Study Abroad Programs
Tuesday, September 17 -3:30pm, Room 103
Learn about study abroad program for Spanish majors and minors. For more information, contact Office of International Education in Cofrin Library 207 or call OIE at 920-465-2190.
Familia Rodante film
Wednesday, September 18 -5pm, Christie Theater, University Union
Familia Rodante is a film about a four-generation Buenos Aires family who take a road trip across the countryside of Argentina. As a family, they deal with cramped, stifling conditions and mechanical setbacks that bring domestic tensions and romantic conflicts to the surface.
Thursday, September 19 -8pm, Phoenix Room B
Awarding-winning multi-instrumental and Latin/World music duo, Correo Ae’reo performs traditional Latin American music of Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico, along with their own original music. Their soulful harmonies and lively music will leave you wanting more.
Día De Los Muertos: Ofrendas and Origins
Monday, September 23 -11am -3pm, Room 103
Milwaukee artist Nicole Acosto will guide workshop participants through a brief history lesson of Dí a De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) discussing the Mexican celebration and the significance and symbolism of ofrendas offerings). Participants will utilize a variety of supplies to craft their own miniature ofrendas that mirror the symbols they have seen. Supplies provided at workshop. Stop by any time!
Latino Tapas Food Demonstration & Sampling
Wednesdays, Sept. 25 & October 2, 9 & 16 -11am, AIC
A tapa is snack in Spanish cuisine and here is a chance to learn about the different tapas from across the Latino regions and cultures! And also a chance to sample taste these delicious tapas!
Latino Superstition Panel
Tuesday, October 8 -3:30 pm, Christie Theater, University Union
Every wonder why you Latinos like to wear yellow underwear on New Year’s Eve? Or what walking around the block with a suitcase means for you? Come learn fun and interesting Latino superstitions and other superstition practices that is practiced and believed from different parts of Latin American countries.
Karen Cries on the Bus
Wednesday, October 9 -5pm, Christie Theater, University Union
Karen has left her slimy but successful husband Mario after ten years of marriage. She needs a fresh start to find out who she is and who she could be, despite her husband's proclamation that she can do absolutely nothing. She walks out into Bogota with no job, no friends, and hardly any money, but catches a break when she meets a hairdresser named Patricia at a cheap flophouse. With her younger and seemingly stronger friend by her side, Karen takes her first steps towards independence and self-discovery.
The Cry film
Tuesday, October 22 -5pm, Christie Theater, University Union
The Cry is a suspenseful and shocking horror film using the Mexican urban legend of La Llorona (the Weeping Woman) as the basis for a series of child disappearances in Central Park at the center of New York City. Detective Scott (Christian Camargo) must solve the crimes and also battle both the horrific nature of the crimes and his own demons… his ex-wife drowned his own child in a similar fashion years ago.
Events are sponsored by the student members of Organizacion Latino Americana, Good Times Programming, Office of International Education, Spanish Language program, Common Theme Committee and the American Intercultural Center.