Latino Links: Going out this week

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Here are our weekly going out picks for Nov. 23 to Nov. 30.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Wed., Nov. 29

HOLA CULTURA EVENT! TamalFest fundraiser at El Tamarindo
We’re gearing up for TamalFest 2018. Please come out and support the next  festival, while eating tamales with friends and neighbors! Just by showing up, you will help make the next Fest possible. Tickets are each $20 which includes one of El Tamarindo’s tasty chicken or veggie tamales, plus a free Hola Cultura t-shirt featuring our beautiful sol logo based on the original work of local artist Lazaro Batista. We’ll also premiere a new Hola Cultura video at El Tamarindo, 1785 Florida Ave NW, 6 p.m. t0 8 p.m.  More info

Fri., Nov. 24

Nature walk
The group Latino Outdoors holds “OptOutside Washington, DC”, a free nature walk in Rock Creek Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium 5200 Glover Rd. NW. More info

Sat., Nov. 25

Classical Music: Jorge Saade-Scaff and Juan Carlos Escudero
Violinist Jorge Saade-Scaff and pianist Juan Carlos Escudero, two of the most renowned classical musicians from Ecuador, play works by Ecuadorian composers such as Enrique Espin-Yepez, Gerardo Guevara, Corsino Duran, and Claudio Aizaga. This free concert take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, 2700 F Street, NW. More info

Wed., Nov. 29

FEATURED EVENT: Hola Cultura’s TamalFest fundraiser at El Tamarindo
Hola Cultura is gearing up for TamalFest 2018. Please come out and support the next tamal festival, while eating tamales with friends and neighbors! Just by showing up, you will help make the next Fest possible. Tickets are each $20 which includes one of El Tamarindo’s tasty chicken or veggie tamales, plus a free Hola Cultura t-shirt with our beautiful sol logo based on the original work of local artist Lazaro Batista. We’ll also premiere a new Hola Cultura video at El Tamarindo, 1785 Florida Ave NW, 6 p.m. t0 8 p.m.  More info
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Art Talk: Tamayo Gallery Talk with Curator E. Carmen Ramos
Smithsonian curator E. Carmen Ramos discusses the late Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo’s artistic development, “from his urban-themed paintings to his dream-like canvases, highlighting the crosscurrent of cultural exchange between the American art world and this Mexican modernist” at 5:30 p.m. at American Art Museum, meet in the G Street Lobby. [Featured photo: Rufino Tamayo, New York Seen from the Terrace [Nueva York desde la terraza], 1937, oil on canvas, 20 3/8 x 34 3/8 in. FEMSA Collection. © Tamayo Heirs/Mexico/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Photo by Roberto Ortiz] More info

Film Festival: REEL TIME at GALA
GALA presents eight films from México, Chile and República Dominicana in this festival that runs through Dec. 3. Todas las películas se presentan en español con subtítulos en inglés. GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th Street NW. More info

 

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Art: Guatemalan painters showcased in Petworth
Pedro, Lorenzo and Antonio Cruz Sunu are  brothers from the town of San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala, who are known for their colorful Maya-inspired paintings. They have an art show and sale in Petworth with special holiday pricing through Nov. 30 at Hank’s Cocktail Bar, 819 Upshur St NW. More

 

While you are here, find out more about Hola Cultura’s current projects. If you like our work, please help us keep doing it by donating during our year-end fundraising drive!

 

—Hola Cultura staff

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