Latino Links: Christmas week events

Movies, music & a Christmas concert between Dec. 21 and 28. Happy Holidays!

 

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Thur., Dec. 21

Movies: Coco
Disney/Pixar’s beautiful new film about family, tradition, Mexican heritage, passion and determination screens in cinemas around the DMV. Bring family, friends, and tissues. Call ahead to find out which theaters are screening the film in Spanish. List of cinemas screening the film in Spanish can be found here.

 

Fri., Dec. 22

Food: Chocolate Class with Chocotenango!
Learn through your taste-buds in this three-hour edible history lesson of chocolate at Union Kitchen! Participants will make lollipops and truffles in molds while exploring the differences between dark, milk, and white chocolate, as well as learn about the tempering process and come away with an understanding of what makes “good” chocolate. Classes taught by chocolatier Ismael Neggaz. 6 p.m., 1369 New York Avenue NE. Info

 

Music: Alfredo Mojica Group
Salsero Alfredo Mojica brings his talents as a vocalist and percussionist to Bossa Bistro. Weaving effortlessly between timbales, congas and bongos Alfredo and his band fill the room with music and energy sure to keep the salsa, merengue and bachata going long into the night. 10:30 p.m., 2463 18th Street NW. Info

 

Sat., Dec. 23

Music: Christmas Concert
The Parroquia Sagrado Corazon invites you to get in the spirit of the season with this multilingual family-friendly Christmas concert of traditional hymns! Food, gifts for the children, and cake will also be available from 6 p.m.-11p.m.. Parroquia Sagrado Corazon, 3211 Sacred Heart Way

 

Tue., Dec. 26

Tue., Dec. 26

Music: Gaiteros de Sanguashington
Let the rhythms take over as premier Colombian band Gaiteros de Sanguashington plays at The Millennium Stage, bringing their unique blend of vallenato, cumbia, and latino blended tropi-pop to The Kennedy Center.  6 p.m., 2700 F Street NW. Info

—Jennifer Fowler

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