Tag: Latino artists

Festival LatinX Unidad

Festival Latinx celebrates the Latino communities of the South Sound with music, dance, art, crafts, and more! Enjoy performances including mariachi, salsa, cumbia, and beyond – along with vibrant visual arts and a mercadito where you can find crafts, fine art, jewelry, and other treasures. Delicious food and community/healthcare services round out this experience for the whole family.

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Informing the Community Through Art

Afro-Latino artists were significantly affected by the ravages of the pandemic. The closure of spaces and the cancellation of artistic performances caused by the arrival of COVID-19 generated devastating unemployment among the community of artists that practically, from one day to the next, were left without income.

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Arreguín: Painter from the New World – Museum of Northwest Art

Northwest artist Alfredo Arreguín (b. 1935) is among the most accomplished Latino artists in the nation. Over his long, successful career, Arreguín has long addressed his Mexican-American heritage by commemorating historical figures and political activists. Arreguín: Painter from the New World celebrates the brilliance and uniqueness of one of the Northwest living masters at the convergence of artistic traditions and cultural identities.