"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."
— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project
The first event of Humanities For All Project Grant-funded Afrolatine California. These free events will focus on the Afro-Oaxacan community of Mexico, and feature two Oaxacan bands from Los Angeles – Los Guajes and Academia Marques – as well as artisan Esteban Zuñiga who will demonstrate and invite the public to participate in constructing bull and turtle structures used in Afro-Oaxacan celebrations. Oaxacan snacks will also be available, while supplies last.
Garcia Center For the Arts | 536 W 11th Street, San Bernardino
Saturday, February 25 & Sunday, February 26
Stop by any time between 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Live artisan demonstration with Esteban Túñiga
Live Afro-Oaxacan music
(12:00 – 1:00 PM, Both Days)
(WHILE SUPPLIES LAST)
This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant. In addition to California Humanities, this event is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, with additional support from the CSUSB Black History Month Planning Committee.