LIST: Occasions of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, Festivals in Houston

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15.

HOUSTON – Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15 with a variety of events scheduled throughout the month in the Houston area.

Take a look at the following schedule:

El Grito at Miller with the Pasatono Orchestra

Where: Miller Outdoor Theater, 6000 Hermann Park Dr., Houston

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with the rousing grito ceremony followed by a rousing performance that embraces Mexico’s colorful heritage and culture. Pasatono has focused his interest and devotion on exploring, performing, composing and promoting Mixtec musical culture. All performances at the Miller Outdoor Theater are free.

Film series “Our music, more than a language”

When: The screenings are every second Wednesday at 8 p.m., now until October 13th.

Where: Houston Institute for Hispanic Culture, 3315 Sul Ross St., Houston

A selection of 16 Ibero-American films unites the extensive geographical and cultural diversity through a single language: music. Films are offered for free, outdoors and with English subtitles. BYOB + snack. Limited seats, reserve your ticket in advance and if you are not going to use it please notify us within 48 hours prior to the screening. If it rains, the activity can be postponed.

  • Ukamau and Ké by Andrés Ramírez (Bolivia / Ecuador) Sept. fifteen
  • Those who come will hear from Simon Plouffe (Canada) September 29th
  • Mara’akame’s Dream by Federico Cecchetti (Mexico) October 13th

Exhibition “Resist: Latinx Art in Times of Conflict”

When: From now until October 17th

Where: Holocaust Museum of Houston, 5401 Caroline, Houston

Withstand: Latinx Art in Times of Conflict explores issues of social justice and human rights using 100 works of art by Houston Latinx artists. The multimedia exhibition will be a platform that explores issues that affect the community, encourages dialogue on difficult issues, and ultimately enables social change through art. Admission is $ 15 to $ 19.

When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, September

Where: MECA, 1900 Kane Street, Houston

Blue One Thirty is an American artist and illustrator with Puerto Rican and Dominican roots. Her art is inspired by pop culture.

Dacamera presents: Pedrito Martinez

Where: Miller Outdoor Theater, 6000 Hermann Park Dr., Houston

Born in Cuba and living in New York, Pedrito Martinez is a master percussionist and irrepressible bandleader who has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D’Rivera, Bruce Springsteen and Sting. Pedrito’s Habana Dreams was the # 1 Latin Jazz Album in the NPR Top Jazz Albums of the Year and was voted Best World Music Album by the Boston Globe. All performances at the Miller Outdoor Theater are free.

Hispanic Heritage Festival

When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., September 18

Where: Central Green Park in LaCenterra, Cinco Ranch, Texas

Celebrate and honor contributions from all Latin American countries in Central Green Park with a family-friendly event. Enjoy Hispanic music and art outdoors in the park and LaCenterra. Admission is free.

Houston Young Audience Presents: Danza Azteca Splendor

Where: Miller Outdoor Theater, 6000 Hermann Park Dr., Houston

Experience the world of ancient Mexico in this multidisciplinary performance of traditional Aztec dance, a dance form that has been practiced privately and non-publicly in the United States for nearly 40 years. With the indigenous organization Calmecac.

All performances at the Miller Outdoor Theater are free. Day performances are without tickets and seats are allocated according to the “first come, first served” principle. If you are a large school group, please fill out our school group registration form. The show goes on rain or shine.

Symphonic Party (Houston Symphony)

Where: Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum Blvd, Houston

Fiesta Sinfónica, a tradition of the Houston Symphony, celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a free program of Latin American music and classical music. Conductor Jacomo Bairos leads the orchestra in a program that puts Cuba in the spotlight with Gershwin’s Cuba Overture and music by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Bus tours in National Hispanic Heritage Month

When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., October 2nd and October 12th

Where: The Heritage Society, 1100 Bagby St., Houston

Enjoy a tour of East Downtown with Mister McKinney from Mister McKinney’s Historic Houston. On arrival you will be greeted by the artists Laura López Cano and Jesse Sifuentes with a sangria or margarita in the Mexican American Culture in the 20th century in Houston. And then hop on an open-air (convertible) bus and enjoy the history and culture of East Downtown. Tickets are available for $ 20, the original price is $ 39.95.

When: 7-10 October and 13.-17. October

Where: Midtown Arts Theater Center (MATCH), 3400 Main St, Houston

Gente de Teatro, a Hispanic theater company, will present Laurent Baffie’s Toc Toc at the MATCH.

When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., October 16

Where: Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave., Houston

At the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Houston Latin American Philharmonic presents its annual “Viva Latin America”. The concert program includes Tribute to “Los Blanco”, Una Casita Bella, El Milagro de tus Ojos, Bailame, Mi Niña Bonita and much more. The guest artists of this special concert are: Rafael “El Pollo” Brito, Mauricio Marcone, Mariachi “Los Gallitos” and super Latin star Nacho. The orchestra is directed by Maestro Glenn Garrido. Admission is $ 36 to $ 95.

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