El Paseo de los Abuelos @ #MesaPrototype Festival

Posted on Nov 17, 2017

This Friday and Saturday we are part of the #MesaPrototype festival hosted by the City of Mesa,  featuring many other artists in an effort to “activate the public space and engage the community toward enhancing connectivity & vibrancy in Downtown Mesa.”    El Paseo de los Abuelos is a project started by families and participants of the September […]

We Have a New Office! Thanks to our Sponsors and Partners!

Posted on Nov 7, 2017
We Have a New Office! Thanks to our Sponsors and Partners!

It is such an auspicious day ~ Nov 7th, 2017 – our small arts organization is growing in the heart of downtown Mesa, our ancestral land! We are happy to announce the Grand Opening of El Rancho del Sol, phase 2 of El Rancho del Arte Complex – an affordable housing project at 719 East Main Street, Mesa.  Artist […]

Dia De Los Muertos Festival Community Altar

Posted on Oct 14, 2017
Dia De Los Muertos Festival Community Altar

Honoring our ancestors and those who have recently passed is an important tradition in our culture. We remember and honor them by dedicating a special day of the year for them. On November 2nd we go to their cemeteries, light up our altars and decorate them with photos of our passed loved ones, candles, flowers […]

Get Ready for Más!

Posted on Sep 23, 2017
Get Ready for Más!

Más Last Thursday night at Xico, Inc., playwright Milta Ortiz shared her experiences and process on writing the script for Más.  She wasn’t sure if anyone would want to do this play because it’s very Chicano but she knew it needed to be done.  It addresses our collective consciousness and redemptive remembrances. She had come […]

Presenting “Más” by Borderlands Theater

Posted on Sep 8, 2017
Presenting “Más” by Borderlands Theater

It’s been a monumental collective effort to bring Borderlands Theater for the first time to Phoenix! The Cultural Coalition has partnered for the first time with Xico, Inc., CALA and ASU’s Performance in the Borderlands.   We are all working together to present “Más,” a performance about the attack and removal of the Mexican American Studies […]