El Puente: Sunday, October 2nd: Theatre Festival & Mask Procession

Posted on Sep 26, 2016
El Puente:  Sunday, October 2nd: Theatre Festival & Mask Procession

This Sunday, October 2nd, Tempe Center for the Arts will be the scene of this year’s El Puente Theatre Festival and Mask Procession. This free event boasts a wide variety of performances, local art, food, mask-making and kids activities. From 2-6 pm you can expect to see free performances including those by Desert Sounds Mariachi […]

Voces Unidas Choir to perform at yearly Festival

Posted on Sep 15, 2016
Voces Unidas Choir to perform at yearly Festival

It’s no secret that music has its benefits beyond pleasure. Through contemporary research and practices, music therapy has provided new opportunities for treatment, and many are singing its praises. One group that is doing just that is the phoenix-based Voces Unidas or “United Voices” Choir. The singers in Voces Unidas Choir all have something pretty […]

Barrio Stories featured at El Puente Fest!

Posted on Aug 27, 2016
Barrio Stories featured at El Puente Fest!

At this year’s El Puente Fest in Tempe,  the guests will be treated to a delightful scene from the ground breaking play that features four outstanding eight-foot tall processional sculptures by Arizona artist Zarco Guerrero. Barrio Stories by Borderlands Theater, is not your ordinary performance piece. In this unique project Borderlands blended elements of site-specific […]

Save the Date: El Puente Fest is October 2nd, 2016

Posted on Jul 14, 2016
Save the Date:  El Puente Fest is October 2nd, 2016

Mark your calendars for masked celebration at El Puente Fest, October 2nd, 2016, from 2 to 6 pm. Bringing together elements of procession and play, El Puente Fest’s colorful activities allow room for adults and children alike. But just what is El Puente Fest? “Puente” literally translates to the word “Bridge”. Symbolic in nearly every […]

Celebrating Frida!

Posted on Jul 7, 2016
Celebrating Frida!

The Fabulous Phoenix Fridas Her influence is undeniable, her image is iconic. Frida Kahlo has inspired individuals everywhere, and under her legacy, is still uniting women, artisans and artists today. The Phoenix Fridas are one local group still carrying on that tradition. Founded in 2004 by Kathy Cano-Murillo, the Phoenix Fridas are an Arizona-based Latina […]