Barrio Latino Festival – Six Days celebrating Latin American Culture


Tuesday Feb 19, 6 pmOpening Night ARCC Light Horse Gallery FREE Latin American Artist Exhibition Abigail Lutzen, Carlos Femenias, Rodney Rosas-Walker, Rodney Moya-Araujo, Anton Olea, Fernando Segura, Gustavo Balboa, Juan Jimenez The exhibition includes Body Art by Artist Abigael Lutzen, Model dancer Gabriela Alegria from Latin Spirit Australia

Music by ‘Tango Bar’

Wednesday Feb 20 , 7 pmDiscussion PanelARCC Light Horse Gallery FREE “Latin America 42 years after the first publication of Eduardo Galeanos’ Open Veins”Dr Tim Anderson BA(Econ) U SydDr Peter Ross Senior Lecturer – UNSWFederico Fuentes, co-author of the book ‘Latin America Turbulent Transitions’.Also music by Cecilia Vilardo Thursday Feb 21 , 7 pm Discussion Panel ARCC Light Horse Gallery In collaboration with Colectivo Mujer FREE “Frida Khalo, Feminism and Indigenous aspects and Politics on her art” A/Prof Diana Palaversich Hispanic Studies UNSW Mexican Anthropologist Maria del Rocio Fonseca Rodriguez

Social activist and poet Elizabeth Mora

Also music by ‘Libelle’

Friday Feb 22 , 7 pmLatin American Short Films Festival with the Sydney Latin American Film FestivalAt ARCC Green Space open airGOLD COIN DONATION In collaboration with the Latin American Film Festival we will be presenting works by filmmakers from Latin America and Australia in an open air venueBad weather contingency, the Gumbramorra Hall Saturday Feb 2311 am Latin American Music Instruments exhibition Casa Latinoamericana ARCC Hut 47 FREE 7 pm FIESTAARCC Gumbramorra Hall

ENTRY $15.00 Music instruments on display showing the diversity of Influences on the music of Latin America.‘Papalote’ with Children’s Workshop“Pukara” Traditional Andean Music“El Moro & Buena Vista Dance Academy” Cuba Rumba Master dancers

‘‘Cumbia Muffin’’ Colombian music at its best

“Ruben Blades Tribute Band” Salsa with very well-known musician from the Latin scene including Francisco Toledo, Richard Valdez, Oscar Jimenez, Wilson Orozco and more

Sunday Feb 24 , from noon Latin American HutARCC Hut 47FREE Traditional Almuerzo at the Casa LatinoamericanaLive MusicHandcraft stalls

Food and drinks available at all events


Organised in collaboration with Casa Latinoamericana, Colectivo Mujer, El Taller and the Sydney Latin American Film Festival

Barrio Latino Festival is supported by Marrickville Council

Posted in Blog on February 19, 2013.