When:
Thursday, Sep 15, 2022 9:00a -
Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 11:30p

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Boston
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Boston, MA

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Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Celebrate Boston’s hispanic population with these fun and informative experiences happening around the city all month long (September 15-October 15). This is an ongoing roundup that we’re adding to throughout the month, check back periodically for new events! 


Experiences listed in chronological order. 


El ZORRO: Mexican Independence Party at Cósmica

When: Thursday 9/15, 5pm

Where: South End

Cost: Varies

Info: Cósmica is throwing a serious party in celebration of Mexican Independence. Visit the Mexican cuisine hotspot for your usual favorite food and drinks plus live Mariachi performances, dancing, and special tequila cocktails.


Encanto Sing Along at Loring Greenough House 

When: Friday, 9/16 at 7pm

Where: Jamaica Plain

Cost: $7

Info: Sing along to this Oscar nominated Disney hit about a magical Colombian family and Mirabel, the daughter who appears to be the only family member without a magical gift. The movie will include subtitles for any who need it.


Fabiola Méndez Sextet: Afrorriqueña

When: Sunday, 9/17, 3pm

Where: Back Bay

Cost: Free

Info: Hear songs from local artist Fabiola Méndez’s new album Afrorriqueña, which pays tribute to African influences in Puerto Rican music. Before the concert Méndez will screen a short film of interviews with Afro-Latinx Bostonians.


Mexican Independence Anniversary Celebration

When: Sunday 9/18, 2pm

Where: East Boston

Cost: Free

Info: Celebrate Mexican Independence day with a community celebration featuring live music, Mariachi performances, folk dance, food from local vendors, arts and crafts, and more at the Veronica Robles Cultural Center.


People of Chelsea Project

When: Through 9/23 at 6pm

Where: Cambridge

Cost: Free

Info: Photographer Darlene DeVit’s series and exhibition at the Multicultural Center for the Arts examines the energetic and largely Latinx population of Chelsea. These portraits show the intimate interior of a tight knit community.


Hispanic Heritage Breakfast

When: Friday 9/23, 7am

Where: Back Bay

Cost: TBD

Info: Join representatives from Boston’s corporate and public organizations in a lighthearted celebration of Latinos in the city and what they have contributed to the Boston community. Awards will be given out to particularly standout individuals. 


Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with Hyde Square Task Force

When: Saturday, 9/24, 12pm

Where: Jamaica Plain

Cost: Free

Info: In partnership with Hyde Square Task Force, a team of artists led by Roberto Chao are creating a new mural in Mozart Park celebrating Afro-Latin Music and Dance. Stop by to watch the artists create and inspire them with some of your own moves.


Saborcito @ The Anchor

When: Monday, 9/26, 6pm, Monday 10/10, 6pm

Where: Charlestown

Cost: Free

Info: Sabor Latino, Salsa y Control, and DJ Hernan are at The Anchor in Charlestown twice a month to bring out the best Salsa/ Bachata dancer in all of us. Take a free class and then swish those hips to Latin beats by the waterfront.


Latinx Heritage Night at the MFA

When: Thursday 9/29 at 5pm

Where: Fenway

Cost: $27

Info: The MFA is coming alive after hours in celebration of Latinx heritage in Boston with live music, dance performances, gallery talks, food and drinks, and exhibitions of North, Central, and South American artists. 


Flamenco at Starlight Square

When: Friday, 9/30 at 7pm

Where: Central Square

Cost: Free

Info: This vibrant evening produced by Laura Sánchez Flamenco will feature performances from professional flamenco dancers, students, musicians, and guest artists under the stars in Central Square. 


CineFest Latino Boston

When: Friday 9/30 at 7pm | Wednesday 9/21 at 7pm

Where: Downtown | Coolidge Corner

Cost: Free | $15.50

Info: CineFest Latino Boston will present two screenings by Latinx filmmakers, one of 'Bright Lights: Fly So Far' at the ArtsEmerson Bright Family Screening room, and one of 'Real Women Have Curves,' at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.


Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands

When: Thursday 10/6, 7pm

Where: Downtown

Cost: $5

Info: Author Kelly Lytle Hernández, who’s been dubbed a ‘rebel historian’ will discuss her book ‘Bad Mexicans’ about the migrant revolutionaries who sparked the Mexican Revolution and the United States’ important role. 


Latino Small Business & Entrepreneurial Summit

When: Thursday 10/6 at 1pm

Where: Seaport

Cost: Free

Info: At this bilingual summit entrepreneurs and business owners can hear panels and lectures about available resources and strategies for small businesses in Boston. A reception and expo will follow the main event. 


Boston's Latino Pioneers 

When: Saturday, 10/8 at 12pm

Where: Jamaica Plain

Cost: Free

Info: Watch a screening of the film "Boston's Latino Pioneers" and then engage in a discussion with director Blanca Bonilla and a panel of speakers about the themes in the film. Through the stories of 8 Latino pioneers in Boston you’ll learn the city’s history through an often overlooked lens.


Colombian Andean Music Performance

When: Tuesday 10/11, 7pm

Where: Boston University

Cost: Free

Info: Enjoy the strums of versatile Colombian group Trios Palos y Cuerdas Hermanos Saboya at the BU CFA Concert Hall. The group includes use of the bandola, an instrument typical of Andean Colombian music. 


Take Your Place/Toma tu lugar

When: Daily 9am-5pm through 10/15

Where: Cambridge

Cost: $10-15

Info: In ‘Take Your Place/Toma tu lugar’ at Havard’s Peabody Museum, local Latinx teens respond to an exhibit in the museum on the World's Fair 1893. The teens also created a group artwork as a way to mark their place in the museum and in the Harvard space.


Photo: Veronica Robles photographed by Agnieszka Rytych-Foster

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