Austin's rich Latino culture helps fuel the city's creative vibe, from art to music. Find out about Latino cultural happenings in Cultura en Austin.
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Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance musical opens Dec. 5

10:17 am Dec. 3, 2015

Don’t miss another uniquely Austin theater tradition — the Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance’s annual Sembrando Herencia production. “Mi Tierra Boricua,” written by the group’s executive and artistic director Ana María Tekina-eirú Maynard with help from

Isabella Vail, 5, looks at the art at the 31st annual Viva la Vida Festival in downtown Austin on Saturday October 18, 2014.   JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Spoken word series explores Day of the Dead stories

11:06 am Nov. 4, 2015

For the past five years, multidisciplinary artist Amparo Garcia-Crow has gathered Austinites for an intimate evening of storytelling. As host of the monthly spoken word series “The Living Room: Storytime for Grownups,” she’s constantly opening

Teatro Vivo's "El Nogalar" runs June 4-20. Photo contributed by Alberto Jimenez

Teatro Vivo, Aztlan Dance Company offer top weekend events

10:26 am Jun. 5, 2015

Among the Latino cultural art happenings this weekend are two unique theater and dance offerings. Both Teatro Vivo’s latest production “El Nogalar” and the Aztlan Dance Company’s “Itzpapalotl: Obsidian Butterfly” were among American-Statesman’s art critic