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October 2016

El Centro Amistad’s Día de los Muertos Celebration

October 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naropa University – Nalanda Campus,
6287 Arapapaho Road
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration honoring ancestors to keep their memories alive. This is an annual event that includes music, community altars, friendship, family and food. Vengan a celebrar los Días de los Muertos con nosotros para recordar nuestros familiares con música, comida, amigos y familia.

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November 2016

Community Read: Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez

November 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Lafayette Public Library,
775 Baseline Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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The Lafayette Community is invited to read Cristina Henriquez’ powerful book that intertwines a classic Romeo and Juliet tale with real stories of immigration. Multiple  copies will be available for check out, including downloads, book group kits, and sound recordings. Readers are invited to share their own stories on Cristina’s  ‘Unknown Americans Project’.

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$10

Performance: “Stories of the Land”

November 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Angevine Middle School,
1150 West South Boulder Road
Lafayette, CO 80026
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Stories from all over the world that reveal connections between land and people will be featured. Elizabeth Applebaum, Apple Tree Editor for the Detroit Jewish News says “With nothing more than his guitar and voice, he manages to paint a scene more captivating than much of what you see on the big screen.” This will be an evening you will never forget! The New York Times calls him “A consummate storyteller,” and according to Wired Magazine, he is "One of the…

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Free

The Resilience Project (TRP) | Louisville Opening & Exhibition

November 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - November 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Dona Laurita Gallery,
820 Main Street
Louisville, CO 80027 United States
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TRP presents a youth photography exhibit inspired by immigration, energy, environment, and youth empowerment organized by EcoArts Connections. Opening reception Friday, November 4 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Exhibition through November 30, Fridays and Saturday 3-8 pm or by appointment. 303-818-1616

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“Silhouette: Stories of Immigration” & The Resilience Project (TRP) Opening Reception & Exhibitions

November 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - November 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Dona Laurita Gallery,
820 Main Street
Louisville, CO 80027 United States
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Silhouette presents an engaging photographic installation with Boulder County immigrants paired with individual stories shrouded in their silhouettes. The Resilience Project (TRP) presents a youth photography exhibit inspired by immigration, energy, environment, and youth empowerment organized by EcoArts Connections. Opening reception November 4, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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Día de los Muertos Family Celebration

November 5, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Longmont Museum & Cultural Center,
400 Quail Road
Longmont, CO
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Join in the fun and enjoy live entertainment including music and dancing, sugar skull decorating, traditional food, community altars, paper flower making, face painting, Lady Catrina and more! Come dressed in your finest “calaca” (skeleton) apparel – Lady Catrina 2016 will be crowned!

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$10

Ancient Polynesian Navigation

November 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chautauqua Community House,
Boulder,
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Depending completely on knowledge passed down in oral tradition of the stars, wind, waves, clouds, colors in the sky and sea birds, Polynesians successfully traversed thousands of miles of the Pacific Ocean and settled the largest nation on Earth. Today Hawaiians carry on this magnificent tradition recreating the ancient voyages of discovery and trade, including the possible voyage discovering Hawaii. Join Dr. John Stocke, CU Boulder, to learn about these ancient navigational techniques these modern explorers use to recreate the…

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Free

The Quiet Work of Centuries: A post-election concert

November 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First United Methodist Church,
1421 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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A musical commentary on the current state of our union, with a focus on immigration. An artistic offering in response to the disturbing tone of the presidential campaign. A meditation on home, alienation, on "other." "Behind the storm of daily conflict, crisis and struggle, the dramatic confrontations, the tumult of political struggle, the poet, the artist, the musician continues the quiet work of centuries, building bridges of experience between peoples, reminding us the universality of our feelings and desires and…

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December 2016
Free

Romanian National Day Celebration

December 3, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dairy Arts Center,
2590 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO 80302
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An event to celebrate the Romanian National Holiday will feature Romanian folk dances, live music, short presentations about Romanian culture and a silent auction to benefit needy families in Romania. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

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Free

Community Book Group Conversation: Book of Unknown Americans

December 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lafayette Public Library,
775 Baseline Road
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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Area Book Groups are invited to read ‘Book of Unknown Americans’ and come together in a large discussion at the Lafayette Public Library. Individual readers are welcome as well. Light refreshments will be served.

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