Dia de Los Muertos

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29 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – Xochitl Cultural de Lincoln High School

Xochitl Cultural is a performing arts program of the San Jose Unified School District at Abraham Lincoln High School. Via the vehicle of folklorico dance, the focus is to teach and preserve Mexican culture and guide dancers toward achieving a professional performance level.   Under the artistic direction of Maestro…

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28 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – CascaNueces: A Folklorico Nutcracker sneek peek!

Christmas comes to Day of the Dead!  LUP 2016 is pleased to present a sneek-peek at CascaNueces:  A Folklorico Nutcracker. With cross-cultural understanding as an educational mission, Dance Kids of Monterey County has created an annual holiday tradition advancing the music and dances of Mexico and the countries south of…

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28 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – Opera Cultura

Opera Cultura The mission of Opera Cultura is to explore the Latino-Hispanic cultural experience through music theater and opera, while providing opportunities for the community to participate as creators, learners, and performers.  They accomplish this by presenting the work of composer Hector Armienta, showcasing other artists,  and training young people…

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28 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – Los Mestizos de San Jose

LUP 2016 takes great pleasure in welcoming Los Mestizos de San Jose to the “La Viejada” Main Stage! In the summer of 1973, several adult folklorico dancers realized that they shared a common philosophy:  the need to assure that children were taught the traditional dances of Mexico.  Their mantra: “Only…

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Composer, Luis Xavier Garcia

20 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – “La Viejada” San Jose’s Community Masked Tribute Dance

San Jose has been building its own Day of the Dead tradition for the past five years since La Ultima Parada went from an overflowing house-party into the San Jose Womens Club and finally to it’s new home at the Mexican Heritage Plaza.  The larger spaces provided an opportunity for…

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19 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – Schedule of Events

La Ultima Parada is proud to present our Schedule of Events on THREE STAGES.  Please join us on Sunday, October 30th from Noon to 8pm at the School of Arts & Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose, CA.  For stage locations please visit our…

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17 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – It’s not too late! Calling all Mercadito Vendors!

A timely message from our Mercadito Coordinator, Andrea Hernandez:   With just two more weeks before our event I’m reaching out to let you know that we have just a few spots left, including a couple of those premium corner spots.   If you you have a favorite vendor that…

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15 Oct La Ultima Parada 2016 – Folklórico Herúvi Kalo

Folklorico Herúvi Kalo will be one of the dance groups to join us at La Ultima Parada 2016! They will be performing and they will also be a part of the traditional dance of “La Viejada.” Folklórico Herúvi Kalo was established in November of 2014 becoming one of the newest…

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