Mexican Heritage Plaza

17 Oct La Ultima Parada 2017 – Grupo Folklorico Alika del Nayar

We welcome Grupo Folklorico Alika del Nayar to La Ultima Parada 2017! They will be performing on the main stage the regions of Guerrero Costa Chica y Sones de Tixtla.   Grupo Folklorico Alika del Nayar was founded in 1994 by profesor Cipriano Galindo and since then has devoted his time and passion…

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09 Oct La Ultima Parada 2017 – Folklórico Herúvi Kalo

Grupo Folklorico Heruvi Kalo will be one of the dance groups to join us at La Ultima Parada 2017! They will be performing and they will also be a part of the traditional dance of “La Viejada”   Grupo Folklorico Heruvi Kalo was established in November of 2014 becoming one…

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21 Sep La Ultima Parada: A Celebration of Life on the Day of the Dead

San Jose’s long-standing Dia de los Muertos celebration returns in a major way with La Ultima Parada, an all-day spectacular! La Ultima Parada 2017  plans to showcase the vibrancy of Mexican culture through a collection of cultural festivities, dances, and musical performances that honor the living and the dead. The…

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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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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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