San Jose

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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14 Oct La Ultima Parada – Grupo Folklorico Los Laureles of Silicon Valley

Grupo Folklorico Los Laureles of Silicon Valley, CA was founded in the summer of 2007 by Cesar Gonzalez and Ashley Lopez-Gonzalez. Los Laureles began as a small group of family members coming together to learn traditional Mexican dances. In the winter of 2007 MACLA (Moviemento de Arte y Cultura Latino…

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