Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire de Young | September 30, 2017 – February 11, 2018

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The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) are pleased to premiere Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire, the first major U.S. exhibition on Teotihuacan in over twenty years. The ancient metropolis of Teotihuacan is one of the largest and most important archaeological sites in the world, and the most-visited archaeological site in Mexico. At… [Continue Reading]

QuickBooks Connect Comes to Silicon Valley November 15-17, 2017

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Save the date for this years’ QuickBooks Connect, Silicon Valley on November 15 – 17, 2017.

Silicon Valley’s 1st Annual Women + Wine + Wellness Expo

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Modern Latina is excited to be a media partner for Silicon Valley’s 1st Annual Women + Wine + Wellness Expo to benefit CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse). The event will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm at 951 Mariners Avenue, San Mateo.

#ModernLatinaBookClub features A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez

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This month the Modern Latina Book Club features the coming of age memoir, A Cup of Water Under My Bed by Daisy Hernandez. Daisy lets us in to a world of reclamation—where the daughter of Latino immigrants can know herself again and again by facing the unknowns as a first-generation child growing up in the United States.

Latino Thought Makers Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month with Actor Esai Morales and Host Rick Najera at Cañada College

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Cañada College celebrates Hispanic Heritage month with Rick Najera’s Latino Thought Makers featuring special guest award-winning actor Esai Morales.

15-Year-Old’s Mural Depicting Inspirational Women Unveiled in Boyle Heights

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15-Year-Old Isabel Peinado’s mural depicting inspirational women was unveiled in Boyle Heights. She spent about 600 hours preparing and painting “Empowerment.”

Latino Sororities, Fraternities Create Community for Students on College Campuses

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Shout out to all the Latino Fraternities and Latina Sororities that become a family away from home for many college students. We love ❤️the stepping and strolling showing spirit, cultural and college pride!!!

Ysabel Duron to Address Health Care Needs of Latino Cancer Patients at a National Level

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Founder Ysabel Duron leaves Latinas Contra Cancer at the end of September 2017 to launch the national Latino Cancer Institute. In this new role, she will work to amplify and leverage the voices and needs of agencies around the country working in the Latino cancer space. On September 28, 2017, Latinas Contra Cancer will host a fundraising event to celebrate the milestones of Latinas Contra Cancer and say a fond farewell to Ysabel.

Cheech Marin’s Vision to Create the Nation’s First Chicano Museum

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In collaboration the city of Riverside and the Riverside Art Museum, Cheech Marin will be sharing his art collection to create the nation’s first Chicano art center. Supporters for this project need to raise $3 million to transform the future home of the art gallery complete with space for art classes, lectures and programs.

Makeup Trends Through the Years

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A Mexican American’s perspective from the makeup trends through the years.