With Book Bank USA’s sponsorship of Mexico’s Bicentennial for Mexico 2010 San Francisco, we are proud to celebrate all of the wonderful and diverse cultural events of Mexico in San Francisco for 2011 and beyond, including the arts, music, history and culture of Mexico. Below are the most recent events that Book Bank USA has been honored to sponsor for our friends in the Latin community.
“Dia de los Muertos”/Day of the Dead, La Catrina: Keeping The Spirits Alive, Oct. 29, 2011, from 6:00 pm to 11:00 in S.F., sponsored by Book Bank USA. Concourse Exhibition Center, 8th Street and Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. Read more.
This special visual arts project in collaboration between the Mexican Consulate and the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts included a special visit by Lapiztola, an artist collective from Oaxaca.
Presented Cumbia Tokeson, a local Latino group that mixes cumbia and rock with accordian-driven melodies, while adding a touch of Southern Mexico’s son jarocho. Special invitations were sent to 1,000 people for this event held on a Thursday during the summer lunchtime rush.
Los Covarrubias was an exhibition at the Mexican Consulate Gallery as a collaboration between the Mexican Museum and San Francisco State University. It drew an audience of over 1,500 attendees.
This event paralleled the activities of The Olmecs exhibition organized by the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco De Young that reached more than 100,000 people.
The Mexican Consulate hosted a special night with music and dance performances; traditional and contemporary, from Tabasco and Veracruz. Reaching 3,000 people, the exhibition was free to the public that night.
Numina Femenina: Latin Women in the Arts – On display October 20 – December 13, 2011 at the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, sponsored by Book Bank USA
Numina Femenina celebrates the contribution of women from Latin origin to the aesthetics and poetics in the arts. Women impact the aesthetic creation and the poetical reading of the world through their femininity .
This event invites women artists to gather together in the creative process. The Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco will work as point of connection and coordination, around which a network of artists will evolve to facilitate creative projects from women artists between cultures and languages. Read More.
Latino Heritage Month, Celebration and Awards, October 13, 2011, City Hall Rotunda. Sponsored in part by Book Bank USA.
Mayor Edwin M. Lee was joined by District Attorney George Gascón, City Attorney Dennis Herrera, Treasurer Jose Cisneros, Supervisor John Avalos, and Supervisor David Campos at the 2011 Latino Heritage Month Celebration and Awards Ceremony at San Francisco City Hall. Mayor Lee was pleased to join dedicated community leaders to honor and recognize the vital economic, social and cultural contributions the Latino community and its leaders continue to provide for our great city.
Gourmex 2011, A Gala Event: Sponsored by The Friends of Mexico and the Mexican Consulate of San Francisco. Date: To be determined.
Gourmex is an exclusive gastronomic experience designed to bring the best in Mexican cuisine to the culinary scene of the San Francisco Bay Area.
This event invites you to navigate through this website and learn more about our attending celebrities, Top Chefs from the best regraded restaurants in the Bay Area and Mexico, finest agave spirits, wines and distinguished gourmet food producers. Tease your senses with Mexican delicacies edible, audible and visual. Read more.
Fleet Week: Honoring The Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor at Ford Island, Hawaii – October 7, 2011.
Sponsored by Andrew M. Kluger, Founder/ Chairman of Early Bird Alert; Pat & Bruce Fitzgerald; Carole & Mike Shealy, this event celebrated the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation and the 70th Year of the Attack of Pearl Harbor during the annual Fleet Week. The celebrated US Navy and Marine Corps flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, thrilled the crowd of well over 100,000 people with their aerial displays of speed and courage.