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Latin American Library Annual Open House and Book Sale

September 24th, 2010
12:00 - 3:30 PM

Come meet the staff, see a selection of the Library’s recent acquisitions, learn more about our collections and services, browse our book sale and enjoy…  read more

Hispanic Heritage Month Cultural Festival

September 19th, 2010
12:00 - 4:00 PM

In celebration of the bicentennials of independence of Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, and Chile and to mark the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month, please join…  read more

Salsa Study Night

September 14th, 2010
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Like salsa music, like chips and salsa, and need a place to study, get all three rolled into one event. This event is being sponsored…  read more

Casa Borrega to Host 1st Annual Latin Jazz Festival

August 28th, 2010
9:30 PM - 2:00 AM

New Orleans’ first annual Latin Jazz Fest is hosting a benefit concert in memoriam of the 5th anniversary of Katrina. The festival will honor the…  read more

New Orleans con Sabor Latino

August 28th, 2010 - November 15th, 2010

New Orleans con Sabor Latino is a documentary photography exhibit at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (1 Poydras Street, Riverwalk Mall) curated, written, and…  read more

New Orleans Zephrys: Hispanic Heritage Night

July 31st, 2010
6:00 PM

Honoring Hispanic heritage throughout the game. $2 Coronas and Margaritas Live music by Rumba Buena New Orleans Zephyrs vs. Albuquerque Isotopes Groups of 20 or…  read more

Luisa Campuzano Lecture: "Viajeros cubanos a Estados Unidos en el siglo XIX, contextos y horizontes críticos"

June 18th, 2010
2:30 - 3:30 PM

Please join us for a talk entitled “Viajeros cubanos a Estados Unidos en el siglo XIX, contextos y horizontes críticos” by Cuban literary scholar and…  read more

RaRa for Haiti: Awareness Walk and Second Line

May 22nd, 2010
9:00 AM

The Earthquake in Haiti on January 12th devastated the Capital City of Port-au-Prince. An estimated 300,000 people died, more than 300,000 injured, and 1,000,000 made…  read more

Latin America & Outreach

May 20th, 2010 - May 21st, 2010

A working meeting sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs that aims to highlight five…  read more

Sixth Annual Celebración Latina

April 18th, 2010
12 pm until 6 pm

Sixth Annual Celebración Latina: A family-oriented event that offers a great opportunity for New Orleanians to come together to celebrate the cultures of Latin America…  read more

Talk by LAL Greenleaf Fellow Alfredo Prieto

April 16th, 2010

Latin American Library Greenleaf Fellow Alfredo Prieto’s talk is titled “El otro: Visiones sobre la cultura cubana en los Estados Unidos” and will be in…  read more

Calypso Music Event at Loyola

April 14th, 2010
7:30 PM

Loyola University New Orleans Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Inaugural Cultural Event “Everybody runnin’ to the Carnaval”: Calypso Music, the Caribbean and its…  read more

En El Aula: Second Latin American Architecture Symposium

April 10th, 2010

EN EL AULA is a symposium and workshop intended to develop and sustain a network of scholars who successfully introduce and address Latin American architecture…  read more

Urban Empire: A Symposium on Cities of the Early Modern Hispanic World

March 19th, 2010 - March 20th, 2010

Schedule Friday, March 19 Welcome 9:00 AM—Jones Hall 100A (Greenleaf Conference Room) Session 1: Architecture, Empire, and Modernity in Baroque Spain 9:15-11:45 AM—Jones Hall 100…  read more

Closing Reception for Polaridad Complementaria

March 12th, 2010
4-6 PM

Join us for a celebration featuring Cuban music by Mas Mamones. Music sponsored by New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. Polaridad Complementaria: Recent Works from…  read more

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Celebrate Caribbean culture and heritage during Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans

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Bayou Bacchanal, the original Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans, is back for its 16th annual celebration of Caribbean culture and heritage. Presented by Friends of Culture, Bayou Bacchanal will include two days of Caribbean cuisine, dance, music and celebration.

World Wide Dance
Beginning Friday, November 2 stop by the newly-opened, Algiers based, Haitian restaurant Rendezvous, for World Wide Dance. This late-night dance party begins at 10:00 p.m. and doesn’t end until the final dancer clears the floor. Enjoy live sets by locally and regionally based, Trinidadian DJ Phil and DJ Spice. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door and includes access to the World Wide Dance celebration. A cash bar and bites from Rendezvous will be available for purchase.

Bayou Bacchanal Parade and Party
After an evening of dancing and celebrating, rest up for the annual Bayou Bacchanal Parade on Saturday, November 3. Assembly begins at 11:00 a.m. and the parade takes off at noon from Harrah’s. Parade-goers are welcome to come dressed in traditional carnival attire while engaging, marching and dancing to the beats of Soca music along with Casa Samba throughout the French Quarter. The parade’s final destination will be at North Peters & Mandeville Street where the party will then transition to Crescent Park.

From 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. several Dancehall, Soca and Reggae performers will grace the Bayou Bacchanal stage for this daylong festival. Guests can expect live performances by local, national and international artists such as: Soca Artist Preacher, Pan Vibrations, Tigress of Trinidad & Tobago, and Mystic of Trinidad & Tobago.

Beats will be provided by DJ Spice and hosted by Lady Pepper. Authentic Caribbean foods, drinks and special merchandise will be available for purchase. Trini Lisa and Boswell’s will be among the official vendors for Bayou Bacchanal 2018. Fest-goers can expect Caribbean staples such as salt fish, curry goat and roti. Tropical drinks including ginger beer, passionfruit juice and Sorrel will also be available. Guests are also encouraged to dress in tradition Carnival attire for a chance to win a grand prize of $2000.

Admission to the Bayou Bacchanal fest is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information on Bayou Bacchanal or Friend of Culture, visit their onsite information booth during the festival or click here.

Bayou Bacchanal Post Party
Closeout Bayou Bacchanal at Island Flavor Bar and Grill and enjoy tasty Caribbean bites, music and dancing. DJ Ray will be spinning beginning at 11:00 p.m. Celebrate the closing of Bayou Bacchanal with a bang!

Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821

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On Wednesday, November 14, the Latin American Library at Tulane University will host Dr. Hortensia Calvo, Doris Stone Director of the Latin American Library, for a talk titled, Forging a New World: Books & Writing in Early Spanish America, 1492-1821.

This presentation is part of the Tulane University Women’s Association’s Jane and Herbert Longenecker Lecture Series. The event is dedicated to María García Daly.