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In honor of hispanic heritage month, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies co-sponsors this year's FREE ¡Fiesta Latina! at The Broadside.

Have you heard about the Garifuna people and their culture? Now is the perfect time to learn more about this fascinating Caribbean people. The Friends of the Pass Christian Public Library are hosting a Garifuna Festival in the City Hall Courtyard.

Join Geovane Santos and Brian Quezerque at Capulet for a concert!



On Thursday, April 7 at 6 pm visual artist Julieta Gil and artist/activist Abdul Aziz will take part in a dialogue with one another, moderated by Dr. Guadalupe Garcia, bringing into relief the parallels between these monumental issues in New Orleans and Mexico City through a conversation about their diverse practices. The event will be held in Stone Auditorium in the Woldenberg Art Center on Tulane University’s uptown campus. It is free and open to the public and will follow all COVID-19 guidelines as put forth by the university here.

The wonderful Tulane LAGO has put together a dance workshop led by dancer and choreographer Eric Celestino. Eric comes all the way from BRAZIL to teach us a variety of styles, including the Samba!

All levels are welcome!! This event is going to be so much fun! Bring your friends and come dance!

FRIDAY March 25th from 1-3 pm at Elleonora P. McWilliams Hall (room 105). Sign up if you plan to come!

Join Tulane's Spanish and Portuguese Department, the Africana Studies Department, and the Stone Center for the annual Black History Month poetry reading of Navio Negreiro by Castro Alves.

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM in the LBC Pocket Park.

Students: there is still time to sign up for a reading! Consult your language professors to see if they offer extra credit for this event. Sign up here, or join as an audience member this afternoon!

 Check out the Latin Americanist offerings at the New Orleans Book Festival! Hosted here, at Tulane University, this weekend.


Tulane Department of Theater and Dance Presents: LIVE FROM THE LAB! Successful Life of 3, by Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Maria Irene Fornes. Directed by Professor Amy Chaffee and moderated by Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute's I. Carolina Caballero.

Starring Casey Grovers, Bo Keyes, and Grace Patterson.

A Carnaval from Rio - Amigos do Samba + DJ Caju 

Serving feijoada by Tropicália Kitchen (6pm-11pm) at the St. Roch Tavern, 1200 St. Roch Ave! Join PORTulane for a night of Brazilian fun!

News from the New Orleans music scene today—come and join Tulane's Geovane Santos (gpstheguitarist on Facebook and Twitter) at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. 

Santos will be sharing scholarly tidbits alongside some classic jazz melodies to help contextualize bossa nova into the wider political scene in Brazil in the 1960s, particularly in terms of how class and race are/were perceived within the genre, and its relation to anticommunist propaganda and connection to cold war efforts.