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Celebrating Cultura: Cinco de Mayo over the Ages

Event Information

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The Inlandia Institute, in partnership with Riverside Art Museum and The Cheech, is excited to present a dynamic panel discussion about the significance of el Cinco de Mayo to Chicanos. Join José Chávez, Dr. Carlos Cortés, Jorge Mr. Blue Hernandez, Dr. Irene M. Sanchez, Ofelia Valdez-Yeager, and Frances J. Vasquez at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 5, to hear about cultural and historical perspectives of why Chicanos have embraced Batalla de Puebla, which took place in México 159 years ago — on May 5, 1862.

The program will be a festive evening celebrating cultura with local educators and cultural arts aficionados with pláticas, music, poetry, stories, and reflections on the Chicano/Latina experience regarding el Cinco de Mayo and the celebrations in California since 1863.

On Zoom, free and open to the public. RSVP today! https://tinyurl.com/CelebratingCultura2


Contact Information

Janine Pourroy Gamblin
951 790 2458