Tag: San Jose

Avenida de Altares at La Ultima Parada San Jose

I heard it in the frantic shout of a little boy yelling at his mother to slow the car down. In the reflection of his eyes you could see a…

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Zona Rosa

“¿Ya terminaron con la música? Vine pa’ bailar” The words leapt off the chapped lips of the abuelita who had just strolled up to the Pink Elephant Center wall facing…

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MetroActive: Exploring the Cultural Geography of San Jose’s East Side

"From the King Road side of Mexican Heritage Plaza, I look west down a side street and see the top of the Fairmont Hotel in the distance. I can also…

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Modern Latina: Mexican Heritage Plaza’s Avenida de Altares

"On Saturday October 28, 2017, the Mexican Heritage Plaza hosted its inaugural Alum Rock Alter Walk called La Ultima Parada on Alum Rock Avenue between King Road and Highway 101…

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Viva Calle Recap

Viva Calle Recap | By Oscar Sandoval  It was a scene that would’ve stopped traffic had the City not taken the time to do so itself earlier that morning. Bikers,…

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La Ultima Parada San Jose

San Jose’s long-standing Día de los Muertos celebration returns in a major way with La Ultima Parada, a two-day spectacular! La Ultima Parada plans to showcase the vibrancy of the…

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Celebrate Mayfair | September 15-17

CELEBRATE MAYFAIR! We’re reimagining the front yard of the Mexican Heritage Plaza for Mayfair residents and the rest of San Jose! Mayfair will have its own beach and 8,000 square…

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MayFeria #3

Our Summer Mayferia event was focused on Loteria and other family games. This event was part of the the School of Arts and Culture’s year-long Celebrate Mayfair project. Check out some of the…

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Voices of the Mayfair

Voices of the Mayfair is a multigenerational art series celebrating the people of the Mayfair neighborhood in East San Jose. It is the product of community members coming together to…

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May Cafecito Highlights

Café, pan dulce, chocolate, convio, gente y comunidad. This is Cafecito at the School of Arts and Culture at MHP. Since the beginning of 2017, the School of Arts and…

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