The Centro Invites You To Bill Nericcio's   

"Mextasy: Seductive Hallucinations of Latina/o Mannequins
Prowling the American Unconsious Art" Exhibit, September 1-10





Sept. 7    Ballet Folklorico Classes Start 

Sept. 8    Chicanoholics Anonymous "Mextasy" Launch Party

Sept. 15  Call For Artists: Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit   


Join Us Thurs., Sept. 8 @ 8pm for 

CHICANOHOLICS ANONYMOUS A Gala "Mextasy" Launch Party Featuring: Josh Kun, Gustavo Arellano, y Special Musical Guests LOS HOLLYWOOD!!!

Chicanoholics Anonymous
click here for more information...if you dare!


You and yours are invited to THE official LAUNCH party for "Mextasy: Seductive Hallucinations of Latina/o Mannequins Prowling the American Unconscious," featuring Gustavo Arellano, Bill Nericcio, Josh Kun and musical guests Los Hollywood! 

There will be readings, performances, book-signings,
live-music, and more, more, more!

In Person: 




JOSH KUN, author of AUDIOTOPIA and ethnomusicology cult stud from USC  


BILL NERICCIO, author of tex[t]-Mex and infamous San Diego Chicanoholic 12-step Mextasy addict  

PLUS live music from alterna-favorites LOS HOLLYWOOD!!! 


Ballet Folklorico Class starting this September 7th  



6pm-7pm Beginners (7-12 yrs)

7pm-8pm Adults (30yrs & Up)



9:30am-10am - Pre-School (4-6yrs)

10am-10:50am - Intermediate (7-12yrs)

11am-11:50am - Emerging (13-25yrs)

12-12:50pm - Advanced


You may also register by calling 619.398.1727 or send an email to  




Dia de los Muertos Exhibit

"La Anima Sola: Remembering the Innocents"


Art curator Cal A. Vera seeks submissions for his next art exhibit: This D�a de los Muertos exhibit, to be shown at the Centro Cultural de la Raza in San Diego, will pay homage to the murdered women of J�arez, M�xico; migrants who have died crossing the US/M�xico border; and the innocent people who have been killed in M�xico's narco wars.


To be considered for this exhibit, please confirm your interest with Cal A. Vera by September 15, 2011 


For more information on the exhibit please contact Cal A. Vera through his alter ego, Brent E. Beltran, via email or at 




Wed., 4 pm Youth Theater Mask Making Workshops

Thu., 6 pm  Capoeira Class 


Community Partnership:


The Media Arts Center San Diego 

will be screening the Argentine film ANITA

 Sept. 2-8 at UltraStar Hazard Center Cinemas

Anita: Latin Film   

For More information: 619.230.1938 or visit


Anita, a strong and heartwarming film. The film brings to light a main character that is not the Hollywood norm in Anita, a young woman with Down Syndrome that makes an impact on the lives of those she briefly encounters as she is left wondering around lost and confused following a tragic event. Click on the link below to wath movie trailer. 


For More Information, call visit, call 619-235-6135 or email



About the Centro Cultural de la Raza


San Diego's Centro Cultural de la Raza was founded in 1970 as a Chicano Community Cultural Center and functions as an alternative space that encourages and facilitates artistic growth and cultural interchange in the San Diego/Tijuana region. The Centro provides classes and features a dynamic interdiscipinary schedule of events which includes exhibits, musical performances, installation art, readings, receptions, Azteca dance, Teatro Chican@, Ballet Folklorico, film screenings and other events. We welcome you to visit the Centro and invite you to participate in the exciting programs we have planned for 2011.


We are located at:

Centro Cultural de la Raza  

2004 Park Blvd.  

San Diego, California 92101  


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The Centro's mission is to create, preserve, promote and educate about Chicano, Mexicano, Indigenous and Latino art and culture.



2004 Park Blvd.  

San Diego, CA 92101


Gallery Hours

Tues. - Sun. 12 - 4 pm 

Tel. 619-235-6135  


The Centro is located in San Diego's Historic Balboa Park near Park Blvd. and Inspiration Point Way.

Easily Accessible from the 12 & C (City College) Trolley and the # 7 Bus Line