Today's weekend picks in San Bernardino County include a literary gathering, an experimental dance workshop, and a film narrated by some of Mexico's most distinguished cultural figures.
Take a look at all the details of our roundup of events.
Saturday, December 8 from 5 to 10 p.m.
Joshua Tree's end-of-the-year Gallery Crawl gets festive. During this second Saturday of the month event, Art Not Walmart artist, Leslie Mariah Andrews does portraiture at Art Queen gallery and a series of hands-on activities including map-making are programmed at High Desert Test Sites Headquarters.
Art Queen: 61855 Highway 62, Joshua Tree, 92252
High Desert Test Sites Headquarters: 6470 Veterans Way, Joshua Tree, 92252
and various locations.
Hecho en Mexico screenings in Ontario
Limited release. Premiered November 30. Ongoing.
A group of Mexico's most influential musicians, performers and writers play protagonists in director Duncan Bridgeman's visual presentation, providing on-location musical performances and commentary. Adanowsky, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Diego Luna, Elena Poniatowska, Lila Downs, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Meme Del Real and Ruben Albarran of Café Tacvba and Natalia Lafourcade are just a few personalities who take turn depicting Mexico's cultural and regional diversity.
AMC Ontario Mills 30: 4549 Mills Circle, Ontario, 91764, 909-476-1234
Edwards Ontario Palace Stadium 22: 4900 East 4th Street, Ontario, 91764, 909-476-1525
Saturday, December 8 from 10 a.m. to noon
Paula Priamos, writer and Cal State University, San Bernardino English professor, leads a reading and a discussion during this month's California Writer's Club: High Desert Branch meeting. The author's essays have been featured in the Los Angeles Times and New York Times. She recently published the memoir, "The Shyster's Daughter."
14901 Dale Evans Parkway, Apple Valley, 92307, 760-247-0093
Saturday, December 8 at 8 p.m.
53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown, 92268, 760-365-5956
Saturday, December 8 from noon to 3 p.m.
Join Hiroko Tamano for an afternoon of Japanese contemporary dance. The butoh master guides a workshop that explores self and the environment.
6881 Mount Lassen Avenue, Joshua Tree, 92252, 760-366-4712
Through Saturday, December 15
Five individual shows are weaved together at CSUSB's RAFFMA. Luis G. Hernandez' "Variantes", David Rosales "Wicked: Kingdom Children of La Politana", Kathy Sosa's "Adornment and Identity", Greg Stone's "New Aztlan" and Linda Vallejo's "Make 'Em All Mexican" feature a collection of works that collectively comment on Chicano and Latino culture.
5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, 92407, 909-537-7373
Top Image: Memories of Generation Y by David Rosales Cultural. 2009.
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