Inaugural Latino Arts Fest in Bishop Arts Sunday

The inaugural Latino Arts Festival takes place int he Bishop Arts District from noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Oak Cliff-based attorney and former City Council member Domingo Garcia and his wife, County Commissioner Elba Garcia, are sponsoring the festival.

The free festival features music from Denton-based Mariachi Quetzal and Dallas-based Felix Flores Band. There will also be salsa dancers, poets and art projects for kids. The festival also includes a visual art competition.

The Garcias wanted to put on the festival to showcase our city’s Latino art and culture, says event spokeswoman Esmeralda Orozco.

“I don’t think in Dallas we have a lot of cultural events that bring people together,” Orozco says. “We want to celebrated the Latino art and culture that makes Dallas a vibrant community.”


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