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Fiesta: Love Community Home

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Saturday, April 27, 2019,
8pm - 12am

$20 - $50

Come dance the night away with the Research Center for the Americas during UC Santa Cruz Alumni Weekend 2019. All proceeds will support more student scholarships to UCSC.

Enjoy live Latin-fusion beats from Santa Cruz band, Calíco (Gary Carpenter). They will have your hips swaying with Calíco originals and tons of salsa.

Evening highlights:

  • Photo contest winners on display
  • Grupo Folklórico Los Mejicas de UCSC will perform
  • Mariachi Eterno de UCSC will open the party
  • Access to all three floors of the MAH
  • Lots of desserts
  • Cash Bar
  • Photo Booth
  • Awesome Silent Auction prizes
  • Lounge Area


$20 for UCSC students

$30 for General Admission

$50 for Fiesta Insiders

Meet Your Hosts

Centro de Investigación para las Américas, UC Santa Cruz

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Since 1992, the Research Center for the Americas has helped make UC Santa Cruz a vibrant hub for Chicano, Latino, Latin American, and migration studies. The RCA hosts conferences, symposia, workshops, and public lectures by UCSC faculty and students, community members, and visitors to Santa Cruz. Along with the activities, individuals, and groups we support, the RCA works to foster dialogue, develop knowledge, and inform public debate.

Silent Auction Sponsors:

Chaminade Resort & Spa, Chardonnay Sailing Charters, Covewater SUP, Dream Inn Santa Cruz, Rachel Farber: acupuncture, herbs, and dietary therapy, Dance Santa Cruz / Avila Dance Instruction, and Soif Wine Bar & Merchants

Other community sponsors:

UCSC Bay Tree Bookstore, Bay Photo Lab, Bookshop Santa Cruz, Costco, El Pájaro CDC, Fired Up Fresh, Front & Cooper, Iveta Gourmet, New Leaf Community Markets, NotPie Cakery, My Mom's Mole, Pacific Cookie Company Santa Cruz, Safeway, Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Staff of Life Natural Foods, Trike A Pose, UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, UC Santa Cruz, Woodstock's Pizza Santa Cruz, and Windmill Cafe Santa Cruz.

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