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The Institute of Hispanic Culture
The Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston disseminates Hispanic arts, literature, and culture through its scholarships and cultural programs in the greater Houston area. Since 1965, it has awarded over $1,600,000 in scholarships to college bound high school students, college students, and teachers who pursue higher education in Hispanic language and culture.
Each year, the Institute produces numerous cultural and educational programs in collaboration with an array of local educational, civic, and arts organizations, including the University of St. Thomas, Rice University, University of Houston, Houston Arts Alliance, City of Houston, and Miller Outdoor Theatre. The Folkloric Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre, a theatrical presentation of music and dance of the Hispanic World, is a free performance co-sponsored annually by the Institute that enlightens thousands of spectators. The Institute’s signature fundraising event the annual “Noche de las Americas” Gala a 49 year tradition that celebrates the expedition of Christopher Columbus that introduced the Hispanic Culture to the New World.
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September 20 7:00 pm - October 3 9:00 am at 3315 Sul Ross Houston, Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural EventArt Exhibit: "Pinturaleza" by Patricia Aya
10:00 am - 12:00 pm at 3315 Sul Ross Houston, Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural Event"El Club de Historia de Cuba" Dr. Almeida
10:00 am - 12:00 pm at 3315 Sul Ross Houston, Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural EventLecture: The Cuban History Club – Dr. David Almeida
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at 3315 Sul Ross Houston, Texas 77098Event Type:Cultural Event"Noche de Tablao Flamenco Andaluz" by Flamenco Andaluz Group
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at JUnior League 1811 Briar Oak LnEvent Type:Gala49th "Noche de las Américas" Gala
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Miller Outdoor Theater 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030Event Type:Folkloric Festival"Día de la Hispanidad/Day of the Hispanic World" Siudy Between Worlds "Entre Mundos"
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7:30 pm - 18 7:30 pm at Jones Hall - University of St. Thomas 3910 Yoakum Houston, Texas 77006Event Type:Cultural Event"Almas gemelas/Soulmates" by Eduardo Rovner