Butterfly Effect Benefit – EL PASO, TX
May 4, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Double Tree Hotel
600 N El Paso St, El Paso, TX
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Mark your calendar for “The Butterfly Effect Benefit” on May 4, 2013 at the Double Tree by Hilton El Paso Downtown City Center. Our upcoming fundraiser is targeted towards local women leaders and designed to showcase female talent in El Paso as well as the young girls we serve. The event features a light brunch, spa day booths, live entertainment performances, a fashion show, inspirational guest speakers, a pastry chef competition and a silent auction. The funds generated from the event will support our scholarship campaign. Sponsorship and booth opportunities are available. We gladly accept donations of silent auction items and door prizes. With every gift, we ensure more girls in El Paso are connected with valuable programs and mentors that motivate, educate and inspire them.
7th Annual Fotos De Mi Alma Photo Auction and Exhibit - AUSTIN, TX
May 16th, 2013
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Join Latinitas in celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the organization! Photos on display will be for auction, while student work will be On Sale for $50 per print. This year, Guest of Honor Austin based producer Elizabeth Avellán will be in attendance. Elizabeth Avellan is the Co-Owner–with writer/director Robert Rodriguez–and Vice President of Troublemaker Studios and President of EYA Productions. She began her producing career when she co-founded Los Hooligans Productions in 1991. Her additional producing credits include DESPERADO, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN I, II & III, THE FACULTY, SPY KIDS I-IV, SIN CITY, PREDATORS, GRINDHOUSE, and MACHETE among others. Through her EYA Productions banner, she produced the recently wrapped holiday feature film, WHEN ANGELS SING, directed by Tim McCanlies, starring Harry Connick Jr., Willie Nelson and Connie Britton. To keep up with the photographer announcements, LIKE our Facebook page!
Tiara Tuesday – EL PASO, TX
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
501 Bar & Bistro
501 Texas Ave., El Paso, TX
Tiara Tuesday is the ultimate ladies’ night out for a good cause. It’s an excellent opportunity for local women and their friends to get together, have fun, feel pampered and support the community at the same time. A $10.00 donation at the door covers a Tiara Tuesday specialty drink and a manicure by the talented nail technicians from Milan Cosmetology Institute. All proceeds support Latinitas, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering local girls to build confidence through creative expression. For more information, contact us at 915.219.8554 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For Latinitas, Pictures Worth More Than Words – Fotos de mi Alma 2012 – AUSTIN, TX
March 29, 2012
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Emma Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (600 River St., Austin, TX)
In its 6th year, Latinitas Fotos de mi Alma photography auction in Austin, TX, currently brings in some of the hippest of the hip in contemporary photography from Tehran to Tallahassee. A photographic odyssey capturing Latino life through the lenses of professional and amateur photographers. The talent donating to Fotos de mi Alma comes from every corner of the globe and patrons are getting an opportunity of a lifetime to purchase international-calibur and award-winning photography for auction prices. 25-30 photographers are chosen from an elite group of selectees. Photographers include Colombiana Claudia Calle, Athens, GA filmmaker Josh Meltzer, Mexico City’s Dulce Pinzon, Tehran’s Ramin Samandari, Grammy award-winner Fritz Torres and Austin’s own KXAN-TV photographer Charlie Harper, gallery-owner Leslie Nowlin, Founder of Kaleidoscope of Color Skip Hunt, Austin American Statesman photographer Deborah Cannon and Mexic-Arte featured photographer Diego Huerta are spotlighting new Latino narratives, through pictures, abstraction and just pure beautiful photography. Tickets are $15 ahead, $20 at the door and can be purchased online. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served at the event. Sponsorship packages available online.
Inspiring Fashionistas Fashion Show – EL PASO, TX
March 25, 2012
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Always & Forever Ballroom
(3333 N. Yarbrough)
El Paso, TX
Fashionistas are teaming together to host a charity girl empowerment fashion show featuring clothing for girls, teens and women on March 25th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Always & Forever Ballroom (3333 N. Yarbrough). Guests will enjoy a fashion show of clothing from Dillard’s, Modas Carolinas, MiSogno and Klothes Lime Boutique, listen to live music by Amalia Castro and Candace Martinez, watch a video documentary screening, view an exhibit of youth artwork, dance performance by Viva El Paso Ballet Folklorico team, and hear from an inspirational speech by UTEP Professor Dr. Irasema Coronado. This fashion show is held in partnership with El Paso Fashion Week. Our family-friendly fashion show is designed to showcase female talent in El Paso and to benefit local girl empowerment programs aimed at helping girls build confidence to succeed. Proceeds from this charity event support the scholarship fund for Latinitas. For more information, call 915.219.8554 or email email@example.com. BUY YOUR FASHION SHOW TICKETS