What it Means to be Latino Event

Press Release

Posted: October 8, 2012

LCCC’S LOS UNIDOS CLUB CELEBRATES “WHAT IT MEANS TO BE LATINO”

Lorain County Community College’s Los Unidos student club and LCCC’s Office of Student Life will celebrate National Hispanic Month with a series of events on the theme “What it Means to be Latino.”

Zarco Guerrero, a renowned sculptor and mask maker, will be the feature presenter at many events around Lorain County on Tuesday, October 9 through Friday, October 12.  Guerrero is a multi-media artist and community arts advocate who has been active in the Arizona art scene since the early 1970s.

At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 9, Guerrero will meet with the Mexican Mutual Society and show the video of his play, “Face-to-Face in a Frenzy.”

Guerrero will visit Lorain High School, General Johnny Wilson Middle School and Steven Dohanos Elementary School on Wednesday, October 10. He will also visit the Boys and Girls Club of El Centro. That evening, he will perform at Sacred Heart Chapel in Lorain.

Guerrero will be the featured speaker at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 11 in LCCC’s College Center Commons. The event will also include 18 exhibits from The Museum of Hispanic/Latino Cultures. Guerrero will perform “Face-to-Face in a Frenzy” at 1 p.m. in College Center Commons.

At 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 11, Guerrero will visit the Lorain Arts Council.
“What it Means to be Latino” is sponsored by LCCC’s Los Unidos organization, LCCC Student Life, The Hispanic Fund, The Museum of Hispanic/Latino Cultures, Mexican Mutual Society, Lorain County Boys and Girls Club, Lorain School Employees Credit Union and Kevin Cook.

For more information, contact LCCC Student Life office at (440) 366-4036.