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October 04, 2022 1:00 PM
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Tulane architecture professor Javier Marcano lights candles on an altar dedicated to Latin American resistance fighters during the Latine Arts Fest on Saturday, Oct 1. Sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the free event featured live music, art, food, drinks and performances. The event coincided with National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. (Latine is the gender-neutral form of the word Latino). (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Mamá, a three-and-a-half-year-old Chihuahua, chills in his owner’s lap. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)
Tamales are one of a variety of Latin dishes and sweet treats available for purchase at the event. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)