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Events celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at West campus

September 14, 2012

Events that celebrate the diversity of Latin music, visual art and more are in the spotlight as ASU’s West campus celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.

All events, on the West campus at 4701 W. Thunderbird Road in Phoenix, are free and open to the public.

The schedule is:

Opening Reception: Fiesta Night: 6-9 p.m., Sept. 15, La Sala Ballroom, University Center Building. The festive atmosphere will include a disc jockey, photo booth, games, prizes and food.

Karaoke Night: Friday, Sept. 28, 6 to 9 p.m., La Sala Ballroom, University Center Building. The karaoke contest will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. Prizes and food will be featured, along with a photo booth.

Closing Reception: Fiesta Celebration: Friday, Oct. 5, begins at 6:30 p.m., Sands Classroom Building Courtyard. The Fiesta features folklorico, mariachi, flamenco and salsa performances, along with the completion of a new mural painted with students and designed by the artists of Phoenix’s Calle 16 Mural Project. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Hispanic Heritage Month sponsors include the Hispanic Heritage Committee on the West campus, the Campus Environment Team, and Educational Outreach and Student Services.

For more information, call (602) 543-5300.