AVENIDA SAN BERNARDO
(956) 645-2512 | San Bernardo Ave. | www.facebook.com/Avenida-San-Bernardo-508855999216701
This non-profit organization works to promote Laredo’s Hispanic culture which is highlighted on Avenida San Bernardo’s import shops, restaurants and events.
(956) 307-8464 | www.breakaleglaredo.com
Founded in 2015, Break-a-Leg Productions uses Laredo Center for the Arts and Laredo College for its plays, as well as Lake Casa Blanca Amphitheater. An ambitious, young theater troupe that brings comedy, action and entertainment to community theater.
(956)725-7418 | www.citymakery.com
Their vision is for all citizens to become owners fo their city and be empowered to effect change through public, private, academic and philanthropic partnerships. Their mission is to facilitate a process where citizens build and implement solutions that raise the quality of life.
Cultivarte features local individuals with unique voices and visions, and learn about upcoming arts and culture events throughout Laredo. They frequent the Fine Arts and Culture Commission meetings in working to utilize the 2% public art fund.
INSTITUTO CULTURAL MEXICANO DE LAREDO
(956) 723-0990 | 1612 Farragut St.
The Mexican Cultural Institute of Laredo (MCIL) was created in 1993 at the initiative of the Mexican Consulate and reactivated at the end of 1999. Its mission is to promote the splendor of the Mexican culture and traditions in our community through education, cultural arts, and special events.
KEEP LAREDO BEAUTIFUL
(956) 794-1665 | 619 Reynolds St.
Keep Laredo Beautiful, is a new nonprofit community improvement and educational organization, whose mission is to engage our community, through partnerships between government, civic groups, businesses, and volunteers; and to create a cleaner, and more beautiful Laredo . Keep Laredo Beautiful will focus on environmental stewardship and on litter prevention through environmental education and volunteer efforts, so that Laredo really does become the crown jewel of Texas.
LAMAR BRUNI VERGARA ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CENTER
(956) 721-5458 | West End Washington St. | www.facebook.com/LBVESC
Forward thinking Laredo College leaders have incorporated the concept of an environmental science center as a part of the institution’s science program. The Center has been used to stimulate creativity in writing, music and art. Others have found the Center to be an excellent and enjoyable place to satisfy their community service requirements.
LAREDO BORDER SLAM POETRY
Laredo BorderSlam Poetry, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging the freedom of speech and expression through the creation and performance of slam poetry. Be a part of (or a voice at) their spoken word events!
LAREDO CENTER FOR THE ARTS
(956) 725-1715 | 500 San Agustin Ave. | www.laredoartcenter.org
The Laredo Center for the Arts coordinates, promotes, encourages, and supports the arts in the Laredo/South Texas area. Its purpose is to promote a cultural climate in the city of Laredo, Texas, in which the artistic creativity of all people may find voice, and to organize and adapt the community’s resources to the needs of the artists and the public.
LAREDO FILM SOCIETY
Founded in 2018, Laredo Film Society is a non-profit organization catering to the Laredo Cinephile, from the novice to the expert. Laredo Film Society aims to educate the public and empower the community through the exhibition of film and media arts.
LAREDO MAIN STREET
(956) 523-8817 | 1000 Zaragoza St., Ste. 107 | www.laredomainstreet.org
Laredo Main Street is accredited by Main Street America, Texas Main Street, and Go Texan. They oversee the Farmer’s Market and Jamboozie, while promoting the Downtown Main Street businesses and events.
(956) 326-3042 | P.O. Box 451644 | www.laredophil.com
The Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra is organized and operated exclusively for educational and cultural enrichment purposes by: Sponsoring and administering an orchestra of the highest artistic standard; Offering a full range of performances of the highest artistic excellence; Working with educational institutions, arts organization as well as private and public entities to enhance and strengthen the understanding and appreciation of all genres of music; providing musical educational activities; Encouraging the general cultural development of the community.
LAREDO THEATER GUILD INTERNATIONAL
(956) 319-8610 | www.laredotheaterguild.org
Laredo Theater Guild International (LTGI) exists as a 501c3 nonprofit community based theater organization presenting a season of quality theatrical productions at Texas A&M International University and Laredo College. The primary goals is the provide relevant theatrical entertainment of the highest caliber, while growing and developing the local performer, production, audience, and patron communities.
500 San Agustin Ave. | www.liteproductions.org
The Laredo Institute for Theatrical Education, or L.I.T.E. Productions, began its existence in the summer of 1997, formed by a group of Laredo area theater enthusiasts who wanted a hands-on approach to all aspects of production.
RIO GRANDE INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTER (RGISC)
(956) 718-1063 | 1 West End Washington St., Bldg P-11 | www.rgisc.org
RGISC has formed partnerships and alliances with a diversity of group to improve the environmental health of the community. RGISC acts as a catalyst in promoting changes in community attitudes and behavior.
WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION ASSOCIATION
(956) 722-0589 | 1819 E Hillside Rd. | www.wbcalaredo.org
The Washington’s Birthday Celebration is the oldest celebration in the United States honoring the first president of our country, George Washington. Done with international flair, the WBCA and the City of Laredo host a party with more than 28 events in 33 days! We like to refer to it as “A Celebration with Something for Everyone.”
WEBB COUNY HERITAGE FOUNDATION
(956) 727-0977 | 500 Flores Ave. | www.webbheritage.org
The Webb County Heritage Foundation is dedicated to advocacy of architectural preservation and protection through cooperation with other individuals and entities which seek historical designations, landmarks, and legislation. This program serves the communities of the border by active means to protect, restore, rehabilitate, support, or prevent the unnecessary demise or demolition of historic structures.