Sunday, August 28th, 12:45 pm - 1:40 pm - The Downtown Dance & Movement Center
Born in City Terrace, Hector Flores grew up in the Pan-Asian – Chicano neighborhoods of San Gabriel Valley and East LA. The oldest of 6 kids, his mom is from Morelia, Michoacán and his pops is from San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora. Growing up Hector listened to Al Green, Ana Gabriel, Sonora Dinamita, Tupac, The Cure, The Smiths, Chili Peppers and Rage Against the Machine. He graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a degree in Chicana/o Studies and is currently a community organizer in Los Angeles. Hector loves playing anti-imperialist Soccer where the score is always 2-2, dancing Cumbia, watching documentaries, going to a Dodger Game, eating at new veggie-friendly restaurants, sneaking into movie theatres, and writing poetry.