Felicidades! Casa Azafrán Grand Opening Tomorrow
November 30, 2012 at 3:29PM
Back in September, in the Scene's Fall Guide, Steve Haruch previewed Casa Azafrán, the ambitious new multi-use community center by which Conexión Americas hopes to bring Nashville's many immigrant communities closer together and to the city:
When director Renata Soto says, "We are a mosaic," she isn't referring to just Nashville's Latino community, which Conexión has ably served for a decade. And while Soto does see the new Casa Azafrán cultural center — a 28,800-square-foot, $5 million development just south of the fairgrounds — as a "symbolic marker for the growth of the immigrant community," she also sees it as something much bigger and more significant than that.