Monthly Archives: September 2015

No Más Bebé’s Screening w/ Q&A at Tía Chuchas (9/30/15)

                                  “No Más Bebés” is the story of Mexican immigrant mothers who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were … Continue reading



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2016 Corrido Contest Presented by University of Arizona’s Mexican American Studies Department





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(He)arts at Home/Corazones en Casa: University of Arizona’s Mexican American Studies Department’s Open House & Art Exhibition

  The University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Department is proud to invite you to its “Open House” during Homecoming week to celebrate the work of Community Artists. Indeed, the UA MAS Department annually has an “Open House” so that the … Continue reading



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Xicano in the Wilderness a Photo Journey by Xico González (10/17/15) at Sol Collective in Sacramento

  Opening reception for: XICANO IN THE WILDERNESS A Photo Journey by Xico González Saturday, October 17th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Exhibition Dates: October 5th – 30th, 2015 Gallery hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm or … Continue reading



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Tapping Racism by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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On the Bacon Trail: The Precursors – Part 2 of 2

Note: The following is a lengthy article on the revolutionary activity in Mexico, and the dirty war on Mexican students who are at the forefront of preserving the nation’s historical memory and defending the Mexican Constitution. This defense led to … Continue reading



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La Vida es un Ring at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach (9/11/15)

  Sergio Arau’s exhibition, La Vida es un Ring, is not only a tribute to lucha libre, but also an example of Arau’s ArtNacó style. In his words, “ArtNacó recognizes what is popular, what is from the street, what is … Continue reading



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42nd Annual Día de los Muertos at Self-Help Graphics

      For 42 years Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) has organized one of the most popular Día de los Muertos events in Los Angeles and perhaps the oldest Day of the Dead commemoration in the country. This … Continue reading



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#FuckCancer Book Reading & Signing with Robert Flores in Santa Ana (9/23/15)





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Voces de Aztlán: Chicana/o Urban Art in Phoenix (9/21/15)

  In today’s Chicana/o culture, Aztlán signifies an important symbol of spiritual and national unity, and it is often associated with the territories ceded to the United States by Mexico with the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo in 1848. The artists in … Continue reading



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