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No Credentials Written by Diane Benavides Rios I walked across the border drunk with hollow dreams. Mezcal, rage, the moon, and lowriders all became mirages here. Here-mujeres y hombres dance among crumbling walls. There- are candles, little children crying, link … Continue reading

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“Arizona’s Mexican Heritage: An American Story”

Posted in Arizona, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Studies, Community, Cultura, Education, Family, Knowledge, Land, Memory, Mexican, Resistance, Student Empowerment, Tucson, University of Arizona, Xicana, Xicano | 1 Comment

An Evening with Dr. Jesus ‘Chuy’ Negrete: Images of Mexican Labor and Women (10/9/15) at Northwestern University

  7:00pm, Norris Lake Room, Friday 10/9. With guitar and harmonica, Dr. Negrete uses poetic song, corridos (running verse ballads) and slides to give an authentic perspective on Mexican and Mexican-American history, which includes songs and images of Mexican labor … Continue reading

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Robert Flores aka @foxflores Reads from his Book #FuckCancer at Cypress Park Library (10/14/15)

Posted in #FuckCancer, Aztlan, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Books, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o Healing, Chicana/o Health, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Literature, Chicana/o Photography, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Youth, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, Family, Knowledge, Los Angeles, Mexican, Palabra, Quotes, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Spirituality, Student Empowerment, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

(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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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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A Closer Look Book Club: Bless Me, Ultima at the University of Arizona Poetry Center (10/14/15)

A Closer Look Book Club meets for an hour-long conversation about Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. This book won the Premio Quinto Sol in 1972 and was made into a film in 2013. The story focuses on a young … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Believing: Robert Flores On His New Book “#FuckCancer!”

“I’m a Healer” #FuckCancer: The True Story of How Robert the Bold Kicked Cancer’s Ass is the new book by Robert Flores and published by Xicano independent publishing house Broken Swords Publications. This is the true story of a Xicano … Continue reading

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LOM Book One – Xicano Science Fiction by Frank S. Lechuga

I don’t pretend at highbrow Latino literature. I write violent dystopian sci-fi for a readership wanting new action, blood and mythos. LOM is . . . Xicano science fiction for all the human tribes and a Hwarang story, that is … Continue reading

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