48th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival takes over Bessemer Park

48th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival takes over Bessemer Park

By Zach Hillstrom | The Pueblo Chieftain – Chieftain.com – Video Capture: Chieftain video By Tracy Harmon. Video Capture: El Alazan Mexican Dancing Horses. The sounds of mariachi music and smell of Mexican cuisine enveloped Bessemer Park on Saturday, where...
A look at Latino Denver artists

A look at Latino Denver artists

By Joshua Pilkington – LaVozColorado.com – Photo: La Voz Staff. Hispanic art has a special place in Denver, Colorado. The city was the birthplace of the “Crusaders for Justice” who launched a civil rights movement in the 60s and 70s. Many of Denver’s most...
The Chicano Art of a Red-Blooded American

The Chicano Art of a Red-Blooded American

By Kealey Boyd – HyperAllergic.com – Photo: Courtesy Curtis Tucker and Center for Visual Art. Photo: Carlos Frésquez, “Salon de los Illegales” (2005-present), made from altered thrift store landscapes To make art about the Chicano experience, Carlos...