Paying homage to a pioneer of the Chicano Movement

Paying homage to a pioneer of the Chicano Movement

By Joshua Pilkington – LavozColorado.com – Photo courtesy: CHAC Gallery. With the aim of paying homage to a mural that defined Colorado’s Chicano Movement while also celebrating the 50th anniversary of that movement, the CHAC Gallery and Arts Center is...
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...