Pachuco era helps define search for Chicana identity

Pachuco era helps define search for Chicana identity

By Alexsandra J. Ruiz-Ortiz – MyMetMedia.com – Photo Courtesy Of Antonia Fernandez. Photo: Antonia Fernandez poses with “Peacock,” her life-size portrait of a modern-day pachuca. Fernandez’s exhibit “Pachuco y Sirenas” will be on display at Museo de las...
Sweet Success: How Chicago’s Mexican Bakeries Stay Competitive

Sweet Success: How Chicago’s Mexican Bakeries Stay Competitive

By Liz Stanton – WBez.org – Photo: Katherine Nagasawa/WBEZ. In neighborhoods like Pilsen, how do Mexican bakeries stay in business with so much competition? It turns out the answer has a lot to do with culture and tradition. Mexicans can’t live without...
Latino Comics Expo Celebrates Artists, Writers and Culture

Latino Comics Expo Celebrates Artists, Writers and Culture

By Angel Carreras/Arts & Culture – LBPost.com – Photo: Angel Carreras. The Latino Comics Expo (LCX) returned with thunderous aplomb this past weekend in Long Beach, California, bringing with it more comics, creators, and fan attendance than the...
Hispanic community celebrates public art, history

Hispanic community celebrates public art, history

By Jeff Preval, WGRZ – wgrz.com – Image Not Credited. Buffalo, New York — Buffalo’s Hispanic community is celebrating some new public art that reflects its culture. The Hispanic Heritage Council has worked over the past few years, to bring new...
Zoot Suit Pachanga celebrates culture, history

Zoot Suit Pachanga celebrates culture, history

By Renee Ruelas/Sun-News – LCSun-News.com – Photo Jett Loe/Sun-News Cisco Martinez and Gure Martinez were participants in the Zoot Suit contest at the Zoot Suit Pachanga last year. This year’s event was held Saturday in Klein Park.  The 2nd annual...