Guest Opinion: Displacement hits Galería de la Raza

Guest Opinion: Displacement hits Galería de la Raza

By Erick Arguello – Ebar.com – Photo: Rick Gerharter. Photo: Galería de la Raza, which is now threatened with eviction, has also faced anti-LGBT actions during its history. In June 2015, a gay-themed mural on the Bryant Street exterior wall of the gallery...
A family affair with Sheldon Art Exhibit

A family affair with Sheldon Art Exhibit

By Telegraph staff reports – NPTelegraph.com – Photo courtesy of Sheldon Art Museum. Growing up alongside the Chicano civil rights movement of the 1960s had a strong effect on Carmen Lomas Garza’s work from a young age. Hoping to give her fellow Mexican...
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...