AltaMed Enriches the Lives of Its Patients through Art

AltaMed Enriches the Lives of Its Patients through Art

By Teena Apeles – KCET.org – Photo: Courtesy of AltaMed. Photo: A mural in progress on an AltaMed clinic exterior by Yolanda Gonzalez. On a Monday morning in October, a health clinic on Whittier Boulevard in Boyle Heights is as busy as to be expected; a...
The Chicano Moratorium: A Collaboration With Avenue 50 Studio

The Chicano Moratorium: A Collaboration With Avenue 50 Studio

By KCET.org – Image Not Credited. Image: The National Chicano Moratorium Protest/March was held on August 29, 1970 The Chicano Moratorium was a collective effort to raise awareness of the Vietnam War as a civil rights issue, one among many affecting the Chicano...
A Wave of Street Art for San Diego

A Wave of Street Art for San Diego

By G. James Daichendt – KCET.org – Image: Silo at Makers Quarter/G. James Daichendt. Additional areas for graffiti and street art have also seen the establishment of the MAAC Center, a giant lot surrounded by walls where a large graffiti event is held once...
The Five Points of L.A. Mexicano

The Five Points of L.A. Mexicano

By Bill Esparza – KCET.org – Photo: Staci Valentine. Photo: Torta from Tortas Ahogadas Guadalajara When it comes to Mexican food — Jalisco delivers the goods. Delicious pozoles, menudo and carne en su jugo (meat cooked in its own juices) and simple snacks...