The godfather of Chicano art

The godfather of Chicano art

By Deborah Vankin – LATimes.com – Photo Los Angeles Times. Emigdio Vasuez photographed in 1991 in front of his mural at the Santa Ana Transit Terminal. He originally painted it at the Bowers Museum.  It was 1979 and Emigdio “Higgy” Vasquez was 11. His...
Demian Bichir plays it cool in ‘Zoot Suit’

Demian Bichir plays it cool in ‘Zoot Suit’

By Daryl H. Miller/Contact Reporter – LATimes.com – Photo Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times – He holds out the sleek, black fedora for closer inspection. It is at once reserved and dandyish, with a brim that sweeps up in back into what look like...