Chicano Art Gallery Priced Out of Art District on Santa Fe

Chicano Art Gallery Priced Out of Art District on Santa Fe

By Susan Froyd – Westword.com – Photo: Chicano Humanities And Arts Council. Westword.com Photo: CHAC Gallery on Santa Fe Drive, in better times. Santa Fe, New Mexico – Twenty years ago if you had walked down the Denver byway that’s become the Art...
Sarita Peralta on Style, Fashion and Family at Viva la Sirena

Sarita Peralta on Style, Fashion and Family at Viva la Sirena

By Mauricio Rocha – WestWord.com – Photo: Courtesy of Museo de las Americas. Photo: Sarita Peralta (left) and one of the models in Viva La Sirena. Creativity runs in the family: Sarita Peralta, a homemaker who dabbles in designing accessories, is the...
Chicano Music Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

Chicano Music Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

By Jon Solomon – WestWord.com – Photo Courtesy of Su Teatro. Photo: Last year’s Chicano Music Hall of Fame induction concert. Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center has put out a call for nominees to be inducted into the Chicano Music Hall of...
Pachucos y Sirenas Looks Back at 1940s Chicano Counterculture

Pachucos y Sirenas Looks Back at 1940s Chicano Counterculture

By Eneri Rodriguez – WestWord.com – Photo: Daniel Salazar. Photo: Museo de las Americas new exhibition Pachucos y Sirenas looks at 1940s Mexican-American counterculture in the Southwest. (Daniel Salazar) In the 1930s and 1940s, being brown in the United...