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...
100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Josiah Lee Lopez

100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Josiah Lee Lopez

By Susan Froyd – WestWord.com – Photo: Courtesy of Josiah Lee Lopez. Image: Josiah Lee Lopez, “Pakal,” 2017. I started to draw a lot when I was about ten — in fifth grade, to be exact. I liked Godzilla and monsters and Transformers, and I liked...
100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Carlos Frésquez

100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Carlos Frésquez

By Susan Froyd – WestWord.com – Photo: Wes Magyar. Photo: Carlos Frésquez, “The Obsidian Ranfla Series #1,” spray paint, screen print and oil paint on mdf panel, 1999. Denver native and artist Carlos Frésquez’s people came from the...