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Resurrected Histories: Voices from the Chicano Arts Collectives of Highland Park

Resurrected Histories: Voices from the Chicano Arts Collectives of Highland Park

Resurrected Histories explores the Chicano/a art movement through art collectives such as Centro de Arte Publico and Mechicano Art Center in Highland Park during the 1970s. It culm ...
What Made Us Stop and Think about L.A.

What Made Us Stop and Think about L.A.

As Departures wraps up the end of the year, we reflect and challenge the notions, ideas, and convictions we confronted through this year's projects, and look forward to what next y ...
Neighborhood Notes: Film shoot transforms Figueroa St. & More

Neighborhood Notes: Film shoot transforms Figueroa St. & More

Neighborhood Notes: Film shoot transforms Figueroa St. & More
El Chicano on KCET in 1972

El Chicano on KCET in 1972

In 1972 East L.A. legends El Chicano performed on KCET's Acción Chicano, a program produced by Jesus Trevino.
The Mural is the New Chicano

The Mural is the New Chicano

Before Facebook and Tweets rallied protesters to public space, murals occupied the walls.
Arroyo Books

Arroyo Books

Arroyo Books, considered to have one the largest collection of bilingual titles in the city and boasted some of the best Chicano Literature line-ups, provided Highland Park with a ...