Ed Fuentes | KCET
Ed Fuentes is a cultural journalist who has been covering the Inland Empire, the High Desert, and downtown Los Angeles for KCET since 2010. He lived in downtown Los Angeles for 13 years before moving to Las Vegas, where he covers regional art, including murals and street art, at painthisdesert.com. He tweets at @viewfromaloft.
Post date: 2017-06-30T09:00:43-07:00
Born and still based in Las Vegas, Justin Favela creates oversized piñatas that comment on Guatemalan-Mexican issues while appearing as non-threatening.
Post date: 2017-05-11T10:51:14-07:00
Comedian, actor and Chicano art collector Richard “Cheech” Marin announced a proposal last week to convert the 1965 Riverside Public Library into a museum to house his Chicano art collection.
Post date: 2017-01-20T13:47:00-08:00
If things don’t go as planned and jobs don’t come to those who voted for Donald Trump, they may want to look to Chicano street artists who have always spoken up by writing on the walls.
Post date: 2015-08-06T18:00:00-07:00
Downtown Los Angeles has long served as backdrop/ primary character in music videos. From Bob Dylan to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, take a look at a few videos that feature the region's urban environments.
Post date: 2015-05-28T04:30:00-07:00
El Monte almost became a mural city before two controversial works were stomped by a citywide moratorium in the 1970s.
Post date: 2014-11-02T17:00:00-08:00
The Shady Lane mural in Coachella is a defiant statement from local artists that they are also a source for the region's creative reputation.