Ernesto Aguirre AKA “Medicine Man” is president of Sabor Latino Car Club in the Oakland/East Bay Areas of Northern California. The club began about five years ago. At one time, there were about 30 members. Today, there are 16 members. Sabor Latino is a club th
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907. She lived during the Mexican Revolution, in Coyocan, Mexico. She suffered polio as a child at the age of six. She was teased and taunted as a child because her afflicted leg had atrophy and she was noticeabl
Never before has the interest in Chicano art and culture been so vogue and hip. Finally in 2003, Chicano visual and performing artists and celebrities have soared to popularity. 2003 may be the beginning of the Chicano renaissance of political and social rebir
Diego Rivera’s life was remarkable. Some would say that it was stranger than fiction. It is difficult to draw the line between history and myth regarding Diego.The historical facts about his life appear unbelievable. The anecdotes told by those who knew him be
My name is Ignacio Gomez. I am a Chicano artist. Benjamin F. Hernandez of Lowrider Arte Magazine asked me to share my thoughts about Chicano Art and Raza Pride. Lowrider Arte Magazine reaches many new artists. I love to go out to schools and talk to the youth.
My mother used to say, “Cada cabeza es un mundo.” For the longest time I didn’t know exactly what she meant. Today, I look back at my youth and recall vivid memories from my childhood in Riverside, California. I remember the smell of cafe con canela at Christm
Isis Rodriguez is the closest thing to a Chicana cartoon goddess that you’ll find living in Alta California. She is into cartoon comic strips. Believe it or not, she was also an exotic dancer. She’s also a biker chick. She has a purple Harley-Davidson. She’s a
Richard Moreno, Jr. was born in 1954 in San Diego, California, on Mexican Independence Day, September 16. It’s hard not to know about your Mexicano culture when all of your vecinos and primos, and all of Mexico and most of Aztlan have fiestas on your birthday.