In this story celebrating the first norteño band to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the author, Agustin Gurza, mentions the Los Tigres Del Norte Foundation donation to the CSRC of $500,000 to support the Frontera Collection.
The photograph '47 Chevy in Wilmington, California (1972) by Oscar Castillo appears on the cover of the most current brochure for the Smithsonian Latino Center. The Smithsonian has acquired twelve photographs by the artist, most of which were featured in the CSRC-organized L.A.
CSRC director Chon Noriega appeared on the CNN documentary series The Sixties in the episode focusing on the decade's social movements. In the August 7 episode, "The Times They Are A-Changin'," Noriega commented on Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers movement. The full episode can be viewed online here.
CSRC director Chon Noriega was quoted in a story concerning a recent report generated through the Media, Diversity, and Social Change Initiative at USC that indicated the continued lack of people of color within Hollywood films.
Los Angeles Times, August 6, 2014
Dr. Cynthia Orozco, chair of the History, Humanities, and Social Sciences at ENMU-Ruidoso, presented on the "Rise of Chicana Studies in the 1980s," recently at a conference which has established the first major Latina/Latino Studies organization. Orozco formerly coordinated a women's unit within the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.
Ruidoso News, July 29, 2014
Los Angeles-based artist Roberto Chavez, who was featured in the CSRC L.A. Xicano exhibition Art Along the Hyphen: The Mexican-American Generation, will have his first retrospective at a Los Angeles museum this fall.
Max Benavidez, author of Gronk in the CSRC Press's A Ver series, reviewed the exhibition Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996 on his blog on the Huffington Post.
Huffington Post, July 23, 2014
CSRC director Chon Noriega will participate in the final night of the "Uptown Bounce" series in New York City when he joins El Museo del Barrio's founder, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, for a conversation about the history and legacy of the museum and Ortiz's "destruction" art.
The 2014 anthology Show Time: The 50 Most Influential Exhibitions of Contemporary Art, edited by Jens Hoffman, includes the 2008-2010 CSRC traveling exhibition Phantom Sightings: Art after the Chicano Movement.
The exhibition "Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996" was highlighted in the GLIMPSES section of the Zócalo Public Square web magazine. (Image: I See What You Never Saw, 1976/1991)