In its annual People issue, the L.A. Weekly profiled Rita Gonzalez, who with Howard N. Fox and CSRC director Chon A. Noriega co-curated the exhibition Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement and also co-curated the Pacific Standard TIme exhibition Asco: Elite of the Obscure. The CSRC was a lender to both shows.
El País reviewed Asco: Elite of the Obscure, a Retrospective, 1972-1987, now on view at MUAC in Mexico City. The CSRC is a lender to the show.
El País, May 15, 2013
On May 13, the U.S. Postal Service released a Lydia Mendoza (Forever®) stamp honoring the life of one of the first stars of Tejano music. On the stamp, Lydia Mendoza (1916-2007) is shown strumming a 12-string guitar. The stamp is one of several that inaugurates the USPS's "Music Icons" series.
CSRC director and Cinema and Media Studies professor Chon A. Noriega was interviewed for a story on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" concerning NBC's struggle to regain viewership.
The writer for the blog Chicano Art Movement paid a visit to the CSRC to attend the library exhibition "Chican@s (Re)Imagining Zapata," curated by UCLA Art History senior Julia Fernandez.
Vilma Ortiz and Edward Telles--professors of sociology at UCLA and Princeton University, respectively--wrote a letter to The New York Times responding to two recent Op-Eds concerning Latino and specifically Mexican immigration and assimilation.
A symposium on Latino emo on May 31, plus news, opportunities, and a sale on all CSRC art books and DVDs!
The Daily Bruin featured a preview of "Catholic School Daze" by Karen Anzoategui, the artist's one-woman show about faith, sexuality, and trauma. Anzoategui will perform the show in the CSRC Library on April 24 at 3:30 p.m.
The Daily Bruin, April 24, 2013
Carlos M. Haro, CSRC Assistant Director Emeritus, paid tribute to his friend, mentor, and civil rights activist Sal Castro, who passed away April 15, 2013. Castro was 79.
David O'Grady, a doctoral candidate in Cinema and Media Studies and the assistant editor of "Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies," reviewed the video game "Gaucamelee" on the UCLA Game Lab blog.