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May 31, 2013

CSRC Press wins record number of International Latino Book Awards, Telemundo visits the CSRC, and more! Image: Artwork from Latino Literacy Now

May 27, 2013
The CSRC event "Lat/emo: A Symposium on Music, Markets, and latinidad" was selected as "El Editor's Hot Pick" on LatinoLA.com.
May 26, 2013
On Sunday, May 26, at 11:30 a.m. (Telemundo 52), the local program Enfoque Los Angeles featured our first student curator, Julia Fernandez, talking about the exhibit she curated at the CSRC and the Chicano art movement.
May 20, 2013
On June 12 at 7:30 p.m., the Northwest Chicago Film Society (NCFS) will screen "Chicano Love is Forever/Amor Chicano Es Para Siempre" directed by pioneer Chicano filmmaker Efraín Gutiérrez.
May 15, 2013

In its annual "People" issue, the L.A. Weekly profiled Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) associate curator of contemporary art Rita Gonzalez, who with Howard N. Fox and CSRC director Chon A. Noriega co-curated the exhibition Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement. Gonzalez also co-curated the Pacific Standard Time exhibition Asco: Elite of the Obscure.

May 15, 2013

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

May 15, 2013
The commentary "Write Your Own History: Sal Castro's Legacy" by Carlos M. Haro, CSRC assistant director emeritus, was reprinted in a special edition of the Eastside newspaper Brooklyn & Boyle. The issue was dedicated to the beloved educator and activist, who died April 15.
May 13, 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.
May 10, 2013
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.
May 7, 2013
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.

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