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Where are the Chicana/o Artists This Weekend / Next week?

Where to go / What to do / Artist Calls / y mas

By RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina
Published on LatinoLA: September 30, 2005


Where are the Chicana/o Artists This Weekend / Next week?


Where are the Chicana/os this weekend/next week?

Well, this Chicana artist will be at the Venice Beach Boardwalk with her fellow Mexican and Chicana/o artists selling as they do in the Zacalo in DF.

Where will you be???

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Chicano CalendarAno Tochtli ~ 2006 is now available for prepublication sale. Twelve Chicana/o artists have gotten together and present the calendar to have for the coming year. Go see who they are - it's an amazing group of Chicano history in itself. Listed each month are the important events in Chicano history that occurred in that month and other relevant dates. Place an order at http://www.0101aztlan.net/2006calendar.html

Aztlan Mexica Nation Harmony Keepers
Gourd Drum Making Workshop with Michael Heralda
Sunday, October 2, 2005, 1 - 5pm
(This is an ancient drum used by the Maya, Mexica/Aztecs & Yaqui musicians. Participants will have hands-on instruction in the making of this ancient melodic drum).
6320 Florence Avenue, Unit F, Bell Gardens, CA 90201
(Cross Streets: Garfield Avenue & Toler)
$10 Entrance + Cost of Gourd ($9-$20)
To sign up contact Xochitl: (323) 441-1929 or xochitl ramos xochitlollin@yahoo.com or www.aztecstories.com


Celebrate Latin American Heritage
Closing Reception - October 6, 2005, 5-8pm
American Friends Service Committee Gallery, 980 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103
Thru October 6, 2005
Curator: Patricia Lazalde; 323-724-5528

CALL FOR ARTISTS:

Contact Gregg Stone @ hiroko@greggstonegallery.com to get a skull to paint for the up-coming " 2 for the dome" opening at Crewest Gallery on October 29,2005. The skulls need to be returned by October 15th.

For booth information at the 3rd Annual El Monte Latino Art Festival please call: La Historia Society Museum (626) 279-1954; Dolores Gonz?lez Haro (626) 448-0691 or visit www.expresionesdearte.com/Artistinfo.html;
Rosa Pena (626) 246-4631, rosa_russ@hotmail.com

CALACAS & CALAVERAS: CActuS Gallery & Gifts is looking for artists to participate in a DAY OF THE DEAD show. Show is scheduled for Sunday, October 30th. They are looking or art or activities that can be incorporated into the day (sugar skulls, stuff for kids, etc...). Work must be submitted be Saturday, October 15th. Sandra 323.256.6117 or semastroianni70@yahoo.com

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 2005 - Celebrate SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ART on November 2, 2005: We look forward to the community of artists again celebrating SHG&A and what is has/does mean to all of us. This is an invitation to all interested artists to again celebrate Dia de los Muertos as an artist-led event. A group of SHG&A artists have come together to celebrate Day of the Dead. It's only fitting that the tradition that was started by SHG&A artists continues. This year as we have done for over 30 years, we WILL celebrate Day of the Dead.

Any artists interested in participating please email your information to Diane Gamboa @ selfhelpartists@yahoo.com and you will be contacted with details. All other inquiries please use same email address.

For other Dias de los Muertos events see end of newsletter.

SOON TO BE:

"Emerging From Aztlan" 3rd Annual Chicano Art Exhibit
Da Center for the Arts, 252 D South Main St, Pomona Calif. 91766
Sneak PreView: October 8, 2005, 4-6p; Cost $20
Opening Reception: October 8, 2005, 6-9p
Second Reception: November 12, 2005, 6-9p
October 8 - November 20, 2005

Oct 8 Disney Hall Family Festival
"come make a bamboo panpipe with your homie, Martin Espino"
For more information contact Martin @ martinprehispanic@yahoo.com

AMATE, Alternative Media Agency and Trade Editions Presents
The Perennial Vanguard
Compact/Space Gallery, 1307 S Union Ave at Pico, LA 90015
Opening Reception: October 8, 2005, 4-10p
Closing Reception: October 29, 2005, 1p
October 8 - 29, 2005

The Perennial Vanguard, a photo exhibit featuring work produced by Cuba's leading revolutionary photographers Liborio Noval and Perfecto Romero will open Saturday, October 8, at the Compact Space Gallery, located at 1307 South Union Avenue at Pico, in Downtown Los Angeles.

The exhibit consists of 100 black and white images and covers the period from 1958, when an adolescent Perfecto Romero joined Ernesto "Che" Guevara" as a photographer during the guerilla war in the Escambray mountains and Santa Clara, to recent encounters between presidents Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez, taken by Liborio Noval.

The Perennial Vanguard focuses on three central figures of the Cuban revolution: Fidel Castro, Ernesto Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos, and provides a broad narrative of Cuba's history and Revolution. The personal portraits of Fidel, Camilo and "Che" included in the exhibit allow the viewer to see these men beyond the legends they have become. This visual expression of the epic and continuing process that is the Cuban Revolution reaffirms the role that Fidel, Camilo and Che Guevara have served as "the perennial vanguard".

This exhibit is the culmination of the trilogy "Los Barbudos" which has featured fifteen of Cuba's most prominent photographers, all dedicated cultural workers and visual documentarians. The first and second part: "Fidel: La Historia", and "Che, y Que!", respectively, where held in Self-Help Graphics and Arts, with the full and enthusiastic support of the then SHG&A Executive Director Tomas Benitez, who, along with Paula Ramirez, a photographer herself and director of Macondo Cultural Center, unconditionally helped AMATE in order to pursue the project.

Annual Viva La Familia Fiesta - GSHA-Southern California Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank
Saturday, October 8, 2005, 9:30am - 3pm & beyond
Biscailuz Building & the surrounding plazas on historic Olvera Street

In cooperation with the Mexican Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument, we will once again offer a full day of activities for the entire family. Our featured speaker will be Louise Pubols, Ph.D., Historian of the Museum of the American West (formerly: Autry Museum of Western Heritage) her topic is: Anita and Alfred: Intermarriage and the Family Economy of Mexican California

The entire event is free, so invite your family and friends. Arrive early, a continental breakfast awaits you, and stay through lunch, we are providing lunch to all attendees at no charge. Spread the word! Performance of La Guelaguetza by Ballet Folklorico La Nueva Antequera.

Societies and individuals are encouraged to reserve a display table by contacting Maria Garcia, Mexican Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, 213/624-3660. For further information contact GSHA-SC Fiesta Co-chairs: Karen Cordova [949/786-9268 kscordova@aol.com] or Donie Nelson [310/204-6808 doniegsha@earthlink.net]

Genealogical Society of Hispanic America - Southern California Chapter; PO Box 2472; Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670-0472

ON-GOING:

25 different female artists
CActuS Gallery &Gifts, 4534 Eagle Rock Blvd, Eagle Rock, CA 9004,1Sandra & Cristian - 323.256.6117

Please check out MARKA'S mural on the corner at the PRODUCE HUT. He is the graffiti artist who did the front of the CActuS. He will be doing a live mural. You'll be invited to the party!!!!

Please visit us and check out our new line of affordable kid's clothes & funky bags by Colombian artist Carolina Zapata and our new lines of jewelry by Chicana/o artists Phaedra Torres and Graciano Barraza. If you read this far, you deserve a discount, so stop by, valet park, drink some mate, and get 20% off any item from Argentina or 10% on any consignment item.

Latino Artists of Los Angeles, Defining Self & Inspiration
Sponsored by Farmers Insurance Group
Thru October 2, 2005
The Millard Sheets Gallery, 1101 W. McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768
909-865-4561 cmartinez@fairplex.com

Homegirl Caf? presents: "Liliflor en Synthesis" Art exhibit, works by Lilia Ramirez
Homegirl Caf?, 1818 E. 1st St. (x St. Boyle), Boyle Heights, Ca 90033
Thru October 10, 2005
(323) 268-9353 www.Tolteca4love.com

A Brave New World - Featuring Latin@ Artists from the Mental Menudo Art Collective - Curated by Brian Martinez
Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, 2225 Colorado Blvd.
Thru October 19, 2005
info@centerartseaglerock.org

Mariposas Nocturnales by Gregg Stone and Victor Sepulveda
Crewest Gallery, 2703 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91803
Thru October 26th
Alex Manone - 626.458.2465

See Gilbert Lujan (Magu) artworks at NewTown Presents
Whose/Who's California: Golden State x10
Armory Center for the Arts, Mezzanine Gallery, 145 N. Raymond, Pasadena
Thru January 6, 2006
Richard Amromin (626)398-9278 or newtownart@charter.net

Mitos En Piedra Izapa, Chiapas Exhibit - Mexican archeologist/photographer Hernando Gomez Rueda
Mexican Cultural Institute Gallery, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Thru November 20, 2005
213/624-9443 / 213/624-3660 www.mexicanculturalinstitute.org
Sponsored by Heineken

Tribute to Los Angeles Artists = 2005 Latino Heritage Month
Exhibition
LA City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo y The Latino City Attorney's Assn; LA City Hall E, 200 N Main St 8th Flr
Thru November 4, 2005
213.978.1575

UP-COMING:

La Historia Society Museum invites you and your family to the
3rd Annual El Monte Latino Art Festival
Celebrating the Arts
Saturday, October 22, 2005, 11am - 4pm
El Monte Community Center
Grace T. Black Auditorium
3130 Tyler Ave.
El Monte, CA 91731

Come celebrate Fine Arts and Crafts by local artists! Art Exhibit and Sale; Book signing by local Authors; Music and much more

Free Admission * Free Arts/Crafts Workshops * Free Parking

Free Artist Workshops for children
11:00 a.m. Ernie Salas, Spiritual Leader, Tongva F olkloric Dancers
12 noon Workshop I: Ojos de Dios
1:00 p.m. Workshop II: Arts and Crafts
2:00 p.m. Workshop III: Watercolor Painting
3:00 p.m. Workshop IV: Painting a Mini-Mural

Visit La Historia Society Museum @www.lahistoriasociety.com

DIA de los MUERTOS:

The events listed are only a sampling of what is scheduled:

Oct 22 6pm, MEXIKA will be at The MAYAZTECA Store (626) 339-1281 in West Covina, CA for El Dia de Los Muertos program?you better go ese, they'll have food!!!
For more information contact Martin @ martinprehispanic@yahoo.com

Friday, Oct. 28, 2005 El Centro celebrates its 26th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration at Villa Parke Community Center. The event, made possible in part by the City of Pasadena Human Services and Neighborhood Resources Department, will feature traditional foods from Latin America, Art vendors, Aztec dancers and Ballet Folklorico performers, as well as arts and crafts activities for children.

October 29, 2005, 7-10p - Opening Reception:
2 for the dome Group Skull Show
Crewest Gallery, 2703 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91803
October 29th thru November 27th
Alex Manone - 626.458.2465

Saturday, October 29, 2005; 11a - Midnight; 6th Annual Festival de la Gente = LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's Day of the Dead
Historic 6th St Bridge
Information: Tony Dominguez 323.266.7185 or 323.459.4419 or festivaldelagente@sbcglobal.net
www.festivaldelagente.com www.tonydomniguez.com

Saturday, October 29, 2005; 4 - 11p; 6th ANNUAL DAY OF THE DEAD IN HOLLYWOOD
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90038-1864
Information: Daisy J. Marquez, 323.447.0999

Sunday, October 30, 2005 - CALACAS & CALAVERAS
CActuS Gallery & Gifts, 4534 Eagle Rock Blvd,Eagle Rock, CA 90041
Information: Sandra & Cristian, 323.256.6117

November 2, 2005, 5p - Midnight, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 2005
Celebrate SELF HELP GRAPHICS & ART
5:00pm Gather for Candle Lit March @ Five Points ELA
Information: Diane Gamboa selfhelpartists@yahoo.com




About RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina:
RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina is a Chicana artist who will be at the Venice Beach Boardwalk with her fellow Mexican/Chicana/o artists selling like the DF Zacalo. You can see some of her jewelry at www.0101aztlan.net as Miss December, Chicano Arte Calendar.




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