MacArthur Fellow Natalia Molina visited Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theatre Nov. 3 to talk about her new book “A Place at the Nayarit: How a Mexican Restaurant Nourished a Community,” published this April.
Ronald Lopez Sr., who played a key role in creating the 5C program in Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, died in Sacramento March 10. He was 83. Lopez helped establish what was then called the Mexican American Studies Center in 1969, in what would become the second program of its type in the country. He served as the executive director of the center for four years and helped oversee the department’s renaming to Chicano Studies Center.
On International Women’s Day, Scripps Presents spotlighted one of the most international women: author Isabel Allende, who has written 24 books available in over 42 languages, according to her website.
Guatemalan singer Gaby Moreno performed at Garrison Theater to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 7Cs’ Chicano Latino Student Affairs.
Latinidad prioritizes white Latinx identities. To counter this, it should be led by black and indigenous Latinx people.
If you went to a drag bar in Los Angeles in the 1980s or ’90s, you might have seen a buoyant Reynaldo Rivera working the room.