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Original Poster Art Exhibit Pays Tribute to Mexico's Missing 43 Students

Sola Agustsson | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts
Sola Agustsson

Eight weeks after the disappearance of the 43 students, artist and activist Francisco Toledo sent out a call to universities and museums for original poster art in response to the tragedy.

Learning Los Angeles: Debra Padilla, Arts and Activism

Julia Wasson | Posted 09.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

Art has the power to illuminate, interrogate, celebrate and invigorate a moment in time worth remembering, or simply to give a kid who needs one an outlet louder and bigger than his self-doubt.

Learning Los Angeles: Judy Baca, Artist as Activist

Julia Wasson | Posted 08.06.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

From 1974-1975, Baca organized, hired and trained teams of at-risk youth, many of them gang members and part of the justice system, to execute this story at a time when there were no Hispanic members on the City Council or the School Board. Today, Baca and Padilla work non-stop.

Street Art on Abbot Kinney

Carmen Zella | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Your favorite local neighborhood is receiving a new mural on one of the most recognized establishments along Abbot Kinney. Puerto Rican public muralist and artist Alexis Diaz (aka La Pandilla) has painted a mural on the 35-year-old institution, the Roosterfish bar.

Urban Legends Reminds Us How Important Street Art Is

Voto Latino | Posted 06.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

With the fight to keep L.A. street art alive, Urban Legends comes to town to remind us all how important it is to have public spaces to create dialogue through various art forms.

UCLA Misused $23 Million In Student Fees: Audit

| Erica Perez | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez A state audit released last week says UCLA wrongfully designated $23 milli...

Stretching a Buck

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

Public budget debates continue to play out as government enters its new fiscal year on July 1st. Fears continue to mount that important community organizations may be dismantled.