Entries for March, 2015

Tejano singer Selena remembered 20 years after death

Tweet “Some days it does feel like it has been 20 years. Some days, in a weird way, it feels like it never happened.” — Chris Perez, Selena’s widower By Doug G. Ware | March 31, 2015 at 1:10 PM SAN ANTONIO, March 31 (UPI) — Music fans, the recording industry and the Latin community […]

Mormons/LDS/FLDS want to pass bill requiring for everyone to go to Church.

Tweet Now let’s see, I’ve been on Facebook since 2009. From the beginning I have been against the Mormon/FLDS/LDS for profit and deviance because of what they do and have done to the state or Arizona. I’ve said time and time again that they believe that church and state are one of the same. I […]

More Chicano Voting Power! Assemblywoman Gonzalez Partners with Secretary of State Padilla To Bring Oregon’s Universal Voter Registration Law to California

Tweet Photo Credit:  Califaztlan / Adam Sandoval California is going to work on adopting Oregon’s automatic voter registration. In CA, this will add nearly 7 million more voters onto the rolls. Many of them Chicano and/or Latino. Thanks for sharing this Ryan Trabuco! Just in:   Assemblywoman Gonzalez Partners with Secretary of State Padilla To […]

Sir Doug Sahm Tribute In Austin, TX, With Legendary Chicano / Tejano Artists

Tweet This is the one event you do not want to miss if you are attending the SXSW in Austin City, Texas!  Join the Sir Doug Sahm Tribute Night on Saturday, March 21 at The Paramount Theater. The all-star lineup includes Doug Sahm’s former bandmates Augie Meyers, Flaco Jimenez, and the Texas Tornados, filmmaker Robert […]

45th Annual Chicano Park Day in San Deigo With Artwork by Tlaloc Bustillos

Tweet The Chicano Movement also known as “El Movimiento” still continues. Here is the poster for the 45th annual Chicano Park Day celebration with Artwork by Tlaloc Bustillos. Chicano Park Day will be April 25, 2015 from 10 am – 5 pm.  

No Stinkin’ Badges Event During SXSW in Austin, Texas!

Tweet Don’t want to pay between $700-$1700 for a badge at the SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas? You’re in luck!  You can enjoy music for free!  Click here for more details!   From the FB event page:   Join us for two FREE nights of highly unofficial live music! Set times for both shows are […]

“Chingon” places to go during SXSW week in Austin Texas Without Wristbands

Tweet There are a couple of places folks can go to that does not require a wristband during SXSW week in Austin, Texas. 1)  Lupe Valdez of Anteros Films and LA based film producer, Mike Benavides with Oddly Nimble Pictures invite you to the 2nd Annual TEXAS FILM FIESTA. Join and mix with the movers […]

The Chicano Collection / La Colección Chicana Documentary Film

Tweet In this documentary film, Cheech Marin reveals his passion for collecting Chicano art and shares his life’s mission to elevate public consciousness of it throughout the nation and the world. It features interviews with many of today’s top Chicano/a artists, including Chaz Bojorquez, David Botello, Melesio Casas, Gaspar Enriquez, Margaret Garcia, Rupert Garcia, Carmen […]

Paz, Amor, y Musica The Alex Ruiz Story Directed by Israel Marquez

Tweet I have a strong history of promoting Chicanos and raza that range from writers, to musicians, to artists y todo. I would like Chicanos and Latinos to keep an eye out for a new documentary featuring Alex Ruiz directed by Israel Marquez to be released this upcoming December. Alex Ruiz has recorded and performed […]

New Television Drama American Crime Premiering THURSDAY MARCH 5 on ABC

Tweet With writing, timing is everything. Being in the right place at the right time. — John Ridley Above:  Benito Martinez — photo credit American Crime. This powerful sneak peek trailer for a new television drama American Crime was heart wrenching for me to see. American Crime will be premiering this upcoming THURSDAY MARCH 5 […]