Teacher who inspired ‘Stand and Deliver’ film dies By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON LOS ANGELES – Jaime Escalante, the math teacher who transformed a tough East Los Angeles high school and inspired the movie “Stand and Deliver,” died Tuesday. He was 79. Escalante died at his son’s home near Sacramento, after battling bladder cancer for several [...]
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The Art and Life of Chaz Bojorquez: Curated by Marco Klefisch & Alberto Scabbia will be released on March 31, 2010. This monograph charts the life and career of Chaz Bojorquez, known as “Chaz,” a Los Angeles-born Mexican-American artist who began in the “Cholo” gang graffiti tradition but quickly arrived at his own groundbreaking style. [...]
The homie KEMO THE BLAXICAN is releasing a new album this Summer 2010. Kemo the Blaxican was a special guest performer at my “EL MUNDO ES UN BARRIO” Photography Exhibition in East Los Angeles, California in 2008. As a gift I framed and signed him a photograph from his performance for his new recording studio. [...]
These are two photos from my recent photo shoot (March 14th, 2010) at the Pico-Union-based “THE GRAFF LAB” in downtown Los Angeles, California. The Graff Lab is a cultural art center that offers innovative approaches towards creating, exploring, and preserving the best legal aerosol art the City of Los Angeles, California has to offer. In [...]
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