People in the Arts

Art and Action: Exhibit demands the reunification of remaining separated children

Chicana activist Olga Talamante knows the feeling of being locked away and stripped of her…

A Legacy of Dance: A Folklorists Journey Through Mexican Traditional Dance

Some people go through life placing one foot in front of the other, unaware of…

Muralist maestra Juana Alicia Araiza to install new piece at Mission Library

While it will be two years before renovations at the Mission branch of the San…

Feminist rapper Rebeca Lane channels activism through lyrical quest for liberation

“Some people love me,” says the Guatemalan rap artist Rebeca Lane. “And a lot of…

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Art in the age of Trump: Q&A with Diego Rios

The son of undocumented Mexican farmworkers, Diego Marcial Rios is a Chicano artist with more…

Historic Chicano prints from civil rights era set to premier at the Smithsonian Museum of Art

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C. is premiering a 2020 exhibition to showcase…

Staying Ready: Despite pandemic, virtual martial arts sessions train Pinays in self defense

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, womxn and young girls in the Filipino community would come…

SF Pinay helps community heal through ancestral remembrance

*Editor’s note: Felicia Hyde is a journalism student in SF State’s Journalism 575 Community Media…

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Mission Maestro reminds us that Water is Life with latest show

Originally from the Jalatlaco neighborhood in Oaxaca, Mexican artist Calixto Robles has found a second…

Homegirl holds it down: Chicana artist curates show to give visibility to WOC artists

It was a phrase Korina Esther Moreno heard often growing up: “Nadie te va dar…