Puebla sugar skull artist keeps tradition alive

Born and raised in Puebla, Mexico, Miguel Luna Quintana has been making sugar skulls for more than 20 years, using the very same molds that have been passed down to him from five generations.

Oaxacan singer set for SF Symphony debut at Día de los Muertos concert

During Día de los Muertos celebrations throughout Mexico, people flock to cemeteries to gift their…

NoMasButts sculpture illustrates environmental impact of cigarettes

Artist Cristobal Valecillos new sculpture, NoMasButts, which depicts a fallen tree was created entirely with cigarette butts.

Local press publishes its first bilingual children’s book

Olita and Manyula: The Big Birthday, is the title of the first bilingual children’s book published by Luna’s Press and Bookstore, a local publishing company based in the Mission District.

Mexican songstress returns with a very personal album

Natalia Lafourcade returns to San Francisco Sept. 25, 2015 to perform songs from her new album “Hasta la Raíz”

Exhibition shows how Chicano art icon’s work is reflected in her life

Galeria de La Raza’s latest exhibition “Navigating by Hand: Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, a Retrospective 1964-2015,” pays homage to a true Chicano art icon.

Youth poetry anthology explores community, art, history

Amid the discussion over the changes wrought by gentrification in the Mission District, youthful writers have now added their voices to the conversation through poetry that showers love on the iconic murals of the neighborhood.

Film captures essence of Latino experience in Vietnam, present day

“On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam” is an illuminating documentary that examines the social and cultural circumstances that caused the American working class—and specifically the Latino community—to bear the majority of the burden during the Vietnam War.

Juan Love: Grammy award winner Juanes brings Loco de Amor to SF

With a show that featured lights, videos and his greatest hits, the Colombian artist Juanes, aka Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez, made his San Francisco stop on his national “Loco de Amor” tour.

Making space: New exhibition documents role of artist spaces in Bay Area culture

A new exhibition titled “Making a Scene: 50 years of Bay Area Alternative Spaces” is highlighting the roll artist-run, independent, alternative artistic spaces have played in enriching the culture of the Bay Area over the past 50 years.