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  1. How Oaxacan Expats in California Have Kept an Ancient Ball Game AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Hyperallergic

    Leopoldo PeA a, "San Fernando, CA" , Pelota mixteca participants return the play during a match in San Fernando. Los Angeles is home to the largest Oaxacan population outside of Mexico , including large numbers of indigenous Zapotec and Mixtec people.

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  2. Two Evenings of Stan Brakhage's Disorienting, Collage-Like FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Hyperallergic

    In honor of the new edition of Brakhage's 1963 book Metaphors of Vision , the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Los Angeles Filmforum are screening some of his most seminal films. Stan Brakhage was one of the 20th century's most influential avant-garde filmmakers, with a five-decade career that found him continually pushing the boundaries of his medium.

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  3. Commemorating the 1968 East LA Walkouts with Films, Art, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Hyperallergic

    On the 50th anniversary of the walkouts, the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA has organized a two-day conference to commemorate this seminal event. Photo by Devra Weber showing students and community supporters outside of Roosevelt High School during walkouts from La Raza Photograph Collection In the spring of 1968, thousands of Latinx students walked out of their East LA high schools, demanding "Schools, not prisons!" and calling for more equitable educational conditions for Mexican-American children in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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  4. The West African Roots of a Masquerade Garment in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Hyperallergic

    A priest of IfA divination and an art historian discuss the masquerades of Yoruba religion and how they evolved in the Americas. Egungun masquerade ensemble representing an Egun called Baba Xango, Itaparica, Bahia, Brazil , cloth, beads, cowrie shells, mirrors Originating in West Africa, the Yoruba religion was brought to the Americas via the Atlantic slave trade, where it developed into several distinct, syncretic belief systems across the continent, from Cuba to Brazil to Argentina.

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