El Biblio-Burro. Es una iniciativa de un maestro (en mayúsculas), que se llama Luis Soriano Borges, que recorre los pueblos más escondidos de Colombia para enseñar los libros a los niños. El burro se llama Beto y la burra Alfa.
The Biblio-Donkey. This is an initiative by a teacher named Luis Soriano Borges, who travels through the most distant and hidden villages of Colombia to bring books to children. The male donkey is named Beto and the female is Alfa.
Chicano Park Celebrates Its Status as a National Historic Monument
April 21 marks the 42nd annual festival celebrating Chicano Park’s “international recognition as a major public art site for its commanding mural paintings of the past and present struggle of Mexican and Chicano history.”
It’s hard to believe that what was once “street art” littering the off ramps and the trestles of a bridge now is part of what has become one of San Diego’s cultural landmarks and more, one of our National Historic Monuments.
It started innocently, as all street art begins perhaps, when the neighborhood was denied local access to the beach during because the Department of Defense had other plans for the property. It was WWII, but that didn’t matter. Denial of beachfront access was a source of local resentment of the government and its agencies.
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Photo Credit: Flickr User Nathan Gibbs
^_^ I did a photoshoot of my dad here. He asked me, “Hey, I wanna go buy you some new Dickies, then could we maybe take a few photos in Chicano Park? we can go eat some tacos.” I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THIS DAY.