Luis Valdez

Luis Valdez receives award at the Sedona International Film Festival

Luis Valdez is the screen writer and director of the popular movie “La Bamba.” Valdez recently earned a Lifetime Achievement award from the Sedona International Film Festival. He talked about the honor and his career with Horizonte’s Jose Cardenas. Cardenas started by asking Valdez to talk about El Teatro Campesino....
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Orange County,

OCC’s CLEOO Summit presents Luis Valdez

Orange Coast College students have the opportunity to discover the journey of one of the most successful Chicano playwrights, film directors, and National Medal of Arts Award recipients, Luis Valdez, at the upcoming virtual Counseling Latinos for Equity and Engagement (CLEOO) summit on April 21. Founded by OCC counselor Eric...
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Books &

Visiting Author Series Features Luis Valdez

Modesto Junior College’s Literature and Language Arts Division presents MJC’s Visiting Authors Series featuring an evening with Luis Valdez. Zoot Suit – Then and Now: The Impact of the Arts to Influence Civic Engagement will live stream on YouTube Wednesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. Luis Valdez is regarded as...
San Juan Bautista,

Gavilan College offers class on the dramatic works of Luis Valdez

Ten years ago, before she went off to college, Isabel Cruz gave her final performance in “La Virgen de Tepeyac,” an El Teatro Campesino production staged at Mission San Juan Bautista. This year, Cruz is offering a class at Gavilan College on founder Luis Valdez, giving students the chance to learn more about the actor, director and playwright and his famed San Juan Bautista stage company.

Los Tigres del Norte and Luis Valdéz To Be the Poppy Jasper Fest Honorees

The annual Poppy Jasper International Film Festival will be honoring legendary Mexican American band Los Tigres Del Norte and Chicano Award-Winning playwright, director, and actor Luis Valdez as part of their 2021 edition that will virtually take place on April 7 through April 20. According to their press release, this...
PoliticsSan Francisco Chronicle

Bay Area political events: Ro Khanna, Dolores Huerta and Luis Valdez

Upcoming political events in the Bay Area. Events take place online unless otherwise noted:. Rep. Ro Khanna: East Bay Democrat holds a town hall meeting. Noon. Submit question in advance here; join meeting here. TUESDAY. History of racism: Tyler Stovall, history professor and dean of the Graduate School of Arts...