Ana Serrano inside her installation, Homegrown, which has been acquired by the L.A. County Musuem of Art | Photo by John S. Rabe

Artwork by Ana Serrano Acquired by L.A. County Museum of Art

From the College of Art and Design to the LA County Museum, Ana Serrano evokes the look and feel of front-yard, window-ledge spaces in Latino neighborhoods. Read on for a view of the creative expression of what we pass by every day in NELA.

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Eagle Rockers Show Up at Events to Help the Homeless

Two well-attended events to help the homeless were held in Eagle Rock in August. On Aug. 4, the NELA Homeless Coalition organized “Laughs on Tap” – a fundraiser of stand up comedy – at the home of Michael Nogueira, president of the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce. “Laughs on Tap” raised more than $3,000 for […]

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Elysian Valley: A Riverside Community in Flux

Elysian Valley, a neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles between the Los Angeles River and 5 Freeway, is being transformed by the prospect of river redevelopment. The once isolated enclave, a.k.a. Frogtown, has been home to generations of generally lower-income Latino families, living in small bungalows on small lots (photo at upper left). Parts of the […]

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