Quetzal, other artists celebrate ‘Cinco de Mayo’ at ELAC

By Lourdes Espinoza   An amusing blend of Mexican music and culture thrilled many at the Cinco De Mayo Festival as crowd enjoyed ‘aguas frescas’ with a side of mariachi music on May 7. Vendors set up between the S1 and S2 buildings offered everything from food to arts and crafts. Several small children from East Los Angeles College’s Child Development Center gathered around the bands and danced in unison…

May 17, 2013

Muralist inspires youth

  By Manuel Miguel   On the Dia de los Muertos festival, East Los Angeles College invited Manny Velasquez, 53, to participate in it For the last 30 years he has helped youth through art, helping them with their problems trying to get them to understand that there is more to life than where they stand. Velasquez is currently putting up three murals at Van Nuys High School in the…

November 27, 2012