Tell Your Story Series, part of the Riverside Public Library’s Humanities Hour 

 

Tell Your Story: The Social and Political Impact of the Mexican Revolution on the United States

Friday, November 20, 2020, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. | Free | Registration required

Join us for a discussion on the social and political impact of the Mexican Revolution on the United States. The Mexican Revolution was described as the first great social revolution of the 20th century. We will discuss the political climate of Mexico that lead to the revolution, the wealth disparity between the ruling classes and the masses, the mass exodus of Mexican citizens to the U.S. and the impact that migration had on the social and political climate of Chicano/Mexicano living in the U.S.

This conversation will feature Dr. Irene Sanchez and Ron Gonzalez, moderated by Mr. Blue.

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Tell Your Story: Chicano Oldies to Souldies

Wednesday, September 16, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. | Free | Registration required

Soul music and oldies have decades of history in Southern California with deep-rooted ties to the Chicano and car-club culture of Southern California. Join Mr Blue of Radio Aztlan and Gabriel Roth AKA Bosco Mann of Daptone/Penrose Records to discuss the explosion of young bands continuing and expanding on the Souldie tradition.

This is organized in celebration of the forthcoming Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum, slated to open in Fall 2021. 

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Tell Your Story: Chicano Oldies to Souldies, Part 2

Wednesday, October 28, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. | Free | Registration required

By popular demand we are happy to announce a "Part 2" of the conversation with Mr. Blue of Radio Aztlan and Gabriel Roth AKA Bosco Mann of Daptone/Penrose Records about the explosion of young bands continuing and expanding on the Souldie tradition. Soul music and oldies have decades of history in Southern California with deep-rooted ties to the Chicano and car-club culture of Southern California. 

UPDATE! Joey Quiñones of Thee Sinseers will be joining us as a special guest!

UPDATE 2! Singer-songwriter Trish Toledo has also been added!

This is organized in celebration of the forthcoming Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum slated to open in Fall 2021.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Tell Your Story: #1960Now

 

Wednesday, November 11, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. | Free | Registration required

 

Join renowned photographic artist Sheila Pree Bright and Inland Empire curator Lisa Henry in conversation about art and the Black Lives Matter movement. Bright’s #1960NOW show will be on exhibit virtually (in person pending lifting of COVID-19 restrictions) at the Riverside Art Museum, November 2020 through March 2021. “Sheila Pree Bright's striking black-and-white photographs capture the courage and conviction of '60s elder statesmen and a new generation of activists, offering a powerful reminder that the fight for justice is far from over. #1960Now represents an important new contribution to American protest photography.”

 

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Other Humanities Hour partners are the Mission Inn Foundation and Inlandia Institute.

Funding for the Riverside Public Library’s Humanities Hour has been provided by California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan of 2020.