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      December 15, 2018 - March 31, 2019

       

      1 Washington Square
      San Jose, California 95192

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      Story and King: San José's Lowrider Culture


      Join San José Public Library’s California Room and San José State University's Africana, Asian American, Chicano and Native American Studies Center (AAACNA) as we celebrate San José’s history of lowriding through photographs, film and other historical memorabilia.

      About the Exhibit:
      The art of lowriding has deep roots in Chicano history and culture. San José was home to a vibrant lowrider scene, centered around the famous east-side intersection of Story and King. It was also the birthplace of the legendary Lowrider Magazine. Locally founded by Sonny Madrid and company, this unique publication documented not just the controversial culture of cruisin', but the sociopolitical issues facing contemporary Mexican-American culture.

      This exhibit features three speaker panel events:
      Out of the Past: San José's Lowrider History being held on January 15, 2019
      Lowrider Culture and Society being held on February 16, 2019
      Low & Slow: The Future of Lowriding in San José being held on March 16, 2019

      This event occurs in conjunction with the exhibit:
      Lowrider Photography by Suzanne Lopez, on display December 15, 2018 through March 31, 2019.

      Exhibit hours:
      Monday & Saturday: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
      Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 am-6:00 pm
      Sunday: Closed

      Categories: University & Alumni

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.