Raza Fest 2012 takes over Mariachi Plaza

Raza Fest is an annual celebration of Latino music, art and culture in Boyle Heights organized by musician Ivan Paredes, aka Jahnnywallz. Promoting local businesses, education and diversity, the free event on Sunday featured dozens of musicians, poets, speakers and vendors in Mariachi Plaza.

A Sad Song for Mariachis

Even on a dark, cold and rainy day, the mariachis gather on sidewalks and in the middle of the streets along Mariachi Plaza to attract passersby and drivers. Many of the mariachis are dressed in their charr... Read More...