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Lowrider History at MLK Library

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LOCAL HISTORY: Sonny Madrid, founder of Lowrider magazine, pictured with one of the bombs that made his career.

LOCAL HISTORY: Sonny Madrid, founder of Lowrider magazine, pictured with one of the bombs that made his career.

It’s little wonder that Lowrider Magazine, the world’s authority on bouncy Buicks, chopped Chevy’s and dropped Dodges, came out of San Jose. From Cesar Chavez to freestyle music, the South Bay has long been a hub of Chicano culture. In conjunction with “Story and King: San Jose’s Lowrider Culture”—on display through March 31 at the King Library—“Out of the Past: San Jose’s Lowrider History” is one of several events celebrating the art of these tricked-out cruisers. This panel discussion will feature a number of lowriding pioneers along with those who are carrying the tradition into the 21st century.

Lowrider History
Tue, 6:30pm, Free
King Library, San Jose

 

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