A love letter to my hometown: San Jose, CA.
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Downtown San Jose CA, 1950s, via Flickr. Downtown San Jose CA
Antonio Nava Torres, aka Zook58, has painted to backdrop to many of our lives: Besides being a pioneer of the graffiti art movement in San Jose in the 80’s, Torres is the artist behind of a number of commissioned murals in San Jose and a veteran of TV shows like “Rocket Power,” “Rugrats,” “Family Guy,” and “King of the Hill.” Empire Seven Studios brings the artist back to his hometown for his first gallery exhibition.
Through March 1 (opening night February 15). Empire Seven Studios, 525 N. 7th St., 95112. Opening reception 7pm-11pm. Free. All ages.
Lowrider culture has been an important part of Mexican-American social life for decades. Street art gallery Gift 2 Gab and Streetlow magazine present “Let Me Ride,” an art show featuring lowrider art, fashion and — of course— cars.
Saturday, March 1. Gift 2 Gab, 30 N. 3rd St., 95112. 12pm-10pm. $7. All ages.