07 December 2017

Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles.  Trejo has subsequently appeared in many other films, usually as a tough criminal or villain.

01 December 2017

Day Without Art

Artist Keith Haring was born on May 4, 1958, in Reading, Pennsylvania. He moved to New York City in 1978 and began using the city as his canvas, making chalk drawings in subway stations. His art was eventually seen everywhere from public murals and nightclubs to galleries and museums around the world. He was also known for his activism in promoting AIDS awareness. He died of AIDS-related complications on February 16, 1990, at age 31.