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Las Cafeteras: o coletivo chicano com uma mensagem política

Las Cafeteras é um coletivo chicano formado por 4 homens e 3 mulheres nascidos em Los Angeles, com (alguma) descendência mexicana. Eles são o  resultado da salada cultural existente em… 362 more words


Gentrifiers... Pa Fuera!

When Los Angeles natives think of Boyle Heights, it’s possible that the first images they may think of can be Mariachi Plaza, strolling through 4th Street or even… 497 more words

Flash Movie Review: Lowriders

YOU cannot force a person to love something or someone they do not like. I have never seen it become successful. There was a mother I knew who drove her daughter everywhere to audition for dance roles even though the daughter did not have her heart in it. 555 more words


Portrait Gallery: Charlie Walshe, East Los Angeles (Lincoln Heights), ca. 1890

by Paul R. Spitzzeri

Portraits are telling for a wide variety of reasons.  They can give us a good idea of fashion of a given time, they might be vocational showing someone in a uniform or with the tools of the trade, they might have been taken for a special event like a wedding or confirmation or they might be introducing a new member of a family especially a baby. 541 more words


Growing up Blessed

When I was younger, one of the last things my mother would have me do before going to bed was practice my prayers in Spanish. And although I would mispronounce “pecadores” for “pescadores” (sinners for fisherman), reciting the… 203 more words

East LA, 2017

For my creative poem I decided to take inspiration from Wordsworth’s London, 1802. While the poem itself does not directly mention my hometown it still has key elements that would apply to my hometown. 340 more words

The French Revolution (4/17-4/28)


Free per month, buy albums, embed shortcake. Nice customization options, also different sizes. Seems like it’s more for indie bands, no big names here.