I’ve tried to listen to the putative renaissance of protest music in the Tr**p-era, but the songs I’ve heard have generally been a sorry lot, too specific and straining for relevancy, the playlists feeling like musical versions of cable news roundtables, only instead of argument there was a bothersome one-upmanship, each song trying to outdo the others in angry sincerity. 610 more words
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For the past few years, I’ve made it an autumn tradition to visit the Dia de Los Muertos celebration at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Marigolds, sweet breads, sugar skulls…The beauty of this day honoring those who are no longer with us is decidedly macabre yet joyous. 362 more words
Hollywood Forever Cemetery’s Dia De Los Muertos celebration, the largest Day of the Dead celebration outside of Mexico, returns for its 17th edition.
This year’s theme is “El Arbol De La Vida/The Tree Of Life,” with a focus on… 70 more words