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‘Arts and Letters’ Archives

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Four years ago, there were zero film and art festivals in the country dedicated to queer Latinx, the gender-neutral term for the Latin American community. That changed with the fourth annual CineArte Latinx Queer Festival, which ran at the Los Angeles LGBTQ Center from [Read More]

Wango Tango 2016: KIIS FM’s festival showcases popular new music

Wango Tango 2016: KIIS FM’s festival showcases popular new music

KIIS FM hosted their 19th annual one-day festival at StubHub Center, Carson on May 14. With 12 artists from all around the world, the sold-out Wango Tango couldn’t be anything else than a perfect day full of sing-alongs and dancing in the sun. Demi Lovato kicked off the [Read More]

“Cockroach Dialogues” at Hollywood Fringe Festival

“Cockroach Dialogues” at Hollywood Fringe Festival

It’s all about survival, right? Well, for young humans survival is a little more complex than simple existence.  “Cockroach Dialogues,” the latest offering from Second Skin Theater, takes a look at hunger – physical so-broke-you-can’t-feed-yourself hunger as well [Read More]

Film Review: ‘Fantastic Lies,’ a 30-for-30 Documentary

Film Review: ‘Fantastic Lies,’ a 30-for-30 Documentary

Ten years ago allegations that three Duke University lacrosse players raped a black exotic dancer at a team party scandalized America. Since then the issue of sexual assault on college campuses has reached a fever pitch with America scrambling for a way to combat “rape [Read More]

The Future of Jazz in America

The Future of Jazz in America

With the advent of the celebrity-as-musician trend in the 21st century, artistry is quickly going by the wayside. Many of today’s popular artists can’t sing or play an instrument. They are all image and attitude. Jazz, always touted as America’s one true art form, is [Read More]

Stoneface at the Pasadena Playhouse

Stoneface at the Pasadena Playhouse

Join the Insider/El Vaquero for the launch of “Stoneface”  starring French Stewart as Buster Keaton, at the historic Pasadena Playhouse. The Pasadena Playhouse has hosted some of the very best theater in Southern California, and this summer’s inaugural [Read More]

Cirque-a-Palooza’s final weekend at the Pasadena Playhouse

Cirque-a-Palooza’s final weekend at the Pasadena Playhouse

The  historic Pasadena Playhouse has taken a significant departure in its offerings this summer by presenting “Cirque-a-Palooza.” Instead of intimate plays and single-performer showcases, this production very loosely based on the material and performances [Read More]

Coming Up: TwentyWonder benefit!

Coming Up: TwentyWonder benefit!

Please come out and support a terrific event for an important cause! Best described as a “Carnival of the Mind”, TwentyWonder is a charity event that brings an incredible assortment of artists, scientists, designers, musicians, comedians, actors, athletes, and [Read More]

Why I’m Not an Angry Hipster over Kendrick Lamar

Why I’m Not an Angry Hipster over Kendrick Lamar

The day I put in my two weeks’ notice at a job I absolutely despised, I ended up celebrating by going to Kendrick Lamar’s last venue show in Los Angeles before his crossover release; Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City.  He had helped me get through many sad Office Space days with [Read More]

Café Bravo…begs for an encore

Café Bravo…begs for an encore

Kebab is to Glendale, what tacos are to East L.A. If you’ve grown up in the city, like I have, you know this. In Glendale, you can have the best kebab you’ve ever had in your life at a gas station. It’s everywhere and it’s that good. It’s one of the many benefits [Read More]

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Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Four years ago, there were zero film and art festivals in the country dedicated to queer Latinx, the gender-neutral [Read More]

The Language of Loss

The Language of Loss

Language connects us. We are able to communicate with strangers, and isolate ourselves for a moment from the rest of [Read More]

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Nineteen-year-old Alejandro Ambrosio pedals 10 miles each way from his home in North Hollywood to Glendale College and [Read More]

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

The multiracial population in the United States is growing at a swift rate, but what does it really mean to be [Read More]

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Trying to find words to describe Dr. Michael Harnett as a college professor is like trying to find new ways to describe [Read More]

NASA's Image of the Day

Glory of the Heavens

 
This composite image shows the progression of a partial solar eclipse over Ross Lake, in Northern Cascades National Park, Washington on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.
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