Posts Tagged as "culture"

We’Ced Launch Celebration

Jun. 30, 2012 / By
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On June 14, 2012, We’Ced Youth Media presented their first magazine to the public.
Their launch celebration showed off the new youth voice of Merced and over 200 people
attended...

Richmond’s Hometown Champion Of Verse

May. 23, 2012 / By
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Q n A, Edgardo Cervano-Soto
EDITOR’S NOTE: Nyabingha McDowell, 15, began performing spoken word over a year ago with one of Richmond’s most exciting artist groups, RAW Talent...

Student Changing Community Through Art

May. 14, 2012 / By
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By Alejandra Alarcon
Coachella Unincorporated

Coachella, Calif. — College of the Desert student Nancy Ramirez hopes to bring about change in her community by doing the thing she loves to do the most – create art...

Graffiti Artists Flourish in Richmond Underground

May. 13, 2012 / By
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News Feature, Edgardo Cervano-Soto

The spray-painted names of local artists unravel wildly on a wall in Richmond...

The Return of Art Program in Schools

Apr. 29, 2012 / By
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By Stephanie Minasian, a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship. The fellowship is a six-month long program for youth reporters aged 16-24 on education reporting...

Pioneer of Chicano Art Still Going Strong in Bay Area

Apr. 29, 2012 / By
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New America Media / Richmond Pulse, Profile, Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Posted: Apr 29, 2012

Xavier Viramontes is a nationally renowned printmaker whose prints impacted many political movements and social justice campaigns during the 1970’s...

Beautifying the Community with Art

Apr. 13, 2012 / By
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DHF Youth Group created this and several murals in South Kern./ Photo by BERENICE SANCHEZ/South Kern Sol

By CLARA BRUNO/South Kern Sol

LAMONT–With paintbrushes in hand the Dolores Huerta Foundation Youth Group has done it yet again...

Cuban Music Still Thriving, Still Unheard in U.S.

Apr. 10, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Question & Answer, Jacob Simas, Posted: Apr 09, 2012

Editor’s Note:  From charanga to son to timba, Cuba has long been a country world-renowned for its distinct musical styles and traditions...

Long Beach Candidate Forum, March 21

Mar. 19, 2012 / By
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The Arts Council for Long Beach, in partnership with Arts for LA, will hold a Candidate Forum on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, from 6:00pm-9:00pm. ..

The Fascinating Life of Isabel Allende

Mar. 11, 2012 / By
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A prestigious panel of scholars will discuss the varied influences on author Isabel Allende’s life and writing, including her New York Times bestseller, Zorro, on Saturday, March 17 from 2:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m...

Leadership Long Beach Arts Day 2012

Feb. 19, 2012 / By
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Leadership Long Beach is a nonprofit organization which conducts an intensive 10-month course on personal leadership skills and understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges of the Long Beach community. ..