• Q&A: The Mundo of “VIDA”

    Behind the Scenes of the East L.A. – Set TV Show with Melissa Barrera Arturo Hilario El Observador Melissa Barrera is a Mexican actress whose current project, “Vida”, is playing on the Starz network. The show sets up a family dilemma for two estranged sisters, Emma and Lyn, who...
  • La Casa en Mango St / The House on Mango St

    Teatro Visión “No siempre hemos vivido en Mango Street, antes viviamos en el tercer piso de Loomis y antes de allí vivímos en Keler… “ así es como Esperanza, una joven adolescente, comienza a narrar su historia de juventud desde que su familia se mudó a la casa en...
  • Q&A: “Selenabrating” Cultura

    A First-Hand Look at the 4th Annual Tribute Party Celebrating the Sounds and Soul of Selena Arturo Hilario El Observador Soon a Latinx icon will mesh with local icons, and Cumbia music will fuse with new world sounds. For two nights only. The 4th Annual Selena Tribute Party, put...
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“Finding Neverland”: A look into Peter Pan’s Beginnings

    Performer Ixchel Cuellar breaks down the ins and outs of the boy with the green cap and her path to the stage Arturo Hilario El Observador Ixchel Cuellar is a San Francisco native who is currently touring with the national Broadway production of “Finding Neverland”. The story involves the...
  • CRYSTAL Builds an Acrobatic World on Ice

    With their newest production, Cirque du Soleil performers slip into skates as they continue to defy the imagination Arturo Hilario El Observador Cirque du Soleil’s celebrated lineage of artistically rich and eclectic productions create experiences that range in their concepts and storytelling, but always seem to dazzle audiences with...
  • Q&A: “LOVE NEVER DIES”

    We hear from Yesy Garcia, who is part of the sequel to “The Phantom of the Opera” Production Arturo Hilario El Observador Yesy Garcia is part of the cast of the upcoming US Broadway touring production of “Love Never Dies”, the sequel to the iconic “The Phantom of the...
  • IMPACT: A Look at CINEQUEST VR & More

    Co-Founder Halfdan Hussey breaks down the VR opportunities at Cinequest Film Festival this year and why the festival has impact Arturo Hilario El Observador Halfdan Hussey is the Director, CEO & Co-Founder of Cinequest Film Festival, which is going on until March 11th. This year brings more than 250...
  • FILM THRILLS

    Michael Rabehl, Cinequest’s Director of Programming & Associate Director talks about the expansion of the “Thrills” portion of Cinequest Film Festival Arturo Hilario El Observador This year’s Cinequest Film Festival has expanded its lineup of genre films, which include horror, sci-fi and thrillers. Now with a competition representing these...
  • A Discussion of Documentary Film “Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno”

    Jose Posadas Special to El Observador The annual Cinequest Film & Virtual Reality Festival returns to San Jose and Redwood City, February 27 – March 11, with a lineup of Latino Cinema featuring U.S. and foreign films dealing with issues ranging from immigration, gambling addiction, vengeance, self-identity and California’s...