• Arturo Hilario/ Outside Lands/ Cal Bingham

    Outside Lands will celebrate its tenth year with an epic food and drink lineup

    78 RESTAURANTS, 40+ WINERIES, 28 BREWERIES & 8 EXPERIENCES IN TOTAL San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands approaches its tenth year anniversary and reveals a culinary lineup to match its epic celebration. As the very first festival to create a truly gourmet food and drink experience, Outside Lands sets...
  • Photo Credit: Joan Marcus.

    A Look at Cabaret With Cast Member Jon Peterson

    Arturo Hilario El Observador  Jon Peterson first began his journey into the performance arts when he was just seven years old. Since his beginnings with the Royal Ballet School in London he’s starred in performances ranging from “Singing in the Rain” to “The Rocky Horror Show”. His most recent...
  • La Santa Cecilia's new album, “Amar Y Vivir” captures their love of traditional
Mexican/Latin American music with a twist. Photo Credit: La Santa Cecilia

    Love and Life: La Santa Cecilia

    Alex Bendana of La Santa Cecilia Talks Music History, Mexico, and the New Live Album Arturo Hilario El Observador  Ever since the Los Angeles based band La Santa Cecilia won the coveted Grammy in 2014 (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album for “Treinta Días”) they have been touring,...
  • The Visit Oakland team stands in front of the destination’s first “selfie wall” at the Oakland Marriott City Center in Downtown. Photo Credit: Visit Oakland

    VISIT OAKLAND LAUNCHES $25K PUBLIC MURAL GRANT 

    Inaugural 2017 – 18 Program to Encourage Public Art in Oakland  Oakland, CA — Visit Oakland, the city’s official destination marketing organization, is proud to announce the creation of the Visit OaklandPublic Mural Grant Program(PMGP) that will offer anywhere between $500 to $5K per project. Visit Oakland has allocated a...
  • Photo Credit: Los Toons

    Los Toons and Anáhuac Films Join Forces to Produce “Los Toons” for Univision

    Los Toons is partnering with Anáhuac Films on the 2D animated specials “Los Toons” for Univision Network that will be viewed in the U.S. and Mexico. Higher Birth Rate for Hispanics in the U.S. When women, on average, have more than two children, the population grows, as opposed to...
  • Photo Credit: Broadway San Jose

    THE RITA MORENO CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL HONORS ANNOUNCES 2017 WINNERS


    Winners in the ‘Lead Actor in a Musical’ and ‘Lead Actress in a Musical’ categories to be sent to The National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York City where they will perform on a Broadway stage before industry experts and compete for scholarship opportunities to New York University’s prestigious Tisch...
  • Photo Credit: Eduardo Hilario

    Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017: New and Improved

    San Jose-based comic con unveils a broader scope, fun for locals Eduardo Hilario El Observador As many of you will remember, last year was the first opening weekend of the Silicon Valley Comic Con, or SVCC for short, and it was absolutely fantastic, though there wasn’t much else to...
  • Alejandra Matos es parte del elenco de la producción The Bodyguard en San Jose del 25–30 de
abril. Photo Credit: Broadway San Jose

    Conociendo: Alejandra Matos de “The Bodyguard”

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Alejandra Matos es originalmente de Caracas, Venezuela y en su tiempo en el escenario ha participado en programas de niños en Venezuela hasta programas en Hollywood y ahora llega a San Jose con la producción de Broadway “The Bodyguard”, basado en parte en la película...
  • Latinas such as Lissette Feliciano and Romina Schwedler are part of the few but talented minorities currently involved in North American cinema. Photo Credits: Lissette Feliciano and Alain J. Carmona (Romina Schwedler)

    Latinos from the Fields to the Film Industry

    Jose Posadas Special to El Observador Friday, March 31 marked the birthday and holiday of Cesar Chavez who began organizing the Mexican American community in the 1950s and in 1962 launched the National Farm Workers Association (later to become the United Farm Workers) which would be his legacy. While...