Arts

  • A Discussion of Documentary Film “Adios Amor: Searching 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...
  • A Look at “The King and I”

    Arturo Hilario El Observador   Recently we had the chance to talk to a performer in the Broadway production of “The King and I”, which is going to be presented at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday February 20th to Sunday February 25th. It is...
  • Immersive Mural Transforms Enormous Covered Entryway at Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

    Bold Mural Project Inspires Community-Building and Celebrates Creativity San Jose, CA –Acclaimed multi-media artist Jaque Fragua of Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico is transforming the museum’s massive stucco covered-entry into a pallet of brightly colored imagery and bold symbols inspired from community input. The artist created the iconographic motifs based...
  • Q&A with JACOB HEIMER: Working on Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Jacob Heimer is an actor and performer whose most recently been working on the tour of the upcoming Broadway San Jose production of Beautiful—The Carole King Musical. With previous work in musicals such as Soul Doctor, a nd t elevision s hows l ike Chuck...
  • Las Princesas de Disney crearán su propio “final feliz” cuando DISNEY ON ICE presents DREAM BIG

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Creer es solo el principio, cuando los soñadores del Área de la Bahía sean testigos de las motivadoras historias de las protagonistas más audaces de Disney, que serán contadas a través del patinaje artístico y acrobacias en Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. El público...
  • Día de Arte

    Art is an important aspect of the holiday of remembrance, which is celebrated between October 31st and November 2nd Arturo Hilario El Observador The art of Día de los Muertos, much like the holiday itself, is as much about life as it is about the remembrance of those no...
  • Dia De Los Muertos Gallery

    Below are examples from artists of various backgrounds and cultural histories. One thing that ties them together is the imagery of day of the dead, its traditions, and its lore. On our cover is a piece by Frank “Capone” Felix, whose background we highlighted in one of our previous issues...
  • A Look into Your Body’s World

    The Tech Museum opens new permanent exhibit examining the human body, with unique and never before seen tech to amplify its effect Arturo Hilario El Observador The human body is a complex machine. Our windows to the world, our earthly vessel. To many, it’s common belief that our bodies...
  • Behind the “Cuco”

    Indie Chicano Artist Cuco brings dreamy, electronic tinged love songs to LA and Beyond Arturo Hilario El Observador Omar Banos constructs electric ballads and romantic productions that take cues from Mexican music and anything else the 19-year old may be feeling as an inspiration at the moment. He also...