Arts

  • Barry and Cynthia. Jacob Heimer (“Barry Mann”) and Sarah Goeke (“Cynthia Weil”)

    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...
  • Photo Credit: Disney on Ice

    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...
  • Photo Credit: Francisco Franco

    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...
  • Photo Credit: Francisco Franco

    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...
  • Photo Credit: Body Worlds Decoded / The Tech Museum

    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...
  • Cuco, aka Omar Banos. Photo Credit: Bethany Pangilinan

    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...
  • Photo Credit: Teatro Visión

    LA MUERTE BAILA

    Rodrigo García Especial para El Observador El Día de los Muertos es una tradición indígena que se celebra en México desde antes de la Colonia. Es una ocasión en que los vivos le rinden tributo a sus muertos –a los que se adelantaron en el camino. Es un evento...
  • Jorge Pérez de Lara Elías, © INAH Images courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    Reaching into the Past of Teotihuacan

    The Ancient City of Teotihuacan Arrives to the Bay Area by way of the de Young Museum’s newest collection, “City of Water, City of Fire” Arturo Hilario El Observador The moon, the sun, death, and rebirth. The Teotihuacan people of ancient Mesoamerica sought a life that reflected the nature...
  • Photo Credit: Broadway San Jose

    Q&A: Under the Sea with Bety Le

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Stage performer Bety Le grew up in San Jose, as a child she was part of the Children’s Musical Theater and eventually attended Westmont High School. Although her pursuits of theater took a backseat to synchronized swimming, (as part of the Santa Clara Aquamaids), the...