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    National Latino Media Council on 2017 Emmy Awards Failing to Recognize Latino Talent 

    This past Sunday, the Emmy Awards acknowledged and celebrated outstanding television performances. Of the top one hundred acting nominations, only two Latinos were nominated and only one took home an award. The numbers below tell the story of the top 100 acting nominations and wins: White: 74 nominees/ 11 wins...
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    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...
  • ‘Coco’ creators Darla K. Anderson (Producer), Lee Unkrich (Director), Adrian Molina (Writer and Co-Director) at Pixar Studios in Emeryville, CA.

    Coco: “Seize Your Moment”

    Pixar’s newest film approaches the Latinx traditions within a Mexican tale of honor, family and celebration. Arturo Hilario El Observador About 45 miles from the South Bay, in an industrial part of Emeryville, lies the headquarters of Pixar Animation Studios. As you enter the large open “Steve Jobs Building”,...
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    Coco Trailer 2

    ON COURSE TO CURSED – When aspiring musician Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez) ends up in the Land of the Dead in Disney•Pixar’s “Coco,” his family takes him to the Department of Family Reunions where a busy clerk (voice of Gabriel Iglesias) informs him that he’s cursed. To return...
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    An East Side Music Fest

    Sonido Clash is Shifting the cultural hotspots to the East Side San José with their second music festival Arturo Hilario El Observador As avid readers may remember, we have spoken to the music collective Sonido Clash a few times now, and each time they are upping the ante on...
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    Phantom Trigger: Nintendo Switch Game Review

    Israel Imru Special to El Observdor This action rouge-like game may drive you as insane as the main character. In Phantom Trigger you play as Stan, a man dealing with some mysterious illness which seems to cause some sort of… mental lapses. Without spoiling too much, the narrative is...
  • Overcast but always fun, the main Lands End stage of Outside Lands is pictured before the music lovers arrive. Photo Credit: Arturo Hilario

    Outside Lands Tenth Anniversary Round Up

    The decade old music, food and booze festival continues to bring in great mainstream and upcoming acts to the cool fields of Golden Gate Park Arturo Hilario El Observador The early August event that takes over the Polo Fields and surrounding areas of Golden Gate Park and turns it...
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    Sun, Fun, and Fairytales

    My adventures in Southern California driving the newest iteration of the GMC Yukon XL Denali Arturo Hilario El Observador I will admit, the last time I drove a proper SUV was a couple years back when I was using a 1999 Suburban to get around town. My biggest peeve...
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    Sonido Clash Music Festival 2017: Highlighting the Artists

    With the success of the Sonido Clash Music and Mezcal Fest in 2016 and just recently the sold out Selena Tribute Party this past April, San José based cultural arts and music collective Sonido Clash is excited to return for another celebration in East Side San José at the...