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  • A pesar de la COVID-19, artistas locales buscan cómo “levantar el espíritu” de sus comunidades

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services En Calexico, una ciudad del Valle Imperial al sur de California no hay museos grandes ni establecimientos de arte y apenas un centro comunitario sirve de espacio para alojar todo tipo de eventos. Algunos pequeños grupos de teatro pululan en la escena artística pero...
  • WITHOUT ART, THE STARK REALITIES OF COVID WOULD MAKE THE WORLD UNBEARABLE

    The COVID-19 pandemic has largely decimated the arts scene in California, wiping out local theater companies, many of which offer a cultural lifeline to their communities. “Theater is a place where people see themselves, hearing words they can relate to. We can talk about their issues, talk about their...
  • Maps, Art Highlight Lives of Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women

    Soundbite Services WASHINGTON – Murder rates for Native American women in some communities are 10 times that of the national average. But two projects are revealing the other half of this story by taking a deeper look into the lives of these missing and murdered women across North America....
  • Mexican Folklore, Beauty and Heritage

    Mario Jiménez Castillo/ Martha Graniello El Observador The festive time has come, the traditional “Cinco de Mayo”, which celebrates the triumph of the Mexican troops against the French army in the memorable Batalla de Puebla, the Bataille de Puebla of 1862. On this date we have the opportunity to...
  • The History of The De Anza Mural in Downtown San Jose

    The history of The De Anza Mural in Downtown San Jose...
  • A Look at the “De Anza Mural”

    Nearly a year after completion, we look at how the mural has transformed the visual landscape of downtown San Jose Estephany Haro El Observador The mural located at the Hotel De Anza’s side wall is one of the most recent murals in the heart of Downtown San Jose. It’s...
  • Needle and Thread: Consuelo Jimenez Underwood

    An artist that has changed the form of art through needlework to express the plight of people and earth Estephany Haro El Observador Consuelo Jimenez Underwood is an artist that has broken barriers with her unique artwork.  For over 30 years she has been recognized for her fiber artwork...
  • Frame Life: Matthew Rodriguez

    Arturo Hilario / El Observador It’s always been about the bikes. In Fremont’s historic Niles District, Matthew Rodriguez and his wife Aisha enthusiastically talk about the way they came upon the various bikes at their shop, Gooseneck Bicycles, which sells, repairs and buys bikes and bike parts. They recently decided...

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