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An group of performers at the Voices Latinx Indigenous Artists Showcase event.

‘VOICES’ showcase spotlights local Latinx and Indigenous artists and performers

Asha Johnson, Community News Reporter November 14, 2022

Growing up as a Mexican and Black child in Inglewood, Derrick Paris said he noticed that people like him rarely got opportunities to perform or engage seriously in the arts. Paris has had a love for...

Los Faustinos flyer showing where the play is happening.

Los Faustinos has final performance at Cal State LA 

Anna Kuchison, Intern May 2, 2022

Cal State LA’s production of Los Faustinos opened on April 21 and ran through the 30. It was directed by Roberto Alcaraz, a theater professor at Cal State LA. The musical comedy-drama told the story...

Theater students prepare for their in-person plays this semester.

They perform for the applause: Theater students excited to resume in-person learning

Will Baker, Reporter March 17, 2022

Imagine boarding an airline flight and then learning that the pilot received all his training through a computer screen. For many students at Cal State LA, remote instruction didn’t completely alter...

Black and white photo of art in the background and a small child in the foreground

Eastside resident shares creativity and life lessons through workshops

Braylin Collins, Community News Reporter December 21, 2021

Bobby Ramirez, who grew up in El Sereno, had a cousin that graduated from Columbia Law School and another doing life in prison. Which cousin’s path would he follow? The right choice seems obvious...

Two people in traditional clothes and colorful feather headdresses dance.

Art and culture converge in El Monte

Victoria Ivie, Community News Reporter October 12, 2021

Four dancers wear headpieces adorned with fierce animal heads. They ask ancestors for permission to perform honored traditions, commanding the attention of a hushed crowd. As the performers throw themselves...

Headshot of Tlalla Esparza. (Priscilla Caballero/UT).

A celebration of Latino and indigenous cultures in Alhambra

Priscilla Caballero, Community News Reporter October 6, 2021

Aztec dancing. Salsa and Bachata music. An ofrenda for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. And lots of food: Papusas, elotes, agua frescas and churros.  These were some of the highlights of Fiesta...

Picture of a comic.

Foldable Phone

Miles Gaius, Contributing Artist April 26, 2019

Andy Garcia performing on the drums with his band on stage

Andy Garcia Electrifies the Luckman

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Writer February 6, 2019

For the past few years, Andy Garcia and his All Star CineSons have booked an impressive array of gigs, from the Geffen Playhouse to the Catalina Jazz Club. It was only a matter of time before they injected...

Redefining Artistic Expression

Redefining Artistic Expression

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter January 29, 2019

The Fine Arts Gallery is bringing in the spring semester with a new exhibition. From now until Feb. 21, the 2,800 square-foot space is a school within a school, showcasing the work of community professionals–poets,...

Luckman Fine Arts fourth annual World Arts Day.

Exploring Cultures Through Art

Monica Tamayo, Contributing Writer January 29, 2019

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex celebrated its fourth annual Worlds Arts Day in the courtyard on Saturday, Jan. 26th. World Arts Day was created to give the University and surrounding Los Angeles community...

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