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Category: Arts & Culture

Samar-based ‘Banig’ Fashion Brand Looks for Rebuilding Support Via Kickstarter

A fashion brand that uses banig, or hand-woven sleeping mats, for its fashion accessories is looking for help in recovering and rebuilding their facilities, and the lives of the Filipino weavers, embroiders, and artisans that comprise their company.
categories Arts & CultureBusiness

Outlandish Outside Lands Music Festival

For the uninitiated, the 7th take of the music festival Outside Lands had become bigger and more outlandish with a twang of the 60s summer of love, colors and flowers abound. Though held in San Francisco, the festival had a strong presence of LA-based artists joining the impressive music line up.
category Arts & Culture

Jasleen Singh Premieres Innovative ‘Sikh Monologues’

The evening brought to life the Sikh American experience through spoken word, narrative stories, and skits.
category Arts & Culture

A Southern Boy Finds the Taste of Home in the San Gabriel Valley

Alhambra's Farmers Market is turning 30 this month. To celebrate, Alhambra Source is re-publishing a story by Nathan Gray, a southern boy who discovered yu choy, jujube, and opo at the market.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

The Renaissance of Giselle “G” Töngi

Giselle Töngi — popularly known as “G” — is back on screen as the new host and producer for “Kababayan Today,” KSCI-TV LA18’s daily talk show for the Filipino-American community in Southern California and with syndication in Hawaii.
categories Arts & CultureMedia

Tasty Tacos Help Support Eastside Homeless Youth

Scorching summer heat was no match for the delicious tacos and tasty drinks served up last Saturday at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, where hundreds of people took part in the 4th Annual Taco Festival fundraiser benefitting Jovenes Inc., a non-profit organization that helps homeless youth.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsYouth

Alhambra Farmers Market Celebrates 30 Years

The Alhambra Farmers Market celebrated its 30th anniversary Sunday with a party at its new location on Second Street.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Fil-Spanish Choreographer and Wife Win Creative Arts Emmy Award

The 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards was held on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to honor Hollywood’s striking achievements in primetime television.
category Arts & Culture

Latin Music Festival With ‘Cool’ Highland Park Vibe Opens Saturday

Lots of artists sign on for 2-day event at Sycamore Grove Park.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

100 Years of History at Southwest Museum Site

Saturday’s celebration at the Southwest Museum in Mount Washington was supposed to be about the 100-year history of the historic structure, but it was clear many of the people who attended were more interested in the site’s future than its past.
category Arts & Culture
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