$1 million grant advances study of California’s missions

$1 million grant advances study of California’s missions

By Tess Eyrich – News.UCR.edu – Photo Not Credited. If you were once a fourth-grader in California, you probably remember learning about the state’s trail of 21 historic missions. Maybe you even made a model of one of them with Popsicle sticks or...
Whoa, ‘Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke’ is 40 years old, man

Whoa, ‘Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke’ is 40 years old, man

By Jim Kiest – LMTOnline.com – Photo: Paramount Pictures. Forty years after its release, “Up in Smoke” remains a cultural touchstone and a reminder of this country’s weird relationship to drugs.  What endures, even in an age of legal marijuana, is the...
Photo Flash: The Classic Theatre presents BLESS ME, ULTIMA

Photo Flash: The Classic Theatre presents BLESS ME, ULTIMA

By BWW News Desk – BroadwayWorld.com – Photo Not Credited. Photo: The Cast of BLESS ME, ULTIMA Latinx communities have long been left out of U.S. and Latin American histories. Latinos in the U.S often don’t know their own histories because Latinx...
Chicano チカーノ

Chicano チカーノ

By Louis Ellison – Vimeo.com – Video Capture: Louis Ellison/Vimeo. A documentary shot and directed by myself and Jacob Hodgkinson in Tokyo and Osaka in 2016.  Chicano is an exploration between the similarities and differences between Chicano culture in...