Win Tickets to Tropicália Music & Taco Festival

Win Tickets to Tropicália Music & Taco Festival

By GrimyGoods.com – Image Not Credited. Well this is quite the niche music festival. The folks from the Observatory introduce Tropicália Music & Taco Festival, taking place this Saturday, Nov. 11 at Queen Mary Park. Paying homage to the rich Mexican culture...
Songs We Love: ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat, ‘Mi Gente’

Songs We Love: ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat, ‘Mi Gente’

By Nancy Flores – npr.org – Photo Courtesy of the Artist. ESSO, which got its start as a house band in downtown Chicago, is made up of musicians with Mexican, Puerto Rican, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Colombian and African American roots. Read...
¡Watcha mi tachuce! The Bonaroo Look

¡Watcha mi tachuce! The Bonaroo Look

By Research.Pomona.edu – Photo Not Credited. To look Bonaroo was to look cool. In Los Angeles during the 1930s and 1940s, zoot suits were mostly worn by poor and working class Mexican, African American and Jewish youth. These tailored outfits had broad shoulders...