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SDLFF – Frontera Filmmakers

SDLFF – Frontera Filmmakers

The San Diego Latino Film Festival shows a variety of themed short film blocks. Every year I make sure to check out one of their showcases. This year I attended Frontera Filmmakers, featuring movies made by directors near our border town of San Diego and Tijuana.

Cirque du Soleil’s – LUZIA – U.S. Premiere

Cirque du Soleil’s – LUZIA – U.S. Premiere

If you’re looking for something magical go no further than Cirque du Soleil’s 17th show presented under the Big Top, LUZIA. It’s its 38th original production since 1984, they have performed in more than 400 cities on six continents. The massive white-and-gold Big Top can be seen from the highway at San Francisco’s AT&T park. You’ll not only be taken to another world but you’ll be experiencing it first, the Bay Area is its U.S premiere.

American Tumbleweeds – Book Review

American Tumbleweeds – Book Review

American Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva tells the story of the Ramirez family who reside in El Paso, Texas during the 1960’s. They often split time between Texas and their patria Juarez, Mexico. The story revolves around the coming of age of Inez, the border town, and how adult decisions affect children. That’s the simplified way to describe the book, as it’s hard to encapsulate all the intricacies that are involved in growing up bi-cultural and in Inez’s case, empathetic.

SX Liquors Presents Trey Songz – NYC/NJ Promo Tour

SX Liquors Presents Trey Songz – NYC/NJ Promo Tour

Grammy Nominated R&B singer, songwriter, and producer, Trey Songz will be hitting up the spots in NYC and NJ from Wednesday, March 2nd through Sunday, March 6th to promote SX Liquors.

Rituals + Remembrance at OMCA

The Oakland Museum of California explores this tradition and how other cultures honor their deceased in their exhibit, “Rituals + Remembrance”. The work represents elements of Buddhist, African American, Filipino, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chicano, and Latino rituals.