It’s Going to be Another Trailblazing Summer in Los Angeles

It’s going to be another trailblazing summer in Los Angeles. Last summer when the first ever Back to School Party made its way to East Hollywood in Los Angeles, it was following the trail of an earlier precedent set in the neighborhood by the First Ever Open Mic at Cahuenga during Spring 2018. Both events […]

Los Angeles is In Fashion: Meet Mauricio Zelada

In today’s big-city culture, one thing I’ve often noticed is that people generally imitate each other. That is, they shop at the same places, wear the same clothes, drive the same cars, and even listen to the same music. While there isn’t anything inherently wrong with this, it’s also true that in a such a […]

Why Visit Japan, Part I

One of the first questions I get when I tell people about visiting Japan is: why there? I’d like to answer this question with a short series for readers on how Japanese culture came into my life at an early age as a young person growing up in Los Angeles.It started with Nintendo’s Gameboy. Not […]

Still Resilient in Los Angeles

When you’ve known a place your whole life, a place that you take pride in, where you’ve found love in, and where you’ve found yourself in, what do you do as that place is taken from you? When the people who comprise this place are people who look like you, or who speak the same […]