April 14th, 2018; 12:15 – 2:00 PM It’s happening. After 27 years of splotching so many ‘footprints’ through the little pueblo of Los Angeles now branded by so many real estate signs as East Hollywood, which to me for so long has just been the place I call Home, I finally get to announce a major […]
Almost a year ago to the tee, following a recommendation from a friend, I got my hands on a little book called City of Quartz by Mike Davis. It felt like a brilliant discovery, since as early as the book’s first pages, one thing was clear: whether in discussing the international interests of downtown L.A.’s skyscrapers or township rebellion […]
Before time runs out, it’s a pleasure to introduce my book for the month, which will be one of the greatest literary goldmines on my shelf for a long time to come. Below is an excerpt from Making Face, Making Soul: Critical Perspectives by Women of Color: “¡LA CULTURA! ¡LA RAZA! Sometimes all it means to me is […]
Find and visit your local library. The library really is a genius invention, and it needs us now more than ever. With more soon, J.T.