Theatre students find outside stage

By Ariana Renteria Echoes of voices can be heard walking down the ramp toward the P2 theatre building. Gradually the echoes begin to make sense. The voices are not random. They are poetry leaving the mouths of East Los Angeles College students. The students are speaking words from the likes of “Hamlet,” “Rhinoceros in Love” and “Personal Messages.” Not only are these words flowing from students mouths, they are passionately acted  out…

November 23, 2011
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Cultural Art Walk in Downtown Los Angeles

By Heidy Garcia When it comes to experiencing authentic Los Angeles art life, Art Walk is the only one way to truly live it. Many may think that art walk is just a night where art snobs and hipsters go and socialize. It’s not. It’s a gathering of people that want to share their love of art or simply want to experience something new in their life. There is so…

November 23, 2011
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Dine like Ghengis Khan

By Xavier Morales Shabu Shabu House restaurant, a local Japanese style eatery in Little Tokyo usually has hordes of people eagerly waiting to enter its warm ambiance for dinner. Shabu-shabu (literally, “swishswish”), the Japanese art of cooking thinly-sliced beef and vegetables by dipping them in a pot of boiling water, is said to have been created by Genghis Khan in the 13th century as a means of rapidly feeding his…

November 23, 2011
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Homegirl Cafe provides homey atmosphere

By Keyla Lopez Located on the corner of Alameda Street and Bruno Street, who knew Homegirl Café is little gem right in the backyard helping our community. If you can look past the few cons that it comes with, it is definitely a place you should check out and eat in at least once. Homegirl Café provides a homey atmosphere to grab a bite. Homegirl café is branch of Homeboy…

November 23, 2011
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Comedy train rolls around again

By Gabriel Serrano The comedy train rolls into East Los Angeles College for another night of laughs to raise money for the athletic department on Sunday. There was a total of five comedians that made the Edison Theater fill with laughter the whole night. The first comedian Marty Ross, an older man with a dark and shady sense of humor, brought the crowd to the first laughs by opening with…

November 23, 2011
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‘Happy Feet Two’ dances into theaters

By Rosa Guillen  “Happy Feet Two” contains messages of hope and it also addresses issues that are now endangering the lives of animals in Antarctica. Mumble, the tap dancing penguin returns to the big screen voiced by Elijah Wood in the star-studded film as the father of Erik, voiced by Ava Acres, the young emperor penguin in search of something different. We first met Mumble in 2006 in the Oscar-winning…

November 23, 2011
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Mr. Burrito eats the competition

By Fernando Luna  If you are looking for some good old fashioned Mexican cuisine and happen to be in the city of South Gate, head over to Taqueria El Paisano. This Mexican eatery is owned by the Ortiz brothers: Roberto and Israel. It has been in business for the last four years, established in 2007. They are the miracle workers cooking behind the walls of the kitchen for their loyal…

November 23, 2011
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Professor Rick Crawford dances through life

By Julie Rincon   Dancing for many famous companies and in some of the most recognized musical numbers, East Los Angeles College professor Rick Crawford has traveled a long way. “I believe that art is the emancipator of the spirit,” Crawford said. He is a man known to perform in many known dances around the Los Angeles County area and has taught classes in several schools and auditoriums. Crawford is…

November 23, 2011
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Vientos delivers authentic seafood

  By Joe Ruiz For those craving authentic Mexican seafood, Mariscos 4 Vientos (Four Winds Seafood) is the place to go. The delectable flavors of Mexican seafood can now be experienced closer to home. At Mariscos 4 Vientos, just located ten minutes away from East Los Angeles College, students can come in for a great lunch with friends and family. The Mexican-influenced menu is immediately tempting. The dishes coming from…

November 16, 2011
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‘Three Louies’ reminisce on Chicano Moratorium day

By Lourdes Espinoza A comedy of the 1970 Chicano Moratorium drew a full-house last Saturday as a cast of local artists recalled their memories of that eventful day. The performance took place inside the Lecture Hall at the Vincent Price Art Museum and featured Louie Perez, founding member of legendary rock group Los Lobos; Luis J. Rodriguez, renowned author of the book“Always Running,” and Luis Torres, award-winning broadcast journalist from CBS…

November 16, 2011
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