‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is a good time

By: Juan Calvillo “Bad Times at the El Royale” starts off slowly, then ratchets the intensity into overdrive, telling a violent story of perception and truth. Each of the characters staying at the El Royale, a hotel with a ‘60s feel, have something that has made them wary of others in Drew Goddard’s wild ride of a movie. Goddard has cut his teeth writing and producing amazing action and story…


Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter V’ mixes old and new styles

By Andrew Ayala Hip-hop heavyweight Lil Wayne triumphs once more with the release of his highly anticipated veteran album “Tha Carter V.” Surpassing 100,000,000 streams in two days on Spotify alone, this album is destined to be one for the record books. It’s been four years since fans have received a “Tha Carter” album. This living legend does more than succeed this time around, and does so by revisiting past…

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VPAM showcases 100 years of revolutionary ideologies

By: Luis Castilla  The Vincent Price Art Museum had an opening reception for their new exhibit, “Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology” Saturday. The event featured  a live music performance by Aztlan Underground, a dance performance and a poetry reading by  artist Patricia Valencia. “Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology” explores the evolution and growth of revolutionary radical ideologies of Latinos through art, protest and political cartoons and magazines. The…


Mole makes its way to downtown L.A.

Downtown Los Angeles will spotlight traditional Mexican food Oct. 7, as La Feria de los Moles celebrates 11 years of bringing gastronomic excellence to local communities. The fair introduces locals to, and shows off, the achievements in mole from cooks across Mexico. The goal of the fair is to bring families from near and far closer together by combining the elements of music, food and culture into one day.


March and vigil to honor survivors

The Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education Team is holding the 21st Annual Mujeres de Paz Candlelight March and Vigil in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The group is welcoming all ages to come show their support by walking in union with friends, family and survivors in memory to make a stand against domestic violence.