P!nk defies genre labels with new album

October 18, 2017

By Anastasia Landeros After years of lifting the spirits of her listeners with strong messages of empowerment, P!nk reflects on life, love and motherhood on her seventh studio album “Beautiful Trauma.” The album showcases her beautiful vocals, wonderfully expressive songwriting skills and a knack for matching hopeful rhythms with sobering lyrics. “Barbies” opens reminiscent of a classic folk song, with smooth vocals lamenting over not being a kid anymore to…

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ELAC Artist Strives for Success

By Julio Sanchez Efrain Esparza is a young artist whose hunger for success makes him strive to make his childhood dream into a psychedelic rockabilly reality. Born and raised in Boyle Heights, Esparza took all the resources and elements of his life during his childhood through early adulthood in order to develop sketches, ideas and drawings. He has been drawing for over 10 years and has participated and contributed to…

May 16, 2017
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Former student is vintage jewelry designer

By Alejandra Carrillo   Former East Los Angeles College student, Laura Stokes-Estrada, is a vintage jewelry designer and creator of Charcoal Designs. Stokes-Estrada attended ELAC about two semesters ago, and hopes to come back next semester. She took a few courses in business, which helped her strengthen her business. She has been designing jewelry and artwork for about eight years. Before Stokes-Estrada involved herself in the jewelry industry, she worked…

November 13, 2012
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