We’ve barely entered the second week of this new year, and already it’s been a week like no other in American history since the Civil War.
Everyone knows 2020 was messy. COVID-19 took its toll on everyone and everything as it marched along its disruptive path. But as tragedies and pain followed in its wake, it also left behind valuable lessons for the people looking to rebuild their lives according to the developing new rulebook.
Even under normal circumstances, resuscitating creative projects long left unattended is a challenge. When local rockers Old Californio re-entered the studio this year to finish their long-shelved album “Songs from the Sea of Cortez,” it helped that most of the instrumental tracks were recor…
Courtney Henggeler was like many teenage girls, covering her walls with posters of heartthrobs like Ralph Macchio and, later, New Kids on the Block.
To older generations, the time kids spend browsing social media—using Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube and now TikTok—might look like brain-numbing hours of mindless entertainment.
A hot topic in the movie industry in recent years has been the growing shift from traditional theatrical releases to at-home distribution via internet streaming services—especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the effect it has had on theaters.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had us all wishing for merrier times. Musicians are no different. A swarm of performers, ranging from Macklemore duet partner Mary Lambert to Canadian pop stars Glass Tiger, have released holiday albums. Here’s a roundup of some of the best Christmas albums new to 2020.
A new temporary installation artwork on the exterior wall of Self Help Graphics and Art memorializes each of the 189 lives taken by COVID-19 in Boyle Heights and unincorporated East LA and begins a handcrafted national memorial to the virus’ devastating impacts.