The 49th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968: The Ongoing Battle for Equality

“Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white – separate and unequal” – in response to the Riots of 1967 and 1968, Kerner Commission (1968) The streets were ablaze from the Molotov’s that were thrown into houses, buildings, and stores. Rioters rampaged the streets looting whatever they could find and destroyed everything from windows to cars. The sound of sniper rounds exploded … Continue reading The 49th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968: The Ongoing Battle for Equality

From Introspection to Pain: A Day with Pathos and the Examined Life

Somewhere in the middle of Upland on an idyllic spring day, Pathos sits in a dimly lit den: a makeshift studio that is littered with tools for melodies and syncopations from old keyboards, vintage amps, basses, effect pedals, to a drum kit sitting comfortably in the back corner of the room. The towering wooden shelves on the back wall are flushed with aged hardcover books … Continue reading From Introspection to Pain: A Day with Pathos and the Examined Life

Voices Veteranos: Mexican America and the Legacy of Vietnam

The dA Center for Arts in Pomona is hosting an art exhibit of the voices of the Mexican Veterans of the Vietnam War. The exhibit made by Tomas F. Summers Sandoval Jr. stars several art pieces and artifacts from the controversial war that transpired between the years of 1955 to 1975. With an estimated 380,000 Chicano men serving in the military, this limited time exhibit … Continue reading Voices Veteranos: Mexican America and the Legacy of Vietnam

The I.L.Y.’s – Gargoyle / Bobo

The I.L.Y’s new video for their song Gargoyle / Bobo is a two song video staring an enigmatic video with Zach Hill in shaving cream, getting tasered, put into headlocks, and eating sesame seeds off his face in this surrealist music video. The two member band consisting of Zach Hill and Andy Morin, will be releasing their second album Bodyguard later this year. Prepare to … Continue reading The I.L.Y.’s – Gargoyle / Bobo