Posts Tagged Arts
Feliz Naividad, Dreaming for 2011 & Chief Doodler Michael Lopez
Yes, it's Christmas Eve 2010. Yes, I am a nerd, addicted to Google but check this out; I noticed the home page icon changed yesterday. I wanted some details and I discovered something pretty darn cool... Google doodlers are a small team of artistsmore
New Flash Animation at the BFCafe… Just a little braggin!
Today I uploaded 2 videos created by my friend and BFC partner Pablo Papas (aka Paul Martinez). They are sequels to the popular SCARY MOVIE/DIABLO video we have up. Pablo and I have been friends for over 10 years. While reflecting on how we startemore
I Curated a Film Fest and Survived!
by Angel Aviles-McClinton As most of you know, I was the Program Director for the 2009 Other Venice Film Festival. When Ruby De La Casas asked me to take over this position, I gladly acquiesced. After all, festival programmer is a film lovers dreammore
Smooth Latin World Music with an exotic twist!
Exceptional guitarist, Russ Hewitt’s new release Bajo el Sol (Under the Sun) is a mix of colorful, vibrant and exotic Latin/flamenco-style smooth jazz. Russ began his career as a hard rocker in the hot Dallas music scene but after traveling and amore
Creating Art Where it's Needed
To say that we noticed Kiki on the Internet would be a big understatement, it was more like Kiki knocked us off our feet with his enthusiasm, energy and expressive paintings. The Internet is a vast space of activity, but somehow Kiki seems to risemore
Doc Film: Chicano Rock! The Sounds of East Los Angeles:
(Nancy and Jon Wilkman, Angel Aviles McClinton and Seidy Lopez, at the Don't Knock The Rock Film Festival.) Life is AWESOME isn't it? On Thursday I had the chance to enjoy some of my favorite things. I got together with some old friends, met somemore
Underground-Urban-A Love Story
"Jeff Rivera’s FOREVER MY LADY captures those fleeting but powerful moments in the life of young love, with the seed for love to grow into family, into community, into a better world.” Luis J. Rodriguez, author of "Always Running" ___________more
We're Filmmakers, Period
I first met Ed and Jose Quiroz ten years ago when I worked on their film "Blood and Tears. I had just decided to go back to school. I remember my husband thinking I was nuts; flying out to San Francisco alone, to meet some guys that said they weremore
Latino American Movies: Who's making them and who's not?
(photo Fancisco Ordonez, Angel, Franc. Reyes) [display_podcast] It was at NALIP that we met Franc. Reyes or should I say we smacked into the culture of Franc. Reyes. If you know Franc...you understand what I mean. If you don’t know him...thenmore
A Filmmaker Taking on the Future
Michael Centeno is a young filmmaker I met at the Pasedena Cinco de Mayo Festival last year. When I asked to view his work for an article on this site, he presented me with a press kit worthy enough to represent a million dollar film. I realize aftmore