Los Fauna Adapt To The Times

The statewide shutdown means bands and artists have to rethink how they’re producing music. Boyle Heights 60’s psychedelic garage rock band Los Faunas describes the changes they’ve made to their process during quarantine: “It is stressful. But we like to take it one day at a time and if not all of us can make […]

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Boyle Heights ‘Artivist’ Helps Raise Funds For Migrants In Detention Centers

Boyle Heights artist Julio Salgado is no stranger to using his art to create social change. Now, he’s directing his efforts to support immigrants in detention centers. “My job is to think of initiatives where we bring artists from our communities, those who are undocumented or formerly undocumented. One of the main goals for the […]

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‘An Act Of Love’: Casa Fina Donates Meals To Boyle Heights Homeless Shelter

When the owners of Boyle Heights restaurant Casa Fina heard that the local homeless shelter was experiencing a decline in volunteers, they decided to take matters into their own hands. “For every meal someone purchased from the restaurant, they would prepare a meal for the Guadalupe Men’s Homeless Shelter,” reports Pablo de la Hoya of […]

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