Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Arts & Culture

A new face on Echo Park Avenue

Man One Mural on Echo Park Avenue

ECHO PARK — Street artist Alexi Poli, aka Man One, recently left his colorful mark on Echo Park, painting a large mural on the side of a doughnut shop on Echo Park Avenue at Fairbanks Place. The mural is part of Poli’s Faces series, with this portrait ... Read More »

The making of a scary East L.A. story


EAST LOS ANGELES -- Shhhhh. Come closer. If you ask me, it’s not Halloween without a good scary story. First time author, Mario J. Becerra couldn’t agree more. His recently published book, Haunted East Los Angeles, tells of devil worship, spirit children, Ouija boards, poltergeists, and graveyard apparitions. Apparently, many others agree, too, because the Chicano Resource Center at the East Los Angeles Library was packed at his Thursday evening book talk. Read More »