I telling you man I am a lucky one. On Wednesday August 26, 2015. I had the good fortune to attend a very emotive and inspirational installment of Rick Najera’s Latino Thought Makers series hosted at Oxnard College. The Latino Thought Makers Series is an important initiative designed to engage, educate and entertain students of Oxnard College, the city of Oxnard and greater Ventura County communities. The successful series has showcased the careers of the most prominent Latinos in Hollywood including actors Edward James Olmos, Esai Morales, the family of Cesar Chavez, the creator and cast of Hulu’s East Los High and more. Award-winning writer-director Rick Najera is Artistic Development Director for the third consecutive season of the Oxnard College Institute for Latino Performing Arts. Rick Najera is a writer-director-producer-speaker and author working in all forms of entertainment. Currently, Najera is a staff writer on Hulu’s hugely popular show, East Los High and director of the CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase for the 11th consecutive year which has developed more breakout television and film stars in the industry than any other network today under his tutelage. Najera also speaks nationwide on a variety of topical issues including themes from his […]
Frijoles Asesinos A’la Me inspired by Julio… Okay so here’s the skinny the main ingredient in Frijoles Asesinos is… 1. LOTS of LOVE 2. A pinch of this and that this and that 3. Other indigents are CLASSIFIED 4. Okay fine you twisted my arm 5. The SECRET ingredient is… 6. CHEMICAL X
I decided to extend last weeks post about the Gourmet Food Trucks and the Art Booths mostly because I have a lot of good pictures but also because this event, is just around the corner, first Thursday of the month its coming real soon, don’t miss out on the Summer time fun. Enjoy!
A picture is worth a thousand words, on that note here’s a wordy blog post. I had an Art Booth at this months Downtown Oxnard’s First Thursday Gourmet Food Trucks. It was really fun. The weather was nice, the entertainment was fun, the ART was beautiful and the food was SO GOOD, ENJOY!
It’s really Thursday!!! Here is my second Throw back Thursday blog post. Introducing the City of Oxnard’s First Thursday of the month Gourmet Food truck event. My friend and I attended this event in May for the first time and it was actually quite nice and delicious, relaxing, and enjoyable. There are two art dedicated building very near where the event is held and both were hosting a coinciding art events to complement the Food trucks and live music. Here are some pictures. Please enjoy! On that note, as a recipient of the Oxnard Cultural Art grant, I will have an art booth at this months Gourmet Food Truck event in downtown Oxnard this evening… So come on down have some yummy food while feeding your eyes on local talent, art, artist, and entertainment.
In the Summer of 2013 I was invited to be a part of an exhibition called “El Norte” at the Anthropology Museum in Xalapa, Mexico. I was honored and, of coarse, more then happy to contribute. What follows is, my contribution for the exhibition. I offer it to you here in the raw, if you will, as well as, the image that wasn’t chosen for presentation. Please enjoy. (My contribution was part of the live exhibition only. It is not a part of the online version.) Resources! Resources are nothing to sneeze at. I’m not sure what your piece is looking for since I was not clear on its intended context or audience pero … Alice Voy-. My personal experience as an American woman of Mexican parents is extraordinary because during my infancy I was “mothered” by my Father (a very unique and uncommon phenomena). Our very common circumstances made this possible. My mother was undocumented at the time of my birth. A fact that also resulted in my Cerebral Palsy. After giving birth to me, my mother and two sisters were picked up by INS the next day, and taken back to Mexico for the duration of my primary infancy. Leaving my […]