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Sometimes homies Los Lobos sound like they are John Cougar Mellencamp’s or Tom Petty’s brothers from another mother. This is one of those times. These all-American stars sing all-American stories, like One Time, One Night in America. Respect.

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In this moody, black and white 2 minute study : Mariachi, video creator Kimo Easterwood hangs out at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, on Los Angeles’ Eastside.

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It’s 1965 and big hair and girl groups are all the rage.

In East LA, sisters Rosella, Ersi and Mary Arvizu, who had been singing and playing music together all their lives, thought they had the right stuff to be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They call themselves The Sisters. [Mas…]


It’s 1965 and big hair and girl groups are all the rage.

In East L.A., sisters Rosella, Ersi and Mary Arvizu, who had been singing and playing music together all their lives, thought they had the right stuff to be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They called themselves The Sisters. [Mas…]


When you roll with the East Side Locos, you have to learn proper tagging technique…or else.

Kid Frost: Don’t mess with ‘La Raza’ (music video)

by Lucida Grandé August 3, 2012 Cultura
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Frost (the artist formerly known as Kid Frost) was tired of dudes just gettin’ over on La Raza when he released this classic Chicano rap track in 1990.

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Complete ‘Hey Vato!’ NSFW existential angst of Chuy y Smiley (videos)

by Don Juan Gamera June 30, 2012 Cultura
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When we heard one of our favorite Hey Vato! episodes (The Tattoo) would be screening at the San Francisco Frozen Film Festival we knew it was time for a special Sabado Ponchonte Saturday Night Video Festival featuring EVERY episode of our favorite web series, in order, so here they are. Hey Vatos! Orale!

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Los Lobos ‘One Time, One Night (in America)’

by Comic Saenz January 6, 2012 Cultura
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Our first TGIF music video proudly features “just another band from East LA.” Sometimes homies Los Lobos sound like they are John Cougar Mellencamp’s or Tom Petty’s brothers from another mother. This is one of those times. These all-American stars sing all-American stories. Respect.

[Mas…]