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Fifty-four years go – 1965 – big hair and girl groups were what all the cool kids dug in East Los Angeles.

Sisters Rosella, Ersi, and Mary Arvizu believed they could be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They called themselves The Sisters.

Mark Guerrero, son of Chicano music legend Lalo Guerrero, tells the story: [Mas…]

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Enjoy this musical Happy Jewish New Year greeting from our friends at Temple B’Nai Pocho.

The Jewish High Holiday of Rosh HaShanah, which marks 5780 years since the Creation of the World, starts Sunday at sundown.

Happy New Year y Shanah Tovah tambien. [Mas…]

53 Years Ago in East Los: ‘Happy New Year Baby’ from The Sisters

by Soy Capitan December 29, 2018 Cultura
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Fifty-three years go – 1965 – big hair and girl groups were what all the cool kids dug in East Los Angeles. Sisters Rosella, Ersi, and Mary Arvizu believed they could be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They called themselves The Sisters. Mark Guerrero, son of Chicano music legend Lalo Guerrero, […]

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Blow that funky shofar, bot boy (Happy Rosh HaShanah 2018 video)

by HIP HOP JUDIO September 7, 2018 Cultura
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A musical shoutout (and Hebrew/Spanish pun) to all our friends at Temple Beth Pocho who, at sundown Sunday, are celebrating Rosh HaShanah, which marks 5779 years since the creation of the world. Happy New Year y Le Shanah Tovah tambien. What is that date on the Mayan Calendar? (Tekiah? One of the traditional four ritual […]

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51 Years Ago in East Los: ‘Happy New Year Baby’ from The Sisters

by Soy Capitan December 29, 2016 Cultura
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Fifty-one years go – 1965 – big hair and girl groups were what all the cool kids dug in East Los Angeles. Sisters Rosella, Ersi, and Mary Arvizu believed they could be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They called themselves The Sisters. Mark Guerrero, son of Chicano music legend Lalo Guerrero, […]

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The Rebel Alliance bids a final farewell to 2016 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 28, 2016 Cartoons
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These are our Pocho Ocho Top New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

by Especial Correspondents December 30, 2015 Cultura
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We asked the POCHO posse – Los Pochodores – to share their New Year’s Resolutions for 2015. After the responses came in, we picked the best answers, and then carefully removed all the information that could personally identify the authors because El Cucuy. And so we present Los Pochodores’ Pocho Ocho Top New Year Revolutions: […]

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Elmo’s Mexican Primo Pepe Wishes You A Happy New Year (video)

by NOOKIE MONSTER December 30, 2015 Cultura
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Hitting a piñata until the goodies fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it, explains Elmo’s Mexican cousin Pepe. Los Muppets de Sesame Street wish you a Happy New Year!

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Out With the Old, In With the Trump? (toon)

by DAM MCCLINTOCK December 29, 2015 Cartoons
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[Dan McClintock is an artist, animator and illustrator.]

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¡Wachale! POCHO Public Service New Year 2016 Punctuation Alert

by Chale Knickerbocker December 27, 2015 Cartoons
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The tilde — don’t leave home without it! Please share!

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La Cucaracha: Anything you need, Baby New Year 2015? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 2, 2015 Cartoons
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Happy New Year from Elmo’s Mexican cousin Pepe (video)

by PENN YADA December 31, 2014 Cultura
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Hitting a piñata until the goodies fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it. Los Sesame Street Muppets wish you a Happy New Year!

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Watch: The Sisters wish you a ‘Happy New Year, Baby’ (Firme Oldie)

by Soy Capitan December 30, 2014 Cultura
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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.

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Darth Vader’s Chinese New Year: May the horse be with you (video)

by OBI JUAN February 3, 2014 Cultura
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“Are you the chinos I was looking for?” asks Darth Vader. “May the horse be with you!”

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