As the summer winds down, the last of the blockbuster Titans battle for final glory. While some bemoan the clog of tent-pole superhero and monster films that dominate at this time of the year, I saw something positive happening in the film industry. Concentration on storytelling in genre films …Read More »
This is the first time in history that the Supreme Court has decided whether religious liberties can be used to trump anti-discrimination laws. Corporations, like Hobby Lobby, are invoking their personal religious beliefs under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to exempt themselves from the Obamacare mandate that requires companies offer …Read More »
I thought I’d never breach the continental divide between my 16 year old nephew’s taste in rap (aka 2 Chainz) and my own (mostly Golden Age and some newer stuff), until I posted a photo of Slick Rick performing at the Middle East on Thursday. My nephew asked who Slick …Read More »
In recent years, there’s been an exceptional amount of self-esteem championing around women. As Cate Blanchette proudly stated in her Oscar acceptance speech, “The World Is Round.” Women of all shapes, sizes, sexual orientations and ethnic backgrounds are tired of being fed a mixed bag of white, male-appropriated fantasies of …Read More »
House of Vans at the Mohawk/SXSW Presents Tyler the Creator, X, Cities Aviv, Cerebral Ballzy & More!
House of Vans at the Mohawk Presents Tyler the Creator, X, Cities Aviv, Cerebral Ballzy and More at the Vans SXSW Music Showcase Music Festival Partners Also Announce Eclectic Range of Performances Live from the House of Vans Cypress, CA (February 20, 2014) – The Vans SXSW Music Showcase …Read More »
Saustex Records Announces Collosal SXSW Showcase and Party Schedule San Antonio based roots-punk label Saustex and Los Angeles based Latin alternative label and management company Cosmica Artists are happy to be co-presenting an Official SXSW Showcase on Thursday March 13th at The Javelina. It’s a great and diverse bill with some old and new names. …Read More »