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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 8.25.14 “PANTRY CAFE”

Pantry Cafe One of our old landmarks and they are known for their apple pie. Continuing from my Instagram series (http://instagram.com/amosart).   … [Read more...]

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POLITICAL SALSA Y MÁS with SAL BALDENEGRO 8.17.14 “MISSION SANTA ROSA”

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA. For the past 85 years, the Santa Rosa de Lima Mission in Tucson’s Old Pascua Yaqui Village has been a spiritual and community anchor of the village. The Yaquis—whose term for … [Read more...]

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TALES OF TORRES 8.03.14 “CHILDREN OF GAZA & THE U.S.MEXICO BORDER”

The bloodied, shrapnel-punctured body of a little boy dangling from a makeshift stretcher on a rubble-strewn dusty road in Gaza. The sad, terrified look of a little boy in ragged clothes peering out … [Read more...]

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BRAVO ROAD with DON FELIPE 8.10.14 “STEM,MASSH & p&t”

STEM,MASSH  & p&t : WITHER GOEST THOU? This piece is really a continuation of my work on the History and Philosophy of Education (Scribd 2009) in which I sought to lay out an easy guide to … [Read more...]

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ARNIE AND PORFI with SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ 8.10.14 “CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION”

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MIRÁNDOLO BIEN with EDUARDO DÍAZ 8.03.14 “THE NUEVO SOUTH”

THE NUEVO SOUTH: A CHANGING LANDSCAPE. Having arrived in Pelham, Alabama, several years ago and establishing a construction business, Joel Rivera walked into a small Mexican grocery store looking … [Read more...]

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ARNIE AND PORFI with SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ 7.20.14 “WORLD IS READY FOR SUICIDE?”

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POLITICAL SALSA Y MÁS with SAL BALDENEGRO 7.20.14 “TRUE PATRIOTS”

TRUE PATRIOTS PRACTICE THE CONSTITUTION! The perversion of what is a “patriot” by right-wingers and racists is breathtaking. Case in point: is it “patriotic” to aim loaded guns and rifles at … [Read more...]

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WHO YOU TALKIN’ TO FANNY? 6.22.14 “CHAS CROSLIN”

CHAS CROSLIN: MAKING ART WITH MUSIC, THEATER AND PUPPETS AT EL TEATRO CAMPESINO In the process of doing this interview with my dear friend Chas Croslin, it occurred to me that I am advocating … [Read more...]

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ZOMBIE MEX DIARIES 7.05.14 “LAZARO – DEBRIEFING”

LAZARO - DEBRIEFING. “They’re kidnapping immigrants along the border and warehousing them in the depths of the Amboy Crater. Who knows how many they have? Those people are facing certain … [Read more...]

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ZOMBIE MEX DIARIES JUNE 29, 2014 “A ZOMBIE MEX FOURTH OF JULY”

I never really appreciated the Fourth of July until I was 11 years old. That’s when my teacher, Mrs, Rosewell, invited me to her home in South Pasadena for a bar-b-que dinner, to meet her two kids, … [Read more...]

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WORD VISION with HARRYGAMBOA JR. 6.22.14 “SWERVE”

SWERVE By Harry Gamboa Jr.   Man: We’ve been stuck in traffic for the last three hours. Countless cars in front of our SUV preventing us from moving forward and so many behind us … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 6.22.14 “DISNEY HALL”

Disney Hall A view you don’t see often of this really neat building. Continuing from my Instagram series (http://instagram.com/amosart). … [Read more...]

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ZOMBIE MEX DIARIES 4.30.14 “PEARL – ON THE ROAD”

“Mija, nothing to it, but to do it,” La Señora Falcón said as she put the Honda Civic in gear and pushed her foot on the accelerator. The car pulled out of the safe house at Daggett, California … [Read more...]

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ZOMBIE MEX DIARIES 6.15.14 “LAZARO – MY MIRROR SELF”

Being confronted by the head of the Oñate clan of zombies in the men’s room of the Ludlow Café set my mind reeling. That’s right Lazaro, it’s me and I’ve entered your mind. Instinctively my … [Read more...]

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MIRÁNDOLO BIEN with EDUARDO DÍAZ 6.16.14 ‘WHOSE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT?”

I recently visited the Brooklyn Museum, eager to see Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties. The exhibition is organized into eight sections and features 103 works by 66 artists. It was … [Read more...]

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ZOMBIE MEX DIARIES 6.09.14 PEARL – MEANWHILE BACK AT AMBOY

  We had parked the beat up Honda civic at the parking lot of the Amboy Crater National Natural Landmark. The asphalt lot was empty. An adjacent structure housed several men/women porta … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 6.09.14 “ELEPHANTS”

Elephants I love this shot…the way the Elephant statutes are reaching to the sky. There’s even a feel of calm in the space. http://www.amosartstudio.com … [Read more...]

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ZOMBIE MEX DIARIES 6.01.14 “LAZARO – A LUDLOW SURPRISE.”

The car with Pearl and La Señora Falcón disappeared over a rise on Route 66 heading east toward Amboy. Gus Dominguez and Jimmy Yazzie sped behind them on their souped up Harleys. Filomeno and I were … [Read more...]

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ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK 6.01.14 “THE HOLLYWOOD HOTEL”

Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Blvd. It was clean up time when I took this image. It was after a big red carpet premiere that took place earlier in the evening. But what caught my attention was how … [Read more...]