On Sunday, July 8th, The Latino Center of Art and Culture hosted the 5th annual ¡Fiesta De Frida! The event celebrated the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and consisted of Cumbia, food, local vendors, art, and a Frida Kahlo look-alike contest.
In this video, I show you clips of live performances taking place at a weekly open-mic at Luna’s Cafe and clips of Concerts in The Park, a free, reoccurring summer concert at Caesar Chavez Plaza. Two interviews play in the background by two anonymous people.
In this video, I show you my community within the Met Sacramento High School. The Met is a high school focuses on learning in classrooms and in the real world, through internships. We are nothing like the average high school.
In this video, I highlight the arts community in Sacramento, showing the venues and hubs that artists go to express themselves and perform. Some of the highlights are Music Circus, Crest Theatre , and even venues such as Luna’s Cafe or Shine Sacramento. This video shines a light on art, music and performances in Sacramento.
An art gallery that highlights women of color is now being showcased at Sacramento’s Sol Collective. Nisha Sethi, the creator of the gallery, hoped to inspire other people with her work to share their voices and participate in protests.
On May 6th, Yisrael Family Urban Farm and volunteers gathered at a local Oak Park residence to build a garden and promote healthy communities.
VIDEO: District 5 City Council Candidate, Tamika L’Ecluse, Meets Neighbors For Coffee and Conversation
On April 22nd, City Council Candidate Tamika L’Ecluse met up with residents at Broadway Coffee Co. to answer questions over coffee and discuss her plans regarding District 5.
Royal Society for Public Health in the UK released a report listing the top five social networking platforms that were damaging to youth’s mental health. Instagram was listed as number one, followed by Snapchat for impacting youth through anxiety and depression, as well as generating uncertainty about self-identity and body image. AccessSacramento talked to five teens who use Instagram regularly about their experiences with the app.