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Archive for October, 2009

Be on NPR! StoryCorps Historias is coming to Fresnoavatar

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If you are a National Public Radio junkie like me, you’ll be excited to know that StoryCorps Historias (‘Stories’ in Spanish), in partnership with Radio Bilingüe , will be in the Fresno area from March 25, 2010, to April 17, 2010, to record the experiences of local Latinos. For those of you not familiar with StoryCorps, it’s an [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 29th, 2009 at 10:06 am

On Vida’s Calendar: FREE Mexican food!avatar

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On Thursday evening, the Consulate of México in Fresno will be holding a free Mexican food tasting at Arte Américas. The event, which celebrates the 5th Annual Mexican Food Tasting and Cultural Week, will include dishes from seven local restaurants: El Bajío, Fajita Fiesta, Taco Grande, Toledo’s, Oaxaca, Los Amigos, and Las Adas Manzanillo. The [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 28th, 2009 at 8:36 am

VIDEO: A cure for the munchiesavatar

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How many times have you sat around with friends and brainstormed a brilliant/crazy get-rich scheme? Fresno residents Ryan Metzdorff and Veronica Hernandez actually turned their business idea into reality, and I give them huge props for that. On Sept. 19, Metzdorff and Hernandez launched Munchies on Wheels, and they now deliver food from fast food [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 28th, 2009 at 7:55 am

Compositions wanted for Visalia’s Holly Trolleyavatar

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Notice to rappers, opera singers, and even shower-singing enthusiasts. Artists of all genres are invited to submit a unique composition to the Visalia Transit Division about the Holly Trolley. Here’s your chance at $500! The winning individual or group also gets a consultation with a professional musical producer and professional production of the song. The contest is open to Tulare County residents. All [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

October 26th, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Movie Review: “Los Que Se Quedan” (“Those Who Remain”)avatar

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Last night, I had the privilege of attending the California premiere of the documentary, “Los Que Se Quedan” (“Those Who Remain.”) The film, by Carlos Hagerman and Juan Carlos Rulfo, follows nine families in six different states in México for 11 months, and tells the story of the people who are left behind after their [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 23rd, 2009 at 8:41 am

Tower District mural sparks controversyavatar

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When I moved to Fresno almost a year ago (gasp!), I was excited to see that segments of the city’s Tower District and downtown are decorated with colorful murals. To me, murals and graffiti are a reflection of the community, and a form of free public expression. So, I was interested when my friend told [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

October 21st, 2009 at 11:31 am

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