By Melina Paris, Arts and Culture Reporter There is no arguing that black filmmakers, not only — but especially — of late have created compelling, urgent and timely films all while keeping audiences engaged and entertained. Highlighting some of the best of these films, it is once agai
Right at the end of 2019, Darnella Davidson, band director of the San Pedro High School Golden Pirate Regiment learned that her regiment was invited to perform at the 2020 National
By Melina Paris, Arts and Culture Reporter It was a chance encounter. A young photographer, Barrie Wentzell, tells the story of being at the BBC Studios — it was October 1965 — to shoot some pictures during the taping of the weekly TV show Top of the Pops. He
By Melina Paris, Culture ReporterSometimes it takes someone outside the scope of a situation to recognize the obvious. A friend and I were recently discussing the merits of the Retro Row shopping district in Lon
The art of Ann Weber at LA Harbor College Fine Arts GalleryBy Melina Paris, Arts and Culture Reporter They’re organic, spherical and cylindrical, some life-sized—Ann Weber’s sculptures strike instantly familiar to the eye
Director, Charles Ferguson’s film, Watergate Or: How We Stopped an Out of Control President, is all just a little too familiar at this time in Americn consciousness.
By Melina Paris, Arts and Culture Writer This past September, artists Anita Bunn and Francesco X. Siqueiros curated the B.A.T. State III: Women Artists