Tag: Culture

Is Boyle Heights “Worth Saving”?

The History of Gentrification in a Historic Immigrant Gateway

Gender|Sex|Sexuality & California

Boom California seeks proposals for a series of essays on the theme, “Gender, Sex, Sexuality & California: part of the […]

Lynell George Sings Los Angeles

Mike Sonksen In the last few years, dozens of articles and think-pieces composed by cultural critics and urban pundits have […]

Not Quite in California

Living in Louisiana, Longing for Little Saigon

Our Lady of La Vang

Vietnamese Virgin Mary, Made in California

Tattoo

Sydney Santana Jason S. Sexton Californians need to find ways to mark their identity. This stands true for newcomers and […]

Boom Spring Southern California Event: Vietnamese California

Please join us Wednesday, March 7th, 7-9 p.m. in Orange County’s Little Saigon for a discussion with best-selling authors Thi […]

A Traveler Comes to a Bridge

D. J. Waldie You are looking west from the white bluff of Boyle Heights, to opposite bluffs, backlit by an […]

Seeing Orange County

Tom Zoellner Elaine Lewinnek Editor’s Note: This Boom conversation brings together an English literature scholar and an urbanist American Studies […]