Tag: History

Frank Zappa and Ruben And The Jets, 1972–1974

Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara A few months after Who Are the People? closed, I ran into keyboardist Bob Harris as I […]

We are our own Multitude: Los Angeles’ Black Panamanian Community

With “Postcards,” creative non-fiction stories grounded in place, we aspire to create a new cartography of California. For us, literature […]

American Fruit

Selective Narratives of Mobility, Place, and Race

Tracing L.A.’s Cruising Culture

Alex Espinoza In Queer Space: Architecture and Same Sex Desire, Aaron Betsky writes, “The queerest space of all is the […]

Los Angeles, The Automobile, and Mexican American Life

Eric Avila Genevieve Carpio Essential Los Angeles: Revisiting the Automobile (Eric Avila) Just when we thought we knew everything about […]

Our Ramona

Multicultural Dreams and Legacies of the Great California Outdoor Play

Dream Interrupted

Kevin Starr at The San Francisco Examiner, 1976-83

From Resourceful to Illegal

The racialized history of garage housing in Los Angeles

Protesting Displacement and the Right to the City

Anti-Gentrification Activism in Northeast Los Angeles