Tag: Religion

Danza de Los Superhéroes: Zapotec Immigrant Tradition in Transnational Transfer

Leopoldo Peña Just west of downtown Los Angeles, in a derelict American Craftsman house, a group of Zapotec immigrants from […]

Writing Orange County

Elaine Lewinnek Naming a literary depiction of Orange County is no easy task. One or two sitcoms that describe the […]

California from a Different Angle

Mike Miller  A review of Fred B. Glass, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement. Oakland: […]

Lying in Plain Sight: La Jolla’s Assemblage of Religious Art

Rick Kennedy On 8 September 2016, the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals decided that the cross on Mount Soledad […]

Anthropologist as Court Jester: Civil Disobedience and The People’s Café

Nancy Scheper-Hughes “Just remember, Nancy, that you and I are just ‘passing’ as academics.” —George A. DeVos (“the Fox” in […]

A Boom Interview: Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr Editor’s note: Narrator of the desires that gave California rise and the experiences of countless Californians, Kevin Starr […]

Monumental Hydraulics: Diego Rivera’s Lerma Waterworks and the Water Temples of San Francisco

Rafael Tiffany Susan Moffat The water pouring readily out of our private faucets is a modern production that belies the […]

Greystone Chapel

by Jason Sexton Finding freedom inside Folsom Prison’s walls From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 Johnny Cash’s May 1968 album, At […]

Mapping the New Landscape of Religion

Block-by-block in a changing Los Angeles neighborhood.

Our Lady of La Vang

A Vietnamese Virgin Mary made in California, by Thien-Huong T.Ninh.