The Arte Santa Ana Podcast Resurges on Soundcloud

It’s been a long time since I’ve dedicated any comments to arts related matters in Santa Ana. But with the Arts & Culture Master Plan being developed this week through a series of meetings seeking community input, there’s been plenty to talk about. In fact, there hasn’t been enoug time to talk about everything, so… Read More The Arte Santa Ana Podcast Resurges on Soundcloud

Arte Santa Ana No. 7: Commentary on the Santa Ana Arts & Culture Commission

Fellow Santa Ana born and bred artist Francisco “Frank” Saucedo and I discuss matters concerning the formation of the Santa Ana Arts & Culture Commission on the latest Arte Santa Ana Podcast. Listen through the following links and on iTunes. http://www.buzzsprout.com/10883.rss http://www.arte-santa-ana.org Omar Ávalos Gallegos Associate Music Instructor, Santa Ana College Principal Musician, UC Irvine… Read More Arte Santa Ana No. 7: Commentary on the Santa Ana Arts & Culture Commission

The Santa Ana Register Returns as a Weekly, Starting Tomorrow

For a preview of an article that I contributed to the Santa Ana Register that debuts tomorrow, click here. The Register informs: The Santa Ana Register is a new weekly newspaper covering the city of Santa Ana. It will be delivered Thursdays to Orange County Register subscribers. To subscribe, call customer service at 1-877-627-7009. In… Read More The Santa Ana Register Returns as a Weekly, Starting Tomorrow

In Retrospect: The Orange County Latino Film Festival, Part I

In October of 2004 Manuel “Manny” Saldívar, a protégé of movie producer Moctezuma Esparza, in association with Vanguard Cinema, brought a Latino film festival to downtown Santa Ana’s Metropolitan Fiesta Twin theater. The OCLFF set a standard that has yet to be topped by other attempts at film festivals in Santa Ana, but it went… Read More In Retrospect: The Orange County Latino Film Festival, Part I