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LA Art Show Returns for 25th Anniversary

The LA Art Show kicked off with a calm start on February 6th Thursday morning, allowing attendees a more personal experience with the art pieces.

Clarissa Martinez, Reporter

February 28, 2020

The Los Angeles Art Show celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Convention Center on Wednesday February 5th through Sunday February 9th. The convention included a variety of modern and contemporary art works. Over 120 galleries were on display from 23 different countries. Art works ranged from sculptures,...

River’s Voice

River’s Voice is a journal of art and literature published at Rio Hondo College as a joint effort of the Communications and Languages Division, Arts and Cultural Programs Division, ASO, and ASRHC.

Jesus Manriquez, Editor-In-Chief

November 26, 2019

The 21st annual publication of River's Voice, Rio Hondo College's literary and visual art journal, is accepting submissions. The deadline is on Valentine's Day (February 14, 2020)! The journal welcomes submissions in poetry, drama, memoir, short fiction, and art. Student literary works are eligible ...

‘Artivist’ Julio Salgado Turns Negatives into Positives Through Art

Julio Salgado answers questions from students after his lecture,

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 19, 2019

Visual artist Julio Salgado brought laughter and knowledge to campus with his lecture, “I’m a Queer Artist of Color and I’m Still Alive.” The event took place at the Campus Inn October 10 as a part of Rio Hondo’s National Coming Out Day event. Salgado, who is also undocumented, travels to...

Wonder World Space, the LA Pop-Up

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Hollywood Blvd in Los Angeles has a new art pop up called Wonder World Space. The art installations are an Alice in Wonderland inspired theme and designed by artist Joshua Wong. Above all, there are many Instagram photo opportunity moments to be had. Visitors can expect to see: an oversized...

Now is All That Matters: Maura Bendett

Photo by Michael Perez

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

November 28, 2018

The concept of time is a tricky one. On the one concrete and practical hand we have dedicated our lives to the concept of timeliness and finding ways of marking the passing of time

Los Angeles Comic Con Recap

Los Angeles Comic Con hosted at the LA Convention Center has re branded its name. From Comikaze Expo and then Stan Lee's Comikaze and now calling themselves LA Comic Con.

Luis Gutierrez, Podcast Director

October 29, 2018

Los Angeles Comic Con is an annual event held every year in the Los Angeles convention center that brings people of all walks of life together. The event itself isn’t just catered to comic fans, but to anyone who has an interest in what is considered “nerdy” or “geeky” stuff. It isn’t just for that...

Sixth Annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest

Local artists began dropping off their pieces this weekend, prior to set up.

Olivia Venegas, Opinion and Lifestyles Editor

April 28, 2018

The sixth annual Santa Fe Springs ArtFest will open to the public Friday, May 4 at the Clarke Estate from 3pm to 11pm. The free event highlights and hosts local and international artists. There will be all kinds of art ranging from film to live trompe l’oeil exhibitions. Artists from painters to...

2018 Academy Awards Wrap-Up

From comedic skits to an Oscar for best screenplay. Jordan Peele has come a long way since his days on Mad TV.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018

The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday, March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “The Shape of Water” was the stand-out film, but empowering speeches and musical performances capped the exciting night. This year’s Academy Awards was a bit different from those in the past. There were ...

SZA’s Debut Album ‘CTRL’ Goes Gold

SZA's Debut Album 'CTRL' Goes Gold

Anthony Moreno, Reporter

October 12, 2017

SZA just hit a huge milestone in her career for her debut album. CTRL  released back in June to rave reviews was just certified gold by the RIAA. SZA posted multiple photos on her Instagram celebrating this achievement. The 'Love Galore' singer also received a platinum plaque for her second single featuring...

American Vandal: A True-Crime Satire

Photo used from Netflix

Anthony Moreno

October 12, 2017

Netflix released a new series on its streaming platform: American Vandal. The series is a satire comedy that takes cues from many true-crime drama television shows. One of the most notable shows that American Vandal imitates is another hit Netflix series that took the country by storm: Making a Murderer....

IT becomes biggest September opening of all time

IT becomes biggest September opening of all time

Anthony Moreno, Staff writer

September 17, 2017

This summer was the most unsuccessful for movies in a long time. The movie box office has not seen a summer this bad since 2006, when movies including Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, X-Men: The Last Stand, and Cars debuted. Hollywood is in a clear drought with viewers, but their silver lini...

Salomon Huerta: The art of controversy

Watercolor painting of Manny Pacquiao, titled

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Artist Salomon Huerta held an exhibit at the Rio Hondo art gallery to help encourage Rio Hondo students in art and painting. Huerta held a minor exhibit and gave a speech with follow up questions to reach out to small audiences in the Rio Hondo Campus so the students can recognize where Solomon Hu...

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