Lola Writes an Award-winning Book for Fil-Am Grandson

“As grandparents, we are the inconspicuous link for our children and grandchildren to the land of our birth. Thus, I have decided to build the bridge that will carry these ideas, propagating Tagalog as a Second Language by self-publishing Bilingual Tagalog Books, and starting with Alphabet Books and eventually moving to short stories from the…

IRS to Deploy Pot Audit Teams

The IRS is developing specialized pot audit teams to focus on industry compliance, an agency administrator revealed this month. Though it will likely lead to more audits, cannabis operators should welcome the shift, said an attorney involved in a prominent tax battle with the IRS. Daniel Lauer, the director of small business/self-employed field examination for…

Elisa Wouk Almino Translates Art into Words

“I see all of my work as interconnected — writing and translating, my interest in multiple cultures, and translating from other languages into English. I’m similarly interested in art, specifically Brazilian art, how that gets translated here in the U.S., and how that’s received.” –  KCET, October 7, 2020 Read More Photo Courtesy of Elisa…

Culver City Council Candidate: Khin Khin Gyi

“I want to make sure that Culver City comes out of the pandemic in a safe and healthy manner on the other side, so we can resume with our economic prosperity and the opportunities that we enjoyed before,” Gyi explained. Gyi also has sustainability credentials, earning a certificate from the UCLA Extension Center in 2018,…

Alumna Takes on Dark Pop Genre in Debut EP and Video

Zhou said she treats her musical and creative pursuits with an attitude of adaptability and determination, despite not having formal tools and training. Norris said Zhou converted a closet space into a recording studio, where she created songs in that cramped environment. During his experience creating the music video for “I Don’t Know You” with…

Afrofuturism: From the Past to the Living Present

Afrofuturism, more concretely, can be understood as a wide-ranging social, political and artistic movement that dares to imagine a world where African-descended peoples and their cultures play a central role in the creation of that world. Read More in UCLA Magazine Photo Courtesy of Jabari Jacobs, UCLA Magazine