1. Vans Warped Tour Presents: East L.A.s Underground Alliance

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    A few months back Underground Alliance singer Tony Voltage asked if Vans could help get them get a slot on this year's Vans Warped Tour, I asked and Vans hooked it up! Here's a fun little video piece I directed documenting Underground Alliance receiving the amazing news, straight from Vans Warped Tour creator, Kevin Lyman!! Congrats guys and huge thanks to Vans for making it happen!!! - Come see UA play VWT at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA June 20th, doors st 11AM!

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    • Continuing the Conversation-Putting More Fruits and Vegetables on the Table in East LA -- And Why it Matters

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      Continuing the Conversation Webinar, May 15, 2014 Speaker: William McCarthy Professor Department of Health Policy & Management UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Co-Director, UCLA/USC Center for Population Health & Health Disparities The U.S. Department of Agriculture distilled the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans into seven consumer-friendly messages highlighted on the website: www.choosemyplate.gov. A distinctive feature of these new messages is the recommendation for Americans to fill half their plate with fruits and vegetables. In this webinar, Dr. William McCarthy will discuss why increasing fruit and vegetable consumption is likely more beneficial to health than other traditional methods, such as calorie-counting and reading food labels. Dr. McCarthy will also describe how trained community health workers are coaching low-income residents of East Los Angeles to make changes in their homes so that choosing healthier foods and increasing physical activity are both easier and more sustainable.

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      • LOST SOULS WITH SWITCHBLADES (EXCERPT)

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        Excerpt from the short film "H E C T O R - Lost Souls with Switchblades" A hot and reckless ​transgender "Boi​"​ drowning his sorrows over the woman he loves finds himself in a bar brawl that has spilled out to the streets of East L.A.

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        • East LA Women's Center (Spanish PSA) with Constance Marie

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          Constance Marie's PSA for ELAWC produced by Juan Escobedo and the Del Mar Films Team.

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          • East LA Women's Center with Constance Marie

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            East LA Women's Center with Constance Marie and produced by the Del Mar Films Team

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            • ART: East of the LA River

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              • HUMELA: East LA street singer, Jose Gonzales

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                Watch this amazing East LA street singer, Jose Gonzales! This was one of the many priceless moments during our HUMELA (Humans of East LA) photo/ story workshop a couple weeks back. My students decided to photograph and interview him singing to the crowd at Tacos Baja Ensenada on Whittier Boulevard. …. This is only one of many exquisitely filmed videos made that day by the incredibly talented HUMELA mentor, Michael Dooley. Merci, Michael! … my student's interview with him: "Jose Gonzales worked as a panadero (baker) for 35 years. He retired from that job due to health issues, and now makes a living singing on the streets and at restaurants in East LA. Mr. Gonzales told us that his happiest moments are always when he's singing. Some days he doesn't make much money but his profession brings him joy. He has written two songs, one called " El Mercadito" which he performed for us. He is a great example of perseverance. Many would have given up in his situation because the pay of being a street singer is often low but he just continues to use his gift to make a living and to find joy in every day." www.HUMELA.com

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                • EL CUCUY

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                  My 3rd cinematography project at AFI, EL CUCUY. AFI nominee for the 2014/2015 Kodak Cinematography Scholarship. Directed by Arkasha Stevenson Produced by Dan Leonard Cinematography by Marianne Williams Written by Arkasha and Aaron Ashford Production Design by Andrea Duval Editing by Stephanie Perez shot February, 2014 in East Los Angeles. http://www.marianne-williams.com/

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                  • Extera - What if You Could Make A Difference?

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                    http://exteraschools.org

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                    • 2014.02.13 Changüí Majadero @Mbar CUBAMOR full-set long-Sequence 1280x720

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                      ©®Paulo von Borries for URB.com ♥♥ LOS HERMANOS ARANGO ♥♥ ( HAVANA, CUBA ) The Legendary Hermanos Arango directed by the world renowned Bass Player Feliciano Arango (currently on tour in the United States), combine a unique and vibrant mix of Afro-Cuban folkloric rhythms and elements of Latin Jazz. Los Hermanos extend the elements and boundaries of Cuban Music by replacing the rhythm section with the pulse and swing of 3 traditional batás. LHA draw immensely from the vast spectrum of Afro-Cuban folklore, meshing stunning Jazz harmony, Yoruba infused melodies, grooving TIMBA bass, and Afro-Cuban drumming! ---- ON FELICIANO ARANGO ---- Credited as the pioneer of Timba Bass, and a founder of the International group "NG La Banda," Feliciano stands alone as one of the most influential and innovative bassist in Timba history. Mr. Arango is a graduate of Havana conservatories in musical styles ranging from Classical, Jazz, Funk and several forms of Cuban pop music, past and present. One of THEE TOP bassists in the world! ** Recently honored by timba.com readers as the greatest timba bassist of all time !! ** ♥♥ CHANGÜÍ MAJADERO ♥♥ ( LOS ANGELES ) Led by "Tres Cubano" player Gabriel Garcia, Changüí Majadero brings you authentic Changüí music deep from the island of Cuba. With pure rhythm, dance and celebration, Changüí Majadero delivers stunning vocals, bongo de monte, marimbula-bass thump, driving guayo and maracas, and blazing tres-cubano solos. Guaranteed to make you move! Featuring: Alfred Ortiz on Vocals/Maracas Rigoberto Lopez on Bass Norrell Thompson on Vocals/Guayo George Ortiz on Bongo De Monte Gabriel Garcia on Tres/vocals *A MUST-EXPERIENCE MUSICAL SENSATION!* Brings you authentic Changui music deep from the island of Cuba. With pure rhythm, dance, and celebration, Changui Majadero delivers stunning vocals, bongo de monte, marimbula-bass thump, driving guayo and maracas, and blazing Tres-Cubano solos. Guaranteed to make you move.

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