Oliver Wang | Link TV
Oliver Wang is a professor of sociology at California State University, Long Beach. He’s contributed to KCET since 2012 and also writes about arts and music for NPR, KPCC, the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Review of Books. He is the creator and writer for the audioblog, Soul-Sides.com and the creator, producer and co-host of the album podcast, Heat Rocks. Photo credit: Eilon Paz
Post date: 2015-10-11T18:00:00-07:00
Chinatown's Velveteria is one of the only velvet painting museums in the world. With it's establishment, co-founders Caren Anderson and Carl Baldwin are on a mission to revive "the greatest art in the history of man."
Post date: 2015-06-28T18:00:00-07:00
San Sweet's book series "All Night Menu" tells the stories of people, places, and histories that lay beneath Los Angeles street numbers and names.
Post date: 2015-04-06T18:58:31-07:00
"To Pimp A Butterfly" dips into that lane at times but it's not remotely beholden to it.
Post date: 2015-03-25T09:00:00-07:00
Kendrik Lamar's new album, "To Pimp A Butterfly," has distinct L.A.-centric musical roots.
Post date: 2014-06-16T18:00:00-07:00
Grace Lee's new documentary traces the ideological evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, a Chinese American activist who was once a leading intellectual of black nationalism.
Post date: 2014-03-13T18:00:00-07:00
For location scout Greg Campeau, few other cities like Los Angeles offer built and natural landscapes that manage to be both deeply iconic and conveniently generic.