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: 2013-07-24T18:00:00-07:00
"Style Wars," a 1983 documentary on the culture of New York graffiti crews of the late '70s and early '80s, had a large influence on L.A. graffiti writers.
Post date: 2013-07-08T12:00:00-07:00
The brainchild/labor of love of community organizer Marco Amador, Radio Sombra empowers community members to produce their own radio content.
Post date: 2013-06-30T18:00:00-07:00
Many back-up singers in the music industry came through the South L.A. church community. The new documentary, "20 Feet From Stardom," profiles of some of the most prolific voices ever recorded.
Post date: 2013-06-16T18:00:00-07:00
Glendale's Moonlight Rollerway has been a cultural and community landmark for over 60 years.
Post date: 2013-05-30T18:00:00-07:00
Custom Fidelity was one of the premier "private press" companies in Los Angeles where anyone could produce a record.
Post date: 2013-05-15T18:00:00-07:00
Traditional visual effects specialists have shifted their creative focus from movies into other realms as pre-digital make-up and costuming decline.