City Times

Songs of the Colorado

Ashley Perez

May 15, 2013

An audience of 50 students filled the Saville Theatre on April 18 for a screening of "Songs of the Colorado." Filmmaker Daniel Golding and Jon Meza Cuero tell the story of the traditional songs of the Yuman-speaking people and how those songs connect them, through story, to the language and history of the culture. "Songs of the Colorado" features interviews and performances from P...

Oscar winning film chronicles homeless San Diegan’s life

Ashley Perez

April 5, 2013

Inocente Izucar was born into a homeless family, her family moving from shelter to shelter, occasionally having to sleep on the streets. The memories of her father were not so pleasant. One day things got out of control when she forgot to follow his instructions, causing her father to lash out. The mother was afraid that he might kill Inocente and called the police. The police...

Revenge of the mooncake vixen

Ashley Perez

April 3, 2013

Award-winning poet Marilyn Chin was born in Hong Kong and raised in Portland, Ore. Her work expresses her experiences as an Asian-American and as a politically attuned woman. She has read and taught workshops all over the world. Recently, Chin presented a workshop held by the World Cultures program on March 19. Chin's witty humor and vibrant energy showed while performing several p...

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