Day: November 19, 2014

Internment camps can’t stifle art: World War II camps inspire a documentary on Japanese art today

Nov. 13, 2014 Michael Isberto | Staff Writer The Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties in Riverside held it’s monthly film screening Nov. 6 for the city’s art walk, but this particular screening was a little different than ones in the past. They screened “Hidden Legacy,” a documentary about the renaissance of traditional Japanese

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Crème de la Crème showcases Alumni of Distinction

Nov. 13, 2014 Tyler Reese Brilliant and artistic does very little to describe the masterpieces the alumni art students of Riverside City College have on display. “Crème de la Crème: Alumni of Distinction” is the first art show of its kind on RCC’s campus. “We’ve been thinking about doing an alumni show for quite awhile,”

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High school bands are ranked and filed

Nov. 13, 2014 Josiah Patterson | Special to Viewpoints Proud family members, friends and entertainment-seekers gathered to hear band students from all over Southern California perform in the 10th Annual King Band Review. Walking down Krameria Avenue in Riverside on the morning of Oct. 18, people could see and hear band after band practicing in

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Marble Flesh artists work with The Walking Sugar Skulls

Nov. 13, 2014 John Villanueva | Staff Writer Beautifully painted men and women competed for best Catrina designs in Riverside to celebrate Dia de los Muertos. People flooded Ninth and Market Streets with decorative sugar skull face paintings to commemorate the dead on Nov 2. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead celebration,

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Local community figures come together to bring a healthy and safe alternative to children

Nov. 13, 2014 Michael Isberto | Staff Writer As a child who grew up in Riverside, Raymond Aguirre experienced first hand how community leaders can make a difference in a child’s life. Now Aguirre is paying it forward as the Bryant Park and Arlanza Community Center supervisor and is doing the same for the next

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‘T-Rex’ remains in Riverside Fire Department memory

Nov. 13, 2014 Joshua Wilson | Staff Writer What was supposed to be a normal day for the Riverside Fire Department became a day that changed the organization forever on Nov. 5, 2005. That day, the Riverside Fire Department received one of its most crushing blows as they lost a dear brother. Fire Engine 3

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