Art Hotel: Local Art Community Comes Together For Final Hurrah Before Demolition

Art Hotel: Local Art Community Comes Together For Final Hurrah Before Demolition Story & Photos By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Built in the ’20s and once housing families and single unit apartments, The Jade apartment building now houses what is being called the Art Hotel (#ArtHotel916) at 1122 7th Street, located in the heart of… Continue reading Art Hotel: Local Art Community Comes Together For Final Hurrah Before Demolition

Rebel Hip-Hop on the Real, Son Da One’s “Misinterpreted Logic E.P.” Shows Promise from Hawaii to Cali

Rebel Hip-Hop on the Real, Son Da One’s “Misinterpreted Logic E.P.” Shows Promise from Hawaii to Cali Interview By Kim Possible Creative Manager & Staff Writer Story By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Kaleo Largusa, whose given name is defined as, “The Voice,” goes by his emcee moniker, Son Da One when emceeing on stage and… Continue reading Rebel Hip-Hop on the Real, Son Da One’s “Misinterpreted Logic E.P.” Shows Promise from Hawaii to Cali

Feel the Power of the Smooth Beast

Feel The Power of the Smooth Beast By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Most Recent Album: Smooth Beast Release Date: Winter 2016 Oakland, CA Smooth Beast, a traditional boom-bap style HipHop foursome with blues and Latin pizazz came together through “Return of the Cypher,” [R.O.T.C.] in ’14 at one of the few hip-hop venues/events left in… Continue reading Feel the Power of the Smooth Beast

Deep Rooted History of Freedom Farms in America and Sacramento

By Aaris A. Schroeder July 16, 2011 Arriving to the garden on 4th and 39th Ave. in Oak Park, one of ten other “Freedom Farms,” I see Program Manager Kory Grant Clift making three fresh new beds for summer time vegetables and pulling weeds from around a varietal of lettuces. Clift explains to me that… Continue reading Deep Rooted History of Freedom Farms in America and Sacramento

UBO-HAMMER NEWSLETTER: SEPT. 23-29

Ubo-Hammer Makin’ the News!    SACRAMENTO, CA – SEPT. 11, 2010 – SECOND SATURDAY IN SEPTEMBER showed how the public and the police treat local entertainment and how both react to it. Unfortunately, in the literal cross fires of it all, Victor Hugo Perez Zavala, 24, was shot along with three other victims.  The police… Continue reading UBO-HAMMER NEWSLETTER: SEPT. 23-29

Grind 4 The Green: Music Education on an Eco-Friendly Tip

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Grind for the Green, a non-profit organization that works with Bay Area youth careers in music provided its second annual four-part series, free of charge that includes a beat and emcee competition, July 12-Aug 30, ‘09 for the final competition at Yerba Buena Park in San Francisco, CA; all happening… Continue reading Grind 4 The Green: Music Education on an Eco-Friendly Tip