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Vote Head-to-Head: Oaxacan Indigenous Tones in L.A. vs. Shari Elf Artwork

Sounds in Oaxacalifornia: Gala Porras-Kim Investigates Indigenous Tones

Gala Porras-Kim's exhibition "Prospecting Notes About Sounds," currently on view at 18th Street Arts Center, researches Zapotec culture, its tonal language, and the variations of dialects contained within Oaxaca.

Shari Elf: Maximum Creativity at Minimum Wage

Shari Elf,an artist, singer-songwriter, raw foods chef, community builder, self-healer and 'enforcer of goodness', makes art from trash and found objects.

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My vote would be for any story receiving 1000 votes or more, to be turned into a segment for this incredible new series. "Sounds in Oaxacalifornia" is a great story - and it was very difficult to 'oppose' it, especially since the two stories are so completely different. Each one beautifully illustrate the breadth of culture available to us in Southern California. That said, Happy Birthday Shari Elf!!!

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