Liz Ohanesian | KCET
Liz Ohanesian writes about art, pop culture, music and, sometimes, a combination of the three. Her work has appeared in L.A. Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, Hi-Fructose and a number of other publications. She lives in Los Angeles.
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Universal basic income remains a cutting edge idea concept and certainly has its share of detractors, but the idea has also perked up the ears of some highly influential people.
Post date: 2017-11-08T00:00:00-08:00
After spending years behind bars, Susan Burton entered a treatment center in Santa Monica, this motivated her to fight for social justice and help other women transition from prison back to their communities.
Post date: 2017-11-01T00:00:00-07:00
Dr. Maja Mataric is a robotics powerhouse whose robots will be useful to the healthcare field and have the potential to provide social interaction for patients with different needs.
Post date: 2017-09-12T08:39:45-07:00
Punk. Hip-hop. Cumbia. The sounds of Los Angeles — indeed, the sounds of the world — have influenced Buyepongo. This local band takes those disparate influences and lets them simmer together to make music that doesn't stick to one genre.
Post date: 2017-09-05T08:15:57-07:00
Music and activism are deeply intertwined. From spirituals of the slavery era to the pro-peace anthems of the Vietnam War period to Green Day's "American Idiot" to Beyonce's "Lemonade," these songs reflect the issues of the eras that gave birth to them.
Post date: 2017-09-05T08:01:33-07:00
The L.A.-based singer-songwriter who earned viral fame with a performance of her song "Quiet" uses songs to delve into her artistic struggle and finds the light with the help of her audience.