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Festival de la Chilena Set for Sept. 18

By Sandra Martinez-Cortes Residents in Madera, and throughout the Central Valley, are looking forward to a night of dance, delicious traditional Oaxacan cuisine, and rich culture as the Festival de [...] Continue Reading

Native American Day

By Richard Iyall In 1939, California Governor Culbert Olson declared Oct. 1 of that year to be Indian Day. That made this state the first to designate a day to honor the indigenous people who were [...] Continue Reading

Cuban Music and the Cultural War

By Peter Maiden During the Cold War, culture was weaponized. The Bolshoi Ballet built legitimacy for the Soviet Union. The CIA countered by covertly running supposedly independent magazines and [...] Continue Reading

La Música Cubana y La Guerra Cultural

Por Peter Maiden Durante la Guerra Fría (1945-1990, el término se refiere a las tensiones entre Estados Unidos y sus aliados contra la entonces Unión Soviética), la cultura se militarizó. La fama [...] Continue Reading

Celebrate With Us

The staff and volunteers of the Community Alliance newspaper invite you to join us as we celebrate a quarter century of alternative/independent journalism in Fresno. There will be music, food and [...] Continue Reading