Thursday, November 23, 2017

Monroe behind the gates

Video by: Michelle Lerner

Mother Plucker: Feather Designer Willy Zelowitz

https://youtu.be/_l9iPcMQKzA Feather Artist Willy Zelowitz shares how the process is done. In business for 40 years, Zelowitz creates feather designs any way you want them. Fifty percent of his designs are requested from the TV and Movie industry. Video by: Sonia Gurrola

The immigrant jumping the river

https://youtu.be/FvfUUPs9YnE After 19 years living in the USA, immigrant Mario Sandoval files for citizenship. Video by Jonathan Hintz

Bridging the gap: The comeback story of Bridget Jenkins

It took many years for 26-year-old Bridget Jenkins to rediscover the game she loves. Despite her age, Jenkins will be playing basketball for the Cal State Dominguez Toros after having last played college basketball in 2009. This is her story. Video by: Ethan Hanson

The Crusaders

Local band The Crusaders plays at night in the Guitar Merchant, Woodland Hills, Calif. Video by: Amy Au

The Art of Seduction

Lola Chan, who goes by the stage name of Bettie P’Asian, is a burlesque dancer who headlines her own monthly show at Bar One Beer & Wine Parlour. Chan talks about her view on the burlesque subculture and what it's like for her during her performance. Video by Mohammad Djauhari

Married & Homeless in Los Angeles

Ally and Eddie have been together for 20 years, despite dealing with illness, becoming homeless and various other hardships. Through it all, they say their loyalty to each other and positive outlook is what keeps them going.   Video by Lynn Levitt

Soleful: A Love of Sneakers

Francisco Flores, a travel agent, is the owner of a large collection of rare and expensive sneakers. Flores is a burgeoning collector who started buying shoes recently, though the interest has been there for years. “Within the last year and a half, I just boomed into a huge sneakerhead, and now it’s like I’ve got to have every single shoe...

Rufio the Warrior

Jose Juan Vasquez, also known as Rufio, is 26-year-old former Marine who came back from war and found himself inspired by the freedom of motorcycle culture. Inspired by bikers, Rufio plans on creating a motorcycle museum. Video by Giuliana Orlandoni