Netflix Original “Wine Country” is a recipe for crying and sharing feelings

Netflix’s new release “Wine Country” stars comedians Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and more. It tells the story about a group of friends who met in the 90’s while working in Chicago as waitresses at a pizza parlor named Antonio’s. In this film the friends take a trip to Napa to celebrate their friend Rebecca (Rachel Dratch) 50th birthday. Anxious yet mellow Rebecca is a therapist who has not accepted the fact her husband Brian does not do anything to contribute or benefit her in life. …

Back to school while turning tables

After working a long day as a full-time store manager, Jose Robles takes his free time to practice his mixing skills. Robles loses himself in the music, finding the right songs to blend together, learning the right transitions and discovering himself as person. Due to his aspiration to become a DJ, Robles believes Communications and Television-Radio could push him towards that direction. Acknowledging his passion, he decided to go Pasadena city college and continue his education. “I came to a point whether or not I wanted …

‘The Vagina Monologues’: Embracing women and survivors

Outside of the Westerbeck Recital Hall, artist Wendy Madsen drove down from Utah to sell her own vulva pins and earrings in support of “The Vagina Monologues.” A collection of powerful words and stories of the conversations women may not have with their vaginas. Not just the unspeakable taboo of sexual violence, the shame that comes in women, but the journey it takes to recovery.