Arts

What and Where in the World is Metalachi?

Metalachi is the world’s first and only metal mariachi band. And it has two ties to Fresno. One, it is playing tonight at The Big Fresno Fair on the Pavilion Stage at 8:30. Two, El Cucuy, whose title with the band is "Master of Trumpets," lived in Fre...

Why California Doesn’t Fund Bert & Ernie

Here’s a quiz: Which politician saved public broadcasting in his state? Governor-now-Vice President Mike Pence from deep red Indiana? Or Governor Jerry Brown from the leftist of the left, California? ...

Artist Unveils Mariposa Concepts

“Public art has immense value to a community. It reflects civic pride, a sense of place. It is as important as good architecture and good city planning.” That is the philosophy of the man who will design the...

Council Thursday: Art, Budget and Solar

City council heard Mayor Lee Brand’s presentation of the $1.1 billion budget at a meeting on Thursday (May 25). Just like his public introduction earlier this week, Brand highlighted the public safety components: hiring of 21 more police officers, expanding...