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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the only antidote all of these scenar- ios, often told through the prism of a transplant s vision of the West (boomers and speculators and dreamers), East Coast by way of Europe, Midwest by way of the South to the edge of the Earth s last promise. That gossamer tenor sax of Stan Getz, bending like a...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 122–128.
Published: 01 September 2014
... curious homeowners helped us; and by the end of the night, we had determined there was, indeed, a population present in this neighborhood. It was an important moment not only did we make a lasting scientific discovery but we found a neighborhood awake to the nature in their own backyards. I ve found that...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 46–50.
Published: 01 September 2014
...William Bauer This essay follows the history of hunting Indians in California to the hunting of Ishi—the “last wild Indian in North America”—by anthropologists from the University of California through to the present-day hunt for Ishi’s legacy and his physical remains. William Bauer explores why...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Rodriguez, Days of Obligation: Arguments with My Mexican Father, Brown: The Last Discovery of America, and Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography takes place, at least in part, in California. Rodriguez has lived in California nearly all of his life. So what is it that now makes him say he once was but is no...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... analyzing the influence of Latin music and Mexican culture on his creations. Tracing the black-brown connections in his Alta California art demonstrates an often-overlooked aspect of Wilson’s musical legacy: the fact that he wrote, arranged, recorded, and performed Latin-tinged tunes, especially several...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 May 2013
... culture of domination and regulation in Los Angeles, where black and brown working class youth s mobility and use of public space is increasingly curtailed. Simultaneously, corporate takeovers of public space and the growth of outdoor performance spaces that cater mainly to monied interests have come to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 17–33.
Published: 01 May 2013
... a unique set of circumstances that allowed for the camp to take on a second life. Its utility infrastructure is still in use today and the distribution and repurposing of its barracks buildings contributed to the success of the last phase of area homesteading by WW II veterans. It is now also the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 December 2012
... well.1 True, the legendary Bay Area band hasn t performed since the death of lead guitarist Jerry Garcia in 1995. Yet the Dead community and its various enterprises are thriving. Last year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame unveiled a special exhibit on the Dead; the entire run of a $450 boxed set of CDs...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... enthralling objects were not antiques, religious artifacts, gambling tokens from Asia, or owned by Chinese immigrants in America, Events took a serious turn. Boom0203_06.indd 51 20/09/12 5:37 PM 52 boomca l i f o r n i a . c om but the work of a local, Caucasian art professor. They were contemporary art. The...