Arts & Culture

Q&A: Whitney Weddell, Organizer of Bakersfield’s Equality March, June 11

09.06.2017 / By

By Randy Villegas, South Kern Sol

Local community members are organizing a National Equality March in Bakersfield to remember the attack at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, one year ago at 9 a.m.

‘13th’ Sheds Light On America’s Broken System of Mass Incarceration

25.05.2017 / By

By Chris Romo

Hundreds of Kern County residents filled Maya Theater on May 11 in Downtown Bakersfield to watch a screening of the eye-opening documentary “13th,” a film that looks at the racial inequalities that have existed for centuries in our nation’s prison system.

“Raising Zoey” Shows How Family Support Means An Abundance

22.05.2017 / By
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By Randy Villegas

Residents of Kern County packed a theater room at Maya Cinemas on May 17 to watch “Raising Zoey,” a film that illustrated just how important family support is to transgender kids who are going through transition.