Review: The Violettes – Self-Titled

THE VIOLETTES THE VIOLETTES www.theviolettes.com From the opening rolling cascades of sound of “Blue Hearted Fool,” it is quite clear that The Violettes are a shoegaze delight with fantastic production

Trolley Wing Company’s Closing Party

For over ten years, the Trolley Wing Company has served the tastiest wings in the valley to many devoted customers. Sadly, they will be closing their doors for an undefined period of time while they relocate. To send off the old trolley car, they held a rager on Saturday, Feb. 27 and SLUG was there to cover it. Photos by Katie Panzer.

Kicking & Dancing: The Political/Poetical María Magdalena Campos-Pons

For Campos-Pons, Our America is important for a community that is often “undefined and without context,” she says. Latino Americans are “like the universe,” Campos-Pons says. “Look at how many galaxies, how many stars, came out of [the Big Bang]. The idiosyncratic physical and cultural makeup of the Latino people—their identity—is like that: a mix of many things that become one.”