Storytelling through culture, art, and music with Artform Radio’s Sonrisita.
Artform Radio’s Melissa Dueñas aka Sonrisita is a cultural journalist and seasoned soul/funk Chicana DJ. Her work and stories are dually informed by her life experiences in grassroots music communities, and her academic studies at UC Berkeley and USC Annenberg.
Melissa has two online radio residencies: Lowrider Sundays on Dublab and Artform Radio on Worldwide FM. Her journalism has been published on LA Taco, KPCC and KQED. She has published three travel zines in collaboration with photographer Valerie J. Bower. She is also the creator of East Side Story Project, a multi-platform documentary about oldies culture.
Read more on Dueñas’ East Side Story Project here.
7pm – 9pm ISC Selects: Be With Records
8pm – 11pm Sonrisita
11pm – 12am Hang Out
Note: All events are 21+. RSVP’s will be capped at 175 per event. All guests must show proof of RSVP for entry.