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Something amazing is happening in Bakersfield, CA. The once small-town has doubled in its' population over the past twenty years. Now the 9th largest city in California, the growing community is experiencing a cultural shift as it welcomes a more diverse population while still valuing its' rich history, honoring the traditions, institutions and values that have made us who we are. Join our hosts Andrae Gonzales, Rachel Magnus, Jesus Gonzalez & Carla Barrientos as they explore the dynamic people, places and culture of our community.

Sep 26, 2019

This week we speak with Photographer Noé Montes. Over the last 25 years, Noé has developed a socially engaged practice in which he creates documentary work around a specific social issue or geographic location. His commissions includes work for The Annenberg Foundation, The California Community Foundation, The University of Southern California, The Palm Springs Art Museum and The Getty Foundation. He is a fellow at the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities and often lectures at colleges and universities about his practice. Noe has exhibited work in galleries and museums nationally, he lives in Los Angeles with his family and works throughout the state of California.