Articles

Art Is Our Weapon

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com - Featured image by Jeff Martinez On June 13th, artist Omar Huerta debuted a powerful mural in tribute to George Floyd, Gabriel Fernandez, and a nurse wearing PPE in the…

Cluster of upraised fists in front of a downtown Fresno skyline

Amplify. Connect. Community.

Artist, Roeski Doeski, delves into the inspiration South Fresno roots, activism, and pop-culture gives to his work. By Lisa Talley | lisa@fresnoflyer.com Words have their place, but in times when they don’t, what the heart needs…

Masks for Dummies pt. II

By I. smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com Welcome back. And the numbers are out of control…   Health experts everywhere are telling people to brace themselves for a tough and deadly summer because of COVID-19. Fresno County’s…

What the World Needs Now is Pride, Sweet…

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com My first real-life Pride celebration experience took place 12 years ago. It was 2008 and my ex and I planned a weekend trip to see the famous parade and celebration…

Pride in Intermission

The Fresno Rainbow Pride Parade 30th anniversary celebration is on hold, for now. By Lisa Talley | lisa@fresnoflyer.com "It’s a gut punch,” reflects Jefferey Robinson, Co-Chair, and CEO of Fresno Rainbow Pride’s parent organization, Community…

Pride Inside: The Source

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com In the roughly four and half years since forming, The Source has provided spaces and resources for the LGBT+ community in Kings and Tulare counties from their Visalia location. Their…