Photo courtesy of Abigail Hing Wen By Tracy Fuentes With a law degree from Columbia, a career in politics and venture capital, and a young adult novel on the New York Times bestseller list, Abigail Hing Wen has lived many lives. Wen is the author of Loveboat, Taipei and its sequel Loveboat, Reunion. The first…… Continue reading Abigail Hing Wen on Asian American Identity, Changing Career Paths, and “Loveboat, Taipei”
Photo by For the Culture 8/8/22 Update: This article has been edited to remove the mention of Napalm Star, due to their members Dean Stacy and Kaden West having allegations of sexual misconduct. Resources can be found here By Vlada Stark, Abby Villarus Recently, I’ve become interested in various aspects of Vegas’ growing culture, whether…… Continue reading For the Culture on Las Vegas’ Budding Music Scene
Photo by Daisy Sanchez By Mariela Rivera Daisy Sanchez is an artist from Las Vegas. This summer she had her first solo show at ASAP, short for Available Space Art Projects, an experimental art space in The Historic Commercial Center District. Her most recent work is an introspection into her cultural identity. Her Chicano art gives…… Continue reading Chicano Art, Creative Risks, and the Unusual: An Interview with Artist Daisy Sanchez
Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Kleigh Balugo Dear Kindergarten Readers, What happens when you’re the only Asian person in a room? When I was younger, I found that being Asian in a white space had detrimental effects on my self esteem. I longed to fit in with my white peers, despite their tendency to isolate…… Continue reading Being Asian in White Spaces
Photo by Jacob Vecchione By Tracy Fuentes Back in August of last year, I began interning at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, the only art museum in Las Vegas. During this time, I met Manny Muñoz, the Educational Outreach and Programming Assistant at the Barrick. While doing archival work, we bonded over our love…… Continue reading From A to Z(ines): An Interview with Manny Muñoz
Photo by Vlada Stark and julie By Vlada Stark Shoegaze is a palpable experience. Surging distorted riffs melt with obscured lucid vocals. The ripple of pure sound swells into an echoing downpour. Every element of you, both physical and metaphysical, reverberates as the intensifying wave of warped sound crashes into you. When the music finally…… Continue reading The Revival of Shoegaze
Nearly 200 posts, 12 issues, and one year later, here we are at the first anniversary of Kindergarten Mag! In order to commemorate this moment, editors Tracy and Kleigh asked contributors questions about their time at Kindergarten and their experiences in the past year. Celebrate with us as we reminisce about Kindergarten’s growth and look…… Continue reading Kindergarten Turns One!
Photo by Charlotte Turner By Charlotte Turner For the Soulmates issue of Kindergarten, I interviewed my twin sister and best friend Gemma about our relationship, and if we’re each other’s soulmates. I wanted to interview her because being twins is a big reason why we’re so close, and because this gives a unique perspective on…… Continue reading An Interview With My Soulmate