It didn’t get that cold, but it sure was San Fran Frisco Lowrider Love for Cold Frisco Nights 2020 🙂 On Saturday, October 17, approximately 700 lowriders and classic cars bounced in ballet-style down the Mission blocks. Amor Action builds … Continue reading Lowrider Love: An SF GATE News Article and Photoshoot about SFM Cold Frisco Nights Cruise 2020
Check me out singing, dancing, playing the payaso and the poet with Pura Neta! Live at the Dragon Theater Zoom version, recorded on Sunday, September 27, 2020. Enjoy 🙂 Pura Neta Live at the Dragon! Pure-ay Neeta Pura Neta song … Continue reading Pura Neta Live at the Dragon! Ben Bac Sierra Plays the Payaso and Poet 🙂
If you missed the book launch, here it is, with a special introduction by yours truly 🙂 Click the link to view: Celebrate Pura Neta Power with us! Pura Neta, published by Pochino Press, is the long awaited sequel to … Continue reading Pura Neta Power! Book Launch Video
Share with joy for our accomplishment: Today is the day: Pura Neta, my new novel, is officially released! Please join us for the virtual book release tonight, Wednesday, September 30 from 7-8 p.m. In conjunction with iVIVA!: Latinx Heritage Month, … Continue reading Pura Neta Power!
Share Lots of Love: From the grassroots. Vida Loca. Pura Neta. It’s here, Homes. My new book just for you and all our Loved Ones 🙂 I guarantee you will never have read a book like this. Thank you Pochino … Continue reading Pura Neta is Here!
You know how we do it 🙂 Lots of love! Giving you only the best of me: in the coming weeks I will be performing some unforgettable vida loca art and amor at different venues through ZOOM. If you would … Continue reading Pura Neta Events of Amor
Mi Padre, Eduardo, El Indio, un Hombre de Honor. My Father, Eduardo, El Indio, an Old-school Man of Honor. I do not really remember him. I just know that I automatically respected him. Once he died when I was nine, … Continue reading Books and Burdens: Irrational Man, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Always Running: La Vida Loca
First of all I give it up to all of you who put in work in your own way. This that follows is my story, my work: To be active is to action, not to be simply theoretical, but to actually action out Praxis, testing out your theories into the world. You action out your true beliefs and know there is no control to what you will find. No one has ever done it before, yet you do it anyway. Basically, you say, “Fuck it, Homes. I am going to live while I am alive. I’m gonna put in work, … Continue reading Putting in Work: a Timeline
Unprecedented Amor: Pura Neta author Ben Bac Sierra in conversation with Luis Rodriguez, pre-eminent Chicano author of the classic, Always Running: La Vida Loca, at the San Francisco Public Library (virtual) on Wednesday, September 30 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.! Sign up now: reservation required at this link: https://bit.ly/PuraNeta9-30-20 Full description of event here: https://sfpl.org/events/2020/09/30/author-benjamin-bac-sierra-conversation-luis-rodriguez Yes, this is unprecedented amor: a San Fran Northern Califas Homey author professor discussing literature, poetry, vida loca, and Pura Neta with a respected award-winning So Cal Xicanx writer, activist, and loved one, Luis Rodriguez. Imagination and wisdom are beyond borders, make-believe walls that keep … Continue reading Unprecedented Amor: Pura Neta Ben Bac Sierra con Always Running: La Vida Loca Luis Rodriguez, W 9/30 from 7-8 p.m.
Pura Neta means you will mostly be misunderstood and maligned, for what you are advocating for is pure truth, which is a fiction—both truth and imagination combined. Most people cannot understand or accept this absurdity, which is at the root of everything. Those who actually know Pura Neta say it with a smile or a face of death, laughing and crying at the same time. It is beyond good and evil. What to do with this knowledge? You can caress it and lay it gently into a treasure box, or you can shoot it out to stars. Praxis is a … Continue reading “Part Four of Producing Pura Neta (A Four Part Series): Pura Neta Praxis”