Art

In ‘Y Va Caer’ Featuring Ana Tijoux, Rap Duo Rebel Diaz Sends Message of Hope to Communities of Color

Latino Rebels caught up with Rebel Diaz in a phone interview, where they talked about the inspiration behind the single. Read it here:

  • Jul 20, 2018
  • 3:49 pm

Inside Dominican Magazine’s Launch Event Celebrating Writers and Creators (PHOTO ESSAY)

The magazine is a collection of writing, photos and essay from Dominican writers.

  • Jun 22, 2018
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Juan Rulfo, Rediscovering a Literary Giant

It’s a bit of a mystery why Rulfo remains so unfamiliar in the United States compared with similarly popular Latin American authors who have managed to attract wide followings in English translation.

  • Feb 22, 2018
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On Empathy, Apathy and Giving No F*cks

For empathy to truly work, we have to disturb our sensibilities and reach past ourselves.

  • Aug 28, 2017
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Peruvian Artist Marcial Ayala Is Disrupting and Insulting Traditional Society: Just Like He Wants It

For Ayala, there’s a clear mission to provoke, and to challenge “the political, religious and sexual repression” that he said defined his upbringing in Peru.

  • Aug 25, 2017
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Sueños: An Art Project for the Movement

“When I dream, I don’t dream of borders or barriers.”

  • Aug 9, 2017
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What Sanctuary Means to a California Artist: ‘Soy Humana, No Soy Ilegal’

Now 23, Arleene uses art to spark conversations about immigration, although she remains fearful of of the consequences of being undocumented.

  • Aug 4, 2017
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El Museo del Barrio and the Act of Preserving Memory and a Culture

Created during such a period of civil unrest, El Museo served as a beacon for New York City’s Puerto Rican and African-American communities.

  • Jun 21, 2017
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Manuel García: ‘El arte es la más noble expresión de los pueblos’

“La política cruda, tal como la conocemos, es un paradigma que está en plena curva de extinción”.

  • Mar 25, 2017
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Resisting Empire: A Poem

“We are the people of the sun.”

  • Mar 7, 2017
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A Sci-Fi Vision of Ecuador: Carlos Villarreal Kwasek

Andean Sky tells the story of an immigrant who returned to his hometown in Ecuador to reconnect with his own culture in the 26th Century.

  • Mar 7, 2017
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Hurray for the Riff Raff Releases Anti-Gentrification Anthem ‘Rican Beach’

“Rican Beach is a fictional place, but it was written with my ancestors in mind.”

  • Dec 5, 2016
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Puerto Rico’s ÌFÉ Releases Their Third Single ‘Umbo’

The track draws from rhythms and incantations of sacred Yoruba praise songs, calling out to those who would hear us in our time of need.

  • Dec 2, 2016
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Chola: That’s Who I Am

Being a chola is about asserting the right to be a young woman who is feminine, beautifully adorned, sensual, challenging, independent and free-thinking.

  • Dec 1, 2016
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AQUARIUS: A Tale of Two Brazils Bordered by the Ocean (INTERVIEW)

Sonia Braga plays Clara: the strong, smart, daring, independent, anti-establishment and confident woman we all strive to be.

  • Oct 12, 2016
  • 10:27 am

Aris Mejías Braves the Storm in THE VESSEL

“Studios will realize that bilingual actors provide more flexibility and bring valuable production tools to the table.”

  • Sep 7, 2016
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‘Notes From A Native Daughter’: Interview with Noemí Segarra (PODCAST)

“Translate the art of action and movement to the spoken and written word, as a self-reflection exercise for documentation, self-learning and knowledge.”— Noemí Segarra

  • Aug 20, 2016
  • 9:55 am

‘Notes From A Native Daughter’: Interview with José García (PODCAST)

In this episode, Soldanela Rivera interviews legendary musician José García.

  • Aug 13, 2016
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‘Notes From A Native Daughter’: Interview with Marlène Ramírez-Cancio (PODCAST)

NFAND is a new laid back, serious, bohemian, bilingual, multi-disciplinarian, artistically inclined and loving podcast.

  • Aug 7, 2016
  • 10:31 am