Arts

Stream iLe’s Debut Album, ‘iLevitable,’ Now (AUDIO)

It comes out June 3, but you can hear it on NPR.

  • May 20, 2016
  • 3:02 pm

Actors Laura Gómez and J.W. Cortes on Diversity in Film and TV

“We need to have more women and people of color behind the camera and in decision-making roles. That’s just a fact.”

  • May 9, 2016
  • 10:26 am

How Rosie Perez Found Her True Voice

The trials, tribulations and triumph of an American icon.

  • Mar 25, 2016
  • 9:00 am

Jovita Idar: Journalism Pioneer #WomenHistoryMonth

We salute you, Jovita Idar, during #WomenHistoryMonth.

  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 5:05 pm

Latino Rebels Presents: ‘Rebeldes Anthology: Bolder’

Latino Rebels presents: Rebeldes Anthology: Bolder. Bolder, is the first of several Rebeldes Anthology volumes. Staying true to the Latino Rebels tagline: Louder. Prouder. Bolder., this literary work breaks from the confines of mainstream realism, cross boundaries of form and genres, and bluntly covers a broad array of subject matter impacting the Latino community. The […]

  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1:32 pm

#LatinoVote2016 Town Hall Mixer New York Tomorrow- Last 25 SEATS Available

Our #RebeldesNation will gather around in New York and start having live conversations. We plan to go to your hometowns and host these Town Hall Mixers with all of you, so don’t forget to post on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or simply email us and ask us to come by. Our first live event will happen […]

  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 5:49 pm

Saturday Morning Fever: A Chat with Latina Dancer Marissa Rivera

“The way mainstream media’s depiction of Latinos is just very stereotypical. We are a very strong and unified culture that needs to break out of the mainstream media.”

  • Jan 25, 2016
  • 10:26 am

Helado Negro: ‘Young, Latin and Proud’

A chat with the Ecuadoran-born but Brooklyn-based musician fusing the many different sounds of Latin America.

  • Oct 25, 2015
  • 12:49 pm

Natalia Lafourcade: Orgullosa de sus raíces

Una plática con la cantautora rock mexicana sobre su música y su amor por México.

  • Oct 18, 2015
  • 12:12 pm

‘Immigration Battle/Reasons to Believe’: A Documentary Premiering at New York Film Festival (VIDEO)

A new documentary on the push for immigration reform is premiering at this year’s New York Film Festival.

  • Oct 7, 2015
  • 9:19 am

Rodrigo Solo Presenta su Oda Esperanzadora: ‘No Estás Solo’

El 4 de febrero de 2014, una serie de protestas comenzaron en Venezuela contra el gobierno presidido por Nicolás Maduro, dejando un saldo de 42 fallecidos, más de 486 heridos y 1854 detenidos, entre ellos, Leopoldo López. En momentos como éste, son los estudiantes, los activistas, los mártires, y por supuesto, los artistas, que sacan la cara […]

  • Aug 22, 2015
  • 1:25 pm

Slo Light: One Latina Producer’s Effort to Make a New Kind of Film

I am the oldest daughter of Colombian immigrants. I was born and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens. Seven years ago, after graduating from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, I made a decision to follow my dreams of being a producer. I had a great professor in my elective media class at John Jay, and […]

  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 11:04 am

Kings of 7th Avenue: A New Era of Puerto Rican Literature

Puerto Rican neo-fiction seeks to address the social and psychological problems that afflict modern Puerto Rico, whether in regard to ‘self-racism,’ neo-colonialism, foreign influence, identity crisis and the effects of issues that have afflicted the island for the last two hundred years. The genre would not be bound by single traditional genres such as horror […]

  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 9:00 am

Kings of 7th Avenue: Mami Dearest

—Pues primo, titi’s behavior is what happens in colonial societies. You don’t learn to value yourself let alone other people. Your mom is an empty shell full of rah-rah American bullshit fed to young Puerto Ricans that tells them they can never be satisfied unless they chase the American dream and leave the island behind. […]

  • Aug 13, 2015
  • 9:00 am

Kings of 7th Avenue: Latin Pigs

In Latino literature and film, a common narrative is assimilation, where the protagonist wrestles with preserving the “traditional value” of the old world while embracing the “progress and enlightenment” of the new. By the end, even as the protagonist learns to appreciate and respect the values of their elders, what they really embrace and love are […]

  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 11:00 am