Marlena Fitzpatrick

In Musical ‘Desaparecidas,’ Jaime Lozano Looks to Honor, Celebrate Women of Mexico (INTERVIEW)

With music and lyrics by Jaime Lozano, lyrics by Florencia Cuenca, and book by Georgina Escobar, ‘Desaparecidas’ celebrates the individual lives of women in Mexico, highlighting the challenge of embracing customs while fighting for autonomy in a dangerous world of machismo.

  • Dec 8, 2022
  • 1:07 PM

In Third Album ‘Nacarile,’ Puerto Rico’s iLe Draws on Turmoil of Recent Years (INTERVIEW)

When Puerto Rico’s beloved songbird Ileana Cabra Joglar, better known as “iLe,” was in lockdown during the pandemic, she did what she does best: she made music. In those tense times, she managed to compose a new solo album, ‘Nacarile,’ released on Friday, October 21.

  • Oct 21, 2022
  • 5:28 PM

OPINION: Machismo in Puerto Rico Kills

Such an ignorant mentality has now led to a deadly epidemic on the island.

  • May 5, 2021
  • 4:10 PM

New Yorkers Gathered in Union Square to Demand Ricardo Rosselló Resign (PHOTOS)

New York’s Puerto Rican diaspora showed solidarity with the massive Wednesday protest occurring in San Juan.

  • Jul 19, 2019
  • 2:18 PM

VALOR Y CAMBIO: Uplifting Puerto Rico With Value and Change

Puerto Rican artists and scholars Dr. Frances Negrón-Muntaner and Sarabel Santos Negrón launched the project in early February to research what Puerto Ricans value the most and how the economy can respond to their needs of people on the island.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 4:59 PM

Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation Awardees Shine a Bright Future for Music

Meet the four scholarship recipients who had the opportunity to go to Las Vegas and attend the Latin Grammys.

  • Nov 30, 2018
  • 8:34 AM

Rebel Diaz Releases Unapologetic Music for Puerto Rican Independence

“We see that Hurricane America is really the disaster that hit Puerto Rico.”

  • Sep 28, 2018
  • 9:24 AM

To Those Criticizing Me for Inviting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to a Panel: The Future Is Female and Makes No Apologies

I need not to ask permission to anyone outside our board to produce our events.

  • Aug 10, 2018
  • 10:43 AM

Juanes and Mon Laferte ‘Amarte’ Concert Showed True Love

A combination that worked.

  • May 4, 2018
  • 8:55 AM

Darcy James Argue: Jazzista solidario con los DREAMers

Jazz es música de protesta justo por su propia naturaleza.

  • Feb 2, 2018
  • 4:49 PM

Alianza Nacional de Campesinas President Attends the Golden Globes with Award-Winning Actress Laura Dern in Solidarity to End Sexual Violence

“Sexual harassment, assault, and exploitation are issues that are bigger than any one person or any one industry.”

  • Jan 7, 2018
  • 10:03 PM

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
  • 1:18 PM

Latina Poeticians Rebel Through Music

Contemporary music has often boxed women —particularly Latinas— in the “saleable themes” structure: sex, beauty, love, parties and branded entertainment.

  • Mar 21, 2017
  • 10:06 AM

Telemundo Dissuades Talent’s Rights With Union-Busting Video

“I want to tell you that the best for you as talent and us as a corporation is to VOTE NO against your being represented by SAG-AFTRA.”

  • Jan 24, 2017
  • 10:51 PM

Residente lanza primer sencillo como solista: ‘Somos anormales’

El video nos regresa a la pregunta sobre el origen de la humanidad: Si vino primero el huevo que la gallina.

  • Jan 13, 2017
  • 10:25 AM

Diana Fuentes Releases ‘La Fortuna,’ Produced by Eduardo Cabra ‘Visitante C13’

The inspiring love song is a heartfelt duet with Grammy-winning singer/producer Tommy Torres.

  • Jan 13, 2017
  • 10:20 AM

Café Tacvba Releases New Hit FUTURO to Welcome 2017

With a combative tone and influences from Latin American folk to experimental electronica, Quique Rangel and Rubén Albarrán share lead vocals on “Futuro.”

  • Jan 6, 2017
  • 10:08 AM

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
  • 2:54 PM

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
  • 8:16 AM

Lila Downs: Swinging Machetazos With ‘The Demagogue’ (INTERVIEW)

“Yo convierto el odio en amor y voy a seguir mirando pa’lante a pesar de que traten de romper mi espíritu.”

  • Oct 31, 2016
  • 10:25 AM

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