Art

Controversial Zapata Painting Will Stay on Display in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A controversial painting of a Mexican Revolution hero will remain on exhibit accompanied by a note saying the descendants of Emiliano Zapata do not agree with the effeminate depiction, Mexico’s culture ministry said in a statement Thursday.

  • Dec 12, 2019
  • 3:54 PM

IN THE HEIGHTS Dreams Big in Newly Released Movie Trailer (VIDEO)

The In The Heights trailer dropped this morning and it makes you feel that, just like the characters in the movie, summer of 2020 will be full of dreams. 

  • Dec 12, 2019
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MIDNIGHT FAMILY Brilliantly Captures the Rawness of Mexico City’s Private Ambulance World

More than exposing the precarious health care system of Mexico City, the film renders the fragility of those in moments of crisis and the glorious resilience of people caught in the web of a corrupt, dog-eat-dog world.

  • Dec 6, 2019
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PREMIERE: Austin Indie Band Como Las Movies Releases Video for ‘¿YPQSP?’

The song was inspired by childhood memories while still tapping into adulthood themes.

  • Nov 13, 2019
  • 11:28 AM

Latino USA Presents: A Day In The Life Of Pitbull

Latino USA followed Pitbull over the course of a day when he was in New York City to speak at the AdWeek marketing conference and sat down for an interview with him at his hotel.

  • Oct 11, 2019
  • 1:41 PM

Daymé Arocena’s ‘Sonocardiogram’ Is a Soulful Tribute to Love and Santería

She spoke with Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA about her trajectory thus far, her music-making process, her personal life and what inspired her latest creation.

  • Sep 19, 2019
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At the Inaugural Latinx Games Festival in Long Beach, Attendees Topple Obstacles on the Screen and in the Industry

The festival featured speakers, roundtable discussions, and an arcade with games from Latin American countries. 

  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 12:24 PM

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan Pioneer of Kinetic Art, Dies in Paris

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Carlos Cruz-Diez, a leading Venezuelan artist who won international acclaim for his work with color and the style known as kinetic art, has died in Paris. He was 95.

  • Jul 28, 2019
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Community Activists Stage Protest Action at El Museo del Barrio’s 50th Anniversary

“It’s easy to kind of say, ‘everything is okay,’ when it’s not,” Debbie Quiñones, one of the lead organizers, told Latino Rebels.

  • Jun 13, 2019
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There’s Now a Recording of Frida Kahlo’s Voice?

It was was for a radio show.

  • Jun 13, 2019
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Author Elizabeth Acevedo Spills Some Truths About the Stigma of Latina Teen Pregnancy in Book Interview

“I remember when I was growing up, the statistic was like one in two Latinas will be pregnant by the time they’re 21. Right? It was like this massive statistic,” she said. “That’s changed. The stigma has not changed.”

  • May 22, 2019
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‘Uncaged Art’ Exhibit Gives Voice to Migrant Children Detained in Tornillo Tent City

The experiences of migrant children detained in a Texas tent city are on display at a rare exhibit of their art at UT El Paso’s Centennial Museum.

  • May 13, 2019
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Puerto Rico Update: A Personal Reflection

If we want to talk in any kind of meaningful way about Puerto Rico in 2019, we need to know its history.

  • May 3, 2019
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Stories From El Salvador: 900 Soldiers

“So because I had shown to be a hard worker, he sent me off to one of the hardest jobs I’ve had.”

  • Feb 22, 2019
  • 10:34 AM

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
  • 12:00 PM

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
  • 10:51 AM

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