How Nuevayorkinos Is Amplifying a New Interpretation of Immigrant Voices

Dedicated to documenting Latino and Caribbean communities in New York, the multi-platform archive project embraces immigrants’ journeys through their new exhibition, El Camino: Stories of Migration

  • Jun 16, 2023
  • 2:20 PM

Quiara Alegría Hudes on Writing Through Grief and Joy (A Latino USA POdcast

In this episode of Latino USA, playwright and author Quiara Alegría Hudes talks about her memoir ‘My Broken Language,’ adapting it for the stage, and how joy and grief intertwine in the stories she tells.

  • Mar 29, 2023
  • 12:42 PM

The Latino TV Boom

Latino Rebels Radio: December 8, 2022

  • Dec 8, 2022
  • 3:29 PM

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

9 Latino Films to Watch This Spooky Season (REVIEW)

There’s something particularly Latinx about “spooky season,” maybe because we have a more open —and, I’d argue, healthier— relationship to death and what lies beyond. So it makes sense to spend this month watching films and shows that feature Latinx talent dealing with monsters, murderers, and ghosts.

  • Oct 17, 2022
  • 4:47 PM

Puerto Rican Drag Queens Build New Life in New York After María

Vena Cava and Victoria Holiday were two well-known drag queens in Río Piedras’ nightlife scene. But after Hurricane María struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, the two moved to New York City and began making names for themselves in the drag capital of the world.

  • Sep 22, 2022
  • 4:18 PM

Keeping Loíza’s Cultural Traditions Alive

Poet Lola Rosario speaks with legendary bomba dancer Raquel Ayala and renowned painter and sculptor Samuel Lind, two Afro-Puerto Rican artists whose work preserves and celebrates the history and culture of the coastal town known as Puerto Rico’s “Capital of Tradition.”

  • Sep 13, 2022
  • 12:45 PM

From LATINO BOOK REVIEW: World Premiere of ‘Migrare Mutare’ at the Kennedy Center

On Tuesday, March 15, Vocal Arts DC presented the world premiere of ‘Migrare Mutare’ by the Venezuelan American composer Reinaldo Moya, with texts by Rossy Evelin Lima.

  • Mar 23, 2022
  • 12:37 PM

Jajaja: ‘Español Please’ Brings Spanish Comedy to New York

Español Please is a New York comedy circuit that relies on Spanish humor, rather than “American” jokes told in Spanish, and is showcased on mainstream comedy stages that traditionally host English-language comics.

  • Jan 12, 2022
  • 6:14 PM

Selling the Fantasy With José Hernandez (A Latino USA Podcast)

José talks about pushing the boundaries of who and what is considered beautiful in the mainstream.

  • Jan 11, 2022
  • 10:35 AM

A Spoken History Of The Nuyorican Poets Cafe (A Latino USA Podcast)

Several artists step up to the mic for a spoken history of the cafe.

  • Nov 12, 2021
  • 10:18 AM

How I Made It: Ayodele Casel (A Latino USA Podcast)

Ayodele Casel takes us through her life and career and how she reclaims tap dancing as a Black art form.

  • Nov 9, 2021
  • 11:06 AM

Selena Gomez and the Complicated Nature of Latinx Representation

Selena Gomez can’t represent our entire community, but her character in the Hulu series ‘Only Murders in the Building’ is a positive addition to the Latinx canon.

  • Oct 20, 2021
  • 10:39 AM

Sandra Cisneros Takes Us Back to Her Early Narratives With MARTITA, I REMEMBER YOU

“When I began the piece, I didn’t realize that that first part was going to be like a letter, a letter that she never sends,” Cisneros tells Latino Rebels.

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • 2:17 PM

The Magic of Lucha Libre in El Paso, Texas

A new “Lucha Libre: Stories From the Ring” exhibit opened in late August to the eager attendance of hundreds of El Pasoans.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 5:10 PM

How an Indigenous Artist Became Inspired to Reconnect With Mapuche Culture

“My art is a reflection of what it is to be Mapuche. Mapuche people value and respect nature a lot,” Alexis Mariqueo told Latino Rebels.

  • Aug 18, 2021
  • 5:01 PM

How I Made It: Ada Limón (A Latino USA Podcast)

Ada Limón tells her story of a young woman falling in love with poetry and revisits her debut poetry collection “Lucky Wreck” 15 years later.

  • Aug 3, 2021
  • 11:22 AM

Portrait Of: Carmen Maria Machado (A Latino USA Podcast)

Carmen Maria Machado talks about writing memoir, her fascination with horror, grappling with her mental health during the pandemic, and confronting her Cuban-American identity while growing up in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

  • Jul 27, 2021
  • 11:17 AM

How I Made It: El Peso Hero (A Latino USA Podcast)

This July, “El Peso Hero” is celebrating 10 years of fighting Mexican cartels, corrupt officials and advocating for the rights of migrants on the border.

  • Jul 20, 2021
  • 11:16 AM

How I Made It: Kali Uchis (A Latino USA Podcast)

Kali Uchis talks about growing up between Colombia and Virginia, the inspirations behind her biggest hits, and why she decided to ignore those who told her not to sing in Spanish.

  • May 25, 2021
  • 12:03 PM

‘We Are Here’ Is A Vibrant Acclamation of Black and Brown Artists

The book is a colorful and vibrant acclamation to 50 artists whose work captures the voices in our communities—featuring interviews with each creator.

  • May 24, 2021
  • 8:02 AM

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