Arts

These Teen Girls Are Sharing Their Guatemalan Culture Through Photos

“No one should be ashamed of who they are, what they wear, how they speak.”

  • Jan 12, 2019
  • 9:56 am

VIDA, LUCHA Y VICTORIA: Cuando el margen se vuelve centro

En el 2018 hubo un resurgir de las artes y la cultura en Puerto Rico. El Hip-Hop no fue la excepción.

  • Jan 3, 2019
  • 1:15 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

Why Do Latinx People Spend so Much at the Movies, Despite Lack of Representation?

The answer is complicated and varies from one moviegoer to the next.

  • Nov 26, 2018
  • 3:39 pm

Elizabeth Acevedo Wins National Book Award for Young People’s Literature With Debut Novel ‘The Poet X’

This is a tremendous win for the AfroLatinas and Dominicanas everywhere who found themselves in the story of young Xiomara.

  • Nov 15, 2018
  • 4:00 pm

A Glimmer of Hope

Phillip Arroyo writes about a mural dedicated to Puerto Rico he found in Orlando, and its meaning in the face of injustices.

  • Sep 18, 2018
  • 2:06 pm

East LA (A POEM)

My father told me things/As I came of age

  • Mar 1, 2018
  • 4:17 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
  • 8:05 am

Sueños: An Art Project for the Movement

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

  • Aug 9, 2017
  • 5:02 pm

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
  • 10:01 am

A Futuristic Music for Ecuador: Oliver Getz Rodahl

“The central message of Andean Sky is about being removed from one’s culture for so long that you have forgotten what it is.”

  • Mar 8, 2017
  • 8:01 am

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
  • 9:00 am

Tres miradas frente al autoritarismo en el Ecuador: Montalvo, Icaza y Yánez Cossío

El poder político abusivo, prepotente o, simplemente, autoritario, ha sido una preocupación constante, y acaso una obsesión, de nuestra literatura.

  • Jan 9, 2017
  • 8:01 am

Ektor Rivera Talks About His Broadway Debut in ‘On Your Feet!’

…and crashing Quinceañeros!

  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 10:49 am

PJ Sin Suela Estrena su Protesta Musical ‘RePResentando’

No es culpa de ellos (Estados Unidos) es culpa de Puerto Rico, que pensamos que solitos somos demasiado chiquitos y queremos todo fácil cuando hay que protestar y ¡mandar pa’l carajo a la Junta de Control Fiscal!

  • Jul 28, 2016
  • 8:34 am

Helado Negro Unleashes his ‘Private Energy’

Helado Negro’s new single ‘Runaround’ is a robot love song for our troubled world.

  • Jul 27, 2016
  • 10:04 am

‘Qué Lejos Estoy’ (How Far I Am): A Photographic Exploration of Mexican-American Identity (VIDEO)

What happens to the Mexican traditions, identity and the ideologies of one family after three generations of assimilation into American culture? By bringing old photographs to life, the filmmaker attempts to find why things have changed, how traditions were lost and asks what makes him who he is today. As part of the PBS Online Film Festival, filmmaker […]

  • Jul 23, 2016
  • 10:44 am

Exposure Won’t Hit the Direct Deposit

We must stop these self-entitled business strategists from keeping 100 percent of profits earned off our skills, education, experience, efforts, time and kind hearts.

  • Jul 21, 2016
  • 11:56 am

Our Political Portraits in 2D

Politically, what we lose is something we maybe never had: democracy.

  • Jul 18, 2016
  • 7:45 am