Arts

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

How I Made It: Futuro Conjunto (A Latino USA Podcast)

Created in collaboration with more than 30 local artists, Futuro Conjunto imagines what the Rio Grande Valley might look and sound like several generations into the future.

  • Mar 2, 2021
  • 11:40 AM

How I Made It: Jessie Reyez (A Latino USA Podcast)

Jessie Reyez talks about the role that music played in her childhood, how she writes through her own emotional pain, and how even when her fans sing along to her saddest songs, she feels more connected to them than ever.

  • Jan 5, 2021
  • 11:53 AM

How I Made It: From Med School Student to Cimafunk (A Latino USA Podcast)

Innovative and creative, thirty-year-old singer and songwriter Cimafunk, or Erik Rodriguez, is building a new stage for Cuban music.

  • Dec 15, 2020
  • 11:57 AM

How I Made It: La Doña (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this segment of “How I Made It” —which looks at Latino creators and the work they make— La Doña breaks down her new song “Cuando Se Van” and talks about taking her fears and turning them into a powerful anthem for a gentrifying city.

  • Dec 1, 2020
  • 11:59 AM

Portrait Of: Danny Trejo (A Latino USA Podcast)

Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa sits down with Trejo to discuss his trajectory and how he’s making the most out of life these days.

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • 1:12 PM

Songs by an Immigrant (Remember the Show! Podcast)

Jaime Lozano is a musical theater composer, director, arranger, orchestrator, and vocal coach.

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • 9:11 AM

How I Made It: Chicano Batman (A Latino USA Podcast)

We catch up with Arévalo and Arenas to learn more about how they broke away from the Latino label and how they’ve reinvented themselves on their latest album while staying true to themselves.

  • Sep 29, 2020
  • 11:09 AM

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