As in most professions in the entertainment industry, people of color have for too long been underrepresented in animation. When creative careers seem like improbable paths, few attempt them – and that those who do don’t know how to get started. How does one get a job in the field? Do you need to know how to draw? Do you need to have attended a renowned art school? How do you break in when you don’t have any contacts? Continue reading Drawing Their Own Path: 4 Latinos in TV Animation on How They Broke Into the Industry
In celebration of Latino Conservation Week, Sequoia National Park will host 20 young Latino adults from Los Angeles, with support from Save the Redwoods League.
There was skepticism when Dallas Museum of Art director Agustín Arteaga proposed bringing a major exhibit of Mexican masterpieces here from Paris and allowing families who were not regular museum visitors to see it for free. Continue reading Exhibit of Frida Kahlo, Other Mexican Greats Is Cultural Touchstone for Dallas Latinos
Gabby Rivera got her love for writing from her mother, a New York City kindergarten teacher who made sure her daughter was reading and writing at a young age. Continue reading #Pride30: Writer Gabby Rivera Is Bringing LGBTQ Superheroes to Life
National Donut Day was celebrated in a new way in May 2017 with the Bimbo Bakeries USA Entenmann’s team hosting the event in Times Square, NYC!
Thousands of people who were there got to participate in fun games, sample our donuts and enjoyed a performance by our partners, the Harlem Globetrotters! We also sold Entenmann’s based menu items at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square.
Continue reading Bimbo Bakeries Celebrated National Donut Day with the Harlem Globetrotters!
The contributions of Latinos to American history and culture can be traced back hundreds of years. In fact, the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the country was established in 1565 by the Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, in St. Augustine, Florida. Continue reading ¡FELIZ ANIVERSARIO! The Smithsonian Latino Center Enters Its Third Decade
When you think mariachis, you probably think a group of men in their iconic black suits and hats. But you haven’t met the group Mariachi Flor de Toloache. Continue reading Not Your Typical Mariachis: Meet the Women of Flor de Toloache
Actor and comedian Cheech Marin, who for decades has been a noted collector of Chicano art, is teaming up with the city of Riverside and the Riverside Art Museum to create a Chicano art center. Continue reading Cheech Marin teams up with city of Riverside and Riverside Art Museum to develop Chicano art center
osefina Lopez has an amazing story: she grew up in a modest neighborhood in the heart of the city’s east side and went on to co-write a hit movie that made America Ferrera a star. Since then, she has harnessed her success to give Latino youth a space to explore – and succeed – in the performing arts. Continue reading In Her L.A. Neighborhood, Playwright Josefina Lopez Creates a ‘Casa’ for the Performing Arts