A morning with Flor de Toloache on the speakers is a good remedy for whatever upheaval is currently roiling your soul. The all-woman mariachi band was formed by core members in NYC. Count yourself lucky if you got to hear these talents crooning on your train home from work — they got their start busking on the city subway. Nowadays, they’re touring the world with a contingent of rotating band members, with red haired founding member and third-generation mariachi singer Mireya Ramos’ vocals sliding up and down over original compositions and Juanga covers like a dream. Continue reading All-Female Mariachi Band Flor de Toloache Is Creating a Virtual Reality Concert Experience
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!
Whether you’ve recently graduated or left a job you hated, you are desperate to find a new career opportunity. So, what’s next? You create a LinkedIn account and submit your resume to as many job postings as you can, if their job title or description includes some of what you’re looking for.
Continue reading Why You Should Only Apply to Jobs You’re Serious About
Martín Zimmerman’s Seven Spots on the Sun, which opened last month at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, is a striking on-stage vision, telling the kind of story we’re more familiar with in novels than theater: in a small, unnamed Latin-American town, a brutal war leads to an unsettled peace, a magical plague, and a man who devours whole pineapples in an attempt to reconnect with his lost love finds himself one day able to cure illness with a touch. Sitting in the audience, it struck me that the reason I was so unaccustomed to seeing magical realism come to life on stage was because of how few Latino writers get major productions. Continue reading This Theater Collective is Fighting to Elevate the Visibility of Latino Playwrights
Watch out Mark Cuban, another sports star is about to enter the tank. Former MLB star Alex Rodriguez is set to join the cast of business people in Shark Tank’s next season. He will be the first Hispanic to be featured on the show as a guest shark, as announced by CNBC. Continue reading Alex Rodriguez Will Be First Hispanic Shark on Shark Tank
On November 29, 2016, Director Jorge R. Gutiérrez tweeted a movie poster for The Book of Life 2. An accompanying message simply said, “Who wants to see this movie? Asking for a friend.” After getting our hopes up, Gutiérrez – who wrote The Book of Life – actually explained that the poster was for Sequel, an art exhibition that has creatives come up with posters for possible sequels. But on Wednesday, at this year’s Annecy Festival, he announced that TBOL2 is actually happening. Continue reading ‘The Book of Life’ Creator Revealed That the Beloved Dia de Muertos Film Is Getting a Sequel
Within minutes of meeting financial entrepreneur Carlos García, you feel like you’ve known him for years, and suddenly, you’re discussing how to solve Americans’ lack of retirement savings. Continue reading This Mexican-American Entrepreneur’s Bilingual Platform Makes Retirement Saving Easy
Growing up in New York City, Ramón Rodríguez had no ambitions of becoming an actor. But his love for basketball proved to be his ticket to a college education and a way to break into the entertainment industry. Now after a string of roles on television and in films, he is starring in the movie Megan Leavey, which opens nationwide on Friday. Continue reading Ramón Rodríguez Breaks Through Hollywood, Stars In ‘Megan Leavey’