The media is undergoing an interesting transformation lately. Almost daily, I'm reading articles from websites such as Shadow and Act, The Hollywood R...
I was so happy to see The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences make history today when it announced that it was adding a total of nine new Spanish-language categories to the Daytime, Sports, and News & Documentary Emmy Award shows
So there I stood, absolutely mesmerized watching my five-year-old son adroitly maneuver through a complicated, life-like, labyrinth of activity and nefarious characters to accomplish his mission while sipping a juice box.
Tonight on PBS, I sit with worldwide music icon Gloria Estefan. We look back on her remarkable artistic journey and discuss how each of the songs she chose to record for her new album, The Standards, is reflective of a personal moment in time.
Rubio is an experienced and entertaining addition to the panel and provides Latinos with the opportunity to break another star into main-stream America
"Mission Park" is produced by Douglas Spain. Photography by Felicia Graham. The film "Mission Park" will be released in Los Angeles, New York, Chica...
I talked with Mulloy about the Una Noche, her working relationship with Spike Lee, her experiences as a female filmmaker, the importance of representation and what made her, a British director, so keen on telling a Cuban story.
I was completely entranced, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown was unlike anything I had ever seen before. And hence began my long love affair with his films.
I encouraged my friend to attend the screening of the film. My friend responded, "No, that's fine. It's a Latin film. I'm sure it'll just go over my head." That response made me want to scream, in part, because this is no novel sentiment. Why is it that so many people still believe that English-language media produced by and starring Latinos are for Latinos only?
I'm not giving the show a glowing review. I, along with every other Latina, rolled my eyes when I heard that the show was about maids. But, I think it's important to give the show a chance and to look at it critically. Let's dissect what it does right and what it does wrong.
As they spend more and more time together their friendship subtly transforms, evoking that butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling that only a first crush can. It's a beautifully told almost-love story set to the music of local ska bands, the melancholy vocals of Carla Morrison, and other genre-remixing Latino artists.
"It's an issue. Studios want to tell universal stories. We want to do the same thing. But, we want to use Latino stories with Latino faces to tell universal stories. We're all part of one group. We are all humans and we all want to tell human stories."
While poet Julia de Burgos' tragic-victim narrative has often predominated, she is, like many other Puerto Rican women who migrated to New York, too complex and multifaceted to be contained within such a limited framework.
Rush Limbaugh "El Rushbo" has become the talk show version of Brian Bosworth and the 11 million undocumented Latinos in America are his John Elway's.
I have decided to write a pitch for a new fairy tale movie, that I want Hollywood to make. Let me know what you think. Once upon a time, there was a very curious executive.
Some names of difference-makers will become recognizable, but the vast majority will not. This is why we find ourselves rooting for someone unknown to the masses whose story inspires and captivates, and speaks to our sense of humanity. Someone like Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo.