Elusive-Minds-300

LATINOPIA SHOWCASE ELUSIVE MINDS

Elusive Minds is a Latino podcast created by Michael Centeno, Nathan Morales, Adolfo Hernández and Johnny the Geek in response to the lack of online content by and about Latinos. The podcast which can … [Read more...]

Mario-Picayo-Caribbean-300

LATINOPIA WORD MARIO PICAYO “CARIBBEAN JOURNEY A TO Y”

Mario Picayo is the editor and publisher of the Editorial Campana literary publishing company based in New York.  He is also the author of children's books published through Campanita Books.  His … [Read more...]

Rasquachismo_300

LATINOPIA ART TOMÁS YBARRA-FRAUSTO “RASQUACHISMO”

Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto is a distinquished art and literary critic. He has written a landmark article titled "Rasquachismo: A Chicano Sensibility" in which he explains how a particular approach or … [Read more...]

Shrimp-Tortas-1_300

LATINOPIA FOOD “TORTAS DE CAMARÓN 1″

Diane Velarde Hernández brings us another tasty recipe. This time it is "Tortas de Camarón with Nopales," (Shrimp Fritters with Cactus). Now this may sound a bit off-putting--cactus?  But Latinopia … [Read more...]

Shrimp-Tortas-II_300

LATINOPIA FOOD “TORTAS DE CAMARÓN 2″

This is the second part of the recipe for Shrimp Fritters with Cactus. Previously Diane Velarde Hernández showed us how to prepare the prickly pear cactus and the chile broth. Now here's how to … [Read more...]

Rene-Perez1_300

LATINOPIA WORD RENE PÉREZ “ALONG THESE HIGHWAYS”

Rene Pérez is a Texas author whose first collection of short stories, "Along These Highways," was published by Bilingual Review Press in 2012. A keen observer of life in urban and rural Texas, he has … [Read more...]

MASCARA-DEL-CHIVO2_300

LATINOPIA TEATRO ‘LA MASCARA DEL CHIVO”

In the summer of 2009, Dr. Carlos Flores brought together aspiring playwrights in Laredo, Texas to workshop plays for local production. Out of this workshop came nine plays which were presented … [Read more...]

The_Latino_Voice_300

LATINOPIA TEACHER GUIDE #1 THE LATINO VOICE IN AMERICAN SOCIETY

THE LATINO VOICE IN AMERICAN SOCIETY ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Preface: This is an outline for a suggested classroom course that … [Read more...]

Moment-in-Time-ELA-Sept-16-1961_300

LATINOPIA MOMENT IN TIME E.L.A.16TH OF SEPTEMBER PARADE

On September 15, 1810 Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a village priest in the town of Dolores, near Guanajuato, Mexico, declared that Mexico should be free of Spanish rule and initiated the struggle … [Read more...]

Juanitos-Lab_300

LATINOPIA MUSIC “JUANITO’S LAB”

Enrigue Lopetequi and Guillermina Zabala are filmmakers based in San Antonio, Texas  who are documenting the music of extraordinary blind musical virtuoso Juanito Castillo. They are seeking completion … [Read more...]

Where_is_Aztlan1_300

LATINOPIA EVENT “WHERE IS AZTLÁN 1″

Around the year 1325 A.D. the Mexica people settled in the Valley of Mexico and founded what we know as the Aztec empire. According to the Codex Boturini, an Aztec pictograph scroll, the Mexicas … [Read more...]

Becas_1982_300

LATINOPIA MOMENT IN TIME “BECAS DE AZTLÁN”

The Becas de Aztlan (Aztlan Scholarships) program was initiated during the administration of Mexico’s President, Luis Echeverría Alvarez (1970-1976). José Angel Gutíerrez and other Chicano educators … [Read more...]

Junto-Panel-1_300

LATINOPIA WORD “JUNTOS AUTHORS 1″

Juntos is an arts and literary association based in El Paso, Texas, headed by Co-Directors Maria Almeida and Ivonne Jimenez with outstanding support from Fernando Racelis, Lydia Limas, Dr. Denniz … [Read more...]

Maria-Natividad_300

LATINOPIA ART MARÍA NATIVIDAD

María Natividad is a fourth generation Tejana whose watercolor renderings of Mexican culture spring from her passion to preserve Mexican traditions in an ever-changing world. Latinopia visited her at … [Read more...]

MAY-EVENTS_300

MAY EVENTS 2013

LOS ANGELES AREA CUÑAO MAY 1, 2013 8PM TIA CHUCHA CENTRO CULTURAL & BOOKSTORE 13197-A GLADSTONE AVE SYLMAR, CA 91342 INFO:    http://www.tiachucha.com Ecuadoran singer and songwriter … [Read more...]

APRIL-EVENTS_300

APRIL EVENTS 2013

LOS ANGELES AREA THE WOMEN OF JUAREZ APRIL 5- MAY 19, 2013 TEATRO FRIDA KAHLO 2332 WEST 4TH STREET LOS ANGELES, CA 90057 INFO: (213) 382-8133 and  http://www.fridakahlotheater.org The … [Read more...]