THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: LOS FABULOCOS, ROBERT BELTRAN ON ACTING, EL ZOCOTROCO ON WHO WE ARE, SARA INÉS CALDERÓN ON TINDER DATING AND ANGELA’S PHOTO OF THE WEEK.
Your Tia Tenopia wishes all of our visitors a Happy New Year and we start off the new year with new videos and returning bloggers. Our videos this week showcases the music of Los FabuLocos, a Southern California “Cal-Mex” band performing one of their popular songs, “Una Pura y Dos con Sal.” Our other video this week features actor Robert Beltran talking about acting, his identity as a Chicano and his views on Latinos acting roles.
Jose “Gugo” Umpierre returns with his Burundanga Boricua del Zocotroco blog. This week he reviews a powerful new book on Puerto Rican life both on the island and throughout the United States “Asi somos-Who We Are.” This book is a labor of love and is available for purchase at: http://asisomoswhoweare.com/
And Sara Inés Calderón rerturns with her Thinking Latina blog and be sure to check out Sara’s new Texas website: http://todotexas.wordpress.com/ This week she looks at internet dating and how establishes a racial hierarchy. Also check out Angela’s Ortiz’s Phot of th Week, “Christmas Eve 2014.”
Welcome in the New Year with this week’s videos and blogs on Latinopia!