THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: JULIE CARMEN REMEMBERS RAÚL JULIA, SU TEATRO AND ENRIQUE’S JOURNEY 2, LATINOS ARE MARTIANS SAYS DON FELIPE, JOSÉ RAMIREZ GALLERY VISIT AND MORE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM ANGELA ORTIZ!
This week Tia Tenopia welcomes a new blogger to Latinopia, actress, family therapist and certified yoga therapist Julie Carmen. Yep!, Julie is all of that! She’s acted in such movies as Milagro Beanfield War, Gloria, Fright Night 2, In the Mouth of Madness and the upcoming Dawn Patrol while teaching psychology at Loyola Marymount University, Yoga Therapy Rx and also has a practice as a family therapist. Wow, what a woman! This week we showcase an interview Julie did remembering celebrated Puerto Rican actor Raúl Julia. Each month Julie will be contributing to Latinopia as a regular blogger, writing on cinema and the arts as well as health and fitness. Watch for more of Julie Carmen on Latinopia in 2015!
Our second video this week is an excerpt from Tony García’s stage adaptation of Sonia Nazario’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Enrique’s Journey.” Check out Su Teatro’s stage production “Enrique’s Journey2″ and watch for the symbolism at the end.
Dr. Philip de Ortego y Gasca returns with his regular blog, “Bravo Road with Don Felípe.” This time he looks at what it means to be American and discovers that Latinos are the Martians. What? Check it out and you’ll understand.
And Southland artist José Ramirez is having an art sale on saturday december 13, 2014 10-5pm. This is an open studio/garden extravaganza at ramirez-aguilar studio 1136 stone st. la ca 90063. Also this coming Saturday check out his work at the holiday sale and party @ Ave50 Studio 131 n avenue 50, highland park, 7-10pm. If you haven’t see Jose Ramirez’s work check out his profile video this week!
And in “Angela’s Photo of the Week” watch for “Only Leaves.”
Enjoy your week on Latinopia!