MORE GASPAR ENRIQUEZ, MORE LATINO SCI FI, VINTAGE CHICANO BALLROOMS AND OUR REGULAR BLOGGERS THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA.
What up, gente! Your Tia Tenopia welcoming you to another week of Latinopia. This week we have the second in our series of videos on El Paso artist extraordinaire Gaspar Enríquez. This time we get a chance to see the master at work in his studio.
Our other video is the second in our coverage of the first conference on Latino Science Fiction held last month at the University of California at Riverside. Is it true that no one wants to read science fiction written by Latinos or only that publishing gatekeepers think so and keep Latinos out of print? Check out these two cool videos.
Sal Baldenegro returns with his monthly Political Salsa y Más. This time he looks at the story behind El Casino, a vintage Chicano ballroom in Tucson emblematic of so many Southwest dance halls where La Raza boogied from the 1940s to the present. Check out his blog. Angela’s Photo of the Week this week is “Parrots,” A real cool shot. And be sure to scope out Sergio Hernández’s latest Arnie and Porfi cartoon–it’ll give you cucaracha nightmares!