THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: JULY FOURTH IS A SAINT’S DAY! LIBERTAD IS FREEDOM,LATINOS ARE AMERICANS AND ANOTHER RICKY LUV VIDEO!
Hola Latinopians! We celebrate Independence Day with an unusual observation by Arizona poet laureate Alberto “Tito” Ríos. He reminds us that the Fourth of July is also the Saint’s Day for Nuestra Señora Santa Refugio. Check out this unique look at the fourth of July as Alberto read this very cool poem, “Día de los Refugios.”
Also this week, the Fresno based theater company Teatro De La Tierra (Theater of the People) remind us that the struggle for freedom is not confined to ancient event that took place in 1776, but is an on-going struggle of people everywhere STILL taking place today. Check out their original composition “Libertad” (Freedom).
And be sure to check out Angela Ortiz’s new Photo of the Week, “Ruin Within Palm Trees” and Lazaro De La Tierra’s remembrance of a Zombie Mex Fourth of July, Sara Inés Calderón affirms that being Latino is being American in her blog Thinking Latina with Sara Inés Calderón AND Ricardo Acuña returns with one of this video blogs, this week “These Roses For You.”
Enjoy this week on Latinopia!