THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: LUIS TORRES ON THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS, MARK GUERRERO’S CHICANO MUSIC CHRONICLES PODCAST VISITS WITH LITTLE WILLIE G, ROBERT BELTRAN ON STAR TREK VOYAGER AND MÓNICA TERESA ORTÍZ ON “HUMAN RESOURCES.”
What up my peeps! This week Luis Torres reveals the first time he stumbled upon the notion of Thanksgiving leftovers. As a child growing upo in East Los Angeles, he didn’t even know such things existed!
This week, Mark Guerrero returns with his Chicano Music Chronicles podcast. This week, Mark visits with legendary vocalist Little Willie G. lead singer of the ’60s Eastside band Thee Midnighters. This is a far-ranging interview with Willie G about his entire career and showcases some of his most classic songs.
Also this week, Robert Beltran talks about his role as Chakotay in the science fiction series Star Trek Voyager and how he helped to influence the early shaping of his character in the series. Not to be missed!
And lastly, Texas-based poet Mónica Teresa Ortíz, reads her poem “Human Resources,” commenting on the plight of the undocumented workers in America’s labor market.
Enjoy your week on Latinopia!