THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: HAPPY NEW YEAR! BURUNDANGA BORICUA ON “LA GRAN FALACIA,” SERGIO HERNÁNDEZ ON A TRUMP CHRISTMAS AND THE BEST OF 2017 LATINOPIA VIDEOS: ANAYA ON POETRY, “SANTURCE ES LEY,” WAYNE HEALY AND DAVID BOTELLO’S “CHICANO TIME TRIP” AND LUIS ALFARO’S “ELECTRICIDAD.”
As we enter into a new year, we reprise four of our best videos of 2016. Acclaimed author Rudolfo Anaya comments on the meaning of poetry, José Umpierre and Kendall showcase the Puerto Rican community of Santurce in the original music video Santurce Es Ley. We also visit with renowned muralists David Botello and Wayne Healy as the review their first collaborative mural, Chicano Time Trip, and actress/director Alma Martinez presents a scene from Luis Alfaro’s acclaimed play Electricidad performed at the University of La Verne. Also this week Burundanga Boricua returns with a review of the documentary La Gran Falacia (The Grand Fallacy), and humorist Sergio Hernández brings us his take on a Trump Christmas.