THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: AMALIA MESA-BAINS ON DAY OF THE DEAD, ROSE PORTILLO ON DAY OF THE DEAD, BURUNDANGA BORICUA ON WAITING ON THE SUPREME COURT AND RICARDO ROMO ON THE ART OF MARTA SANCHEZ’S.
Dia de los Muertos is on us! This week we celebrate with a look at the tradition guided by installation artist Amalia Mesa-Bains who explains the history behind this Mexicano/Chicano tradition and what it all means. Also giving her insight into day of the dead is a guest bloogger,artist and actress/producer Rose Portillo. And be sure to sure to remember those who have passed this November 2nd.
This week, Jose M. Umpierre returns with his Burandanga Boricua blog looking at the current situation in Puerto Rico.I particular el Zocotroco brings us up to date on recent federal judge rulings impacting the island’s PROMESA program.
And Tejano blogger Ricard Romo profiles San Antonio based artist Marta Sanchez and her railroad yard images.
Enjoy your week on Latinopia!