THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: MARK GUERRERO’S CHICANO MUSIC CHRONICLES FEATURES THE LEGENDARY LALO GUERRERO, DIANE HERNÁNDEZ VELARDE’S RECIPE FOR HOLIDAY TREAT CAPIROTADA, A CHICANO BLUEPRINT FOR THE NEXT 50 YEARS AND SERGIO HERÁNDEZ WITH AN ARNIE AND PORFI HAPPY NEW YEAR!
As the year and the decade come to an end, Mark Guerrero reminds us of the legendary musician and singer Lalo Guerrero. In this extensive look at the life and music of Lalo, we hear clips form throughout his career and, with a guiding hand from his son, get true insight into this genius of Chicano music. Tia Tenopia recommends you to listen to this show for it’s terrific music and the history behind it!
Also this week, Diane Hernandez Velarde shares her recipe for that Christmas favorite, capirotada. If you haven’t heard of it, check out this delicious treat!
As the decade concludes, we need to look to the forward. And there are people already doing this, Looking back on the turbulent sixties that propelled the Chicano civil rights movement, political activist and author Armando Rendon wonders what will the Roaring Twenties to come bring for Latinos? Check out this Blueprint for the Next Fifty years. Lot to consider here.
And no end of the year would be complete without a Sergio Hernandez Arnie and Porfi cartoon, Here is his and their look at The New Year.
Feliz Ano Nuevo!