THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: PLÁTICA ON IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON LATINO TEATRO WITH ELISA BOCANEGRA, SAL LÓPEZ AND ROSE PORTILLO, BURUNDANGA BORICUA PART TWO OF GUGO’S LOOK AT THE ROLE OF WOOD IN PUERTORICAN HISTORY AND GUEST BLOGGER GIL CHÁVEZ ON “CISCO KID WAS AN UNCLE OF MINE.”
Lots of stuff this week my peeps! We have two video interviews on coronavirus and the Latino theater scene. Plática host Jesús Treviño interviews actors/directors Rose Portillo, Sal Lopez and Elisa Boacanegra on the impact of the virus on the theater community and how they are coping. Also this week José “Gugo” Umpierre delivers the second in his series on the role of madera (wood) on Puerto Rico’s history.
This week we welcome guest blogger Gil “Barrio Guy” Chávez as he recalls the legendary actor Duncan Reynaldo who portrayed the Cisco Kid in the 50s television series and whom we discover was Gil’s uncle!
Enjoy your week on Latinopia but be sure to wear your mask and keep safe distancing. Ay en que mundo estamos viviendo?!