THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: JOSÉ UMPIERRE ON A NATIONAL PROYECT FOR PUERTO RICO, AZTLÁN TO MAGULANDIA AT UC IRVINE, THE WORLD OF MAGULANDIA AND MARK GUERRERO’S CHICANO MUSIC CHRONICLES WITH LITTLE RAY JIMENEZ.
Hola Latinopians! We welcome in the New Year with a major contemplative essay on the future of Puerto Rico and a call for a National Project for the island by José Umpierre . Also this week two new videos showcase the artistic vision of renowned artist and social activist Gilbert “Magu” Lujan.
The first video showcases the exhibit at the University of California at Irvine titled Aztlan to Magulandia: the Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert Magu Lujan as explained by his son, Naiche Lujan. The second video The World of Magulandia, explains the vision behind Magu’s spirit animal creations and the evocative world of Magulandia. Don’t miss these cool vidoes.
Also this week, Chicano music icon Mark Guerrero returns with this Chicano Music Chronicles. This week, and for the whole month of January, he will feature an interview with early Chicano rock and roll singer Little Ray Jimenez who along with Little Willie G rocked the Chicano music scene in the 1960s.
Enjoy your week on Latinopia!