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Estrella TV, The Little Hispanic TV Network That Could!
Estrella TV beats all Spanish language networks In ratings gains In 2Q 2017 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrate Junot Díaz, Daniel Alarcón, & Giannina Braschi
Transatlantic New York international scholarly conference hosted by Instituto Cervantes, Brown University and CUNY, 5/24-27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

George Lopez Helps Platanito Crossover to English-Language TV
Estrella TV's late night talk show host Platanito debuts In TV Land's Lopez Show, 5/17/17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Garifuna International Film Fest Kicks Off in Venice, May 12th
Featuring films from U.S., Central American and other parts of the world, the festival commemorates Garifuna Holocaust - by Cesar Arredondo

Estrella TV Ties with Telemundo in Total Day Ratings
Estrella TV Ties For The Highest Growth Among Spanish Language Broadcast Networks In Total Day - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cuban American Music Festival in #DTLA
This highly anticipated festival will take place outdoors at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 North Main Street, June 4 - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Miranda Family to Receive Imagen President's Award, Aug.18
The Imagen Awards will honor Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis A. Miranda, Jr., Dr. Luz Towns-Miranda, and Luz Miranda-Crespo - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nolan Fansler: Action Painting
Mezcla: Eccletic Nights @ Art Share LA on 801 East 4th Place - by Claudia Cruz

Ozomatli Hits the Streets of South Pasadena
Guitarist Raul Pacheco talks about band's new CD "Nonstop: Mexico to Jamaica" and headlining The Eclectic, May 6 - by Abelardo de la Peña Jr.

L.A. 92: Decompressing History
Contractions of protest: Photo exhibit by Armando Cabrera at CASA 0101 until end of June, 2017 - by Jimmy Centeno

Season Finale of Rick Najera's Latino Thought Makers, May 3
Interview series to honor 'Women Who Rule' at Oxnard College's Performing Arts Center - by Susie Albin-Najera

CAMBALACHE. Son Jarocho Made in East LA., June 3
Aratani World Series presents Cambalache ensemble with guest artists from Veracruz, Australia, Texas and East LA, June 3 - by Aratani World Series

La Bulla: A Lucha Libre Experience, May 6
Live action-packed Mexican wrestling, concert and art exhibit featuring Blue Demon Jr. vs. Sam Adonis at Plaza de la Raza - by LatinoLA Contributor

Estrella TV Now Available on Roku Streaming Devices in Mexico
Spanish language network to expand its audience reach internationally via Roku's streaming platform - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rockin' Around the Block
Rocky Padilla's CD release party and debut live show in Pico Rivera is a huge success with the help of family & friends - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

The Colony Theatre Presents Springtime with Twinkle Time
Come join us for a fun-filled springtime extravaganza! Food, games, music, and fun for the whole family, April 15

LBI Media Partners With Children's Miracle Network
Spanish language radio group to host a two-day radiotón for third consecutive year to raise funds for children's hospitals - by LatinoLA Contributor

Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living
A Q&A with Manjula Martin - by Marcela Landres

Antonio Pelayo Retrospective Exhibition & Concert
Legendary cumbia band, "La Sonora Dinamita" headlines concert benefiting
Plaza De La Raza, March 25, 2017 - by LatinoLA Contributor


All That Glitters: A Tale of Sex, Drugs and Hollywood Dreams
An interview with author Liza Trevino - by Mayra Calvani

Latino Art Museum Presents Danelle Rivas' Solo Exhibition
East LA-born, Rivas' paintings emanate day-to-day moments of life, from childhood through adolescence and adulthood - by LatinoLA Contributor

LBI Media Launches Unidos Contigo Campaign
Spanish language broadcasting company initiates robust immigration education effort - by LatinoLA Contributor

Viva Veracruz: Mariachi Women's Festival Returns
Celebrating the talent and strength of women musicians at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, Saturday, March 25th, 2017 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Estrella TV Dominates Prime Time In L.A. During February Sweeps
Spanish language television network experiences audience growth with key Latino audiences - by LatinoLA Contributor

PEN World Voices 2017 Connect Writers, Artists, Thinkers
Authors from around the globe examine bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia at Americas biggest literary festival, May 1-7 in NYC - by LatinoLA Contributor

Viva Las Mujeres de Maiz
Twenty years of artivism and herstory in live multidisciplinary art show and festival at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, March 4-29 - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

To Trump, From Mexico With Love
If America is going to be first, let Mexico be second! This YouTube video -- America First, Mexico Second -- has gone viral - by Iker Calderon

Zoot Suit Extends Another Week
Center Theatre Group's announces a second one-week extension. Performances will now continue through March 26, 2017 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Noches Con Platanito: The Only Spanish Late Night Talk Show
The only Spanish language late night franchise in U.S. continues its unrivaled status in Hispanic television - by LatinoLA Contributor

Estrella TV's KRCA Station Garners Four Golden Mike Awards
The Radio and Television News Association of Southern California recognizes KRCA 62 in four important TV news categories - by LatinoLA Contributor

Manring Garcia Duo Mixing It Up in San Miguel de Allende
Two musical virtuosos are once again invited to perform their music in Mexico, this time at Encuentro Nacional de Jazz 2017 - by Diana Jasmine Ventura

Councilmember Jose Huizar Presented 3rd Annual Night on Broadway
Raul Pacheco & the Immaculate Conception, Las Cafeteras, Rodney-O and Joe Cooley light up street fest - by Ricky Ricardo

While Univision Is Blacked Out, Estrella TV Lands DISH Deal
Spanish language network continues expanding its national footprint with new carriage deal - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Music and chisme for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Joss Favela Joins Estrella TV as Celebrity Judge
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter joins celebrity judge panel in network's smash hit talent show's 16th Season - by LatinoLA Contributor

Demian Bichir: Zoot Suit's New Iconic Character El Pachuco
Mark Taper Forum's upcoming revival opens February 12, 2017; previews begin January 31. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Estrella TV Delivers Major Growth in Fall 2016 TV Season
Fastest growing minority owned Spanish language network delivers highest audience growth in early fringe among top 4 Hispanic ne - by LatinoLA Contributor

Eastside Arts Initiative Announces Grantees
Third grant cycle for innovative arts programming benefits 11 efforts ranging from theater arts to film-making - by LatinoLA Contributor

Funding Opportunity for Free Concerts at Community Venues
LA County Arts Commission accepting applications from organizations seeking support for music programming - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Expands Beyond Museum Walls
Partner institutions to present concerts, performances, events at the Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Grand Park, more - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rumba Room Live Begins Life Again in Orange County
New Latin and salsa club is part of the Anaheim GardenWalk - by Anthony Garcia

Estrella TV Debuts Two Morning Shows in 2017
Spanish language network launches first ever national morning shows - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Science Fiction on the Rise
First collection of U.S. Latino/a science fiction, fantasy, and other speculative genres features Junot Diaz, Ana Castillo y más - by LatinoLA Contributor

Maryland Rapper Wins Verizon's #Freestyle50 Challenge
29-Year-Old freestyler Tre' Da Kid wins single deal with 300 entertainment and $10,000 - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Makeup Line Reina Rebelde Celebrates Today's Latinas
Created by former bankruptcy lawyer and inspired by the collective Latina experience, this color cosmetics line is available now - by Lissette Rodriguez

New Years Eve 2017 Concert Celebration
LRS/Exposure - Tierra- Little Willie G. at the Quiet Cannon - by Raquel Garcia

Industry Elites Celebrate Hip-Hop's New Rising DJ Superstar
Celebrity judges name DJ Orange Calderon of Los Angeles winner of 2016 McDonald's Flavor Battle competition - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nicholas Coroneos - A Review: Art, Technology and Words
The idea for his current stone series stems from his childhood experience - by Jimmy Centeno

The Latinidad List: Best Latino Books of 2016
Do your part to diversify the personal libraries of your loved ones by buying them books by Latino authors this holiday season - by Marcela Landres

Fenomeno Studios Livestreams Special Mini Concert In Los Angeles
Some of the hottest regional Mexican acts join internationally acclaimed music producer, radio & TV personality Pepe Garza - by LatinoLA Contributor

Verizon's #Freestyle50Challenge Seeks Best Lyricist
Final call for entries is December 9. - by LatinoLA Contributor

LBI Media's SoCal Radio Stations Rank #1
During mornings and middays in November, leading regional Mexican stations top all Spanish language radio stations in SoCal - by LatinoLA Contributor

LBI Radio Debuts El Señor de los Aguacates
LBI Radio brings back the Radio Novela for the first time on Don Cheto Radio Network - by LatinoLA Contributor

Five Musical Weekends in the Land of 1000 Dances
SATISFACTION, Ray Carrion, The Kool Katz, BALANCE, The Battle of the Bands, 20th Anniversary parties, and other killer music - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Top Influencers Dazzle Latin Grammy with #BienvenidoALoMejor
Celebrating the best in Latin music - by LatinoLA Contributor

Review: Keepers of the Game
13th Annual Red Nation Film Festival at Pasadena's Laemmle Playhouse 7 - by Jimmy Centeno

Iron Moon: A Poet's View
Film documents the impact of globalization on Chinese workers - by Claudia Cruz

Casting Univision's Pequeños Gigantes
Looking for Spanish-speaking Latino kids between the ages of 6-11 with TALENT - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sergio Mendes: Celebration of 50 Years of Brazil 66
Three-time Grammy Award-winner performs at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, December 9, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Coloring Feast: Coloring Book for Adults
This year I had the opportunity to create a "Coloring Book for Adults" that will be on Amazon this winter 2016 - by Ivette Ramoslevy

Estrella TV Beats All TV Networks In Los Angeles!
The seventeenth edition of Premios de la Radio, a television ratings juggernaut - by LatinoLA Contributor

World Music Legend Shankar with Garcia at Navaratri Festival
SHENKAR on double neck violin, compositions, arrangements with Christopher Garcia and tabla, kanjira, ghatam - by Emmet Teran

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes and music news for the big kids in The Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Gracias JLo and Marc Anthony!
Miami fans of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony enjoyed a free concert by these mega stars to encourage voters - by LatinoLA Contributor

TIERRA - Merry Christmas My Love to Release 11/4/16
Tierra to release first ever Christmas single for first time in their 45 years in the music industry - by Rikki Rincon

Mariela in the Desert
Casa 0101 Theater and Angel City Theater Ensemble present the Los Angeles Premiere of Mariela in the Desert - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrating the Legacy of Jenni Rivera
Estrella Jalisco partners with Jenni Rivera Enterprise Mexican at Hollywood Forever Cemetery's Day of the Dead, October 29 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nominees For Upcoming Premios de la Radio Announced
Estrella TV announces nominees and event date for 17th edition of Premios de la Radio 2016 to be held on November 3, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

OC Film Fiesta Features Relevant and Creative Program
Expanded fest features tribute to Juan Gabriel, indigenous films, documentaries and more, Oct. 13-29, 2016 - by Cesar Arredondo

Enter HERDEZ Day of the Dead Coloring Contest
$3,000 to be awarded to one lucky grand prize winner in unique custom coloring contest, ending Nov 4, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rick Najera's Latino Thought Makers at Oxnard College
Oct. 12 show special guests Emilio Rivera, Wendy Carrillo and Ruben Navarrette Jr., hosted by Rick Najera - by Susie Albin-Najera

Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) Offers Grant Counseling
Grant-making partnership supports new and innovative arts initiatives benefiting eastern Los Angeles County, Oct 5 at LA Plaza - by LatinoLA Contributor

LBI Media Signs Agreement for Carriage on DIRECTV
Spanish broadcaster secures national carriage deal with the nation's largest satellite provider - by LatinoLA Contributor

The New List by Bustle: Top Poets of Color
Eduardo Galeano, Natalie Diaz, Giannina Braschi, June Jordon, Tupac Shakur, and Audre Lorde: Bossing the poetry game - by LatinoLA Contributor

Estrella TV Launches New Game Show Tumba Burros
Spanish language TV network premieres new and exciting trivia game show that builds community and brings families together - by LatinoLA Contributor

Applying For Writing Residencies Webinar
A Q&A with Glendaliz Camacho - by Marcela Landres

Brisk Iced Tea Launches #BriskMode Accelerator Program
Artists will have the chance to compete for unprecedented access at first-ever ComplexCon - by LatinoLA Contributor

Inglewood Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
The City of Inglewood celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a family, friendly festival, Saturday, September 17th - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

New Season of Noches Con Platanito Premieres
LBI Media's TV network produces original programming that speaks to today's Latinos living in the U.S. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Film Profiles San Diego Musician and Activist Chunky Sanchez
Kickstarter for "Singing My Way to Freedom" the latest documentary film by independent filmmaker Paul Espinosa - by Paul Espinosa

Estrella TV and Golden Boy Celebrate One Year of Boxeo Estelar
Largest minority owned Spanish language TV network and Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions host red carpet event - by LatinoLA Contributor

Honoring Ayotzinapa's 43 Missing Normalistas
¡Presente! One day vigil will take place on September 26,2016 from 6-10pm at casa 0101 Jean Deleage Art Gallery - by Jimmy Centeno

Estrella TV Outperforms Two Leading Networks
The largest minority owned Spanish TV network experiences a 20% ratings increase year over year during Summer 2016 prime time - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Music news & chismes for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Estrella TV Premieres Rica Famosa Latina
The highly anticipated and only Spanish language reality TV show of its kind, is back September 6 with more intrigue, glamour - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Unison High Note In Art
Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists on view at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center at Fullerton through October 16, 2016 - by Jimmy Centeno

Home Again: Margaret Garcia's Return
At The Medical Village Gallery through September; Opening day August 24th 2016 from 5-7pm - by Jimmy Centeno

Regional Mexican Superstar Gerardo Ortiz Returns to Estrella TV
Grammy-nominated and Latin Billboard Award winner reprises his role as celebrity judge in network's smash hit talent show - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Show De Don Cheto Interviews Tim Kaine
Mexican American radio and TV personality Don Cheto, headlining LBI Media's national Don Cheto Network, interviews VP nom - by LatinoLA Contributor

Enrique Castillo's Dead of Summer Book Review
The actor/filmmaker/writer pens a nail-biting thriller as Sheriff Gabe Luna tracks down a serial killer - by Elia Ezparza, LatinHeat/Latinowood

ChimMaya Gallery Call to Arists - Frida Show
Homage to Frida at ChimMaya Gallery in East L.A. - by Steven Acevedo

Summer Just Got a Little Hotter
27th San Jose Jazz Summerfest 2016, August 12 - 14, 2016 - by Anthony Garcia

Powerhouse Ozomatli Make their Lewis Family Playhouse Debut
Be there as Latin rockers perform hits from their star-studded music compilation, November 18, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Giving Back a Little of What They Got from Ritchie
Attorney Ruben Salazar and music artist Jimmy Espinoza help organize & celebrate an official LA tribute to Ritchie Valens - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Estrella TV Sizzles in September!
The largest minority-owned Spanish Broadcaster in U.S. unveils hot Fall lineup - by LatinoLA Contributor

Spotlight on the Brown
The Godfather of Chicano comedy ... Rudy Moreno - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Attention All Dogs and Dog Lovers
Nat Geo Wild and Cesar Millan are looking for dogs to star in new series Cesar and Son - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Oreja de Van Gogh Enters Its Second Decade
The internationally adored Spanish pop/rock band Tour 2017 to land at Royce Hall in May 11, 2017 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Radio Host Ricardo Sanchez of El Show del Mandril #1 in LA
Grupo Radio Centro, LA with its station KXOS-FM ¨Radio Centro 93.9FM,¨ continues to grow its competitive position - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Sleepwalkers: A Raza Retro-Cool Band
Specializing in music styles ranging Blues, Country, Tex-Mex, R&B, Cumbias, and their own brand of down-home Rock & Roll - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez

Free Family-friendly Concerts Throughout LA County
From Pasadena to Baldwin Park, Whittier to Little Rock, concerts Feature LA County artists performing in parks, libraries, more - by LatinoLA Contributor

Janeen Puente Heats Up Pershing Square
The 1st Annual Latin Salsa Festival was held on Saturday, July 9th and Sunday, July 10th, 2016 - by Ricky Ricardo

Melena Spiced up St. Andrews Jazz Festival
Melena spiced up the St. Andrews Jazz Festival with some hot Latin rhythms. - by Ricky Ricardo

Pterosaurs: Flight in The Age Of Dinosaurs
Lands at The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, July 3 through October 2, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Free Summer Movie Series Returns to CSUSB library lawn July 7
Enjoy a summer night of movies -- all recent box office blockbusters -- on Cal State San Bernardino's John M. Pfau Library - by LatinoLA Contributor

Honduran Priest Publishes New Book of Poetry
Afro-Latin Song seeks a balance between voice and soul, song and rhythm produced by African blood - by Orlando Addison

Celebrating 25 Years of Comedy!
The OG's of Latino Comedy reunite for an evening of Laffs & Music, July 31, 2016 - by Rudy Moreno

Forever Flamenco! at the Ford
The Fountain Theatre returns to the newly renovated Ford Amphitheatre with an international line-up of flamenco artists, July 23 - by Lucy Pollak

Boomers with Elderly Parents Have Fun TOGETHER!
Senior comedy afternoons creates entertainment options for intergenerational FUN, June 28, 2016. - by Bonnie Barchichat

Nat Geo Mundo Presents the Return of Semana Mortal
The Week-Long Event Begins Sunday, June 26 at 8 PM ET/PT - by Amanda Gadaleta

Trio Los Machos Opens June 17th at CASA 0101
Josefina López' play, "Trio Los Machos" Explores machismo, music & exploitation of Bracero Program - by LatinoLA Contributor

Andy Vargas Releases New Single: The Beat
A song that captures the sounds of a sultry artist with passion, rhythm and soul - by LatinoLA Contributor

Normalizing the Voices of Writers of Color
A Q&A with Origins Journal editor & publisher Dini Karasik - by Marcela Landres

"Alerta Aeropuerta" Returns to Nat Geo Mundo!
Nat Geo Mundo will air Season 2 of original production offering an inside look at the intense & dramatic Colombian airport - by LatinoLA Contributor

MARS on Nat Geo Mundo!
MARS -- the global television event series -- will premiere in November 2016 on the National Geographic Channel & Nat Geo Mu

A Huge Salsero Family Reunion
Alma Del Barrio celebrated their 43rd Anniversary with a Salsa Festival, Sunday, May 22nd. - by Ricky Ricardo

Early Life in the Land of 1000 Dances
CASA 0101 Theater's "The Eastside Heartbeats" brings back memories of a time almost forgotten, through 5/29/16 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Niños Migrantes on Nat Geo Mundo
Emotional journies revealing poignant stories shared by the youth making a dangerous voyage in search of a better life, May 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Queer and Here in LA's Eastside
Eastside Queer Stories Festival premieres at Little Casa in Boyle Heights, June 17 - 26, 2016 - by Maia Villa

An Exciting, In-depth Look at the Latin Rock World
Voices Of Latin Rock: The E-Mix is packed with interviews and features with luminaries such as Carlos Santana, many more - by LatinoLA Contributor

Candela Salsa Night Opens at the Ritz Ballroom
Dancing at a renovated hall located above the historic Yost Theater in Santa Ana's Calle Cuatro, May 19, 2016 - by Anthony Garcia

Cuicani: The Debut Double Album Out Now (& Then)
Creating community and social change In Los Angeles through infectious world and soul music - by LatinoLA Contributor

Max Uballez, Producer of Land of 1000 Dances, Authors New Book
"Chuy de Cabra The Journey Home El Chupacabra" is like X-Files Latino Style!!! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Victor Payan Seeks Support to Attend Hemispheric Arts Conference
Help artist attend Biennial Gathering of Artists, Activists and Academics in Chile - by LatinoLA Contributor

Give a Gift to Mom That Gives to Other Moms & Newborns
Latin Superstar Thalia joins forces with Macy's and March of Dimes to give every baby a fighting chance - by LatinoLA Contributor

De'Anza First Latina To Grace Amoeba's Green Room
Iconic retailer Amoeba Music recently featured Latin Alternative artist De'Anza - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Bulla Art & Music Experience Honors Lucha Libre
2nd annual tribute to masked wrestling tradition features 100 Artists, live wrestling and Conjunto Nueva Ola, April 16, 2016 - by Citlalith Perez

Danny Trejo to Headline Rick Najera's Latino Thought Makers
Action Star Danny Trejo headlines Rick Najera's Latino Thought Makers season finale at Oxnard College May 4 - by Susie Albin

The Ries Brother's ... Los Ries Hermanos
A triple threat of talent - by mia soto arzola

Nat Geo Mundo Celebrates Man's Best Friend
Festival de Perros premieres April 15, 2016 on Nat Geo Mundo - by LatinoLA Contributor

Urban Invasion 2016 Mixes Music and Philanthropy
100 unknown artists to network and advertise themselves to legitimate agents, talent scouts while aiding the community, 4/23/16 - by Candy Rose

Cinema Culturas Film Series Coming to the Inland Empire
From Los Angeles to the Inland Empire; 3rd Annual Cinema Culturas Film Festival, November 2016, - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Conjunto Nueva Ola Live at La Bulla
A Lucha Libre event, art exhibit and concert sponsored by El Jimador at Plaza de la Raza, April 30, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

MARIACHI USA to Perform in Cuba in October
Iconic festival will feature musicians/singers and dancers in cultural exchange, October 9, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The San Diego Latino Film Festival Is Magical!
Mingle with celebrities, hear great music, dance salsa, and watch a stellar lineup of movies this weekend, Mar 18 - 20, 2016 - by Anthony Garcia

El Show del Mandril Takes Top Spot In Los Angeles
The #1 Regional Mexican morning show in L.A. - by Rachel Nelson

King and Queen of Spain to Visit Puerto Rico
The King and Queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Leticia, will be received this week by the Puerto Rican governor - by LatinoLA Contributor

RAYMUNDO Continues to Empower Through His Music
From opening for Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, Calibash Festival and now on the way to showcase at SXSW, March 15 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Let the Battles of the Bands Begin!
Thee Mr. Duran and Ray Carrion bring back an L.A. musical tradition almost forgotten, Sunday, April 17 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Join the Frontlines of the War Against ISIS in Iraq
Nat Geo Mundo's Explorer: Fighting ISIS premieres Sunday, March 6 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nat Geo Mundo Presents Critically Acclaimed ÉL ME NOMBRÓ MALALA
Hailed by critics as a "Profoundly moving portrait," and an "Appeal to your heart and gut" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Spanish is the Language of the Future
The Royal Academy of the Spanish Language is hosting an international conference on the future of the Spanish language - by LatinoLA Contributor

Valentine's Moose Lodge With Frankie Firme and Sugar Bear
The Land of a 1000 Dances Valentines with Frankie Firme and Sugar Bear - by Paulina Schiaretti

Love in The Land of 1000 Dances for Valentine's Day
SATISFACTION Band, Johnny Hernandez, Hank Castro, Ray Carrion, CHICO, and SANGRIA Bands and others rock a lover's weekend - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Oxnard College Brings Latino Talent to Forefront
CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase PLUS Lalo Alcaraz from Fox's new animated comedy, Bordertown - LIVE, Feb 3, 2016 - by Susie Albin-Najera

Nat Geo Mundo Presents Escuelas Insolitas
New series highlights the most specialized schools and training around the world - by LatinoLA Contributor

Benjamin Shwartz: The Point of No Return
The composer goes dark for second installment of the award-winning Mexican horror film KM31: Sin Retorno - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Gift of Music, Dancing, and the Ongoing Celebration of Life
Ray Carrion's East Bay Legends/L.A. Latin Legends Christmas Party is a gift to all - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Got Milk? Is Helping Families Heal Through Art
Got Milk? unites over 20 California artists for charity project titled Milk Love Art - by LatinoLA Contributor

LA Is Main Course In a Special Episode of En Ruta-T
Los Angeles is the main course in Canal 22 Internacional's epic Mexican food lover's road trip, December 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rockin' Good time for Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign
Becky G headlined the 6th Annual Rock the Red Kettle Concert benefitting the Salvation Army - by Ricky Ricardo

The Latinidad List: Best Latino Books of 2015
A list of the books that stole my heart this year - by Marcela Landres

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Ximena C??rdoba Celebrates Launch of Body Sculpt Jeans
The first 250 people to purchase a pair of Body Sculpt by Celebrity Pink jeans can meet and snap a picture with her - by LatinoLA Contributor

Three Memorable Nights in The Land of 1000 Dances
Thee Midniters' 50th Anniversary concert draws people in from all over California for three nights of music & memories - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs at NHM
Modern science provides unprecedented look at North America's largest collection of mummies, through January 18 - by LatinoLA Contributor

NAT GEO MUNDO PRESENTS "PIONEROS DEL MAYFLOWER"
A four-hour television event that reveals the epic untold story behind Thanksgiving, premiering on Nat Geo Mundo, Nov. 22 - 23 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Amanda Fernandez, CSUSB Student, DJ and Lupus Warrior
Rancho Cucamonga resident won the best student media representative award presented by the Inland Empire Media Award - by LatinoLA Contributor

$500,000 Raised for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
"Salv?® Un AngelitoÔǪ?íTe Toca!" fundraising campaign continues through the end of the year - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chisme and music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Marie Osmond, Ana Barbara & Chiquis Rivera Join Efforts
Star-Studded event to encourage Latinos to support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' campaign, November 14 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mezcla Muzic and the Colour of Sound
Virtuosic performance and interaction at the Harrison House in Joshua Tree, Nov. 6 - by Aureliano

Emmy Award-winning Journalists to Speak at Latino Thought Makers
Myrka Dellanos, Ruben Navarrette Jr. and Julio Varela join host Rick Najera at Oxnard College Performing Arts Center Nov 12 - by Susie Albin-Najera

Nat Geo Mundo Premieres Inventos Extraordinarios
Sunday, November 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Nat Geo Mundo - by LatinoLA Contributor

Univision's LAnzate to Premiere National on Sat., Oct. 24th
LAnzate features the dynamic Fernanda Kelly and Luis Sandoval - by LatinoLA Contributor

HERDEZ Celebrates D?¡a de los Muertos Festivities
Online community shows support through #CelebrateDDLM social media contest - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Velorio 2015 a Day of the Dead Event, Art Exhibit and Concert
Mexican Norte??o Grammy-winning La Sonora Dinamita come to Plaza De La Raza, November 7 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Spiritual Women Leaders Met in Taos
Worldwide Women's Traditions Leading the Future, an international event featuring workshops, lectures, dances, more - by Teresa Dovalpage

A Collage of Original Scenes, Poems, Songs, Video and Movement
"In Response" is a multi-author response systematic racism in America presented by Towne Street Theatre, Oct. 10 - 25 - by Brittany A. Gash

Stage Play Review: Drunk Girl at Casa 0101
Something we don't want to talk about...but can't deny it exists in our midst, until October 18 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Wisdom and Inspiration from Latina Authors in New Compilation
Latina Authors and Their Muses features advice from 40 women writers taken from a collection of interviews - by Mayra Calvani

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Roaring 70s to Delight Salsa Lovers at MOLAA
Outdoor concert features classic New York-style with Herman Olivera, Conjunto Costazul and salsa flutist Art Webb, Sept. 26 - by Teresa Gordon

Luz, Heart and Unity: The Convergence of Them All
Currently exhbiting at the Casa 0101 Jean Deleage Art Gallery through November 8th. - by Jimmy Centeno

Award-Winning East LA Interchange Screens Locally
Hollywood Film Festival (9/24 & 9/27), New Urbanism Film Festival (10/8) and the Highland Park Independent Film Fest (Oct.) - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Way You Do The Things You Do!
Ray Carrion's Latin Legends/Motown Revue Show rocks L.A. on a recent Sunday afternoon - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Short Stories are the Jan Brady of Literature
A Q&A with Kirstin Valdez Quade, author of Night at the Fiestas - by Marcela Landres

Getty Villa presents Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles
A new adaptation by Luis Alfaro, directed by Jessica Kubzansky and produced by The Theatre @ Boston Court, Sep 10 - Oct 3 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Guacamole Greetings: Saying It With Sabor!
Greeting and note cards created with original photography produced to express your sentiments perfectly de todo coraz??n - by Irma Vargas

8 Crosses on 4 Corners - James Dean's Final Journey
Book review of a short novel by Scott Brimigion - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Calle 13 Taking a Break
Grammy-winning duo to focus on independent work. This and much more from Latino Loop. - by Latino Loop

The Latin Side of the Central Avenue Jazz Festival
The 20th annual festival was spiced up with the fiery sounds of Afro-Cuban Jazz over the weekend - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

News From the Brown Side of Town.
Chisme's & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme~ Contributing Editor

Thalma de Freitas at Grand Performance 2015 Free Concert Series
Singer, songwriter and actress Thalma de Freitas performed a delightful set of Brazilian tunes on July 17 - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Six Weeks to Stand Up, With Rudy Moreno
Learn to be a professional stand up comedian in six weeks at the Pasadena Ice House on Saturday afternoons - by Rudy Moreno

Little Red at Casa0101: A Review
An entertaining and priceless lesson of love, respect and friendship - by Jimmy Centeno, Contributing Writer

East LA Interchange: Movie Premiere
Boyle Heights documentary to screen at Downtown Film Festival L.A., July 26 - by Betsy Kalin

Actor/Professor Alma Martinez Wins Settlement
Denied tenure and told she would be fired by Pomona College, Martinez was successfully represented by MALDEF - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nominations Announced for the 30th Annual Imagen Awards
Jane the Virgin, The Book Of Life, Spare Parts, Ana Maria in Novela Land, and Cristela among top Imagen nominees, August 21 - by LatinoLA Contributor

16 Weeks to Find the Next Menudo
Social media to drive the winners of "Menudo - En Busca de La Nueva Generaci??n" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Prince Royce Shares Inspirational Message for the Young
The bachata singer navigates the world like no one else in the All-New 2016 Honda HR-V Crossover - by LatinoLA Contributor

Little Red, A Chicana Punk Musical Opens at Casa 0101
Boyle Heights musical theater production features music by Quetzal Flores, July 3 through August 2nd - by Edward Padilla

For the Love of a Sister: Becky Cordova
Once again, L.A.'s best comes out for one of their own...a tribute to The Diamond of the San Fernando Valley - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Children's TV Gets a Master Class In Music
Music maestro develops Babu-Lula-Leo, a new children's television show based on Latin music - by LatinoLA Contributor

Exodus Events Presents LA Story
A tribute to the classic lowrider, featuring the legendary Gypsy Rose, July 25 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Montejo and Man?í Contribute to Education by Way of Music in L.A
Montejo Awards $250,000 to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund - by LatinoLA Contributor

Master Chicano Artist George Yepes Opens at Corazon LA-Olvera St
Renown Chicano artist will be joined by former students in new exhibit opening at Corazon de Los Angeles, June 27 - by Diana Martinez

Ivoreez Turns Your Kids Into Little Mozarts
Jenny Rodriguez develops a way to learn to play music instantly! - by LatinoLA Contributor

$101,000 at Stake for Boyle Heights Family on The Briefcase
Community-minded Mata family, founders of The Mariachi Conservatory, could solve their financial woes on reality series, June 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Detective Sanchez, the Ortiz Case
Teatro Urbano presents play written by Rene Rodriguez and produced by Rosemary Soto Rodriguez and Ricardo Lopez - by LatinoLA Contributor

U.S. Latinos and the 2015 NBA Playoffs
Marc Gasol favorite Latino player, LeBron James and Derrick Rose resonate well - by LatinoLA Contributor

Award winning artist Jaime Guerrero featured at MACLA
Fire and glass used to explore male rites of passage and trophy room memories, through August 8, 2015 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cal State L.A./CSU to Honor the Late Nati Cano
Famed mariachi leader to be awarded honorary degree posthumously during its June 13 commencement ceremony - by LatinoLA Contributor

For the Love of a Brother and His Music
Bruce Soto & some of L.A.'s finest music artists step up in support of drummer Danny Santillan in a blockbuster show - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

The Pulsing Heart-Beat of Seta Injeyan's Paintings
Indivisible Vibrations of The Heart and Light - by Jimmy Centeno

After School is a Must See Film
Married couple dare to discuss child sexual abuse and the dangers of family secrets in award-winning movie - by Belinda Quesada

Poncho Sanchez Heats Up LACMA's Latin Sounds Concert Series
The conguero and his Latin Jazz band kicked off the 10th season of Latin Sounds at LACMA - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

IXONEZTLI/GARCIA: The Infinite Expansion of Sound
As experienced 5/9/SA/2015 @ Center for Public Arts Highland Park - by Aureliano

GOP Latino Outreach Parody
Republicans need to reach out to the strength of the Latino vote in 2016, but they don't always hit the mark

La Salsa Fest Presents Limitless Dance
Anybody can dance, anywhere, anytime regardless your physical disabilities

10th Annual Celebrating Words Festival at Pacoima City Hall
Tia Chucha's brings together writers, poets, artists and musicians in the San Fernando Valley/Pacoima, June 6

Erika Vidrio Writes the Regional Mexican Songs
Singer/songwriter has written over 100 hit songs for the likes of Lupillo Rivera, Conjunto Primavera and El Chapo de Sinaloa

Watch Joey Montana's Full Concert Only On Terra!
Joey Montana performs on "Terra Live Music Home Sessions," presented By State Farm - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrating Anthony Quinn's Influence
AltaMed Art Gallery to present centennial celebration exhibit honoring late actor's accomplishments, through June 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Dream of a Lifetime
Stage play review: An L.A. Journey~ The story of Lorenzo Alfredo, another Casa 0101 Theater presentation, through June 7 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Columbia Theater Director Debuts United States of Banana
Colombian Film and Theater Director Juan Pablo Felix brings to the stage for the first time "United States of Banana" - by Columbia Stages Presents

An Interview with Veronica Golos
ROOTWORK is a collection of poems in the voices of John Brown and Mary Day Brown, white Abolitionists against slavery - by Teresa Dovalpage

An L.A. Journey - The Story of Lorenzo Alfredo
The World Premiere of new play based on a true story about an 11 year K'iche Mayan homeless orphan, CASA 0101, May 8-June 7 - by LatinoLA

Arts & Music Festival features Orquesta Salsa Caliente
Professional and emerging visual artists, fun kids' activities, great food, talented local bands and Orquesta Salsa Calient - by LatinoLA

LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) Announces Lineup
Central Park SummerStage shows include Vicentico, Ximena Sari??ana, Our Latin Thing, Compass, Systema Solar, m?ís, July 10 - by Latino Loop

The Wallis Presents Satchmo At The Waldorf
Satchmo arrives in L.A. following sold out engagements at Long Wharf Theatre, Shakespeare & Company, Off Broadway, May 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Points of Contention: Wrath, Conflict, Resistance
Breath and wind of our struggles portrayed in the Casa 0101 exhibition, until June 13 - by Jimmy Centeno

L.A. Public Library and Ozomatli Debut Read to the Rhythm Video
GRAMMY-winning band's song promotes Library's Summer Fun clubs for children and teens - by LatinoLA Contributor

Terra Brings You The Most Anticipated Fight of The Year
Tune in to the "Great Return" of Roberto "Massa" Ortiz as he comes face-to-face with rival Juan Rivera, 4/24 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Straight From Cuba: Cuban Artists Making Their LA Debut
Alan Manuel Gonzalez, Darwin Estacio Martinez, and Luis Rodriquez NOA Opening Reception, Saturday May 16th @ 6-9pm - by Jennifer Gross

Latin Heat Presents Veteranos: A Legacy of Valor
A special Memorial Day performance at Plaza de la Raza, May 25 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Joey Montana Performs On Terra
Panamanian urban star hosts the ultimate "Terra Live Music Home Session" concert performance for lucky fan - by LatinoLA Contributor

Chicano Pride in the Land of 1000 Dances
Geronimo Garcia's PACHUCO 2 Concert Dance hits a nerve in East LA's Steven's Steakhouse on a Sunday afternoon - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the Big Kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

National Parks Service Launches Find Your Park
National Park Service and National Park Foundation launch Find Your Park ÔÇô Encuentra Tu Parque, to connect people with parks - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Students Receive Research Award at State Conference
Cal State San Bernardino graduate students Melissa Esparza and Cynthia Britt received Michael Goodman Memorial Research Award - by LatinoLA Contributor

RAFFMA Exhibits Work of CSUSB MFA Students
Mayte Escobar presents her work in the exhibition. "The Body as Border: El Cuerpo Como Frontera" through April 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cookie and Twinkle, Like Cookies and Sprinkles
LA-based bilingual-pop-artists & kid rock sensations Twinkle Time featuring Mista Cookie Jar unite with Kidz Rock - by LatinoLA Contributor

AfroBrasil: Art and Identities
An intersection of Latino and Afro-Brazilian culture and history at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum - by Andrew Echeguren

La Bulla: a Lucha Libre Event, Art Exhibit and Concert
An opportunity to support your local artists at Plaza de la Raza, April 11 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Verizon & Cookman/Nacional Launch M??sica Unsigned Voting
Avid music fans lead talent search among 30 of the western U.S.' most eclectic indie bands - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bilingual Pop Artist For Kids Twinkle Time
LA-based bilingual-pop-artists & kid rock sensations, Twinkle Time and Mista Cookie Jar, unite with "Kidz Rock"

The Third Annual Grand Park Downtown Book Fest
The Music Center presented the eclectic event featuring poetry, readings, music and more, March 28, 2015. - by Ricky Ricardo

Mariluz Gonzalez: Woman Making History
Latina arts and culture advocate recognized by City of Los Angeles, March 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tyler Stallings to Discuss Latinos in Science Fiction
How contemporary Latin American and Latino artists employ science fiction for social, cultural and political critique, April 9 - by LatinoLA Contributor

William Levy Stars in Unique Short Film Targeting Latinos
Toyota shows its creative side with #GranDecision social media program - by LatinoLA Contributor

And the Beat Goes On...
Ray Carrion's Latin Legend All Star & Europa Bands pack houses in the San Gabriel Valley - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Race and Racism Topic of Presentation at CSUSB
Jane Elliott, who in 1968 developed "Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes" for her all-white class of third graders, speaks on April 9 - by LatinoLA Contributor

News From the Brown Side of Town
Chisme & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

The Resurgence of Memory
Jimmy Centeno's sculptural and installation art at the LA Art Core gallery within the Brewery Annex - by Nadia L. Castro

Are You The Next Latina Star?
Reality Television producers looking for Latina talent in the Los Angeles music scene. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Good Dirt Needs Your Help
I have the opportunity to take over a pottery studio in Culver City, CA. but I need your help - by Lina Alvarez

Festival & Exhibit Highlight History of Women in Mariachi
Viva el Mariachi Femenil brings light to rich history chronicling 100+ years of women's engagement, March 16-21 - by #LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Arts & Music Festival Sends Call For Local Artists
Professional, emerging and student artists from the inland region are invited to submit artwork for display and sale, April 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Public Broadcasting's Season Four of VOCES
Four original documentaries shine a light on some of the most unique and untold aspects of Latino culture and history, April 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

For the Love of Brothers
Music & dancing to FUNK Cancer on the West Side in honor of Danny Boy Padilla - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Documentary 'Underwater Dreams' to be shown at CSUSB
How an underwater robot, built by a team of undocumented Mexican high school students for a competition against the likes of MIT - by LatinoLA Contributor

Grammy-winning Pacific Mambo Orchestra's Steffen Kuehn
PMO's mission is to bring great music at the highest level of musicianship with an eye on a worldwide audience - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Hispanic News On-Line

Writing Grants for Writers
A Q&A with Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, creator of the Grantwriting Roundup - by Marcela Landres

Jaime Escalante Exhibit: A Life Con Ganas
Showcasing the educator's life, work and accomplishments before and after Stand and Deliver, at Pasadena City College - by LatinoLA Contributor

Studio City Gets the Sheila E. Touch: The E. Spot Lounge Opens!
A special place, like a Sheila E. performance: ability, passion, joy, hard work, fun and a whole bunch of love - by Anthony McBride

An interview with Luigi A. Juarez, author of Covered Paces
A modern Latina love story - by Teresa Dovalpage

Honda Invites Parents to Let Their Kids Dream Big
Honda #CRVSue??os encourages kids to follow their boldest dreams - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances, including Rick Rosas tribute, Latin Legends Concert y m?ís - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

REFORMA Announces the 2015 Pura Belpr?® Award Winners
Presented to Latin@ author and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience - by LatinoLA Contributor

An Inexplicable Cuban Music Encounter
Son D'Acosta re-united after fleeing Castro regime - by Bobby Marin

CTG Elects First Ever President of the Board
"Kiki Gindler shares my passion for live theatre and the power that it has to change lives and build communities" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Underground Art Awakens in Los Angeles
L.A. based artist Carlos Nieto III (CNIII) brings the Skull Project to life to YXTA & Mercado Restaurants - by LatinoLA Contributor

Social Media Influencers in Los Angeles
Lifestyle Bloggers #LBNC15 National Conference inspires and educates bloggers through training, workshops and more, Feb 19-21 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Buzzfeed Now Read More by Latinos Than White Americans
According to Buzzfeed staff memo, according to Latino Loop. Plus, more entertaining Latino news items! - by Latino Loop

2015 Afro Latino Festival at Museum of Latin American Art
The Museum of Latin American Art held its annual Afro Latino Festival, Sunday, February 8, 2015. - by Ricky Ricardo

The MVP's of Reggaeton Perform On Terra
Watch the incredible performance by Angel y Khriz now on Terra Live Music - by LatinoLA Contributor

Wizard of Woz
Apple co-founder speaks at the NAMM Show - by Anthony Garcia

Thee Legendary Midniters' Jimmy Espinoza
"We sought stardom. Each contributing band member had a similar core desire, live your dream!" - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Hispanic News On-Line

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Brazilian Carnaval of Love Takes Over The Conga Room
The most authentic and extravagant party on the West Coast returns for its fifteenth year, February 14 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Hip-Hop Artist Matre Responds to Militarization of LAUSD Police
Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist Matre and the Embassy live collective release song in response to LAUSD Police Department - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pioneering Spanish Rapper Jae-P Returns with New Album
Jae-P releases video for "Un Mundo Nuevo" the first song off new album "Resurrecci??n" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dont Miss Periko & Jessi Le??n on Terra
Watch the incredible "Terra Live Music Home Sessions" performance

Love & Chicano Music in the Air
Music artists from the Land of 1000 Dances come out to support good people, good causes to celebrate life like only we know how - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

LA Latino Native Matt Medrano in Upcoming Movie AMERICONS
Latino actor/producer makes the impossible possible with indie film opening in AMC theatres, January 23 - by Matt Medrano

Nat Geo Mundo's Original Docu-Drama Arrepentidos is Back
Season 2 will feature all new episodes based on true stories - by LatinoLA Contributor

First Native American Poetry Festival To Be Held On Jan 17
The inaugural Native Voices Poetry Festival will explore the richness of Southern California Native cultures and the beauty - by LatinoLA Contributor

Shen Yun 2015: Peace, Tranquility and Joy!
Learn about the beautiful Chinese art of dance, January 22 - February 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Culture Cash Begins Rehearsals for Chavez Ravine
This revival marks the prominent Latino theatre group's 30th anniversary, January 27 - March 10 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Start of 2015 in the Land of 1000 Dances
Music, dancing, good people and low gas prices make it happen - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Nancy Sanchez is a Spanglish Songstress
New Video for "Noches de Amor" is a taste of tunes to come - by Gabriel San Rom?ín

The Latin Side of the Jazz Educators Network Conference
The 6th Annual Jazz Educators Network Conference featured many Latin jazz performances and clinics - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

CSUSB Theatre Takes "Black Butterfly" On The Road
Modern classic by Luis Alfaro to play at CSUSB & CSUSB Palm Desert Campus opens January 23 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Chicana/Latina Artists: Open Call for Art & Essays
The Women's Caucus for Art (WCA) seeks work on the theme of Time: Present, Past, and Future - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rising Music Phenom Becky G Performs at Calibash 2015
Lineup includes Pitbull, Don Omar, Carlos Vives, Tego Calder??n, Wisin, Plan B, 3BallMTY, Gente de Zona and Maluma, January 24 - by LatinoLA Contributor

An Interview with Hispabooks Publishers
Ana P?®rez Galv?ín and Gregorio Doval talk about their publishing house - by Teresa Dovalpage

Poncho Sanchez Will Receive an Award at the Jazz Conference
The global jazz and Latin Jazz community will gather in San Diego for the 6th Annual Jazz Education Network Conference, Jan 7-10 - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

T'was the Week Before Christmas ...
A little news from the Brown Side of Town - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Algodon Y V.I.N.O.
Music video follows 12 year-old boy's days of working in the cotton fields to following his dreams of moving to California - by LatinoLA Contributor

Travel Tips for Aztlan's Top Albums for 2014
Mark Torres and Mariluz Gonzalez pic the top albums spinned in the radio, their preference, or released in 2014 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Grand Park Welcomes 2015 in Grand Style
Grand Park will once again usher in the New Year with top notch entertainment. - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

A New Children's Book by Award-Winning Author Maya Gonzalez
A colorful bilingual book for children and parents that encourages appreciation for diversity, equality, and nature - by LatinoLA Contributor

Watch Angel Y Khriz on Terra Live Music Today
The MVP's of Reggaeton perform hit singles from their upcoming album "Los Internacionales" - by LatinoLA Contributor

'Tis the Season to Step Out and Live
The Holiday Season is upon us in The Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Artist Margie Lopez Read is Donating All Proceeds to Non-Profits
Art is life and not worth much unless it helps make the world just a little bit better in one way or another - by Armando F Sanchez, Contributing Writer

Electro-Rock Duo Love Star Releasing New EP
Love Star's new album "Espectro" was produced by 16-time GRAMMY winner Thom Russo who has worked with Juanes - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nat Geo Mundo Relives the 90s
LOS 90 takes you back to the historic moments, cultural events and technology trends that defined the era that connected us.

Terra Live Music in Concert with Luis Fonsi Tonight!
Las Vegas Concert will also Include Performances by J Balvin, Juan Magan and Pablo L??pez

CSUSB Fall 2015 application deadline is Nov. 30
All interested in attending Cal State San Bernardino in fall 2015 must file their applications during the priority application

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

CSUSB LEAD Program Selected as 2014 Educational Advocate
Hispanic Lifestyle names the Latino Education and Advocacy Days project as the 2014 Educational Advocate of the Year - by LatinoLA Contributor

On View Now! Grandes Maestros at NHM
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) presents a contemporary look at folk art when it debuts for U.S. audience

New Spanish Children's ABC Book "A de Activista"
Written by GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter Martha Gonzalez and Illustrated by Innosanto Nagara, it inspires social awareness - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pi??ata Dreams: The World Premiere Production
Written by Josefina L??pez, directed by Corky Dominguez, it celebrates Pi??atas, Alebrijes and the courage to be oneself, Dec 4 - by LatinoLA Contributor

UFC 180: Werdum vs Hunt
Several fighters of Mexican or Latin American decent will showcase their skills at the event, November 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Alma Del Barrio's 1st Annual Salsa Fest Sizzles!
Alma Del Barrio's 1st Annual Salsa Fest was held on Sunday, October 26th at Loyola Marymount University. - by Ricky Ricardo

Memories from a Radio
Artist Rey Armenteros' painting exhibit, co-titled Daughter's Arrival & Father's Farewell, opens on Nov. 13 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Reggae Sensation, Sie7e, Performs on Terra Live Music
Watch the full concert experience on Terra

Paty Cantu Presents Ultimate Hits on Terra Live Music
Check out full digital concert on Terra - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dia De los Muertos USA in Coachella
Talent lineup includes Conjunto Primavera, Chicano Batman, Trio Ellas, Los Tucanes de Tijuana and La Santa Cecilia, Nov 1-2 - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Vivir So??ando - Where Reality & Fantasy Mix
Filmmaker Juan Andres Bueno reviews magical book about Mexico by Enrique Herrera - by LatinoLA Contributor

The RaqC and Nachin Show Debuts on MEGA 96.3FM
The only morning radio show in LA that represents young Latinos; a show they can relate to in content, language and culture, Oct - by LatinoLA Contributor

Los Lobos Headlined Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
Los Lobos headlined a blues festival in New Orleans, October 17-19,2014. - by Ricky Ricardo

Milton Nascimento Celebrates 50 Years with World Tour stop in LA
Legendary Brazilian artist Milton Nascimento celebrates his 50-year career with World Tour, November 28 - by Brazilian Nites Productions

The Story of a 22-Year-Old Latino Entrepreneur
Why does the world need Borderland Man? - by Ector Joel Acosta

Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards Gala finalist Announced
Finalists have been announced for the 12th annual Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards Gala on Nov. 13 - by Tommy Villalobos, LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB President Named Chair of HACU Governing Board
Tom?ís D. Morales, president of California State University, San Bernardino, has been named chair of the governing board - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latagr?ífica II + Modern Multiples Artist Showcase
Closing event by Red Bull with outdoor vendors, live entertainment, DJ, food trucks, in-door gallery space sponsored, Oct. 25 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sie7e to Perform in Terra Live Music Home Sessions
Puerto Rican sensation to host "Terra Live Music Home Sessions" from the home of a fan, October 20 - by LatinoLA Contributor

A is for Activist: For the Next Generation of Progressives
An ABC board book for children and their parents that promotes social awareness and encourages action for positive change - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tickets On Sale for Grandes Maestros at NHM
Great Masters of Iberoamerican Folk Art, Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex at the Natural History Museum, Nov 9 - Sep 13 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Conga Room Hosts Latin Kings of Salsa Series
Historic venue showcases salsa's greatest performers including Oscar D'Leon and Willie Col??n - by LatinoLA Contributor

More Than 90% of Latino Children in the U.S. Were Born in U.S
And other things we didn't know about, from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Watch the Incredible Performance by El Dasa
Terra takes you back to the irresistible rhythms of Sonora from El Dasa's incredible performance - by LatinoLA Contributor

Homeboy Industries to Hold Exhibit at CSUSB
"Bridging Homeboy Industries: Fabian Debora, Alex Kizu and Juan Carlos Mu??oz Hernandez" on display October 6 - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Professor Awarded Mexico's Highest Honor
Hot weather had little impact at the Mexican Independence Day celebration recently held at Cal State San Bernardino - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Hip Hop Artist Sabor Latino to Release Autobiography
Inspiring many individuals around the world to continue being productive members of society - by LatinoLA Contributor

Terra Live Music in Studio with El Dasa Tonight
Tune in for "Terra Live Music in Studio" with Regional Mexican star, El Dasa, tonight at 8PM! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Santa Monica Museum of Arts Presents Citizen Culture
Exhibit celebrates power of art to spark dialogue, create new modes of civic engagement, and transform the laws, through Dec. 20 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Los Angeles Theatre Center Partners with Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines will serve as the Official Airline sponsor of Encuentro 2014 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Writing Great Books for Young Adults
A Q&A with author and agent Regina Brooks - by Marcela Landres

Josefina L??pez Announces Theatre Acting Workshop in Spanish
Josefina L??pez announces founding of Teatro Para Todos (Theatre For All) and 14-Week
theatre acting workshop in Spanish - by Casa 0101 Theatre


The Los Angeles Theatre Center Hosts Encuentro 2014
Month-long festival features 150 Latino artists from across the country - by LatinoLA Contributor

Antonio Orozco Performs on Terra Live Music in Studio
Watch Spanish singer Antonio Orozco's "Terra Live Music in Studio" performance, presented by Sprint

2014 South Los Angeles Power Festival
A diverse crowd of several thousand gathered in Martin Luther King Jr. Park for the 2014 South Los Angeles Power Festival - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Tijuana's Transcending Art Period of the 70s
Los 70s Exhibition Review - by Jimmy Centeno

CSUSB Supports Countywide Arts Conference
Arts professionals from throughout San Bernardino County and surrounding areas will convene for a full day of speakers, workshop - by LatinoLA Contributor

Inner City Teens Get Inked This Summer
Former Simpson's artist Carlos Nieto III helps youth use their hiking experiences to create nature-themed comic books - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dwayne Verheyden: Dutch Boy Playing, Touring with Flaco Jimenez
From the Netherlands to Texas, chromatic button accordion earns two Tejano Music Awards Nominations - by LatinoLA Contributor

Stellar Undercard for MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2
Mexican stars and world title fights added to Showtime pay-per-view fight live from Las Vegas, September 16

Weaving the Past: Extends Exclusive Engagement
The screening at Pasadena's Laemmle Playhouse 7 Theaters extended until Thursday, August 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Joins National Dream Act Scholarship
Cal State San Bernardino has become the newest higher education partner in TheDream.US, a national program - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Season, New Exhibition at CSUSB Art Gallery
"Bridging Homeboy Industries: Fabian Debora, Alex Kizu and Juan Carlos Mu??oz Hernandez" will be on display Oct. 6 - by LatinoLA Contributor

News From the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & Music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Antonio Orozco Performs on Terra Live Music in Studio
Pop sensation to perform hit singles "Llegar?í," "Devu?®lveme la Vida," "Ya lo Sabes" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Terra Live Music in Studio Presents La Ley in Concert
Don't miss the concert by the revolutionary band La Ley on Terra Live Music in Studio streaming online, presented by Sprint - by LatinoLA Contributor

Musically Spectacular Summer Contest #MoreSoCal with Ana B?írbar
Win an intimate serenade by Latin Grammy Award-winning superstar - by LatinoLA Contributor

Hollywood Forever Presents the 15th Annual Dia de los Muertos
Hollywood Forever celebrates its Quincea??era at the 15th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival at Hollywood Forever Cemetery - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cultural Diversity Celebrated in Inglewood
The 1st Annual Afro Latin Music and Dance Festival was held in the City of Inglewood, Saturday, July 26 - by Ricky Ricardo

An Enchanted Night by the Sea
Thee Midniters and Rick's Jamnesia make it happen in San Pedro - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Actuality in the Time of Dispossession
A short review of Vital Signs: Poetry by Juan Delgado and photography by Thomas McGovern - by Rosa Martha Villarreal

Latin Flair Takes The Stage at Summer Wednesdays
Enjoy upbeat tempos, horns, keyboards and fantastic vocals when Latin Flair takes the stage, Cal State San Bernardino, July 23 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Corazon LA on Olvera Street Open Call to Artists
Corazon de Los Angeles gallery and cultural gift store in downtown L.A. seeks artists for our group shows Summer/Fall 2014 - by LatinoLA Contributor

2014 FIFA World Cup Fever Invades Santa Monica Place
This beautiful, spacious, beachside shopping center delivered "um pouco de Brazil" to the beach community - by Ricky Ricardo

Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery Premieres
Award-winning filmmakers to premiere documentary on family, social justice & finding meaning in life, August 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Support the 2015 Calendar of Revolt!
IndieGoGo campaign hopes to create a unique, history-minded calendar - by Gabriel San Roman

AltaMed celebrates Latino Food & Wine at East LA Meets Napa
Non-profit healthcare provider celebrates Latino food and wine during its annual East LA Meets Napa Fundraiser at Union Station - by Sandy Nesheiwat

Anthony Torres Sings Todo De Mi / All of Me
He's a charismatic talent with a unique smooth vocal power - by Reyna Trevino

Bola - El Amor No Es Un Juego
A romance novel for World Cup soccer fans. - by Lorena Flores Elizondo

Los Angeles Youths Got World Cup Fever
It's a unique cultural phenomenon allowing youth to enjoy a universal game and feel a sense of connection to their heritage - by Phi Do, LA Beez

FX's The Strain and The Bridge Will Blow Your Mind
Preview trailers for Guillermo del Toro's highly anticipated new series and the return of Demian Bichir - by LatinoLA Contributor

15 Years of Latin Alternative
LAMC celebrates its 15-year anniversary in New York City with free concerts, showcases, industry panels and Q&As - by Latino Loop

Chillin' at the Long Beach Bayou Festival
Louisiana culture and community was celebrated with kids activities, dance lessons, marketplace, food and music on June 21-22 - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Latin Society Kicks Off Summer Wednesdays Outdoors Concert
The Latin Society has performed at Cal State San Bernardino's Summer Wednesdays concerts for 26 years. Series begins July 2 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Art District Flea Market: Kotolan 45 Vinyl Record Release Event
Downtown Los Angeles: The new New York shines on Saturday, July 26 - by Natily Gonzalez

Marlene Forte Returns to Dallas TV Series
She's a shining example of how women can "make it" in Hollywood on their own terms. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Quetzal Follows Up GRAMMY With First Concept Album Quetzanimales
Urban animal odes told through cumbia, salsa, folk & alternative rock, bossa nova, R&B and Mexican son - by LatinoLA Contributor

Playboy Jazz Festival: The Tradition Continues
Thousands of jazz fans celebrated Father's Day Weekend at the Hollywood Bowl for the Playboy Jazz Festival - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Sheyene Gerardi Left Her Dark Days Behind and is Back to Life
The Venezuelan model and soap opera actress Sheyene Gerardi was diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma and given only 3 months to live - by LatinoLA Contributor

Harp Traditions of Latin America
Concert of the Masters from Colombia, Mexico, and Paraguay at Phillips Hall Theatre at Santa Ana College, June 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Guatemalan Songwriter David Lindes Releases Performance Video
Bob Marley's "No Woman No Cry" ÔÇô A Spanglish rendition that tells about an immigrant farm worker longing for ho - by LatinoLA Contributor

What to Do Before Your Book Launch
A Q&A with M.J. Rose - by Marcela Landres

A Salute and Birthday Wish Come True
Louie Parra & Thee Mad Latins give tribute to our military veterans while celebrating his birthday & engagement in Chino - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Irregular Heartbeat
Interview with Alejandro Gonzalez Gomez: High energy rock dance grooves to electronic down-tempo ballads. - by Jake Craney, GroundSounds

1,000 Miles of Aztlan on a Memorial Day Weekend
Enjoying the freedom some countries never will in the Land of 1000 Dances that is Califas - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

The 21st Annual Brazilian Summer Festival
Brazilian Nites Productions celebrates World Cups' opening weekend with an extravaganza at the Ford Amphitheatre, June 15 - by Brittany A. Gash

Grand Park's Got Moves: The Salsa Session
Downtown LA welcomed the start of Summer with the inaugural salsa spectacular featuring top bands, hot dancers - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Prescencia Cubana Returns to Echo Park
The fantastic festival celebrated the cultural heritage of the Cuban community living throughout the greater L.A. area - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Indie Pop-Soul Artist Marisa Ronstadt's New CD
"Blueberry Moon" songs tell stories of love, motherhood, heartbreak and social justice, featuring Maya Jupiter - by LatinoLA Contributor

Shakira Leaves The Voice
Marc Anthony, Residente of Calle 13, San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, Carlos Slim y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

KPFK's Canto Tropical Set for L.A. Salsa Congress Broadcast
Legends of salsa will be interviewed live from the site by Kathy "La Rumbera" D?¡az & Armando Nila, May 24 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sofia Vergara and John Leguizamo Cook in Chef
Mucho m?ís A&E, Comunidad, International, Marketing & Media and Sports news highlight from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

How A White Guy Wrote An Award-Winning Latino Novel
Culturally, I know how it feels to be an outsider and to have the odds stacked against you - by William Hazelgrove

Viento Callejero: L.A.-based Urban Cumbia Seeks Support
We look to you, our community, friends, family, fans, and the grace of strangers to help this musical dream become a reality - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Unsinkable Becky Cordova
SFV's Diamond of the Valley continues to defy the odds singing, recording, and bringing joy to adoring audiences - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Mariachi Music Fest with 10 Celebrity Entertainers
On the school grounds of Saints Peter and Paul School in Wilmington, May 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Things We Do Not Talk About
Daniel Olivas explores Latino/a literature through essays and interviews in his newest book, published June 1 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Comic Book Showcases Mexican Folklore in Whimsical Fashion
Support crowd-funding campaign for "THE LEG or The Remarkable Return of Santa Anna's Disembodied Limb" - by Jose Pimiente

Magulandia and Aztlan Highlights PST L.A./L.A.
Cool School meets Chicano Identity: Gilbert Luj?ín's art showcased in the 2017 edition of Pacific Standard Time: L.A./L.A. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Jennifer Lopez: Icon
More local, national and international a&e, community, international, sports and media&marketing news from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Americas and American's Festival at the Hollywood Bowl
Gilberto Santa Rosa, Gloria Esteran, Ruben Blades, Gustavo Dudamel and Gustavo Santaolalla ... An event you can't miss! - by Gaby Aleixandre

Victoria Sanabria Heats Up Isla Del Encanto Festival
The annual Isla Del Encanto Festival was held on Sunday, April 27th in the City of Bell. - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

ArtSail: Join Us On a Maiden Voyage
Artsail is dedicated to the promotion, appreciation and sustainability of the arts in Los Angeles and features Angeleno art - by LatinoLA Contributor

Herbalife to Sponsor 2014 Latin Billboard Conference
Global nutrition company renews exclusive one-time agreement with Billboard - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Week in the Land of 1000 Dances
Vudu Caf?® & TIERRA start and end a great week of Chicano Music in L.A. that draws thousands - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Inspire Your Fire at USC
L.A Times Festival of Books brought together book lovers and fun seekers together with their favorite authors, artists, chefs - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Pepe Aguilar Comes to Pechanga Resort & Casino
Hot off new album release, the icon [lays new songs and the hits, May 3 & 4 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pasadena Open Auditions for Univision's Singing Competition
Scheduled for a Fall 2014 debut, "Va Por Ti" will give a gifted Latino singer the chance to make dreams come true - by LatinoLA Contributor

Another Great Weekend in Aztlan
It just keeps getting better in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Book Synopsis: The Armor of Love and Hope
A memoir - by Doris Mercado

Tecate Light Celebrates Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach #TGPL
Legendary 'Tecate Light Fiesta Friday' stage to feature Mexican band Kinky; Lucky Consumers 21+ will win a VIP Race - by LatinoLA Contributor

@DiegoLuna_ Delivers More Than Expected in #CesarChavezMovie
A movie about the great grape boycott in 1965 can't help but put its key figure in the middle of it - by Amelia Orozco

Onstage in #ELA - Almost White and Scarred For Life
CASA 0101 Theatre presents solo work by Rick Najera and David Valdez, April 11 through May 4 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Ring of Fire Exhibition Review
East meet West art exhibition at LELA (Lantern of the East) International Gallery in Little Tokyo, through March 30 - by Jimmy Centeno

News From the Brown Side of Town
Chisme and music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Beating Writer's Block
A Q&A with Around the Writer's Block author Rosanne Bane - by Marcela Landres

New Cuba Film: "Cuba-A Portrait."
Educational film dealing with Cuba's history, culture, music, and above all, its people, to be shot soon on high-def video - by Elmer Hawkes

LAUSD Shined the Spotlight on the Arts
LAUSD presents it first LAUSD Art Fest on Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles - by Ricky Ricardo

#Raza - Support Your Local LA Businesses and Entertainers
We need Raza to come out, support local business and entertainers at places like new The Love Hate Rock Bar & Grill - by Rudy Moreno

TV, Film & Media Center Opens at @CalStateLA
Grand opening featured ribbon-cutting, Hall of Fame unveiling, and public tours - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tattoo Nation Spotlights Fine-line Black and Gray Tattooing
Groundbreaking documentary featuring Mister Cartoon, Freddy Negrete and Danny Trejo premieres on Spike TV, March 11 - by latinola contributor

Listen to Some of My Noises: Trying to be the Next Lorde
First release on SoundCloud includeing five songs, Ballade Pour Blanche, Miserable Street, My Soldier Friend, and Narrow Space - by Extropus

Mujeres de luz y de sombra / Woman of Light and Shadow
Opening reception and Women's Day Celebration at Avenue 50 Studio, Highland Park, March 8th, 7-10pm - by latinola contributor

Laugh Factoria Presents Caliente Mondays
Hosted by Sebastian Cetina, the show features top comics such as Paul Rodriguez, Felipe Esparza and Erik Rivera, starts Mar. 3 - by latinola contributor

LAUSD Celebrates the Arts
LAUSD student inspires first district-wide LAUSD Arts Fest, a two-week festival celebrating the arts, through Mar. 15 - by latinola contributor

George Lopez Returns to Television with "Saint George"
New sitcom set to premiere on FX on March 6th - by latinola contributor

NHM Announces Grandes Maestros del Arte Popular de Iberoamerica
Exhibition showcases major contemporary folk art collection, highlighting cultural, ethnic, geographical and artistic diversity - by latinola contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Simon Bolivar Orchestra at the LAPhil!
Don't miss out an amazing experience at the LAPhil, February 20th to March 2nd - by LatinoLA Contributor

L.A.'s Official Brazilian Carnaval: World Cup 2014
The long-running celebration on the West Coast with All-Star Brazilian bands & non-stop music, dancing Club Nokia, March 1 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Stage Play Review: A Cat Named Mercy
New play by Josefina Lopez depicta a realistic perspective of the political climate surrounding today's Obamacare issue - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

A Cat Named Mercy Premieres at Casa 0101 Theater
Q & A with Josefina Lopez, whose latest play tackles the tough issues of health care access, aging, and forgiving oneself - by Miguel Garcia

Lennon Bus Imagine Party with Sheila E
Sheila E performed some classic tunes during the 2014 Lennon Bus Imagine Party - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Sabor Latino: Latino Hip Hop Artist
The album "Observaciones de mi Vida Vol. 1" by Sabor Latino creates headlines news world-wide - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Tragedy of Fidel Castro
A literary collision of humor, irony, politics, religion and miracles wins the USA Book Awards 2013, Multicultural Fiction - by LatinoLA Contributor

Announcing Top Rebel Productions
Actor Freddy Rodriguez, award-winning filmmaker Francisco Lorite and Bill Winett team up to create a film/TV production company - by LatinoLA Contributor

Looking Back, Looking Forward
Lecturer and author, specialist in Mexican art and culture, Gregorio Luke created five new lectures, starred in an opera, more - by Gregorio Luke

Eva Longoria: Maxim's "Woman of the Year"
Carmen Zapata, Alexa Vega, Jeff Bezos, Salma Hayek and more from the first Latino Loop of 2014 - by Latino Loop

Grand Park Ushered in the New Year in Grand Style
A multi-cultural group of more than 10,000 people gathered in downtown Los Angeles for Grand Park's N.Y.E. LA - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Kick-off 2014 with Nat Geo Mundo
Join Nat Geo Mundo in the New Year and relive the Best of 2013 with Brigada Animal, Traficantes and Encubiertos, Jan 1 - 4 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Domador de Caballos: Season 2 Premieres
Martin Ochoteco is a nontraditional horse trainer, recruited worldwide for his talent. His show debuts Tuesday January 7th at 7 - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Season to Rock & Roll & Thrill Your Soul!
Chicano Music is alive and well in Aztlan ... enjoy a taste on December 27 at Gringo's Cantina in Montebello - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Zeus: Communist Cuba's Legendary Heavy Metal Band
A feature doc will tell their story. Check out their Kickstarter campaign, which ends Dec. 18 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Thee Commons "Rewind" Video Session
Brother Science TV: Thee Commons stepped into the studio, played some songs, danced, sang, and hollered at the moon

Travel Tips For Aztlan: Top 10 Albums for 2013
Mark Torres and Mariluz Gonzalez present their top spinned picks from the past year - by LatinoLA Contributor

She Disappeared in a Cloud of Graffiti
Indigenous Roots exhibit at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park, December 14, 2013 to January 25, 2014 - by Mark Vallen

Afro-Brazilian Devotion
Brazilian designer and photographer Paulo P. Lima debuts his first photography collection - by LatinoLA Contributor

Best Latino Books of 2013
The Latinidad List - by Marcela Landres

News from the Brown Side of Town.
News & chismes for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Zak Astor Leaves Orquesta Son Mayor
Salsa piano prodigy departs after three years - by LatinoLA Contributor

Living & Dancing for Life in the 'Hood
Casa 0101's Production of the Tony Award winning musical "In the Heights" is another gift of Art to Aztlan - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Tony Award-Winning Musical In The Heights at Casa 0101
The hit musical about passion for life, the hope of love and finding yourself in those closest to you, through December 22, 2013 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Meet Ellen Castro, Author of 'Spirited Leadership'
"You are meant for greatness!" - by Mayra Calvani

Size Really Does Matter
Monumental exhibition at the Los Angeles Municipal Arts Gallery through January 5, 2014 - by LatinoLA Contributor

You Should Have Been There!
Ray Carrion & Thee L.A. Latin All Stars rock the Eastside like the good old days in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

ChimMaya's Annual Holiday Exhibition
Save the Date - Call to Artists - by LatinoLA Contributor

Jimmy Imperial: Lets Go With "Let's Go"
An East LA favorite son releases "Let's Go" tribute EP - by Xiuy Velo, Contributing Writer

Veteran's Day Weekend in the Land of 1000 Dances
Service, music & survival of life are celebrated. - by Frankie Firkme, Contributing Editor

Online Book Publicity
A Q&A with founder and president of FSB Associates Fauzia Burke - by Marcela Landres

Smithsonian's Exhibit: American Sabor
The traveling exhibition, showcasing the Influence of Latinos in American popular music is on display at CSULA, Nov. 16 - Feb. 9 - by Veronica Gonzalez

More News From the Brown Side of Town
Music happenings & chismes for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Trick or Treat, Baby!
Ray Carrion & The EAST LOS All Star Band bring Halloween happiness to the big kids in the San Fernando Valley - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Find A Cure
Let's unite and fight the battle together. - by Los Malditos Mo Mixin'

The 2013 Holiday Season Begins in the Land of 1000 Dances
Halloween & Dia De Los Muertos signal the start of holiday happenings in Aztlan - by Frankie Firme,Contributing Editor

12th Annual Fiesta del Dia de los Muertos at Floricanto Center
The company will tackle a series of social issues (love, death, pregnancy, and immigration among others) with humor and respect - by Gema Sandoval

Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo Features Great Latino Writers
Coming up on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo will be a literary adventure for all of Los Angeles - by Rosalind Helfand

Santa Cecilia Orchestra Launches Its 21st Season
A commitment to share the beauty and inspiration of classical music with SoCal audiences w/special focus on Latino communities - by LatinoLA Contributor

Marvels and Monsters Exhibition Review
The role played by U.S comics in the perpetuation of racial stereotypes. - by Jimmy Centeno

ChimMaya: One of Cheech Marin's 6 Favorite Galleries
Our current exhibition, 2nd Annual Latino Heritage, has been extended until November 3rd - by LatinoLA Contributor

LVictoria - "I Believe in You"
New video from LVictoria. - by Tim Heslin

Carpinteria's 2013 Avocado Festival
Bigger & better than ever! You should have been there! - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Revolutionary Band Set to Blend Latin Rhythms with Big Band
Tumbao 21, a collaborative music project, includes Grammy-nominated and master saxophonist Justo Almario - by LatinoLA Contributor

Casting Notice - Musical, Puppetry, Youth, Latino/a, New Show
Casa 0101 Theater casting a new family-friendly musical with puppets - by Edward Padilla

Movie Review: Machete Kills
The knife-killer returns to theaters to save the world - by Juana Esquivel, LatinoLA Contributor

Another Weekend of Love & Music
Chicano-Latino music artists spread the love of music beginning with a great night at Gringo's Cantina in Montebello - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Of Cultures, Genres and Following One's Passion
A reflection of OKT's music - by Gloria I. Montiel

Eva Ayllon in Concert
Queen of Afro Peruvian music performs at Royce Hall, UCLA on October 19 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Truth About Book Publicity
Why authors should consider hiring their own publicists - by Marcela Landres

Carmen Cuba wins Emmy Statuette
CSULA alumna recognized in outstanding casting category for "Behind the Candelabra" - by LatinoLA Contributor, CSULA

The AC Jazz Project Presents New Recording: Conga Buena
CD available at CD Baby and iTunes; release party at Catalina Jazz Club on September 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

More News From the Brown Side of Town
Fall comes to the Land of 1000 Dances and there's plenty to do this weekend - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Latina Book Club Review of The Pitcher
Latina Book Club Reviews William Hazelgfroves The Pitcher. The story of a Mexican American boy with a golden arm and a broken do - by Latina Book Club

Oprah Needs to Read This
Book Review: Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood by Rick Najera - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at MOLAA
Museum of Latin American Art usheres in National Hispanic Heritage Month with a phenomenal program - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

From Self-destruction to Self-realization...is This Us?
Play review: "Light in the Darkness", a play by Ramon "Monxi" Flores at CASA 0101 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Summer 2013 comes to an end in the Land of 1000 dances - by Frankie Firme~ Contributing Editor

Gardena Jazz Festival: Relaxin' in Rowley Park
Music lovers sprawled out in Rowley Park for the 11th Annual Gardena Jazz Festival on Sunday, August 25, 2013. - by Ricky Ricardo

3 Emmy Nominations for CSULA's TVFM Department
CSULA alumni Carmen Cuba and Julian Gomez set sights on statuette - by Margie Low

Master Artist Frank Martinez Passes
A resident of Pacoima, he was often referred to as the "hidden jewel" of the San Fernando Valley - by Diana Martinez

NAT GEO MUNDO Will Now Read Your Mind!
Pick a number between 1 and 5, a multiply it by 9, add the digits of the new number together, now subtract 5. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Join Brooklyn and Boyle Live!
Special fundraiser/celebration honoring artists, acknowledging birthdays for artist, poet, writer & art aficionados, Aug 31 - by Abel Salas

More Devious Maids for Your Viewing Pleasure
Lifetime network renews its fastest-growing drama ever with an average of 2.5 million viewers. This and more from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Another Great Weekend in Aztlan!
Staying local and enjoying the sights, sounds, and food in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

LVictoria - No Limites/No Limits Video
Watch the new video from Latin Pop/EDM artist, and LA resident, LVictoria! - by LatinoLA Contributor

American Voces: Hispanic Literary "All Stars"
Junot Diaz, Giannina Braschi, and Cristina Garcia headline the new distinguished Hispanic Authors Series at John Hopkins - by LatinoLA Contributor

Harlista: the Hispanic Harley Rider
For many Latinos in the U.S., Harley-Davidson represents the achievement of the American Dream - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

Old Skool and New Skool at Long Beach Jazz Festival
Thousands of music aficionados gathered at the Rainbow Lagoon for the 26th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

Folklorico Ollin Presents Passion of Mexican History
A special one-night performance So. Cal's renowned ballet at The Ford Theaters in Hollywood, August 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Pueblo: A Photographic Exhibition
Photographic exhibit celebrating El Pueblo de Los Angeles through the eyes of local artists at Pico House, Aug 17 through Sep 16 - by Frank Damon

Penelope Provokes Promoting Agent Provocateur
Piol?¡n promises, Selena stars, LALIFF returns, Fusion move forward, A-Rod suspended and much more from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Another Great Weekend in the Land of 1,000 Dances
The City of Angels gives up treasures of music, culture, and good times, as Richard Bean and SAPO make a triumphant return - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

The Stars Come Out at La Estrella Singing Finals
Milka Aguilera took first place, followed by Javier Hernandez and Wanda Hernadez in contest showcasing SFV talent - by LatinoLA Contributor

Wilmore 9 Festival Puts Long Beach on National Fest Map
The 3-day fest will feature films, concerts, art exhibits, food trucks and even professional skateboarding this weekend - by LatinoLA Contributor

Descarga 2013 Returns to L.A. and Las Vegas
The hottest free Latin music summer concert series is back this summer with its hottest lineup to date all August long - by LatinoLA Contributor

Upcoming Novel "The Pitcher" Takes on Immigration
William Hazelgrove's novel is about a Mexican American boy with a golden arm and a broken down World Series pitcher - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Song Instead of a Tear
Casa 0101's production of Trio Los Machos is a theatrical experience you will never regret - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

BHCP LIVE! with Horoscopos de Durango
Horoscopos de Durango performed a highly enjoyable set of some of their classic tunes from their extensive catalog - by Ricky Ricardo

Book Review: 'The Curse Giver' by Dora Machado
Lovers of dark romantic fantasy will relish this fast-paced, plot-twisting fantasy - by Mayra Calvani

Panorama Mall Hosts Finals for Singing Contest
Twelve contestants proceed to finals for La Estrella de Panorama Mall, with special guest performers - by LatinoLA Contributor

Carlos Aleman's Magic Realist Romantic Drama
"Happy That It's Not True" tells the parallel stories of a Cuban American family and a group of Cuban castaways

Young Recording Sensation Gabriel Boy?®r Releases New Album
Gabriel Boy?®r, better known as GabyBoy, releases his new awaited album
"Evolucion" - by LatinoLA Contributor


62 Aniversario Club Los Globos
Los Globos presenta: 62 Aniversario!!! Sabado 20 de Julio - by LatinoLA Contributor

Back By Popular Demand: "Tr?¡o Los Machos"
Return of the critically acclaimed play, a comedic Latino "Bromance" with music made famous by Tr?¡o Los Panchos - by LatinoLA Contributor

Demian Bichir is Mendez on "Machete Kills"
Plus more arts and entertainment, community, international and media and marketing news from Latino Loop! - by Latino Loop

The Stars Shine in the Land of 1000 Dances
Ray Carrion puts together massive Latin All Star talent for good times, good people, and a good cause in the heart of Aztlan, CA - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Meet Latina Fantasy Author Dora Machado
Machado is one of the few Latinas writing fantasy these days. - by Mayra Calvani

California Governor Hopeful Supports Latin Artist Noelia
Dr. Robert Ornelas makes an appearance in West Hollywood for the Puerto Rican pop star - by Tim Heslin

Write for Magazines: A Q&A with Linda Formichelli
There is a distinct advantage to being published in mainstream magazines--the numbers are better - by Marcela Landres

Groovin' in the Land of Liberty with Fireworks and Music
Thousands of revelers gathered in Exposition Park for a fun-filled day of music, childrens activities and fireworks - by Ricky Ricardo

The Kanini-Neighborhood House Tragedy
Fiction based on factual chisme of Barrio Logan History - by Augie Areno

My Friend Chunkenstein Sanchez
Chunky Sanchez y Los Alacranes Mojados - by Augie Bareno

Go Betty Go: Reunited and Headlining World Famous Troubadour
All girl Latina band brings rock and roll back to the stage, July 5 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Amelia's 25th Debuts On VOD July 5 and DVD August 6
Stars Jennifer Tilly, Danny Trejo, Robert Rodriguez, Ashley Parker Angel, and Electra Avellan - by LatinoLA Contributor

39 Years of Blue: A Collection of Life Stories
Collection of life stories which captures the mood of the times of a country involved in war - by Daniel T. Sanchez

Latino Fashion Week LA Red Carpet Premiere Ticket Giveaway
Follow Latino Fashion Week on Twitter or like us on Facebook, you have a chance to WIN! - by Latino Fashion Week / LatinoLA

Latino Designers Curve Niche in the Fashion World
Latino Fashion Week presents the Red Carpet Premier of "The Journey" tour at the Avalon Hollywood, June 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nat Geo Mundo Debuts New Show, A Un Click
In this digital age, everything is just a click away... - by LatinoLA Contributor

Before You Can Be Published, You Need to Have Been Published.
it can be easier to publish a book if you've previously published poems/short stories/essays or magazine articles - by Marcela Landres

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

A Haunting Look at Theatre and the Revolutionary Impulse
English adaptation of Guillermo Calder??n's politically charged play is a DouglasPlus event, June 12 - 16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Playboy Jazz Festival Returns to Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Several thousand people came to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in historic Leimert Park Village to get their groove on - by Ricky Ricardo

27th Annual Jazz Reggae Festival
Capacity crowds swayed and grooved during the Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday, May 26th and Monday, May 27th - by Ricky Ricardo

Old School, East Side, Watts-fried
Album Review: LA Love by Ish - by Lee Ballinger, Rock & Rap Confidential

Valley Blvd Cruisin' Rock To Alternativo: The Padrino Tales
Rick Fazekas, a music industry influential, blasts out a rocking retrospective of his career, 1966 to the present, at Amazon.com - by Ric Fazekas with Fausto Chavez

LA Percussionist ISH Releases His First Album: LA Love
Old school -- east side, Watt's-fried-- fits like a glove into 21st century pop styles that lean on ancient rhythms - by LatinoLA Contributor

Join Nat Geo Mundo In New Landmark Series
Nuestra Mirada con Rolando Nichols takes a deeper look into the critical issues facing the U.S. Latino community - by LatinoLA Contributor

Eva Longoria: Masters Degree in Chicano and Chicana Studies
Vicente Fernandez, Guillermo del Toro, Jennifer Lopez, and introducing ... Carlos Estevez. All this and more, from Latno Loop - by Latino Loop

'BROWN & OUT 3' Call for Short Play Submissions
BROWN & OUT has EXTENDED the short play submission deadline to
Friday, June 28th by 11:59PM - by Miguel Garcia


REBEL: the Secret Life of Loreta Velazquez
PBS film reveals untold story of Cuban immigrant in the Civil War, Friday, May 24 at 10PM - by LatinoLA Contributor

Taste of Hawthorne, Uniting Grooves and Food
Ozomatli headlined the 1st Annual Taste of Hawthorne presented by the Economic Development Council - by Ricky Ricardo

America Ferrera: College Graduate
Mucho, mucho m?ís arts and entertainment, comumunity, international and marketing and media noticias from Latino L - by Latino Loop

10th Annual Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival
Highlights U.S. Latino filmmakers in all their diversity at Casa 0101, May 17 - 19 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Red Bull Flugtag Comes to Long Beach
Applications are now being accepted for the First National Red Bull Flugtag - register before June 1st to fly! - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Santa Cecilia's "Treinta Dias" is Finally Here
New album proves the LA band to be a fearsome foursome - by Gabriel San Roman

Ready to Submit Your Manuscript to Agents? Think Again.
Better to revise your manuscript one too many times than one time too few. - by Marcela Landres

L?®aLA: Largest U.S. Spanish Book Fair
Los Angeles-based book fair shatters myths, poised to break attendance records, May 17-19 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Reluctant Director: Working in the DIY Age
Juan Diego Ramirez, an actor who makes movies, speaks about his latest film, "El Toro" - by Antonia Santiago

Call for Submissions for Parrafo Magazine
Magazine produced by UCLA's Department of Spanish and Portuguese student seeks work dedicated to the city of Los Angeles - by Rafa Ram?¡rez

Unraveling Tradition ÔÇô Descifrando una tradici??n
Saskia Jord?í at CSUF Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, through July 14 - by Teresa Camacho de Abes

Eddie Palmieri Heats up JazzFest in New Orleans
Eddie Palmieri, Juan Luis Guerra Y 440 and Margory Lord added some spicy flavors to Jazzfest in New Orleans - by Ricky Ricardo

Get Into the Groove with Nat Geo Mundo
An inside look at the political, technological, cultural and social revolution that created our modern world in 6-part series - by LatinoLA Contributor

Violeta Went to Heaven
Foreign film on famed Chilean folk concludes Its local run - by Gabriel San Roman

A Night of Cultura in the Land of 1000 Dances
SOTO headlines the 17th Annual Radio Aztlan Music Festival at UC Rriverside - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

The Isla Del Encanto Festival in the City of Bell
Several thousand people were in attendance for the festival to enjoy the stellar line-up of musicians, including Ray Sepulveda - by Ricky Ricardo

Adelina Anthony's "The Beast of Times"
World premiere from the author of "Bruising for Besos", May 31 - June 16 - by Adelina Anthony

Cesar Millan Talks about Fame and the Price of Success
One-hour special follows Mill?ín's incredible rise from impoverished illegal immigrant to celebrity dog trainer to internat - by LatinoLA Contributor

Juanes: Dancing With the Stars
Draco Rosa and Man?í, Prince Royce and Daddy Yankee, Marc Anthony and Carlos Vives ... all those guys on Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

New Play in L.A. Deals With Violence Against Mexican Journalists
Marcela Toledo's "Silenced Screams" premieres Arena Theater of California State University Los Angeles, April 13 - by Cesar Arredondo

Year-long Salsa Celebration Makes Its L.A. Stop
The 15th Annual International Los Angeles Salsa Congress arrives at the Boneventure, May 22 - 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Supreme Importance of Writing Critique Groups
A Q&A with Becky Levine, author of "The Writing & Critique Group Survival Guide" - by Marcela Landres

Babe's and Ricky's Inn Blues Club
A new documentary film about Mama Laura, Babe's and Ricky's Inn with great blues music is showing at Laemmle 4-Plex - by Ricky Ricardo

ChimMaya Evolves: From Beauty to Beauty
Vamonos a ChimMaya This Weekend: It is "The Event..." - by Guadalupe Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

Angel Lopez Releasing New Single
"Al Ritmo del Amor" (To the Rhythm of Love) launches April 16 - by Christian Edmonds

WonderCon Anaheim 2013: Comic Artist's Mecca and Haven
Strong creator-oriented programming for those who want to join the industry, do self-publishing, or pick up tricks of the trade - by Kat Avila

Times are Changing and ChimMaya is Changing with the Times
East L.A. mainstay is commited to seek out and exhibit a talented and diverse group of artists / artisans / artworks - by Steven Acevedo

S?í Se Puede! Exhibition at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
C?®sar Ch?ívez, Dolores Huerta, & the UFW through the lens of George Rodr?ìguez through July 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rhythm and Passion Show
Awaken your senses to the world of Salsa, Gaucho and Tango! A show not to be missed! May 12 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Autry Presents La Cena Salon Series
With artist Chaz Boj??rquez, actor Clifton Collins, Jr., Ozomatli lead singer Ra??l Pacheco, and others, April 18 - by Teresa Borden

Pantaleon Films to Release "Cinco de Mayo, La Batalla"
Movie that chronicles the story of Mexico's Battle of Puebla, opens in Los Angeles and Orange County on Friday, May 3 - by LatinoLA Contributor

'Poolside Salsa' at Whittier Radisson Begins May 3
Every Friday evening becomes a Salsa party at the Whittier Radisson in the summer - by Dena M. Burroughs

Hector El Father's "Con los terroristas"
Sofia Vergara, Rita Moreno, Romeo Santos, George Lopez y muchos m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Lucas Arnau Releases "De La Mano"
It's the first single off of the Colombian star's forthcoming album - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Jimador Tequila Launches "Jimi Cup" Contest
Winners will travel to Casa Herradura to play alongside soccer legends - by LatinoLA Contributor

DanceBrazil: Not Your Typical Modern Dance Performance
The dance troupe creates a unique fusion of Afro-Brazilian movement and traditional modern dance combined with capoeira - by Anthony Garcia

Musical Bands of Brothers
3 of Aztlan's best bands put on a show that rocked the Gente and the Land of 1000 Dances into a righteous memory - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Target Sundays@MOLAA Celebrates Women's History Month
The museum's program all sought to preserve the rich cultural heritage of African American composers and arrangers - by Ricky Ricardo

Ollin's Annual Tribute to The Pogues
A very Chicano St. Patrick's Day at the Satellite in Silver Lake, March 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Autry Presents Evangeline Mixed
A work-in-progress multimedia play featuring musical performances by Los Lobos musicians David Hidalgo and Louie P?®rez, March - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Best of Mexico in Film, Food and Music
The Hola Mexico Festival takes place at various locations in downtown Los Angeles, May 15th to 22th. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Thalia in L.A.
Banda el Recodo, Ricky Martin, 3BallMTY, Tito el Bambino y mucho m?ís from the good folks at Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Diegodiego Makes the World Rumble with Earthquake of Love
It's Diegodiego's triumphant return to music singing in English. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Authors Wanted for Book Festivals
Latino Book and Family Festivals in San Bernardino and Chicago - by Katharine A. Diaz

Latino Flair at Playboy Jazz Festival 2013
George Lopez to host Playboy Jazz Festival featuring performances by Sheila E, Poncho Sanchez and Pedrito Martinez Group - by Ricky Ricardo

New Original Series Chronicles Gente Unica
Nat Geo Mundo depicts the Inspiring lives of the blind Marathon Runner and Mountain Climber, Olympic and Paralympic

NASCAR Mexico Debuts In The U.S.
he NASCAR Mexico Toyota 120, will run on Friday, March 1 with the green flag scheduled at 7 p.m. at Phoenix International Racewa - by Christian Henriquez

Good Food, Good Music, and Good Times in the Land of 1000 Dances
Food, theater, music ... Aztlan on a Saturday night. If Huell Howser had been Chicano, he couldn't have done it any better! - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

"Bless Me, Ultima" Opens Nationwide February 22
Based on the novel by Rudolfo Anaya, the movie stars Miriam Colon as Ultima and the film debut of 12-year-old Luke Ganalon. - by Latino Loop

NAKED - The new single and music video from Raquel Ramos
Puerto Rican-American singer looks good in bikini! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Another Great Weekend in Aztlan!
Always something happening in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Barrio Logan History: Jack's Island
So much for treachery and double-dealing. - by Augie Bareno

Splendid Programs About the African Diaspora
Museum of Latin American Art celebrated Black History Month with an Afro-Latino Festival - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

News From the Brown Side of Town 2.13.13
Chisme's & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Cindy Vela: Model, Actor, Musician ... Next Big Thing?
"I didn't want any regrets when looking back on my life." - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Making Time to Write
Before you can hone your craft, you first have to master your time. - by Marcela Landres

Book Review: "The Neighbor" By Eliana Alexander
In Beverly Hills, it's not how you feel, it's how you look that matters. Here's a compelling look behind the curt - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

A Look at Casa 0101's Upcoming 2013 Season
Artistic Director Josefina Lopez sheds light on the history of how Latinos have been portrayed in Hollywood - by Miguel Garcia

A Profound Presentation of Paint, Texture, Color and Sculpture
Reviewing the 2nd Saturday Trunk Showcase at the beautiful Rose Rock Gallery in Highland Park - by Gabrielle Carter

8 Ways Book Selected By Las Comadres
National Book Club chooses the must-read book about the empowerment of women, self-love, inner strength and the human spirit - by LatinoLA Contributor

Fandango Jarocho Represents at This Year's Grammys
Free concert by nominees Quetzal and Los Cojolites + special appearances by members of Ozomatli and La Santa Cecilia, Feb. 9 - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Conversation with Justice Sotomayor and Eva Longoria
New Series 'KCETLink Presents' debuts with exclusive 'Writers Bloc' production, February 4 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dark, Sexy, and Minimal Art by Anthony Gonzales
Anthony Gonzales, AKA Tonymash, is in great company as a featured artist for "Lowrider Arte Magazine" - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Ricky Ricardo Report: Super Media Day in New Orleans
Thousands of journalist and fans attended Super Bowl Media Day, fueled by Gatorade, in New Orleans - by Ricky Ricardo

Benjamin Bratt's "Latino Americans"
Record 16.5% of college students ages 18-24 (2.1 million) were Latino in 2011 and more from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

NAMM Show 2013: All That Jazz & More
Tens of thousands of music aficionados brave the elements to attend annual music industry show in Anaheim - by Ricky Ricardo

39 Years of Blue: A Collection of Life Stories
A journey where, in spite of the war, the distance, and the dangers, family unity, fun and love prevail - by Daniel T. Sanchez

SourPop Records: Los Mundos Releases "Regalando Todo"
Band from Monterrey, Mexico releases a collection of decisive covers in Spanish, with music that influenced them - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Domador de Caballos Tames Even the Most Indomitable of Horses
Learn how this one man rehabilitates the most extreme cases through patience, kindness and rehabilitation on Nat Geo Mundo, Feb. - by LatinoLA Contributor

MexiCali Biennial: The Horrors of (Supposed) Oral Fixation
The embroidering of the scarlet label of the untouchable, all variations on cannibal, continues and has consequences - by Hyun Joo Chung

Latino Presence at the Presidential Inauguration
Eva Longoria, George Lopez, Mario Lopez, Jose Feliciano, Chita Rivera and Rita Moreno to perform, Richard Blanco is the poet - by Latino Loop

Money Before Manuscripts
Want to get published? First get your financial house in order. - by Marcela Landres

Journalists Risk Their Lives in POV's 'Reportero'
Documentary about reporters at a Tijuana-based newsweekly premiers Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 as a special presentation on PBS - by LatinoLA Contributor

Travel Tips For Aztlan: Top 10 Albums for 2012
Producer/founder Mark Torres and co-host Mariluz Gonzalez pick the hits they've spun on air this past year - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Latino Artist Touches on Immigrant's Struggles in Song
IMMI produces new inspiring music - by LatinoLA Contributor

Jenni Rivera's Final Fiesta
Family, friends, fans say goodbye: mariachi bands, her favorite bandas, her famous friends - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Eliana Alexander: Force of Nature Tries Something New
The series regular in long-running TV programs for English and Spanish language networks publishes first novel, The Neighbor - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

Rock the Red Kettle Concert at L.A.LIVE
Sonus, a young group of brothers from Argentina, highlighted the - by Ricky Ricardo

40.1% of U.S. Latinos Under 21
Bastards, Guayaberas, Birdman, Murder Police, Gangster Squad y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

Get Ready! Brazilian New Years Eve at the Queen Mary!
Dance non-stop to the pulsating rhythms of samba, march, ax?®, samba-reggae, forr??, pagode, frevo and carnaval electrico - by Patricia Leao, Brazilian Nites

Fun and Fantasy for LA's Families
The LA Phil's Toyota Symphonies for Youth make the experience of symphonic music come alive - by Julie Fernandez

In the School of Life -- En La Escuela de Vida
Indivision2000 Productions brings Latino culture-related music, dance & stories to personally impact people - by Petra Celia

The Latinidad List: Best Books of 2012
Cervantes Street by Jaime Manrique, When My Brother Was an Aztec by Natalie Diaz, and Ink by Sabrina Vourvoulias make the list - by Marcela Landres

Say it Ain't So...The End of the World?
Nat Geo Mundo reveals four end-of-the-world specials - by LatinoLA Contributor

L.A. LIVE Holiday Celebration
The entertainment center ushered in the holiday season with a marvelous show featuring Ozomotli and Arturo Sandoval - by Ricky Ricardo

A Conversation with Literary Writer John Paul Jaramillo
"Most of my stories are about family and the positive and negative effects family can have on the young Latino male" - by Mayra Calvani

Have a Mariachi USA Christmas!
Donate an unwrapped toy and receive a 20% discount voucher to a dazzling holiday show at Nokia Theatre Live, December 9 - by Karla J Castillo, Rodri Entertainment

Gustavo AlmoDOvar, Gustavo AlmoDOvar, Gustavo AlmoDOvar
Gustavo AlmoDOvar, Gustavo AlmoDOvar, Gustavo AlmoDOvar, Gustavo AlmoDOvar, y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

A Rainy Night to Remember in Montebello
Ray Carrion and The Latin All Stars bring "wow" back to Whitier Blvd & the East Side for one great night - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Urban Myth: New Heroes for a New America
Creators Raymond Ayala, Kim Jacinto, Eric Battle and fans agree on a new world of relevant heroes - by Keisha Frazier

"Hecho en Mexico" Hits U.S. Theaters
Calle 13, Latin Grammys, Tr3s: MTV, Latino Entrepreneur of the Year y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Begin the New Year with a Hot Art Expresso!
Call For artists to bring in the new year with unique art - by Johnny Quintanilla

Time to Prepare for The End of the World
Nat Geo Mundo follows those preparing for the end in the hit series Preparados para el Fin del Mundo, Nov. 16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mariachi, Arts, and Community Connectivity
22nd Annual Mariachi Festival at Mariachi Plaza, Boyle Heights, November 18 - by Mariachi Plaza Festival Foundation

News from the Brown Side of Town, 11.7.12
Chismes & music happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Dia de Los Muertos in Grand Park
Grand Park unveils specially commissioned altars by noted community artists for the Park's First D?¡a de Los Muertos, Nov. - by LatinoLA Contributor

How to Write History that People Want to Read
A Q&A with historians Ann Curthoys and Ann McGrath - by Marcela Landres

Not a Bad Weekend...
Even on limited funds, there's ALWAYS a party in the Land of 1000 Dances! - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Dia de los Muertos en LatinoLA 2012
A comprehensive listing of cultural, art and entertainment events taking place throughout Southern California - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

LALOPALOOZA Kicks off Santa Ana Artwalk
The art of Lalo Alcaraz on display in the historic Santora Arts Building located in the heart of the Artists Village, Nov. 3 - by Pocha Pe??a

Carlos Ulloa: Calamitous Conundrums
Opening Saturday, November 3, 7-10PM at Bermudez Projects | Downtown LA - by LatinoLA Contributor

Share Your Dia de los Muertos Story, Win A Poster!
Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary's D?¡a de los Muertos Festival offers five signed/framed posters by Raul Pizarro - by LatinoLA Contributor

All Day Music at Latin Grammy Street Party
Thousands of lovers of Latin music gathered at L.A.'s Plaza Olvera to enjoy up-and-coming and established artists - by Ricky Ricardo

Keeping the FAITH
Part I of Evelina Fernandez's Mexican Trilogy delivers a story from the heart with a simple, strong message, through Nov 11 - by Velia La Garda, Contributing Writer

Taste of Soul: All About Love
A diverse crowd of over 250,000 enjoyed a fun-filled day of music,dance,art and great soul food at the Taste of Soul, Oct 20 - by Ricky Ricardo

Evelina Fernandez Completes Trilogy of Mexican-American Family
With "Faith", now playing the Los Angeles Theatre Center, the actress/playwright enhances her reputation in the arts - by Dale Reynolds. Latin Heat Entertainment

Unveiling Am?®rica Tropical, Oct 9, 2012
The fulfillment of a decades long effort to have the mural restored and presented to the public - by Mark Vallen, Art For A Change

Another Great Night in the Land of 1000 Dances
San Jose's KOOL KATZ are joined by some of L.A.'s best as they return to the Southland at Nick's Taste of Texas - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Ken Gonzales-Day: Profiled | Hang Trees | Portraits
The exhibition at Luis de Jesus explores persistence of racial profiling in society & highlights inconsistencies, Oct. 27

Festival Featured Authors, Seminars and Entertainment
The Latino Book and Family Festival and Es El Momento: Feria de Educaci??n was held on the campus of CSUDH, Oct 2012 - by Ricky Ricardo

Another Great Week in Aztlan
You don't have to be rich to enjoy the people & places in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Award-winning 8 Ways Monologues Reprised at Casa 0101
Stage production returns to Josefina Lopez's new theater to coincide with publication of the book by the same name, - by LatinoLA Contributor

Exclusive Interview: "The Last Chicano" Speaks
Interview with Manuel Ruben Delgado, author of "The Last Chicano: A Mexican American Experience" - by Adrian Tafoya, Latin Heat Online

Fiesta del D?¡a de los Muertos
Floricanto hosts its 11th annual Day of the Dead Celebration in ARC Pasadena. A great family celebration, Nov. 2 & 3 - by Gema Sandoval

Mexican Rock Band Vida Boulevard Cruises Into L.A.
Popular band from Guadalajara highlight music from the debut EP Que El Tiempo Decida at the House of Blues Hollywood, Oct. 18

Monica Palacios Celebrates 30 Years Of Queer Performance
Pioneering Lesbian Chicana performer will mark milestone with show at Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica Oct 12 & 13 - by Monica Palacios

BROWN Power & Music Coming at You
San Jose's KOOL KATZ return to the Land of 1000 Dances and join with local groups & East L.A. Revue Radio, Oct. 20 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Global Sounds of Drums & Jazz at Watts Towers Art Center
From traditional Yoruba drumming to the sounds of Colombia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Senegal, West Africa - by Ricky Ricardo

?íVivan Los Muertos! at the Autry
Day of the Dead festival features lively music, dance, storytelling, and elaborately decorated altars, Oct. 27 - by Yadhira De Leon

Mastering Comics: A Q&A with Cartoonist Matt Madden
Essential reading for all aspiring cartoonists - by Marcela Landres

News from the Brown Side of Town 10.3.12
Chismes and music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

An End to the Era of Vapid Meaningless Chicano-esque
"Desde Las Orillas": The art exhibition of the Summer and seasons to come extended to October 14 - by Leonor De Fuentes

Renowned All Female Mariachi Ensemble in Concert
Mariachi Reyna de Los ?üngeles at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, October 6 - by LatinoLA Contributor

NAMM 2013: Hassle-free and More Space
NAMM gearing up for another spectacular show at the Anaheim Convention Center; registration opens for attendees October 3 - by Ricky Ricardo

Smuggled: Latino-American Filmmaker Ramon Hamilton's Story
Creator of film festival favorite also supports arts education work program, prepares documentary and second feature film - by Jennifer Fischer

Electronic Bossa Nova Star Bebel Gilberto at UCLA
In concert with Forro in the Dark, the quartet of Brazilian ex-pats with a danceable traditional forr?? sound, Sep. 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Celebration of Cuban Music, Food, Dance and Culture
The annual Cuban Music Festival at Sociedad Jose Marti in Hawthorne was an exuberant celebration - by Ricky Ricardo

Meet La Dama de Cao
Join Nat Geo Mundo in exploring the life of the Tattooed Ruler, the Mysterious Moche Civilization, and its Vast Technological Ca - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Heritage Festival @ MOLAA
The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach celebrated Latino Heritage Month with a day of music, dance, arts and crafts - by Ricky Ricardo

Latino Stars Illuminate National Book Festival
President and Mrs. Obama Serves as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival

Anah?¡ Asks: Are You Ready to be Sexy?
Aviesta.com is now the 1st online fashion site designed specifically to serve the United States' 18 million Latinas - by LatinoLA Contributor

Public Television Spotlights Latino Heritage
Explore Hispanic and Latino culture through broadcast and digital programming on PBS - by LatinoLA Contributor

Top Latino Comics Kick Off Comedy Tour in Support of Prop 38
Performers Rick Najera, Johnny Sanchez and more stand up and raise awareness for education - by Susie Albin-Najera

"Pirates of the Caribbean" in Puerto Rico
Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz, Patricia Riggen, Il Postino, Michael Pe??a, Taboo of Black Eyed Peas y mucho m?ís from Latino - by Latino Loop

Celebrating the Unveiling of "America Tropical"
Film screenings, mural tours focusing on the Chicano mural movement, a two day symposium, a festival at El Pueblo y m?ís - by LatinoLA Contributor

Eva Goes Door-to-Door for ... "Project Imaginat10n"
Eva Longoria will pick ten consumer photos to inspire a short film she directs under the mentorship of Ron Howard - by LatinoLA Contributor

Caesars Entertainment Celebrates Latino Culture
Luis Miguel, Las Vegas Mariachi Festival y m?ís: A full month of activities, concerts and other events - by Nicole Elias

Will Write for Food
A Q&A with food writer and blogger Dianne Jacob - by Marcela Landres

Los FabuLocos Kick-off Celebration on 15th of September
The Arcadia Blues Club celebrates "El Grito" too! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Brazilian Hour Celebrates Sete de Setembro
The Brazilian Hour's rich and deep taste of Brazilian culture expands with the launch of the new website and streaming app - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sizzling Suspense is "Made in Acapulco"
Debut of new series by author of political thriller "The Hidden Light of Mexico City" and the Emilia Cruz mysteries - by LatinoLA Contributor

La L??pez and Iglesias: Beauty and the Grunge?
At Staples Center, JLo delivered in every aspect: a little Broadway with a splash of Vegas extravaganza eleganza - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

Beatriz Eugenia 3-19 Dance Art Company
Where the beauty of dance, visual art, and music combine to create a feast for the senses. - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town 8.20.12
Music, news & chismes for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Presidential Hopeful Mitt Romney Promises to Cut PBS Subsidy
Major arts funding will also take a hit per the Republican's Five Point Plan for the economy - by Elia Esparza, LatinoWood

Imagen Lou Diamond Phillips as Best Actor
Lady Gaga, TSA, KCRW, JFK, Rite Aid and much more on Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Cuervo Gives Artistas the Opportunity to Win $15,000
Jose Cuervo Tradicional celebrates Latino cultura and Inspires artists nationwide through the Tradicional Mural Project - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Sunstruck": a Light and Quirky Summer Beach Read!
To celebrate the book's release and for a limited time, the book will have the reduced price - by Mayra Calvani

La Estrella de Panorama Mall: Highlights ÔÇô Semi-finals
Family, friends showed support at the event by displaying signs with the contestants name like loyal pop star fans - by Joman Wong

Laughing & Partying on the Boulevard Again
Rudy Moreno and Cory Silva bring the good times back to the East Side, August 16 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Inspiring Latina
Dineen Laurel - by Cynthia Lopez

La Estrella Week 4 - Final Elimination Round
La Estrella de Panorama Mall singing contest continues being unique in its own way - by Joman Wong

4 Generations: Son Mexicano in California Celebrated
Mexican American actors, dancers and musicians from L.A. and the San Fernando Valley perform at the Ford Amphitheatre, August 10 - by Diana Martinez

Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West
Author Rub?®n Mart?¡nez shows how the new West will drive America's future, both demographically and economically - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Estrella de Panorama Mall: Highlights ÔÇô Week 3
Like previous weeks, contestants of all levels participated and enjoyed their moment in the spotlight - by Joman Wong

Killer Weekend in the Land of 1000 Dances
..where the Gente NEVER get old! - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Hook and Jab: The Movie
The children's book by former heavyweight champion John Ruiz and Jose-Gabriel Almeida heading for the big screen - by Juan Carlos Jurado

Carlos Almaraz: A Life Recalled
A tribute to the late L.A. artist through survey exhibition, theatrical performance and community discussions, Aug 25 - Dec 8 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Looking for Funds to Finish "Looking for George"
LatinoLA amiga's editing system broke while completing film; she's reaching out to the community for IndieGogo support - by Yazmin Ortiz

Sofia Vergara #1
Romeo Santos Formula Vol. 1, Beat Goes On IV, Louis C.K.'s 7 nominations, Latinos with doctorates jump 161% y m?ís - by Latino Loop

Kings Of Flow Bid for Audience Attention
Electronic dance music generally tends to be written off as a genre where the "heard one, heard them all" rule applies - by Felipe Gaviria

Filmmakers Bringing Latino Superhero Paleta Man To Big Screen
The father & son team of Paul Ramirez & Matthew Ramirez have just completed their third bilingual children's book - by LatinoLA Contributor

PBS and Latino Public Broadcasting Present VOCES
New four-part Latino arts and culture showcase premieres September and October 2012 - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Estrella de Panorama Mall: Highlights ÔÇô Week 2
Rancheras, reggaet??n and rhythm and blues add spice to second round of singing competition - by Joman Wong

From L.A. to Japan and Back to L.A.
Comedian Gilbert Esquivel travels halfway around the world to bring laughs and positive thoughts to our troops and our people - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

To Cross the Border: The Plight of Undocumented Immigrants
In the one-hour long monologue, 16 different characters, including Joe Arpaio and Jan Brewer come to life, August 2012 - by Roy Dorantes

Thousands Attend Latino MediaCon & Expo
First annual event showcased notable Latinos and their achievements in media and technology and entertained families - by Ricky Ricardo

You Don't Know My Name: A Story Of Redemption
Take a look at Maria Santiago's life as she turns out the streets of NYC to become Chicago's most notorious gangstress - by Gwendolyn King

Chillin' Out at Museum of Latin American Art
An enthusiastic crowd attended the 2nd Annual Latino Festival featuring Las Cafeteras, Roncovacoco and more - by Ricky Ricardo

La Estrella de Panorama Mall: Highlights ÔÇô Week 1
Homegrown Mexican Regional talent kept the audiences of all ages cheering and singing along - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Return of Go Betty Go
We've gone through a journey, full of life experiences and it has led us to where we are today - by Nicolette, Betty, Michelle and Aixa

Your Ticket to Fame!
Panorama Mall hosts La Estrella de Panorama Mall singing contest 2012, July 15 through August 19 - by Joman Wong

News From the Brown Side of Town 7.12.12
Music, entertainment and chisme from the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Chicano Rock Studios: Open for Business!
Boutique, museum and studio dedicated to Chicano Rock history with a Tierra flair in Monterey Park, CA - by David Aguilar

Pablo EscobarTelemundo's Golden Ticket to Become #1!
A high-end, high touch level production, which is bound to become a major tour de force among U.S. Latino audiences - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

Travel Writing: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
A Q&A with Tim Leffel, author of Travel Writing 2.0: Earning Money From Your Travels in the New Media Landscape - by Marcela Landres

Ronstadt Generations Release "America, Our Home"
A new collection of patriotic songs recorded in Mexican musical styles expresses the ongoing pride of the U.S. Latino community - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Olympic Experience, Latino-style
Telemundo's coverage of London 2012 to Include the first-ever online and mobile live-streaming of Spanish-language content - by LatinoLA Contributor

Smokin' Soulful Sounds of DW3
The popular group performed at the Beverly Hills BMW Ultimate Live Jazz on the Roof Concert Series - by Ricky Ricardo

Hollywood Stars: Thalia and Javier Bardem
"Machete Kills", "One in a Million", "Dandole", "Revent??n" y mucho m?ís - by Latino Loop

Casting for The Bachelor
Casting Season 17 now! - by Valerie

Music and Breezes: Resembling Puerto Rico
Dia de San Juan at Long Beach's Queen Mary Events Park resembled a park like those found on the enchanted island - by Ricky Ricardo

Win Tix to Mariachi USA at the Hollywood Bowl!
Tell us about your favorite mariachi experience and win a four-pack of tickets to mariachi's premier festival, June 23 - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Grammys Reinstate Best Latin Jazz Album Category
Zippo, Indio, Geraldo, Orozco, Pe??a Nieto, y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Latinos, and Asians, and BlacksOh My!
Vivan Los Mejicas: A truly versatile and multiculturally diverse dance ensemble like no other! - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

Levitt and BMI Team Up for Summer Concerts
Vast selection of Latino musical talent headline BMI Summer Nights, June 17 through September 8. - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Brown Sound of L.A. on a Sunday Afternoon
Ray Carrion, Rocky Padilla, Tex Nakamura, and some talented others make it happen in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

D'manti Wows Latino Audience at LA Pride
Las Vegas native and dance music sensation leaves audience dazzled with her Latina spirit - by LatinoLA Contributor

Brown & Out's Call for Short Play Submissions!
Electronic submssion deadline: July 1 by 12 pm to executive producer Miguel Ortega-Garcia - by Miguel Ortega-Garcia

True Love Never Dies
Book Review: First Love, Just Once in a Lifetime: A Memoir by Violeta Barrett - by Mayra Calvani

Detained in the Desert - Soon To Be a Movie
From little Casa to the big screen, Josefina Lopez continues to use theater & film to be a voice for the voiceless - by Miguel Ortega-Garcia

Hi to Mariachi High
Cristina patras y no m?ís, bienvenidos a Joran van der Sloot, Bud the cause of bad UFW buzz y mucho m?ís from Lati - by Latino Loop

Time Management for Writers
A Q&A with Karin Stewart - by Marcela Landres

Entre Mujeres Se Puede
Quetzal's Martha Gonzalez and her call now to raise funds to mix, master, and press 1,000 copies of a son jarocho CD - by Yadhira De Leon, La Vida Yaya

A Very Mexican Musical: Si Nos Dejan
Mexico City theatrical play is to tribute Jose Alfredo Jimenez an the legendary splendor of Mexican Cinema - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

Live Talk LA Presents: An Evening with Oscar Hijuelos
First Latino to win Pulitzer Prize for fiction in conversation with Mandalit del Barco, Track 16, Bergamot Station, June 7 - by LatinoLA Contributor

"We Sing Because We Cannot Cry"
"Tr?¡o Los Machos," new play by Josefina L??pez, is a musical homage to her father. At Casa 0101, June 8 ÔÇô July 8, 2 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Luna, the Stars and the Moon
What calls artist Heriberto Luna to juxtapose Mayans and celestial backgrounds and not place them in everyday situations? - by Yadhira De Leon, La Vida Yaya

"For Greater Glory" Subject Matter of Local Novel
Author of historical fiction gives family perspective during Mexico's Cristero Revolution as film debuts in Los Angeles - by Sylvia Mu??oz Schnopp

Memorial Day Weekend in Aztlan, 2012
Good times were happening beginning last Wednesday in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Meet, Dine and Engage With the Cast of Charity
An intimate dinner and post-performance conversation with the cast of the LATC's play featuring Ofelia Medina, June 3

Spicy Cilantro's Ancestry Roots Joins Blogosphere
Five cousins give voice to a little bit about everything Latina - by Spicy Cilantro

CHIVAS Brotherhood Marcando el Camino Holds 2nd LA Event
Latino professionals and influencers met and mingled over delicious appetizers, great music and of course CHIVAS cocktails - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Jenny La Mas Powerful
"Ethnic marketing is now the mainstream" and other gems from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Sizzlin' Sounds of Paris Escovedo at Jazzy Jam Pasadena
Thousands enjoyed some fiery hot Latin sounds of Paris Escovedo and others at the 4th Annual Jazzy Jam Pasadena - by Ricky Ricardo

A Must-Attend Event: NHMC Latino MediaCon & Expo
Univision Chairman & CEO of Saban Capital Group Haim Saban among
keynote speakers and panelists, July 20-21 - by Mabel Aragon


Isabel Cueva: Mega-talented Actress-Director Turns Producer
She will be taking the helm on "The Return to Dark Mesa," which will be her feature film producing debut - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tr3s: MTV, M??sica y M?ís Launches "Dame Un Break"
Up-and-coming Latin music acts battle it out for a shot at stardom; spiring artists can submit their auditions. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Kickstarting Entre Mujeres
Project seeks to make the voices, ideas and dialogues between Chicanas and Jarochas visible through song - by Martha Gonzalez

Autry's Sizzling Summer Nights Returns
New salsa bands and fan favorites featured in this popular outdoor dance party for all ages, July 5 until August 30 - by Yadhira de Leon, The Autry

News From the Brown Side of Town 5.23.12
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Feeling The World by Diegodiego
Diegodiego makes his debut singing in English with new single - by Raxha Casob

Are the Voices in Your Head Calling, Gloria?
Gloria Trevi: An iconic stage persona who touches the ground firmly, acutely aware of her humanity - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

Tr3s Expands Content Experience
New APP available this Summer aims to deepen fan experience through exclusive show footage and social event planning tools - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pilar Diaz Joins the Starbucks Summer Fever!
Fans listen to Pilar's music during the Frappuccino Happy Hour - by LatinoLA Contributor

I'll Be There! LA Phil's Exciting Summer Season
An upcoming summer season full of exciting acts for you to enjoy, including Ruben Blades, Juan Luis Guerra and Placido Domingo - by Nijhal Martinez

Recognizing Jazz as a Universal Language of Freedom
International Jazz Day was celebrated in the city where jazz was born - by Ricky Ricardo

Spanish Language Horror Film Comes to Orange/Commerce Area
Free Zombie Dawn comic book giveaway to ticket buyers - by LatinoLA Contributor

How Mexican Food Conquered America
Gustavo Arellano's "Taco USA" (Scribner) is rich in history, humor and social commentary - by Daniel A. Olivas

Dora the Explorer Joins Amtrak for National Train Day
Nickelodeon character to explore Amtrak destinations

Diana Mera Releases New Album Under TMG
Latina Recording Artist returns to the music scene with the release of a new album titled "Luz Azul" - by Reyna Trevino

The Real Pete G.
For all that do not know, he's an artist, musician, producer and engineer ... remarkable music at its finest. - by LatinoLA Contributor

LA Salsa Congress: Largest International Salsa Event of the Year
An incomparable week of music, dancing, workshops celebration with incredible talent from around the world, May 24 through 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

LeaLA Triples Space and Grows Activities for the Entire Family
The second edition of the Spanish Book Fair in Los Angeles Includes more authors and more publishers, returns May 11-13 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Review: Mongorama Causes a Heatwave in Beverly Hills
Jose Rizo's band performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival free community concert on May 6, 2012. - by Ricky Ricardo

Review: The Imaginary Life of the Street Sweeper, August G.
Casa 0101 presents its most ambitious show yet at its new theater space in the heart of Boyle Heights, ends May 13 - by Miguel Ortega-Garcia

Raising Writers: A Q&A with Pam Allyn
Writing fosters a child's emotional growth, helps develop critical thinking skills & leads to improvement in academics - by Marcela Landres

A Little More Pep in Their Steps
Music aficionados traveled from all over to world to attend the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest - by Ricky Ricardo

Win Tickets to See Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias
They come to L.A. on August 16, 2012 at STAPLES Center and Anaheim on August 11, 2012 at Honda Center - by LatinoLA Contributor

Letting L.A. In On A Great Secret
The biggest thing in Spain & Mexico is also the biggest secret in Los Angeles (pssst...It's La Oreja de Van Gogh!) - by Marco de la Paz

Win Your Mom a Telenovela Experience with Sebasti?ín Rulli!
Verizon Wireless celebrates Mother's Day by offering participants the chance to win a private photo shoot & more

Platicame.tv is Now Broadcasting ... ?íen vivo!
Internet radio talk show is heard globally in Spanish features an interesting array of guests - by Ricardo Gomez-Roji

The New Mexicans: Latin Alternative Music Redefined
A few hot new acts that shouldn't go unnoticed: Ximena Sari??ana, She's A Tease, Hello Seahorse and Carla Morrison - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

In Da House for Chico's Dad!
The cream of Chicano music fall out to honor Robert Manqueros - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Latino Books Into Movies Awards
One of the books from the first batch of winners has already gotten a production deal - by LatinoLA Contributor

Expo Line Station Connects Neighborhood to California History
Daniel Gonzalez creates eight blockprint panels depicting the changing landscape of the intersection of La Cienega and Jefferson - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrate the Musical Legacy of Conga Legend Mongo Santamaria
Playboy Jazz Festival free community concert in Beverly Hills featuring Jose Rizo's Mongorama, May 6 - by Ricky Ricardo

Cuban-Born Marlene Forte Is Heading Out to South Fork
The Latina actress joins the cast of the highly-anticipated TV Series "Dallas" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Self Help Graphics Arte es Vida: Es la verdad
The feria and awards dinner for L.A.'s iconic culture and art center adds Moving Expressions to the mix - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Alejandro Amezcua: "No Pierdas La F?®"
The singer unveils a new album with sounds that convey positive messages learned from his parents, experiences - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

One Tribe Nation Get Everyone Together
The oneness of this L.A.'s identity not solely relegated to their sonic expression - by Gabriel San Roman, OC Weekly

"Q'VIVA! The Chosen LIVE" in Las Vegas, May 26
Latino arts and entertainment, comunidad, international, media and marketing news from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

?íHasta La Vista Captain America & Green Lantern!
Third and final in a series of three bilingual books featuring Paleta Man, created by a father & son team - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mary Castillo's Fun Love Letter to Women
USC alum to meet readers and sign her third novel "Switchcraft" at the LA Times Book Festival, Saturday April 21 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Ambition, Revolution and Respect
"The Imaginary Life of August G" presented for four weekends at the New CASA 0101 Theater, Apri 20 - May 13 - by Miguel Ortega-Garcia

News from the Brown Side of Town, 4.12.12
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Funkdation on "America's Best Dance Crew"
The Latina crew from Monterrey, Mexico on the series premiering on MTV, April 11 - by Brandy Albahary

Rick Najera & the ICU: Intensive Comedy Unit
Special guests join the comedian/actor/writer in live performance at The Montalban Theatre, May 18 - by Susie Albin-Najera

Latino Fashion-Listo: Alex Ehecatl Chavez
This descendant of Aztec blood-lines and chiseled good-looks makes an impression when he walks into a room - by Yadhira De Leon, Lost Angeles

Bringing Back the Good Times to the Conga Room
The Pachuco Boogie Show, inspired by Don Tosti's 1954 Momentos Alegres TV show, rocks the stage on April 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

?íAparato! Seeks to Fund New Album with Help From Fans!
Jarocho-rockers are calling on all 'Aparatoid Audionauts' to support their IndieGoGo campaign - by Gabriel San Roman

Did Leo Messi join the NBA?
VIDEO: Soccer superstar redefines basketball - by Marco Gonzales

The Return of the Conga
A chat with local LA musician, Gabriel Tenorio, about his recent cross-cultural/border-crossing project - by Yadhira De Leon, Lost Angeles

News From the Brown Side of Town 4.28.12
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

LAUNCH Los Angeles with Bi-Cultural Artist, Antonio Pelayo
'The pencil is very simple and this is a very simple family' - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrating the Vibrancy of the Creative Process
Join us at 18th Street Arts Center's popular ArtNight on April 14, 2012 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm - by LatinoLA Contributor

Seeking Poets for Poetry Slam 2012
Experience the soul and fire as Los Angeles' most heavy hitting poets unite with up-and-comers - by LatinoLA Contributor

$20 Tickets for Culture Clash Play - RSVP ASAP
See "American Night the Ballad of Juan Jose" - $20 tix for Sat 3/ 31 @ 2PM - MUST RSVP/ pay ASAP by 3/23 - by Carlos San Miguel

Aztlan Underground Releases "Our Nature"
New single from LA's Urban/Indigenous/Post-Punk fusion band honors the Spring Equinox - by LatinoLA Contributor

Garrett Gomez: A Tale of Addiction and Salvation
The charismatic jockey and author Rudolph Alvarado to sign copies of their upcoming book, April 7 - by Yvette Robertson

GO SEE: American Night the Ballad of Juan Jose
The newest hit play by Richard Montoya & Culture Clash at the Kirk Douglas Theater through April 1 - by Carlos San Miguel

Erin Go Braugh With the Mexican Pogues
Ollin's 10th Annual St. Patrick's Day Tribute to The Pogues, March 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Damn Right, We're Not Done Yet!
George Salazar's 2nd Time Around Band keeps it alive in Alhambra - by Frankie Firme~ Contributing Editor

L.A Chicano Punks Get Digital
Scion iQ Project Museum honors important musical movements in an infinite, online museum space - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Call for Artists to Teach Youth Workshops
East LA Rep seeking performance and visual artists to teach rapping, drumming, graffiti, sculpture and filmmaking and more - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & music news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

How A Stranger Can Turn Your Life Upside Down
In "Mad About the Boy" author Suzan Battah delivers an intoxicating story of love and romance in a Latino setting - by Suzan Battah

Enrique Castrejon: An Artist Who Waifs & Strays
Exhibit at Bermudez Projects on view through March 22, 2012 - by LatinoLA Contributor

In Women Wonderland at LACMA
LACMA's latest, featuring about 175 works by 47 artists, including Frida Kahlo, Lee Miller, Remedios Varo, Leonora Carringt - by Jorge A. Arg??ello

One Tribe Nation: Music from a Multicultural POV
VIDEO: Energetic L.A. band releases its new album "We Are the One" along with bonus material & giveaways - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mil M?íscaras a Hall of Famer
Pitbull a superstar, Prince Royce a winner, Gael Garcia Bernal a Zorro, Hugo Chavez a patient y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Award-Winning Artist Antonio Pelayo Exhibits First Solo Show
"Mi Familia" features original works from three of Pelayo's pencil drawing series: Icons, La Lucha and Mi Familia

Rikki Roc's Calendario: Spotlight on Roncovacoco
Upcoming club and arena dates from local and international rockeros - by Rikky Roc

Rockin' the Valley with Rocky
Rocky Padilla & Co. come to the san Fernando American legion Hall on Valentine's weekend - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Vicente Fernandez Wrapping it Up
Machete returns, Benecio's Beauty, Mexican hairless, Selena's digital duets and mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

The NOT THOSE AWARDS Latin All Star Jam
A lot of us had something better to do on a Sunday evening in the Land of 1000 Dances instead of watching the Grammys - by Frankie Firme Contributing Editor

San Valentin at Westfield West Covina
Mariachi surprises customers with unusual serenades with fusion sounds - by LatinoLA Contributor

How Writing Reviews Can Help You Get Published
A Q&A with The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing author Mayra Calvani - by Marcela Landres

Victor Cruz Salsas in Super Bowl
Juanes unplugged and looking up and mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Shades of Emilio & Doc in the House!
Johnny Burrolla's TOWER of POWER Tribute Band "Hip Street" is an all-out success on Super Bowl Sunday - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

New Orleans Jazz Fest Heats Up with Latin Sounds and World Music
The annual musical gathering offers a gumbo of spicy Latin Sounds and World Music on April 27-29 and May 3-6, 2012. - by Ricky Ricardo

Pacific Standard Time: More Than Just a Time Zone
Chicano art exhibits at the Fowler Museum instill not only knowledge, but pride - by Cindy Pulido

Jasmine Villegas Touts tokidoki
The singer set to represent the apparel, accessories and beauty brand in a fresh and fun way - by LatinoLA Contributor

Don Omar's Video for "Danza Kuduro" Blowing Up
Pitbull, "Relaciones Peligrosas", Marc Anthony y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

The Astral Plane: Stories of Cuba, the Southwest and Beyond
Decisions and transitions - by Carolina Caballero, Ph.D.

Fourth Annual Discover the Arts in Los Angeles
Myriad of cultural attractions with up to 50 percent off admissions, gift items, and more, through April 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Not THOSE Awards" Concert
All-Star Jam Session on GRAMMY night will celebrate Latin Jazz and other eliminated categories at Mama Juana's Feb. 12 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Keeping Things in Balance
Sammy Medina & company rock L.A. so fine on a Saturday night in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

12th Annual "Brazilian Carnaval: Exotica"
Featuring All-Star Brazilian band & non-stop Carnaval music & dance at Club Nokia/LA Live, February 25 - by LatinoLA Contributor

King of the Desert at Casa 0101
A Boy, A Barrio, A DreamÔǪperformed by Ren?® Rivera, written by Stacey Martino, directed by Sal Romeo, Jan. 27 - Feb. 12 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Another Firme Night in the Land of 1000 Dances
I appreciate the freedom of my country, and the efforts of Gente to experience life and attain an education - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

The LA Phil Gets Closer to You
Experience the LA Phil at your local movie theater. - by Marisol Larios

East L.A. Teens Interview Protesters of 1970 Chicano Moratorium
Youth write plays based on their interviews - by LatinoLA Contributor

News From the Brown Side of Town
Music news and [i[chismes[/i] for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

"Work It" Didn't Work
Ivy Queen's"Vagina Monologues", Man?í's "Drama y Luz Tour" y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

A Sampling of Bilingual Children's Books
Getting back in touch with your inner child - by By Kat Avila, Contributing Writer

Help Nancy Sanchez Kickstart Her Debut Album!
Orange County singer-songwriter raises funds for "Ruby in L.A." record - by Gabriel San Roman

Goodbye Byline, Hello Big Bucks
A Q&A with ghostwriter Kelly James-Enger - by Marcela Landres

Vilma Diaz y La Sonora Performed at Winter Wonderland
Vilma Diaz, the original voice of La Sonora and the Diva of Cumbia, performed with her band on New Year's Day - by Betsy Davis

Pocho.com Relaunched
Pitbull speaks for Sheets, Ricky denies he's wed, Bishop admits he's a father y m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

A Noise Within Founders Honored by American Conservatory Theater
Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott to receive inaugural "Contributions to the Field Award" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bringing in the New Year con Ganas!
Louie Parra & Thee Mad Latins featuring guest stars Ray Carrion, Tony Banda, and The Kool Katz together in San Fernando - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Sin Turistas Photography Workshop Series
Reveal the story of Highland Park and Los Angeles, starting January 6 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Psst...the Chosen are Coming!
Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, and Jamie King's transcontinental celebration of Latin culture to premiere January 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Vasquez Sounds Like an Internet Sensation
Maria Conchita Alonso v. Sean Penn, Joe Arpaio v. Latinos, Olga Ta??on v. thieves and mucho m?ís on Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Carlos Mencia Drops 70 Pounds, Other People's Jokes
But Carlos is #40 on top names of baby boys born in Spanish-speaking countries. This y m?ís on Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Win Tickets to See Romeo Santos!
Principal composer and lead vocalist of Aventura comes to L.A.'s STAPLES Center on March 21, 2012 - by LatinoLA Contributor

LPB Announces the Recipients of the Public Media Content Fund
Latino Public Broadcasting awards go to 16 different projects for broadcast, new media and community engagement - by Diana Ballesteros

Playing the (Border) Wall
To Glenn Weyant, the fence between Nogales, Ariz., United States, and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico is a musical instrument - by Virginia Carico, WorldWideCitizens

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

The Latinidad List: Best Latino Books of 2011
This year's best books, each of which would make a great gift for someone you love - by Marcela Landres

Los Muppets Spanish-language Soundtrack Released
Latino Loop's weekly compendium of interesting bits and pieces of art, culture, crime, marketing, media y m?ís - by Latino Loop

Julieta Venegas: En Vivo y Gratis en Los Angeles
Cantante compositora da a 3,000 de sus fan?íticos un regalo para estos dias festivos - by Tom Semioli

Puerto Rican Twin Sister Pop Duo Nina Sky Headline The Dinah
The sexy "Move Ya Body" Latinas take center Stage at the legendary "White Diamonds Party" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Giving It Up for the Silver and Black
San Gabriel Valley Raider Booster Club is a game day family affair at Fronteras Grill in Alhambra - by Mia Soto Arzola, Contributing Writer

Call for Art: Virgen de Guadalupe Exhibit
Mexican Cultural Institute of Los Angeles seeks submissions for annual show. Deadline: December 2. - by LatinoLA Contributor

phati'tude Literary Magazine Announces Latin@ Issue
Open submission call for its Winter 2012 issue, ??WHAT'S IN A NOMBRE? Writing - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dancing With J.R. Martinez
Iraq War vet wins mirror ball y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Navidad en Whitter
Danza Floricanto/USA & Shannon Center For The Performing Arts in Whittier College present traditional performance, Dec. 17 - by Gema Sandoval

Roberto Chavez Maintains His Sense of Humor
One of the artists in the Autry's "Art Along the Hyphen: The Mexican-American Generation," through Jan. 17 - by Teresa Borden

U.S. Latino Voters Shaking up 2012
Video of Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar speaking at TEDx Washington Heights y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Who is Don Omar?
Our reader's responses - by LatinoLA Contributors

Crooked Stilo: Yep, the New Kings of West Coast Latin Hip Hop!
They bring a Central American sensibility by fusing the tropical rhythms of merengue and cumbia fused with Hip Hop - by Antonio Velasco, Contributing Writer

Madres Y Comadres Webseries is Back!
KMART's brand-produced U.S. Latino channel features new holiday novelas and even more shoppable videos

Exhibit Connects Aztec, Inca and Spanish Colonial Art
LACMA's "Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World" an extraordinary, awe-inspiring exhibit, through Jan 29 - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Cuentos del Pueblo / Stories from the City
Revelations: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Self-discovery at Plaza de la Cultura y Artes, November 19 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Amazing Invisible Latin Grammy Awards
What used to be a big deal now goes virtually unnoticed by English-language TV - by Se Fija!

Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution on DVD
DVD includes over 40 minutes of new stand-up from Gabriel plus over 2 hours of material not seen in the broadcast, Nov 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Indiciembre": Indie Artists Sings Songs for Navidad
Up-and-coming Latin indie artists pen an album of original songs for the holidays - by LatinoLA Contributor

Variedades Brings "The Desert" to The Echo
Rub?®n Mart?¡nez' performance salon to focus on the immensity, beauty, and fearsomeness of the desert, Nov. 12 - by LatinoLA Contributor

How Do You Say " WOW" in Spanish?
Tribute show honoring Rudy Regalado in the San Fernando Valley is totally off the chain, featuring artists from both coasts - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing editor

Daniela Brooker, British-Venezuelan Pop Sensation, at The Dinah
Latina singer/songwriter follows footsteps of Lady Gaga and Katy Perry by securing spot at world's largest lesbian event - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Fiesta Navidad" Mariachi los Camperos de Nati Cano
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County presents the annual holiday tradition featuring Grammy Award-winning mariachi, Dec. 13 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tu Books Focusing on Diversity
A new imprint for fantasy, science fiction, and mystery books is born - by Marcela Landres

PBS SoCAl Reaches Out to Families
Public television station offers free educational resources to Southern California parents and their children - by LatinoLA Contributor

Hook and Jab for Kids
Two-time heavyweight champion John (The Quietman) Ruiz inspires kids with a children's book - by Fightnews

Mexican Rock Legends: Botellitas de Jerez
Masters of the 'Guacarock' set to perform at The Conga Room to celebrate 'Dia de Los Muertos', November 2 - by LatinoLA Contributor

News From the Brown Side of Town
Chismes and happenings in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme~ Contributing Editor

The Realm of Hungry Spirits
A Chicana in search of enlightenment - by Teresa Dovalpage

Mr. Lobos and the General
Excerpt from "Ebba and the Green Dresses of Olivia Gomez in a Time of Conflict and War" - by Joan Tewkesbury

Dia de los Muertos At LA Plaza
Enjoy an altar by artist Andres Montoya and free music, dance, magic, and art workshops for the entire family, Oct 29 & 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Steve Tyler Loses Teeth in Paraguay
Gerardo Ortiz wins, Eva Longoria loses, Christina Kirchner wins y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Veteran's Day Celebration in San Fernando
We'll start with a parade, then a BBQ, and wrap it up with a dance concert w/Bob De Sena and the Kool Katz, 11/11/11 - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Javier Bardem New Bond Villain
Jennifer Lopez, George Lopez, Jose Gilberto Ortiz, Greg Garcia and mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

A Boy, A Barrio, A Dream
"The King of the Desert" is a play depicting a Mexican American boy's journey of self-discovery, October 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Obsesi??n is Cuban Rap at its Finest
The hip-hop group from east of Havana is coming to Southern California for the first time, October 21 & 23 - by Gabriel San Roman

Puerto Rican Astrophysicist Meets an Evil Jinn
My horror novel, Dark Lullaby, now on KIndle - by Mayra Calvani

Los Lobos' Louie Perez on Evangeline's Long Road
Evangeline performances Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the Autry's galleries, October 19 - 21 - by Teresa Borden

The Blue Revolution is Coming! The Blue Revolution is Coming!
As Los Angeles Dodgers fans attempt to take back their team, Juan Diego Ramirez creates a documentary - by Armando Heruza

Jennifer Lopez + Marc Anthony = !Q'Viva! The Chosen
Meet the most outstanding Latin singers, dancers, musicians, and performers across the Americas - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dora De Larios: Sculpting a Mexican-American Identity
Art Along the Hyphen opens at the Autry, October 14 - by Teresa Borden

El Monte Home Is Haunted!
On Mun2 "From Beyond," an eerie resident likes to make its presence known to guests

Get Your "Cantinflas" On This Weekend
Movie marathon, children's activities and discussion at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, October 16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Designer Johana Hernandez Presents Collection
Latina designer in L.A. Fashion Week / Project Ethos with her GLAUDI collection, October 14 at HOB

Spotlight on the Brown: Bob DeSena
California's king of Latin Jazz is helping put the West Coast on the world wide musical map. - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

It's Clear the Future is Now
Writing and publishing my latest novel, The Brenda Diaries, with a little help from my 4,600+ friends. - by Margo Candela

Debut Novelists: Why Persistence is as Important as Talent
Q & A with Charles Rice-Gonzalez, author of the novel Chulito - by Marcela Landres

The East Coast Brings Drama to LatinoLA
"The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity" and "Ghetto Klown" bring on big laughs, deep thoughts, heavy beats - by Joaquin Andando

Fiesta Del D?¡a de Los Muertos at ARC Pasadena
Danza Floricanto/USA to tackle a series of social issues with humor and respect, Oct. 28 - 30 - by Gema Sandoval

A Night of Latin Jazz in Hollywood
Ray Carrion & the Latin Jazz All Stars put on a great Tito Puente tribute show with special guest stars - by Frankie Firme - Contributing Editor

Miguel Covarrubias Embodies the Spirit of Many Cultures
The painter, illustrator, caricaturist and writer featured at the California African American Museum through Feb. 26, 2012 - by Roxanne Romero

Shakira: Person of the Year
The return of Cristina, the birth of "El Chapo's" twins, the poverty of U.S. Latino children, y mucho m?ís from L - by Latino Loop

A Musical Tribute to Tito Puente
Ray Carrion and The Latin Jazz All Stars perform a salute to the King of Timbales, live, for one night only - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Tackling Racism and Drop-kicking Globalization
The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity makes its West Coast debut at the Geffen Playhouse through October 9 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Where is "George Lopez" Going Now?
Jennifer Lopez, Joan Sebastian, Jessica Alba, Jean Shepherd, Jorge Norguera, Danny Trejo y mucho m?ís on Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

A Latina Writer With Something to Say About Immigration
Melinda Palacio speaks about her debut novel "Ocotillo Dreams" at the Autry, September 17 - by Teresa Borden

Pacific Standard Time: From Ceramics to Chicano Performance Art
More than 25 participating museums offering free admission on October 2 with support from Bank of America - by LatinoLA Contributor

AARP'S LIFE@50+ National Event & Expo Hits L.A.
Author Sandra Cisneros, Poncho Sanchez and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra highlight the three-day event, Sep. 22-24 - by LatinoLA Contributor

PR Therapy for Authors
Need a publicist? Look no further than Robin Blakely. - by Marcela Landres

Rikkyroc Promociones' Calendario: Los Amigos Invisibles
Rock en espa??ol, Spanish rock, Latin pop y mucho m?ís all over the Southland - by Ric Fazekas

Interview With Award-Winning Poet and Author Melinda Palacio
The Autry Museum will present 'Book Talk With Melinda Palacio' on Saturday, Sept. 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

"From Beyond" Labor Day Marathon
'Shadow Man,' possessed dolls, Antonios' restaurant haunting and more get relived Sunday, September 4 on Mun2

News From the Brown side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

On "Beauties & The Boss" Things Get Explosive
Monica shakes things up at Assorted Flavors Agency in an alll-new episode on mun2, August 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

mun2 "From Beyond" Team Hunts Ghosts at Covina Theatre
Join paranormal investigator AJ Barrera on "From Beyond", Sunday August 28th at 10pm - by LatinoLA Contributor

Oscar Hern?índez's Long Career
A New York soul now making his home in Los Angeles, the pianist plays the Autry this Thursday, August 25 - by Teresa Borden

A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed
Exhibition, events at Downtown's Central Library tell the story of Mexico's past through period photographs - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Little Classic Brown Soul in the Valley on a Friday Night
George Salazar and his 2nd Time Around Band are a big hit at the San Fernando American Legion Hall - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice
Airing nationally during Hispanic Heritage Month on SoCal PBS Sept. 16

"No Pants" Antonio Banderas Goes Viral
Zoe, Freddy, Selena, Esai, Xavier, Fidel, Nacho, Rat??n y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

El Clash ?íAsi?ítico!
What do you get when you mix a Culture Clash founding member and the Asian-American comedy troupe 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors? - by Hyun Joo Chung

From Costa Rica With Love: Chino Espinoza
Los Due??os del Son play Sizzling Summer Nights at the Autry, Aug. 18 - by Teresa Borden

Doing it for the Veterans on a Saturday Night
The Anthony Prieto Band returns to the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Storm Love: A Hot and Sizzling Read
The latest by author Bonnie S. Mata has her heroine returning home to Texas to confront mysterious events - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Celebrates Mexican Independence
World-renowned Mexican musical talent, Pedro Fern?índez, mariachi performers and folk dancers come together, Sep 15 & 16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Pacific Standard Time Counts Down to October
Unprecedented collaboration brings together more than 60 cultural partners and exhibitions - by LatinoLA Sources

In Case You Need to Reminded: Lopez Tonight Cancelled!
And other items of significance from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Music as Work and Life: Susie Hansen
The electric violinist's Latin band plays the Autry's Sizzling Summer Nights Thursday, Aug. 11 - by Teresa Borden

The Sounds of Brown Soul, Funk, and Rock & Roll
The Anthony Prieto Band returns to L.A. by popular demand - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Los Fabulocos Shake Comparisons
The Whittier-based band doing just fine on their own with "Dos" CD, show at Nick's Taste of Texas, August 13 - by Kevin Kozel Sr.

Latin Jazz vs. The Grammys
Don Omar, Ximena Sari??ana, not so-Fat Joe, Man?í, Alejandra Guzman y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

MTV Video Music Awards Recognizing Best Latino Artist
Viewers can vote online through August 19, watch the winner on Tr3s: MTV, M??sica y M?ís, September 5 - by Erica Saylor

Teaching Salsa Between Sets
Trish Connery is the feisty lady the microphone in the middle of the Sizzling Summer Nights dance floor - by Teresa Borden

Alex Cabrera Heats Up with Latin Smooth Sounds
As hundreds gathered at Rancho Cucamonga's Victoria Gardens, the atmosphere kept getting hotter and hotter with each tune - by Ricky Ricardo

Yari More Remembers his Salsa Beginnings
More Plays at the Autry July 28 - by Teresa Borden

Pedro Infante and Maria Felix to Pitch Your Next Campaign
Our archive contains approximately 150,000 lobby cards from virtually every film shown in Mexico for a 50-year period

"Shadows" Wins Best Short Film at LALIFF
Sometimes the only way out is through your mind. An interview with star Jackie Di Crystal - by LatinoLA Sources

Don Tetto in Concert at House of Blues-Hollywood
The Colombian band performs at the legendary venue on August 24

Sin Turistas: Explore Highland Park
Saturday photography workshops develop individual's point of view about changing neighborhood, Aug 13-Sep 10 - by john tapia urquiza

Divided Family Reunited via Skype
Man?í, Maltida Vecindad, Marco Antonio Solis, Mexican Americans, Salma y m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Natalie Mejia on Beauties & The Boss
Monica hires her friend Natalie Mejia of the musical group "Girlicious" on mun2, Sunday July 24, mun2

Los FabuLocos "Cali-Mex" ... California-bred Roots
Their second CD "Dos" provides a blast of fresh, clean style and sound

Eddy Ortiz, an Adopted Son of Salsa
The Zacatecas-born bandleader's group Son Mayor Orchestra, known as the Mexican salsa band, plays the Autry July 21 - by Teresa Borden

Johnny Polanco Watches Salsa Come of Age in L.A.
He wows crowds at places like Sizzling Summer Nights at the Autry with his band, su Conjunto Amistad - by Teresa Borden

"Without Men" to Premiere at 15th Annual LALIFF
Award-Winning actress Yvette Yates, Eva Longoria, Maria Conchita Alonso y m?ís to walk red carpet at LALIFF, July 24 - by Susie Albin-Najera

J Lo and Marc Anthony: ?íQu?® Escandolo!
??Got un minuto? ?íGet the animated chisme here! - by El Escandaloso

Tr3s: New Season of "Quiero Mi Boda" Every Monday
Season Three welcomes clashing cultures, new rituals, religious conversions, unconventional music, exotic foods, y m?ís

New Eastside Art Venue Debuts with Spirited Pride Exhibit
The Beverly Project launches with works of 23 artists from the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender community - by William Moreno

Looking for Raul at AM2
Post-con roundup of experts who participated in the Asian music, animation/anime and comics/manga expo - by Kat Avila

Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival Spotlights Latino Artists
Its first independently produced art exhibition, featuring eight Angeleno artists - by Angela Ort?¡z

Verizon's My Fabulous 15 Offers the Quince of your Dreams
Latin music's hottest new artist, Prince Royce, to perform at Grand Prize winner's party - by LatinoLA Sources

Editor as Writer
An interview with Toni Margarita Plummer, author of The Bolero of Andi Rowe, - by Marcela Landres

Ximena Sari??ana Playing Mucho Paradise at Echoplex, July 16
Singer and actor has English-language debut out August 2nd

Santa Monica Pier Sizzled with Latin Music
The 27th Annual Twilight Dance Series on the Santa Monica Pier got under way with some hot Latin music - by Ricky Ricardo

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Hot Latino Sounds in the Heart of CityWalk
Descarga En CityWalk con Telemundo y mun2 launches with performance by Reik, Jencarlos Canela, more on July 10 - by LatinoLA Sources

Industry Tastemaker Tomas Cookman
Brings alternative Latin Music to TR3S: MTV, Music Y Mas on "La Hora Nacional" - by Erica Saylor

My Best Day at Disneyland ... Ever!
A voyage to the renovated Star Tours 3D tops a quick adrenaline-filled trip to the happiest place on earth - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

PURA VIDA Comes to the Conga Room
Taking Cuban music to the next level, with a special membership twist, beginning June 30 - by DJ Warapo

Se??orita Cinema All-Latina Film Festival Submissions Open
Exciting third installment seeking films and videos by Latina filmmakers and video artists - by Stephanie Saint Sanchez

Big, Tough, Colorful: Los Luchadores on Exhibit
The Mexican Cultural Institute at Plaza Olvera presents dynamic photos of the masked wrestlers through July 23 - by Anthony Montoya

A Summer Wonderland: Vamonos a ChimMaya!
So much to see, so little time... - by Guadalupe Gonzalez

Out-and-Out: ChimMaya Boutique and Gallery ROCKS!
An essential voice and space to Latino artists, who otherwise would go unnoticed in other parts of the city - by Antonio Velasco

Beat the Drum!
A global fusion celebration at the Craft and Folk Museum, July 10 - by LatinoLA Sources

At Times a Churning Locomotive, at Times Sublime
El Watusi reviews Fay Roberts Y Su Orquesta Charangoa - Volume 1 - by LatinoLA Sources

A Better Life Premieres in Los Angeles
More A&E, politics, the natural world and dirty deeds from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Book Review: Aloni Gabriel & Butterfly by Elena Iglesias
A children's book that stimulates the imagination and invites self reflection. - by Mayra Calvani

Book Review: If I Bring You Roses, by Marisel Vera
A powerfully sad glimpse of the j?¡baro in the 1950's in Chicago. - by Mayra Calvani

Your Guide to AM2
The newest comics convention in the Southland - by Kat Avila

"Chocolate: The Exhibition" at the Muzeo Museum
A meal for your chocoholic soul - by Kat Avila

LA, CA, Take Me Home: "Dos" by Los FabuLocos
"There's one thing you can't lose, it's that feel." - by Kyle M. Palarino

Papaya Suite: a Three-City Journey to Adulthood
Interview with Cuban writer Teresa Bevin - by Teresa Dovalpage

The MEXICO Report Celebrates Anniversary, Revamps Site
Writer showcases Mexico travel and culture through positive reports - by Joelle Bryson

Jenni's Brother Throws a Punch
Scandals, natural occurrences, politics, crime, campaigns and mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Talent vs. Training
Thinking of taking a writing class? Read this before choosing one. - by Marcela Landres

TOP Ten Things a Latino iPhone Could Do
Does it come in brown? - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Happy Feet News, Goes Downhill From There
This and more from Latino Loop - by LatinoLA Sources

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes and news for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

A Valentine to the City of Chicago
Review of the film "south loop", playing at the L.A. Independent, May 30 - by Josefina Torres

Review of Latitude 38, by Ron Hutchison
A controversial story with elements of adventure and dystopia - by Mayra Calvani

"CHELA" Presented at Hollywood Fringe Festival
An award-winning performance based on a true story of love, sex and domestic violence begins June 10

The Salesman of the "south loop"
Walking the tightrope of promoting an independent film - by Armando Ochoa

A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now at Getty
Exhibition marks first showing of Getty's Walker Evan's Cuban photographs; also, Cuban Revolutionary Photos

Harlistas Celebrate Latino Motorcycling Culture
Documentary to debut On Demand and digital download, running on mun2 and Uni HD - by LatinoLA Contributor

Underground Comedy in Los Angeles
Eagle Rock Lounge Underground Comedy...the Comedy Assassins...Tuesdays at 10 PM - by Marie A. Marquez

Otra Vez en San Fernando
The fight against cancer takes on a talented twist with some talented people in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

'Angel of the Desert' This Weekend Only
Saturday and Sunday Tickets Still Available, March 14 & 15 - by Gabriel San Roman

Carlos Santana and George Lopez to Tour Together
The two just love each other! - by Dena Burroughs

Latino Loop: Eve Mendes to Speak for Pantene
Lady Gaga sings for Americanos, Jose Castelar Cairo rolls for the record, Natalie Morales takes over at Today, y mucho m?ís

Travel Tips for Aztlan Rides Cutting-edge of Latin Radio
KPFK 90.7 show premiering new music from Mexico City & Southern California every Saturday night

Man! What a Night!
Pachuco Zoot Suit Boogie Night in San Fernando with the Marines & the American Legion - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Richard Montoya on KCRW's Guest DJ Project
Culture Clash member talks about five songs that have inspired him throughout his life

Writer Mamas
Advice for moms who are--or want to be--writers. - by Marcela Landres

Chicano Soul...Do You Have It?
Music doesn't define a people...but a people that define music - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Make 'Em All Mexican
Linda Vallejo's new series playfully and satirically reappropriates Western civilization and American icons, May 14-June 5

Calle 13 on Jimmy Kimmel: Get Tix!
Latino buying power: $1 trillion! Jailed undocumented immigrants: $1.5 billion annually! Average Mexican workday: 10 hours! - by Latino Loop

Chicano Soul: Sound of the Barrio
An interview by Jimmy Franco with music historian Ruben Molina - by Jimmy Franco Sr.

Interview with Teresa Dovalpage
The Cuban author and playwright talks about her novel "Habanera" - by Mayra Calvani

?íVamos P?í L.A., Ese!
The British Royal wedding didn't do a thing for us in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Pacifico Dance Co. Performance
Special performance for children and their families at the Cerritos Performing Arts Center, April 30 - by Delia Lopez

Calle 13 - Upward Trajectory to Stardom
The Puerto Rican duo to play Club Nokia, May 12

An Intimate Evening with Los Lobos' Hidalgo and Perez
A benefit concert and the premiere of Stories and Songs at LA Theatre Center, June 4 - by Dena Burroughs

Juanes + Elmo on Sesame Street
Carlos + Ricky; Will, Diego + Gael; Eva + Franc.; Paz v. Samantha y mucho m?ís on Latino Loop

A New Musical Movement in Los Angeles
MUCHO Music kicks off In a new home with Latina pop-rock singer, songwriter and guitarist Carla Morrison, April 26

PBS Black in Latin America: African Roots of Latin America
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., uncovers Latin America's African roots in new four-part series, Black in Latin America, April 19

?í?íWelcome to San Fernando!!
The San Fernando Valley Marine Corps League makes the San Fernando American Legion Hall the place to be starting in May 2011 - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Jennifer Lopez Most Beautiful Woman
Shakira robbed, Sofia Vergara in talks, Benicio del Toro very supportive, Don Franciso's fake son y m?ís from Latino Loop

Reyna Grande -- Mexican Past, American Present
Award-winning author and chronicler of the immigrant experience appears at the Autry on April 17 - by Teresa Borden

?íAdios Iron Man & Spiderman!
Latinos now have their own superhero, Paleta Man, with a new bilingual book just released - by Paul Ramirez

Catching Up with Playwright Silvia Gonzalez-S.
From the theater to the big screen, her screenplay ANA BANANA to start filming in May 2011 - by Kat Avila

Chilean Band KI Releases "Acustico" CD
Energy, emotion, and conviction. Ki have it all - by Alfonso E. Chavez

Penelope Cruz: Hollywood Star
Anderson Cooper: Compa??ero; Heather Hodges: ex-U.S. ambassador; Latin Alternative: out y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

Humor Books: A Cure for Today's Dour Events
The more reasons we have to cry, the more we seek solace in laughter. Just ask author Maria Garcia-Kalb - by Marcela Landres

Border Girl: Another Daughter Swallowed by the Desert
A new novel about a never-ending tragedy in Ciudad Juarez - by Valeria Berumen

Great Park Seeks Artists-in-Residence
Park invites artists to participate in activating new arts complex

Go Metro to "LA Plaza"
New Mexican American cultural center in Downtown L.A., free public grand opening Saturday, April 16

Take Me With You, Nu-Mark
His music has a straight up vibe .... sexy and sensual - by Mia Soto-Arzola

Make 'Em All Mexican
Curator's lecture, artist interview, artist panel and book signing are planned for Linda Vallejo solo show, Ave 50 Gallery

Weekend with Picasso at LATC
Herbert Siguenza brings out the best as well as the darkest feelings of the famed Spanish artist, through May 1 - by Velia La Garda

Lady Gaga Celebrates B'Day in Downtown L.A.
Enrique says "no", Daddy Yankee loses 30, Selena Gomez going to the OC and mucho m?ís on Lat

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes and happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

?íAy, Dios! ?íUnivisi??n en ingl?®s!
34% of Latino men shower 2x daily, San Antonio's Mexican restaurants to make biggest enchilada y m?ís on Latino Loop

A Weekend with Pablo Picasso
Herbert Siguenza returns to L.A. in a new solo play at LATC, Mar 25th - May 1st

First Spanish Book Fair in the U.S Comes to L.A.
Isabel Allende, Jos?® Jos?®, Elena Poniatowska and Laura Restrepo among featured participants at L?®aLA, April 29, 30 and May 1

Daniel A. Olivas: "The Book of Want" Release, March 24
The first novel from the esteemed L.A. writer and amigo de LatinoLA.com - by Daniel A. Olivas

Why You Shouldn't Miss N*GGER WETB*CK CH*NK in Hollywood
The controversial and irreverent play that tackles racism comes back April 1-23, funnier and fresher than ever - by Oskar Toruno

Ghetto Klown Likes Salsa
Man?í, Nova, Nuvo, Uva, Hugo, Celia, Espinoza, Raza y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

Somos Taose??os/ We are Taose??os
A book written by fifth grade Dual Language students - by Teresa Dovalpage

The Greek Theatre & Gibson Amphitheatre 2011 PMC Lineup
The Premiere Marquee Club allows fans to create their own concert season with access to LA's yearlong concert series

Where Have You Been, Paul Rodriguez?
and David Archuleta, Marc Anthony, Thalia, Juanes and Guillermo del Toro? Find out on Latino Loop

La Santa Cecilia Conquers Multicultural Audiences
Heading to South By South West (SXSW) 2011 Austin, Texas March 19 @ Copa

A Beautiful Collage of Sounds
Los Angeles-based Omar Torrez records in Mexico with La Banda Sinfonica Mixteca - by Mark McDermott

Ozomaztli: Musical Diplomats
LATISM, baptism, Banksy jacked, Cristina tanked, the wrong Lalo lauded, and mucho m?ís on Latino Loop

Franco Brothers y Su Orquesta Actualidad de Nicaragua!
Move over Luis Enrique, Nicaragua has new risen international recording artist. - by joaquin dominiquez

Chicano Teens Tee-off on 50s Texas Racism
Book details golfing miracle of the San Felipe High School Mustangs - by Andy Porras

The TIERRA Cruise: Long Beach to Ensenada Mexico
Cruise the seas with Tierra for a weekend of good music, good times, good friends & familia, Oct. 14-17, 2011

Why Writers Need a Financial Planner
An interview with author Nancy Trejos on becoming financially secure before taking on book-writing for a living - by Marcela Landres

Yvette Yates Set to Star in Sorority Party Massacre
The actress will dominate the screen in her upcoming role in Chris W. Freeman's feature film - by Susie Albin-Najera

Los FabuLocos: A Marathon of Music and Dance!
Without wasting any time, and dancers not willing to leave the floor, the party was on full-tilt to the end of the night

Banksy's Immigrant Dream
Univision, Time Warner Cable, Discovery Networks, Telefutura, MTV Tr3s, CBS and other non-TV news from Latino Loop

Banksy's Immigrant Dream
Univision, Time Warner Cable, Discovery Networks, Telefutura, MTV Tr3s, CBS and other non-TV news from Latino Loop

Bal?® Folcl??rico da Bahia
Brazilian Nites presents Bal?® Folcl??rico da Bahia and the U.S. Premiere of "Sacred Heritage" March 12th

Brazilian Carnaval Exotica
The 11th Annual extravaganza featuring an All Star band & non-stop Brazilian music & dance at Club Nokia, March 5

"Barrio Writers" TV Show Gives Voice to Young Writers
Teen stories featured on Garden Grove Channel 3 and other community channels - by Sarah Rafael Garcia

Self Help Arts & Graphic Moving to New Location
After nearly 40 years, the nationally recognized Latino arts center starting a new chapter as an anchor in an emerging Eastside

Dos: Los FabuLocos Featuring Kid Ramos
Their latest CD, released on Delta Groove Music, a musical gumbo: part Tex-Mex-Cali blues, part Zydeco and old time R & B - by Bob Gottlieb

Rockin' Hard on a Rainy Saturday Night
Ruben Molina's "Soultown Saturday Night Dance" a big hit with the gente - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Young Adult Latinos: Who They Are
Shakira, Enrique, Little Joe, Taboo, Ronaldo, Esperanza and Jan Brewer y mucho m?ís on Latino Loop

Top Latino Bands of Orange County, Together
Five bands nominated in the Best Latin category of the OC Music Awards will be performing together one night only, February 26

Motown and the Marines Rock San Fernando
A warm night of music and love in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

1968 East L.A. Walk Outs Come Alive For Teens
Journalist Luis Torres, educator Paula Crisostomo, and artist Ofelia Esparza interviewed as part of THROUGH THE AGES

Authentic, Annual LA tradition of Brazilian Carnaval
Brazilian Blowout at Club Nokia/L.A. Live offers opportunity to indulge senses in a pulsating sea of samba, March 5

Buffing Censorship at Crewest
The Los Angeles gallery and the artists showcased in the exhibit are contributing to a conversation about censorship - by Isabel Rojas-Williams, Art Historian-Curator

New Novel Envisions Consequences of Divisive Immigration Laws
"House Divided" by award-winning author Raul Ramos y Sanchez portrays a near-future L.A. torn by ethnic conflict

Latinos and Digital Technology, 2010 Report Released
If you can read this, you are probably one of 65% of Latinos who went online in 2010 and more from Latino Loop

L.A. Screenwriter Featured at Mexico Writers Conference
Award-winning writer-actor-comedian Rick Najera will open the 6th Annual Puerto Vallarta Writers Conference - by Susie Albin-Najera

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes and happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Orlando Set to Showcase at SXSW 2011
The singer will unveil his new live show in L.A. at Mucho Wednesday, February 9

Los Lobos to Receive Bug Music's Legacy Award
L.A.'s long-playing group, nominated for 2 Grammys, to receive award for their achievement for songwriting - by Jeanne O'Keefe

Texas-Chicano music legend Tony "Ham" Guerrero
Another Chicano music pioneer gone at age 66 - by Hector Saldana

A New Spanish Language Imprint is Born
A Q&A with the editorial director of C.A. Press at Penguin - by Marcela Landres

Move Over Superman & Batman - Latinos Have a New Superhero!
Lobo Video Productions releases two new bilingual children's books for Latino kids

Cubans Around the (Publishing) World
An interview with three Cuban publishers - by Teresa Dovalpage

Los Amigos Invisibles Join Forces with Trombone Shorty
A knockout, high-energy show at The Conga Room, February 12

Fountain Lady's Epic Fail
Pendejadas, exitos, bodas, pleitos, muertes y much more from Latino Loop

Keeping the Balance
Azusa's BALANCE BAND still on the move - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Mexico de Mis Amores Premieres on Mexicanal 63.3
A unique view to Mexican heritage, January 30

James Franco: Night Stalker?
Carlos the Jackal, Kalimba, Jenni Rivera, Edison Pe??a, Jeb Bush and more from Latino Loop

Pioneers of Television Debuts Tonight
PBS series premieres January 18 through February 8 - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Writer

Luis Miguel In Concert
Luis Miguel adds third concert added at Gibson Amphitheatre

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Salma Hayek's Getting "Wicked"
And mucho m?ís wickedness, separation, success, passings and Ricky Martin, all from Latino Loop

Join Remezcla on an L.A. SCVNGR Hunt
Juke the city to discover what's been hiding under the surface of LA's fashion world ... and win prizes

Brothers Helping a Brother
L.A.'s Chicano Music elite fall out for a fundraiser for a brother artist in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

From Wielding a Chef's Knife to Swinging a Machete
"How to Cook a Crocodile": a memoir with recipes - by Teresa Dovalpage

CRASH deSol: Defining His Music Will Only Sell You Short
CRASH v. to make a loud, clattering noise; characterized by an intensive effort; Slang: to gain admittance to

In Search of The Mago
A unique story about the traditions of Los Tres Reyes Magos that is just in time for the holidays. - by Jacalyn Lopez Garcia

Is Your Spouse the Only Person Who Reads Your Writing?
Signs that it is time to join a critique group. - by Marcela Landres

Los Angeles: Son Mayor is Back!
Salsa scene bursting at the seams like dynamite just waiting for a spark.

News from the Brown Side of Town
Closing off 2010 in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Download La Santa Cecilia's "La Negra" for Free
The band continues making its mark with concerts in Mexico City, Chicago, Madison, Austin, California and iTunes

TIME Mag Picks Facebook Guy...We Pick Chilean Miners
Salma Hayek, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Machete, Natalie Morales, Sofia Vergara y muchos m?ís on Latino Loop

Tropical Style New Year's at The Conga Room with LA INDIA
Ring in the New Year with The Princess of Salsa, LA INDIA, plus celebrated mixologist Pablo Moix - by Susie Albin-Najera

The Lalo Alcaraz Cartoon Calendar is Back!
12 months of hard-hitting hilarity by the nation's only nationally syndicated Chicano political cartoonist - by Joaquin Andando

Los Van Van Play Exclusive Dates at Conga Room, Dec 14-15
'The Rolling Stones of Salsa,' GRAMMY Award winning Cuban group to perform exclusive dates at The Conga Room, - by Susie Albin-Najera

Sofia Vergara: Shopping @ K-mart?
Newt, ChocQuibTown, Padre Cutie, El Ponchis y Ni??a Mal y mucho m?ís on Latino Loop

Proyecto de Amor: Pro-immigrant Benefit Album Released
Gael Garcia Bernal, Anya Corazon, Carlos Slim, Mark Sanchez, missing Picassos, tattoo removal y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

The Latinidad List
The best Latino Books of 2010 - by Marcela Landres

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

A Sad Song to Havana
Book review: "Habanera, a Portrait of a Cuban Family" - by Olga Karman

Meet Latina Writer and Artist Anna-Marie Lopez
Please welcome special guest, artist, musician and novelist Anna-Marie Lopez. - by Mayra Calvani

News From the Brown side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

East LA Arts Groups Bring Their Talents to Glendale Art Show
East Los Angeles College Latin Jazz Ensemble brings holiday jazz & Casa Cultural, Saybrook Park offers craft projects Dec 4 - by Dolores Castro Colin

Geo-Latin Productions Presents The HOP @ Club Carnaval
Hoppy Hour Fridays: The new HOP @ Club Carnaval, the original "Latin Rock 'n Old School" Is Back - by George Aguilar

Spiritual Energy That Leaps Off the Page
Scary (and true) ghost stories by Antonio Garcez - by Teresa Dovalpage

The Seven Teachings of the Anishnabe People
Old wisdom travels from Winnipeg to New Mexico in documentary film "Manitou API-Where the Sun Rises" - by Teresa Dovalpage

An Evening of Jubilation and Cultural Awareness
Hundreds rattle their bones to La Santa Maria's neo-cumbia grooves at Al Borde's D?¡a de los Muertos Festival - by Alicia Monsalve - Al Borde

Bella Muerte
A photo series celebrating the beauty of life ... and death - by Pablo Aguilar

Conga Room Marks Anniversary at LA Live with Los Van Van
The world famous club celebrates 2-year anniversary at LA Live with special performance by legendary Cuban group, Dec. 2 - by Susie Albin-Najera

Actor/Comedian Rick Najera to Offer Actors Workshops
Industry leader and award-winning actor/writer/performer offers affordable actors workshop to all levels of talent - by Susie Albin-Najera

Dancing with the .Conga Room!
DWTS celebrity choreographers Corky Ballas & Nick Kosovich judge Conga Room's El Gran Bailazo Finals, Nov. 4 - by Susie Albin-Najera

Brazilian Art Collective - Grupo Bijari comes to LA.
Outpost for Contemporary Art announces Artist Residency of Grupo Bijari, through November 26

Monster Drawing Rally to Benefit Outpost for Contemporary Art
A mammoth live drawing and fundraising event featuring over 100 artists, November 14 - by Carolyn Casta??o

Mexico Hosts Clowns
Oh, and Walter Mercado changes his name to Shanti Ananda. All this and more from Latino Loop!

Dia de los Muertos Comes Alive
Ofrendas 2010 Calavera Fashion Show & Walking Altars at Tropico de Nopal Gallery & Art-Space, November 6 - by G. Torres

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes & happenings for the big kids in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Vme Announces Election Coverage -- PARTICIPA 2010
Vme Contigo Contamos for primetime coverage, analysis and results

Detained in the Desert Cuts Through the Hate Mongering
My personal reflections on the play Detained in the Desert now playing at CASA 0101. - by John E. Molina

Lalo Alcaraz: Humor with a Political Point
"La Cucaracha's" creator uses his power to incite, delight - by Peter Rowe, Sign On San Diego

La Victima: Perspective and Historical Significance
Landmark play depicts when cheap labor is needed in the U.S. & how it is rejected during leaner times, through Oct. 31 - by Velia la Garda

An Authentic Dia de Los Muertos at Rose Hills
Free event features music, food and arts and crafts for the whole family, with featured artist Lalo Alcaraz, October 23

Another Hot Friday Night in San Fernando Valley
Staying local has its advantages - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel Prize
Obama streaker, centennial citizen, pregnant Penelope, single Christina y m?ís from Latino Loop

Inner-City Arts Theater Welcomes New Manager
The Rosenthal Theater's Dolores Chavez to develop exciting, innovative and diverse theater programs - by Joanna Brody

?íVivan Los Muertos!
The Autry pays homage to the dearly departed at this lively Day of the Dead festival, October 30 - by Yadhira De Leon

Jammin' Up the Coast From L.A.
Pepe Marquez & the Flashbacks reunion pack 'em in at the 2010 Carpenteria Avocado Festival - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Javeir Bardem: Filled with Glee
Ricky Martin, Gloria Allred, narco deaths in Mexico and more from Latino Loop

New Latin Burlesque Dance Revue at The Conga Room
Taxi Dancehall kicks-off October 1st, produced by legendary burlesque choreographer Ivan Kane - by Susie Albin-Najera

Carlos Santana's Latest Tune on Immigration Reform
"I want to tell you to walk like lions, and to do so with dignity and purity, because 'Yes, We Can'." - by Nora Alicia Estrada - Impulso

Kinky Couples With Weezer
Jennifer Lopez y Steven Tyler, Pedro Mascheroni y his wife Marjorie, Lin Manuel-Miranda y his new bride, y mucho y mucho m?ís

CHELA: Tragic, Comedic, Love and Lunacy
Based on the true-life story of the playwright's mother, award-winning writer/performer Dulce Maria Solis

News from the Brown Side of Town
Chismes and happenings in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

JF1 Celebrates Latino Heritage Month
Recording artists' new video is a representation of the the American Dream and appreciation of proud community - by S. Santos

Vicente Fern?índez Rings in Mexico's Bicentennial
The U.S. tour for the King of Rancheras lands at L.A.'s Gibson Amphitheater, November 12 through 21

Olodum Headlines Brazilian Summer Festival 2010
Direct from Bahia to share their vibrant and sensual music at the much-anticipated, annual LA tradition, September 26

VMe Presents First Spanish-language Documentary on Immigration
Multiplatform national conversation for original program "Jorge Gestoso Investiga: Ley SB 1070 ??Qu?® Hay Detr?ís?"

Groundbreaking for Siqueiros Project: La Am?®rica Tropical
If the muralist were alive, the question is - how will today's artists respond to the mounting social crisis - by Mark Vallen

Latin Grammys Announced
Plus, what telenovela star was allegedly poisoned by her ex-assistant? All this and from Latino Loop

Online Book Publicity
Why Latino Writers are naturally suited for social media - by Marcela Landres

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A text project part of Not Content at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions - by Marco Antonio Huerta

OC Film Fiesta begins Saturday in Santa Ana
Fifteen-day film festival puts city's Latino heritage and historic roots on display. - by Theresa Cisneros

Latino Future Opera Stars
Vocal camp awards ceremony by acclaimed Australian opera singer and vocal coach John Davies

Mexican Traditions Evolve Into New Art Forms In Los Angeles
Noche Veracruzana At Ford Amphitheatre, September 4 - by Diana Martinez

El Grito de Dolores
A book about Mexico's Independence on its Bicentennial Anniversary - by Juan Carlos Jurado

The Marines bring Motown to San Fernando
Motown tribute show comes to the Valley for one night only, September 5 - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Artists and Lawyers in the Struggle for Free Expression
In 2010, anything, in whatever form, that challenges people's world views is often subject to some form of censorship - by Tessie Borden, Autry National Center

The MEXICO Report: Yucatan Holidays Announce Cancun Giveaway
In honor of Mexico's Bicentennial, The MEXICO Report and Yucat?ín Holidays announce '30 Days of Giveaways' - by Susie Albin-Najera

Weezer, "Hurley" and Jorge Garcia
Death, drugs, foreclosures, hate crimes, illegal sea turtle egg harvesting, denied parole and more from Latino Loop

Conserve or Restore? In History or Art, a Quandary
Curators wrestle with how to restore the work of David Alfaro Siqueiros - by Tessie Borden, Autry National Center

Confronting Revolution: A Siqueiros Aesthetic
Exhibition at Jose Vera Gallery creates a focused perspective of his contributions to printmaking and the graphic-arts movement

Cita and Ricardo Ochoa Performed at off-Sunset Junction Venue
The duo headlined shows at Silver Lake's Mi Alma Gallery and Gardens. - by C. Soto

Catch 'Em While You Can: Los Lobos in L.A.
George Lopez Show, Morning Becomes Eclectic and at Amoeba Records before taking off on tour behind new album: Tin Can Trust

Social Justice Theatre for Colombia
LA's Hector Aristizabal brings creative tools for healing back to the homeland he left after arrest and torture - by Diane Lefer

Latinologues to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Conga Room
Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month, Rick Najera's award-winning comedy Latinologues at world famous Conga Room, Sept. 12 - by Susie Albin-Najera

First Will Ferrell Reference on LatinoLA ... Ever!
Plus, East L.A.s Felipe Esparza named the winner of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" during the season finale, from La

Coming Home to East L.A.
The East L.A. Repertory Company has a new home - by Jesus Reyes

Santa Cecilia Orchestra Announces 2010-11 Season
Music is for everyone

Palomaya Freedom, Strength and Love Design Contest
T-shirt sales' proceeds will benefit organizations that advance the next generation of Hispanic women and youth - by Padma

Go Metro to Enjoy Summer ArtsFest 2010 in East Los Angeles
Take the Gold Line to East Los Angeles Civic Center for movies on Fridays, farmers market, art walk and live music on Saturdays

A Story of Dos Gringos in Mexico
A Norwegian and an Irishman found themselves hired in El Paso, TX, to work Mexican gold mine in book by Frederick R. Andresen - by Dena Burroughs

Maxim Goes With Dania
Enrique, Lionel, Selena, Shakira ... and Scarlett, all on Latino Loop, 8.6.10

Conversations on Digging Up the Dirt
Review and analysis of new play at Breath of Fire Latina Theater - by Contributing Writer, Lisa Zion

Celebrate with Dolores Huerta on her 80th
Iconic human rights activist celebrates her 80th birthday with "Weaving Movements Together" benefit concert, August 13 - by M.Reyna

News from the Brown Side of Town, August 4, 2010
Chismes and happenings in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

The One We've Been Waiting For: Machete at Comic Con
Arizona's law partially blocked, Univision docked, Chilean senior's world rocked and more from Latino Loop, 7.28.10

New Film Explores Escaramuza: Riding From the Heart
Originally published on Global Horse Culture

Casting Spanish-Speaking ACTORS for TV series on Discovery
Must speak fluent Spanish

The Rise and Fall of a Latin Queen
Interview with Reymundo Sanchez, co-author of Lady Q, The Making of a Latin Queen - by Mayra Calvani

In the Heights: Go See This Show!
I guarantee you'll definitely cry, you'll laugh or you'll tap your toes consistently waiting to dance - by Carlos San Miguel

Libido - Un dia Nuevo
Spanish Rock Band most prominent Peruvian rock band today - by Ray Verduzco

Louie Cruz Beltran at the Second Annual LA Vida Music Festival
Poncho Sanchez to join Latin Jazz Ensemble at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre on Labor Day Weekend

Seeking More Subtantial Fare Than the Usual Beach Book?
A Q&A with Iris Gomez, author of Try to Remember - by Marcela Landres

News from the Brown Side of Town
Adult happenings in the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

New Voice Band to Rock San Manuel Casino, 4th of July Weekend
Please join us as we put on a non-stop performance of all your dance floor favorites this Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights - by Pedro Lopez Alvarado

Aventura and Artest On Stage
More music, entertainment, community, political and scandalous news than you can handle...or maybe not...from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Casa 0101 Gets Pink
First Latina Lesbian musical takes the stage - by Claudia Forestieri

Aztlan Underground Launches New Album and Tour
A lyrical quest for unity among indigenous people - by Aztlan Underground

Thursday Night Vibe
Jadar Entertainment and 94.7 The Wave in association with Roland Wirt Presents "Thursday Night VIBE" - by Charlotte Taylor

Colombian Cinema Showcase Begins August 8
Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and the Colombian Cinema Showcase present the best in contemporary Colombian cinema

A People's History: Chicano Moratoriums Exhibit at MCI
Multimedia exhibition event to celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratoriums at the Mexican Cultural Institute, June 26 - by Rosalio Mu??oz

Los Tigres del Norte Go Hollywood
Si TV gets bucks, Jenni Rivera Presents Chiquis and Raq-C, Wilfrido Vargas denies suing Shakira, America Ferrera engages longtim

The Cultural Flavors of Leimert Park Come Alive on June 27th
Leimert Park Village launches first art walk around community drum circle - by Dolores Chavez

Who Says You Can't Party During a Recession?
The Gente de San Fernando join the Marines & American Legion, and some hot bands, to make it a killer Father's Day week - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor