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Latino Artists Guessing Game
Guess These 10 Famous Latino Paintings!
By Cristina Arreola | 12/16/2014 - 15:58

Pop quiz! Don't worry — there's no grades here. We just want to test your knowledge of Latino art with a fun game.


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Sonia Sotomayor book My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor’s Memoir 'My Beloved World' Tops New York Times Bestseller List
By Sugey Palomares | 01/28/2013 - 16:00

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s new memoir, My Beloved World, has officially topped the New York Times best sellers list in the combined print and e-book non-fiction category. The Ivy League-educated former district attorney's publication is currently in second place on the list, following author Eben Alexander's, Proof of Heaven.


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Domingo Zapata
Introducing Artist Domingo Zapata
By Samantha Leal | 12/18/2012 - 11:48

Aside from being Sofia Vergara's longtime pal, Domingo Zapata is a contemporary artist who has received critical praise for his works. Splitting time between New York, Los Angeles and Paris, the 38-year-old artist primarily works in mixed media, and is a favorite of the celebrity set. We caught up with him to talk about his family, work and those pictures of Sofia Vergara covered in paint!


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Elderly Woman Ruins Fresco Painting in Spain
By Samantha Leal | 08/24/2012 - 10:07

We're not really sure what to say to this but ay dios mio. An elderly woman has come forward this week to claim responsibility for completely botching a century-old "ecce homo" fresco painting of Jesus in a northeastern village in Spain, reports The New York Times


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Neil Rivas Illegal Superheroes
Artist's Exhibit Depicts Superheroes as 'Illegal' Immigrants
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2012 - 09:51

Artist Neil Rivas explores immigration policy in his latest exhibit: "Illegal Superheroes." The exhibit, which showed last month at the Ramp Gallery, a community-curated space at San Francisco's SOMArts Cultural Center, has definitely caused a stir both locally and nationally. 


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Once Wins Big & Latinos Dazzle at the Tony's
Once Wins Big & Latinos Dazzle at the Tonys
By Sally Mercedes | 06/11/2012 - 13:01

Neil Patrick Harris was back for the third time to host the 66th annual Tony Awards on Sunday night. The biggest night on Broadway was a tearful and thrilling one: many winners honored their families in moving speeches, while the ensemble casts from the year's top musicals -- and even a few plays! -- gave it their all in unforgettable performances. 


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Diego Rivera's Nina en Azul y Blanco
Want to Own Diego Rivera’s “Girl in Blue And White” Piece? You Can For $6 Million
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2012 - 16:42

Mexican painter Diego Rivera was not only a master at capturing the line between the struggling lower class and privileged elite, but he also conquered themes such as revolution, feminism and world peace. Although his vivid murals inspired by Italian frescoes were his signature style, after the 1930’s he dedicated himself to portrait painting, taking on the same social motifs as his beginning works.


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Ricky Martin in Broadway's Evita
Evita Nominated for Tony Award: Best Musical Revival
By Samantha Leal | 05/01/2012 - 12:12

Don’t cry for Evita. The musical, starring Ricky Martin and Elena Roger, is up for a Tony Award for “best musical revival.” It will be up against Follies, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, and Jesus Christ Superstar. The musical is also up for "best choreography."


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Modesto
EXCLUSIVE: Modesto Lacen on Roberto Clemente Musical & the "Reality Behind the Myth"
By Adriana Rivera | 11/22/2011 - 13:45

For Puerto Rico native Modesto Lacen, portraying baseball legend Roberto Clemente in the new musical DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story, now playing at Teatro SEA in New York City, was a role he'd been dreaming about for years. Lacen stopped by the Latina offices to share his insight on playing such an icon in contemporary Latino history.


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EXCLUSIVE: Lorraine Velez Dishes On Her New Play, 'The Roberto Clemente Story'
By Adriana Rivera | 11/17/2011 - 18:15

Puerto Rican actress Lorraine Velez, who is best known for dazzling audiences as Mimi in Rent, stopped by Latina this week to tell us about her new play, DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story.


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