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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.