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Gloria Calderón Kellett is Ushering in a New Golden Age of Latino Television

Culture|STORYTELLERS 

Gloria Calderón Kellett is Ushering in a New Golden Age of Latino Television

This profile is based on an interview between Gloria Calderón Kellett and Alissa Lopez Serfozo. For someone who just signed an eight-figure deal with Amazon Studios, Gloria Calderón Kellett seems mostly unfazed. More concerned with impressing her parents than anybody in a boardroom, the compulsively busy multi-hyphenate, whose latest original [...]

America Ferrera’s Evolution

Culture|ICONS 

America Ferrera’s Evolution

On Twenty Years in Hollywood and Creating Stories by Latinos for Latinos America Ferrera has catapulted herself to mainstream success by making the most ordinary characters seem all but ordinary. She has played the roles of teenage girl on the cusp of college-age adulthood, big-box store employee, and overworked assistant, [...]

PATRON Gallery Founders Are Forging an Atypical Path in the Rigid Art Market Terrain

Culture|FOUNDER STORIES 

PATRON Gallery Founders Are Forging an Atypical Path in the Rigid Art Market Terrain

It’s not an easy thing to sell art — something so ineffable, so personal, so often useless in the pragmatic sense of the word — while truly supporting those who make it as they pursue their craft. But that’s exactly what Julia Fischbach and Emanuel Aguilar set out to do [...]

‘Son of Monarchs’ Gives New Meaning to the Butterfly Effect

Culture|FILM 

‘Son of Monarchs’ Gives New Meaning to the Butterfly Effect

Vast colonies of monarch butterflies have made their home in Michoacan, Mexico, as they have in various parts of Canada, California, and Texas. Unbound by borders, the monarchs float through the air, blissfully oblivious to the perils of the grounded, mortal world. At least, that’s how it should be. Like [...]

Un Festival De Diseño en Guadalajara Se Enfoca en El Talento Creativo Mexicano

Culture|DESIGN 

Un Festival De Diseño en Guadalajara Se Enfoca en El Talento Creativo Mexicano

Read in English Lejos de querer emular a la Ciudad de México, la cultura tapatía ha formado a sus propios grandes maestros y movimientos artísticos sin la necesidad de ir a buscar la fama fuera de Guadalajara. Durante el siglo XX, una comunidad de diseño muy unida estableció la reputación [...]

Guadalajara Design Festival Salón Cosa Highlights Mexican Creative Talent

Culture|DESIGN 

Guadalajara Design Festival Salón Cosa Highlights Mexican Creative Talent

Leer en español Guadalajara’s culture has always formed its great masters and artistic movements without the need to seek fame outside of Jalisco or emulate the art scene of Mexico City. During the twentieth century a tight-knit design community established the Jalisciense capital’s reputation as a domestic and international destination [...]

In Claudia Llosa’s ‘Fever Dream,’ Motherhood Is Terrifying

Culture|FILM 

In Claudia Llosa’s ‘Fever Dream,’ Motherhood Is Terrifying

Peruvian Filmmaker Claudia Llosa’s “Fever Dream” wastes no time delivering on the promises of its title. Its opening moments are a barrage of disorienting imagery and unbodied narration as Llosa offers answers to questions that haven’t been asked yet. Amanda (María Valverde) is being dragged through the forest; by who, [...]