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Cultura: Chicano Connections

Culture|CREADORXS 

Cultura: Chicano Connections

Edgar Daniel Olazaba is a Mexican-American/ Chicano film director and photographer based in LA. The son of immigrant parents, Edgar’s work explores the complexities of Latino culture, particularly for members of the US Latino diaspora. “As I deepen my connection with my heritage, so has my need to get to [...]

WATCH: Kali Uchis Shares her Favorite Childhood Memories and Discusses New Denim Line

Culture|LATINA EXCLUSIVE 

WATCH: Kali Uchis Shares her Favorite Childhood Memories and Discusses New Denim Line

"My favorite memory of playing around in Colombia is that randomly out of nowhere it would start raining, and it would just be the most beautiful rain,” shared Kali Uchis over IG Live on Wednesday evening. As part of a month-long series for Hispanic Heritage Month, Yaris Sanchez sat down with [...]

Claudy’s Kitchen is a Small Latino-Owned Business Fighting for their Life

Culture|LATINE COMMUNITY 

Claudy’s Kitchen is a Small Latino-Owned Business Fighting for their Life

For Claudia and Richard Berroa, owners of the Michelin-rated Claudy’s Kitchen, there is a concise motto that sums up their culinary success: “Hacemos comida que es buena, bonita, y barata.” A small Latino-owned take-out restaurant located on the upper boundary of the Bronx, where the 1 train ends and Westchester [...]

Familial Bonds and Political Divides: 11 Brazilian Films to Watch

Culture|FILM GUIDE 

Familial Bonds and Political Divides: 11 Brazilian Films to Watch

Brazil — home of samba and João Gilberto, Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival and the revered Pelé,  pão de queijo and the Amazon — is a vast country with a culture as lush as its jungles. Accordingly, the cinematic scene that has emerged from this fascinating country is unparalleled. Subsequently, o [...]

Paisa Glam Meets Tejano Versailles: Pechuga Vintage x Victoria La Mala

Culture|FASHION STORIES 

Paisa Glam Meets Tejano Versailles: Pechuga Vintage x Victoria La Mala

Salvadoran-born Johnny Valencia is the proprietor of Pechuga Vintage, an artfully curated high-end vintage store based in LA to shop "for when you are ready to show up to the family Asado (or Parilla) feeling like Selena and Marie Antoinette’s baby." Valencia, profiled during our May 2021 re-launch, knows and loves talking archival fashions, from [...]

Julissa Bermudez Dishes on Republica Skin, TV Hosting, and DR Roots

Culture|LA PRIMERA VEZ 

Julissa Bermudez Dishes on Republica Skin, TV Hosting, and DR Roots

“You can’t have the room feel like it’s bigger than you.” - (maybe) Will Smith “La Primera Vez” is the digital talk show that lets you get to know your favorite Latinx celebrities. In this episode, host Christina Reid sits down with Dominican-born American television host, actress, and model Julissa [...]