Culture2022-04-15T06:01:37-04:00

New Music Picks: Villano Antillano, BRATTY, ANGEL22, and More

Culture|MÚSICA  

New Music Picks: Villano Antillano, BRATTY, ANGEL22, and More

Welcome to LATINA’s weekly roundup of the best new music. This week’s list includes the debut album from rising Puerto Rican star Villano Antillano and Latin alternative acts BRATTY and Mariangela. Also on the list: Ely Blancarte shines with "Plástico," Lupita Infante and ANGEL22 cover Christmas classics and Jota Rosa [...]

NPR’s Messi-Centered Podcast Explores Fútbol, Immigration, and Belonging

Culture|SPORTS 

NPR’s Messi-Centered Podcast Explores Fútbol, Immigration, and Belonging

Like many Latinos, Jasmine Garsd grew up living and breathing fútbol. She left her home city, Buenos Aires, for the United States two decades ago, but her passion for the sport and support for Argentina’s national soccer team remains intact. The NPR criminal justice correspondent is stepping out of her [...]

“El Carrito” Illuminates Intimate Corners of the American Immigrant Experience

Culture|FILM 

“El Carrito” Illuminates Intimate Corners of the American Immigrant Experience

El Carrito” tells the story of a Mexican American street vendor, Nelly, living in Queens, New York. At the center of this story is her street cart, the titular carrito, which forces her to confront the ways she navigates her life for survival. Nelly has a hard choice to make: [...]

6 Movies Spotlighting The Queer Experience In Latin America

Culture|FILM 

6 Movies Spotlighting The Queer Experience In Latin America

From Mexico to Chile, films centered on queer narratives have had a long and complicated journey into mainstream cinema. Censorships, politics and prejudice are all obstacles for the the genre, particularly in Latin America, where LGBTQ+ individuals are largely underrepresented in all media. In this list, we’ve selected six [...]