Culture2023-04-13T06:33:26-04:00

For This Mexican Chef, Plating Is No Different From Painting

Culture|FOOD  

For This Mexican Chef, Plating Is No Different From Painting

Ride the elevator to the 11th floor of Brooklyn’s trendy new hotel Penny and you’ll find a high-end restaurant serving more than just Instagrammable city views and inventive martinis. In a cozy plant-filled dining room, beaming with natural light and whimsical sculptures, elNico showcases the multicultural heritage of its team [...]

Jhayco Is Pushing Reggaeton Forward & Living La “Vida Rockstar”

Culture|MUSICA 

Jhayco Is Pushing Reggaeton Forward & Living La “Vida Rockstar”

Jhayco is a modern day rock star. While redefining the sound of reggaeton, the Puerto Rican singer-songwriter has amassed multiple global hits. Following his monster smash "Holanda" and to close out the summer, Jhayco celebrated the release of his new single "Ex-Special" featuring Peso Pluma with CÎROC Vodka Spritz. [...]

‘Dumb Money’ Review: Director Craig Gillespie is On a Mission to Reinvent the Biopic

Culture|ENTERTAINMENT 

‘Dumb Money’ Review: Director Craig Gillespie is On a Mission to Reinvent the Biopic

Since his initial foray into the realm of biographical films with 2014’ "Million Dollar Arm," the true story of an American sports agent who turned two exceptionally talented cricket bowlers into Major League Baseball pitchers, director Craig Gillespie has made it his mission to reinvent the biopic. After getting his [...]

The Way of Kizomba Took Over São Paulo During The 35th Art Biennale

Culture|Art 

The Way of Kizomba Took Over São Paulo During The 35th Art Biennale

Millions of Afro-Brazilians walk the streets of São Paulo and Rio De Janeiro every day. Vestiges of the African diaspora and its tangible trans-cultural influence pour out into the culture of Brazil through the country’s cuisine, history, and music. Kizomba, the far-reaching genre that blends African rhythms with Caribbean and [...]

‘Objects of Permanence’ Pays Homage to Garment Workers From the Lower East Side

Culture|Art 

‘Objects of Permanence’ Pays Homage to Garment Workers From the Lower East Side

As hundreds of thousands of people flock to Manhattan for New York Fashion Week for a chance to see the latest runway looks, creative director Mellány Sánchez’s new installation "Objects of Permanence" pays homage to the thousands of Puerto Rican and other immigrant and migrant workers who powered the Lower [...]