Tag archive for ‘Latino Culture’
By Rich Villar On Friday, June 24th, 2016

#LaSopaNYC, The School of Poetic Arts: Summer Cycle, Week One Recap

Home of School of Poetic Arts Walk down Avenue C on a given day, past 9th Street, and you will be greeted by a vibrant multicultural and multilingual community, by gardens on two corners, by a brunch spot that once More...

By Suset Laboy On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

5 Questions about the 28th Loisaida Festival Answered

The weekend has arrived and that can only mean one thing–time for great family fun, gratis, at the 28th Loisaida Festival. Get ready for the festivities with a few top questions: What is this Festival Anyways? Since More...

By Suset Laboy On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

The Legendary Carmelita Tropicana at Loisaida Center on May 23rd

The second day of events kicking off the Loisaida Festival weekend will feature a panel of scholars and researchers paying homage to two of the cornerstone contributors to the LGBTQ Latin@ arts community: drag More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Hispanicize Tip #1 – Do Not Run Out Of Business Cards

As you already know I will be attending / speaking at the 2013 Hispanicize Conference to be held in Miami Florida April 9th-14th. Attending as many conference over the years as I have, I pride myself in being pretty More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Azucaaaaar! : McDonald’s NY Tri State Makes A Sweet Donation To The Celia Cruz Foundation!

L to R) Jessica Meléndez from McDonald’s NY Tri-state presents check to Amalia Gómez from The Celia Cruz Foundation ASI SE HACE!!! McDonald’s NY Tri-State presented a $6,750.00 donation to The Celia Cruz More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, January 6th, 2012

Breaking News: We Have Proof That A Little Sofrito Makes Anything Better

Reader and old friend, Judy Santiago just sent me this very interesting video of some Salseros injecting some sabor into Beethoven’s 5th in Norway. You see?… Latino Culture is loved worldwide. A little More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Latinos In Arkansas Mean Business…But Where Is The Culture?

Alabama, Alaska and Arizona all turned up some great info about Latino life and cultural institutions that have surfaced in recent years breaking myths that Latinos only exist in NY, Chicago, California, Texas More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

Act now – Adopt a bodega – and encourage it to stock healthier foods!

This post highlights a program that NYC Dept. Of Health & Mental Hygiene is promoting in key areas of New York… but regardless of where you are… this info is valuable and could help you make a difference More...

By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Watch “Nuyorican Dream” For Free!

Buenas… So recently I had the opportunity of watching Nuyorican Dream via Netflix… and in my facebook andanzas… I was reminded of how interesting it was by my friend Jennifer Marie Gonzalez. I More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Sponsor Spotlight:

An interesting conversation came up on my Facebook thread the other day about dating and more specifically cultural compatibility when meeting someone new. The consensus was that many Latina women were More...