Along with legendary jarana player Zenen Zeferino, son jarocho pioneers Radio Jarocho have a new project, An Exploration of Son Jarocho’s Past and Present.
LAMC – the Eighteenth annual Latin Alternative Music Conference took over New York City last week from July 11th to 15th.
Farley Aguilar is a painter born in Nicaragua and now living in Miami. His current work was recently on view at Lyles & King in New York City.
Miramar captures the poetry of Puerto Rican bolero music for a modern audience. The band’s first release “Dedication to Sylvia Rexach” is out now on Barbes Records. Check it out.
Mexican-American artist Martín Ramírez (1895–1963) has been honored by the United States Postal Service. The agency released a set of 5 commemorative “Martin Ramirez” Forever stamps featuring the art of this twentieth century master.
New York’s El Museo del Barrio, now celebrating its 45th anniversary, reimagines its beginnings with the exhibition MUSEUM STARTER KIT: Open With Care.
KCRW’s Good Food show talks with Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. In this episode he reviews Paiche, the LA restaurant of Chef Ricardo Zarate’s growing brand of Peruvian cuisine outposts. The restaurant is named after the Amazonian fish that is the ingredient featured prominently on the menu.
Pablo León de la Barra was selected by a committee of five experts in Latin American art as Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America. León de la Barra is currently in a two-year residency at the Guggenheim in New York.
Mexican-American Louis Vasquez, an offensive guard for the Denver Broncos, was named to the Associated Press NFL All-Pro team.