What's New
Home » Blog

Blog

These are original articles by our featured bloggers and authors.

Unos Cuantos Piquetitos- Theater Review

Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the play “Unos Cuantos Piquetitos” (A Few Small Snips) by Laila Ripoli and directed by Gemma Ibarra as part of Teatrica’s Fall Season. As the play begins, we meet “El” (he) – interpreted by Venezuelan actor Cesar Augusto Cova-who begins his courtship of “Ella” (She) – interpreted by Spaniard Gemma Ibarra- by ... Read More »

Queens HipHop Festival 2018

Mi Gente! For the past seven months, I have been working non-stop as the Public Relations Manager of the  Queens Hip-Hop Festival alongside its creator and founder Ashely Dean, Peter Lemonier, Josh Matos, Andrew Saliski, Adjani Reed, Dj RayBlk, Dj Zeeti and Juels: the team.  It has been a wonderful opportunity and great honor to work with this team, a group of talented and ... Read More »

Write On, When Hip Hop and Journalism Fuse. Interview with Syreeta Gates

This week, I came across a social media post about an upcoming documentary on Hip Hop Journalism. Right away I felt the idea was brilliant and I had to support this endeavor. After watching the trailer, I reached out to the creator Syreeta Gates for an interview.  To my surprise, she not only accepted my invitation right away but I ... Read More »

Cocina, Latinidad y Más – Interview with Armando “Tito” Tam

The first time I came in contact with Armando “Tito” Tam was through my interview with César Vargas. Thank you, César, for the connect! This is the advantage of social media and the reason why it is so important to me to continue building connections through this platform by sharing the stories of these magnificent human beings who are making a ... Read More »

Altered States by Poison Ivy

Remember in high school when you would break up with someone and still have to see them every day? same class, same parties, work together on projects?. Crying in the playground about a relationship that will never be. Remember in the beginning how dreadful that was? … well, that’s me at 35 years old. It’s all the same, just now ... Read More »

The Many Faces of Shame by Kenia Nuñez

I didn’t have a word for it as a child, but it’s as clear as day now….the word was: shame. I have carried that feeling with me for as far back as I can remember being alive, and by five years old it had already begun to strip me of my childhood. By definition, shame is a feeling of humiliation or ... Read More »

Estamos de Pie, Rebuilding Puerto Rico. An Interview with George Torres

George Torres, known by many of us as “Jibaro” is the founder of Sofrito Media Group, a wandering digital nomad with 20 years of experience and a passion for tech, travel, speaking, teaching & community building for the Latino / LatinX audience. If you are part of the Latino scene in New York, must definitely you’ve crossed paths with George at ... Read More »

The Pursuit of your Purpose by Jaquí Rodriguez

I’ve never been good enough to be me. I’ve been told.  Confusing isn’t it? I am a professional scuba diver of the depths of the soul.  What?!? What I mean is, I spend a lot of time thinking, digging within, trying to find answers, making sense of the world, in a quest for truth, our connectedness and more importantly what ... Read More »

I Am Not My Body by Wendy Angulo

You’re made of so much beauty, But it seems that you forgot, When you decided that you were defined, By all the things you’re not.                             ~e.h I have been brewing this idea of photographing my body for a long time. A few weeks shy of my 42nd birthday, I arranged for a “boudoir” photo-shoot, truly an empowering experience to ... Read More »