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Articles about Wendy Angulo Productions, our artists, and write-ups of our events.

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 »

Marrying my Daughter by Alicia Anabel Santos

  It was an unspoken vow. It just sort of happened. I got pregnant, then married, gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, and then we divorced. She was just a toddler. That’s when I married my three-year-old little girl. One of the vows that I made to her when she left my womb was that I would always put ... Read More »

The Tree of Shame by Leslie Marrero

My mother was a virgin when she met my father. I remember her drilling this to anyone who would listen. She was his first virgin. Maybe she was his only virgin. She bore him two children, girls. I am one of them, their eldest.   She was also one of his mistresses. I am the daughter of a mistress. My mother strived to be seen as una “mujer decente”. ... Read More »

Beauty is Limitless, Interview with Makeup Artist Melissa Cunillera

Melissa Cunillera is a New York City makeup artist whose passionate about beauty and the arts. In 2008 she made the decision to channel her creativity into makeup artistry. Since then her artistry has led her to work with companies like NARS, Morphe, Sephora and Mercedes Benz New York City Fashion Week. Melissa also teaches makeup classes to women who like ... Read More »

From Poverty Shame to Corporate Opportunity by Yesi Morillo-Gual

For the past twenty-five years I’ve worked on Wall Street, a place that was very foreign to me in my childhood, but one that has been such a big part of who I am as an adult, and one that has driven my mission and work in the Latino community. Unlike many of my colleagues, I didn’t have a formal ... Read More »

Happy, Nappy, Proud by Stacie Evans

In her 1985 one-woman show, Whoopi Goldberg morphed into a child and draped a shirt over her head to stand-in for long, blond hair. That piece of her show was real for me. My sister, Fox, and I used cardigans. Heavier than a blouse, a cardigan stayed in place without fussy re-adjusting, the neck- band shaped itself around our heads, ... Read More »

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