Shakira Makes History With 2018 Grammy Win for Best Latin Pop Album

Tonight Shakira made history tonight as the first female artist to win twice in the Best Latin Pop Album category at the Grammys. Bravo Shakira!!

Latino Cinema and Artists Take Center Stage at Cinequest Film & VR Festival

Latino Cinema and Artists Take Center Stage
at Cinequest Film & VR Festival

American Girl’s 2018 Girl of the Year™ Luciana Vega

Meet American Girl’s 2018 Girl of the Year, Luciana Vega, who is on a mission to inspire girls to push beyond boundaries and reach for the stars.

Quick Fun Pink Hair with No Commitment

Want a fun new look for the new year with no commitment? Check out YouTuber Fashaydet’s video to get pink hair for a few days!

Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too

Salma Hayek’s open editorial in NY Times about how Harvey Weinstein is her monster too.

Mexican Heritage Plaza’s Avenida de Altares

On Saturday October 28, 2017, the Mexican Heritage Plaza hosted its inaugural Alum Rock Alter Walk called La Ultima Parada highlighting alters made by local artists and local businesses.

Tales of Empowerment Power a Ñew Generation

Disney’s Elena of Avalor animated television series launched to overwhelming applause for the program’s ground-breaking embrace of Latino culture. From the start, her creative wizards at Disney Channel were inspired by Latino culture, customs and heritage as their journey began to create a new world for a new Disney princess. Season two will begin airing this month and a third season is in production – which says something about a kid’s program where the qualities of leadership, empathy and love of family share equal billing. Learn more about the making of this wonderful series.

Ice Princess Makeup Tutorial

We love this Ice Princess makeup tutorial. Once your makeup is on all you need is a sparkly dress and tiara to make your look complete. Easy costume for Halloween!!

Facial Exercises

Learn how facial exercises and facial yoga train and work the facial and neck muscles that are crucial but often overlooked in favor of surgery or expensive products. When done regularly, facial exercises and yoga: prevent and correct wrinkles, slack skin and overall help fight the inevitable pull of gravity.

#ModernLatinaBookClub features The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

This month the Modern Latina Book Club will read the classic House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. As we enter the protagonist Esperanza’s world, House of Mango Street invites us to remember the places where we lived as children and in doing so, reflect upon our own histories and the difficult questions that emerge.