Visiones: Latino Art & Culture Series

Visiones: Latino Art & Culture Series
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Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 1
The Latino Mural Movement of the 1960's, Nuyorican spoken word, and editorial cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz are featured in the first episode of the series. Created in New York, Nuyorican spoken…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 2
Episode two features Miriam Colon and the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater Company (PRTT) of New York, Tejana musical artist Selena, and the Santero art tradition of New Mexico. This episode…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 3
Episode three features Luis Valdez and the legendary Teatro Campesino, a segment of San Antonio's Day of the Dead Celebration, the image of the Virgen de Guadalupe as a Latina…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 4
Episode four begins with New York's Latino Hip-Hop and dance cultures. The Hip-Hop story looks at the new wave of Latinos who took Hip-Hop and created a culture that revolutionized…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 5
Episode five highlights the Taco Shop Poets of Southern California, early tent theater of the Southwest called Carpas, and performance art in San Francisco. Performance artists covered include Guillermo Gomez-Pena,…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 6
Episode six features the history of Salsa music and dance in Philadelphia, the first Mexican-American Prima Ballerina Evelyn Cisneros, Tejana music pioneer Lydia Mendoza, and the father of Chicano music…

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Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 5
Episode five highlights the Taco Shop Poets of Southern California, early tent theater of the Southwest called Carpas, and performance art in San Francisco. Performance artists covered include Guillermo Gomez-Pena, performance troupe ASCO, and the performance art pioneers Royal Chicano Airforce. The Taco Shop Poets, a group of Chicano poets…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 1
The Latino Mural Movement of the 1960's, Nuyorican spoken word, and editorial cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz are featured in the first episode of the series. Created in New York, Nuyorican spoken word is a form of artistic expression that emerged from the tumultuous 1960s and continues to influence and inspire the…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 2
Episode two features Miriam Colon and the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater Company (PRTT) of New York, Tejana musical artist Selena, and the Santero art tradition of New Mexico. This episode unveils the stories of New Mexico artisans known as Santeros who engage in an art form heavily steeped in history…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 3
Episode three features Luis Valdez and the legendary Teatro Campesino, a segment of San Antonio's Day of the Dead Celebration, the image of the Virgen de Guadalupe as a Latina icon, experimental border filmmaker Willie Varela, and a profile of Chicago's soapbox artist Carlos Cortez.
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 4
Episode four begins with New York's Latino Hip-Hop and dance cultures. The Hip-Hop story looks at the new wave of Latinos who took Hip-Hop and created a culture that revolutionized the genre. It features New York Hip-Hop dancing couple Rokafella and Kwikstep. Then it travels to Miami's unique Afro-Cuban sound.…
Visiones: Latino Art & Culture - Episode 6
Episode six features the history of Salsa music and dance in Philadelphia, the first Mexican-American Prima Ballerina Evelyn Cisneros, Tejana music pioneer Lydia Mendoza, and the father of Chicano music and National Medal of Arts recipient, Lalo Guerrero. A segment unveils the trajectory of Salsa music includes commentary on world…
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