Latin Culture in New York

TRAILER: ‘Soy Mucho Mejor Que Vos’ Proves That Chilenos Love to Chug Wine and Be Sarcastic Jerks
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TRAILER: ‘Soy Mucho Mejor Que Vos’ Proves That Chilenos Love to Chug Wine and Be Sarcastic Jerks

Watch El Naza chug wine and and chase women down the streets of Santiago in the trailer for ‘Soy mucho mejor que vos.’

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Los Locals: Recommendations From NY-Based Designer Leonardo Ilianov
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Los Locals: Recommendations From NY-Based Designer Leonardo Ilianov

Designer Leo Ilianov tells us his favorite places to eat, party, and catch live music in NYC.

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Cannes: Ruben Gutierrez On How the Drug War Ravaged His Hometown & Inspired His Melancholic Short Film
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Cannes: Ruben Gutierrez On How the Drug War Ravaged His Hometown & Inspired His Melancholic Short Film

First time director Ruben Gutierrez is at the Cannes Film Fest with his short, ‘Sickess of the Present.’ We caught up with him to chat…

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Chilango Tested, Remezcla Approved: Meet the Team Behind La Fundidora’s Fresh Salsas
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Chilango Tested, Remezcla Approved: Meet the Team Behind La Fundidora’s Fresh Salsas

Husband-and-wife team Vitali and Lorena Meschoulam bring the authentic flavors of Mexico via Williamsburg.

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Nerd Alert: Criterion Collection is Releasing Your Favorite Mexi Bromance ‘Y Tu Mama Tambien’
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Nerd Alert: Criterion Collection is Releasing Your Favorite Mexi Bromance ‘Y Tu Mama Tambien’

This summer, ‘Y Tu Mama Tambien’ will be digitally restored and made into a DVD with extras that cinenerds only dream about. Here’s what to…

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NYC: APT 78’s Block Party Has Been Canceled
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NYC: APT 78’s Block Party Has Been Canceled

Last year’s best NYC block party of the summer is no more…

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River Wins Argentina First Division Title, Times Square Celebrates
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River Wins Argentina First Division Title, Times Square Celebrates

Señores, yo soy del gallinero!

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MASSIVE Failure: Down & Out at West Village Club “Up & Down”
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MASSIVE Failure: Down & Out at West Village Club “Up & Down”

Up & Down is everything that’s wrong with NYC nightlife.

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NYC: Contemporary Mexican Eatery The Black Ant Opens in East Village
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NYC: Contemporary Mexican Eatery The Black Ant Opens in East Village

Jury’s still out on this lastest Mexican offering — though we can say the margaritas pack a punch.

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Lucia Murat Fought Against Brazil’s Dictatorship, Survived Torture, and Made a Poetic Movie About It
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Lucia Murat Fought Against Brazil’s Dictatorship, Survived Torture, and Made a Poetic Movie About It

As a student in 60s, Lucia Murat joined the armed resistance against the Brazilian dictatorship. In ‘A Memoria que me contam’ she turns her personal…

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John Leguizamo Loves Swedish Waffles
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John Leguizamo Loves Swedish Waffles

We caught up with the actor to discuss his role in the new indie film “Chef,” but mostly just talked about delicious snacks.

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East Village Radio is Shutting Down
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East Village Radio is Shutting Down

After 11 years, the beloved radio station is closing its doors.

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Why is Kevin Spacey Hanging With Mexico’s Douchebag President?
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Why is Kevin Spacey Hanging With Mexico’s Douchebag President?

The internet is pretty much unanimous in its contempt for Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto. So why is Kevin Spacey taking selfies with him?

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Help Save Latino SciFi Flick ‘Sleep Dealer’ From Film Death
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Help Save Latino SciFi Flick ‘Sleep Dealer’ From Film Death

Back in 2008, ‘Sleep Dealer’ played Sundance and won awards. Then it got caught in legal limbo when the distributor went under. You can help…

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Addressing the “Too White” Problem: A Response to Junot Diaz’s “MFA vs. POC” Critique
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Addressing the “Too White” Problem: A Response to Junot Diaz’s “MFA vs. POC” Critique

Diaz isn’t wrong. In fact, he’s painfully right. But there’s a different answer to the MFA problem.

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