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    The Nuevo Latino Comedy Series at Latin Quarters on Valentine’s Day

    I know Valentine’s Day is meant to be dedicated to lovey dovey stuff, but how about showing some love for us singles out there? The last thing I want to do is feel a need to have someone by my side especially since being a single lady is a lot fiercer and...

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    Super Bowl Sunday Travel Inspiration

    Today is an exciting day for sports fanatics all over the world. While some cheer on the Seattle Seahawks, others are busy cheering for the Denver Broncos. This year's Super Bowl is taking place at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. With a toboggan in place and millions of tourists celebrating, the city...

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    Latino Music: AURORA BARNES at the Nuyorican Cafe 1/25

    By: Naisha Balay   The city that never sleeps also offers things to do throughout the day. New Yorkers are unstoppable, despite this chilly weather! Keep warm and join fellow New Yorkers at the Nuyorican Café this Saturday January 25, 2014; featuring Aurora Barnes at 3:30 pm. Aurora Barnes is a New...

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    Paella Valenciana Recipe by Chef Martinez for Havana Central

      Oscar Martinez’s first memories are of being in the kitchen with his mother. Being of El Salvadorian descent he knew how to cook Hispanic staples such as black beans and rice as early as six years old. He craved being in the kitchen and learning from his family, specifically his mother....

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    Artist Spotlight: Choklate and Latino Dancer Danny Soto

    Neo-soul singer artist Kolesta “Choklate” Moore collaborated with professional dancer Danny Soto of FELA! back in November....

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    A Latina Is The New Chancellor of New York City Schools: Carmen Fariña

    A Latina Makes History in NYC Education!

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    The 2nd Annual Olga Maria’s Birthday Celebration for a Cause Recap

      Dreams in Heels Public Relations, CEO/Founder, and philanthropist Olga Maria Czarkowski celebrated her 2nd annual “Olga Maria’s Birthday Celebration for a Cause” at Le Reve in New York City. LatinTRENDS and Press4yourevent.com were the media sponsors for this event. The theme of the event was Arabian Nights and was hosted by...

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    Future of New York: Voice your Vision at Talking Transition

    In case you missed it, here’s a special edition of NY1‘s show “Road to City Hall“, under the Talking Transition Tent in SoHo. LatinTRENDS publisher & founder Juan Guillen speaks on a panel, along with incoming dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Sarah Bartlett and the executive director of the...

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    TWELFTH ANNUAL LATINO TRENDSETTER AWARDS RECIPIENT VINCENT SANTANA

      During his professional tenure at Columbia University Vincent Santana has worked in research for 18 years. As the program manager for EFIGA-Estudio Familiar Influencia Genetica en Alzheimer, he was responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary recruitment in three countries. This is a study funded by the National Institutes of Health started in...

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    Culinaria Festival Cooking Classes for Kids With Chef Maria Katalina Velez

      Culinaria Festival Cooking Classes Enrich your child’s curiosity with Culinaria Festival cooking classes along with storytelling...

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    New York Latin Fashion Week (LATINYC) Presented: “Altitude”

    By: David Molano Photos by: Enrique Martin Photography Last week was Latin Fashion Week in New York City, September 12-14th. On Friday, September 13th I attended the Runway shows of Argentinean Designer, Geraldine de La Rosa, Anthony Collection by Salvadorian designer, Jorge Guzman followed by the high-end couture designs by Dominican designer,...

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    Salsa Groove Fridays at SOB’s with Yuniel Jimenez

    Back by popular demand, master tres-guitar player Yuniel Jimenez and his band “El Guajiro” bring their modernized son and youthful energy to the stage at SOB’s on Friday, September 13! Straight from Cuba to New York City, Yuniel Jimenez brought with him not only his tres-guitar, but a piece of the country...

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    Salsa Groove Fridays at SOB’s With Gerardo Contino Y Sus Habaneros

    Described as “a joyful, gyratory salsa celebration” by Time Out New York, Cuban timba singer/songwriter Gerardo Contino (El Abogado de la Salsa) is no stranger to galvanizing dance floors around the world. A part of a number of renowned Cuban bands in Havana since his youth, including Son Yoruba, Charanga Forever, and...

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    Dancing In My Cockroach Killers — A Latino Musical

    DANCING IN MY COCKROACH KILLERS Sassy New Musical Brings Famed Bronx Ensemble and Award-Winning Poet To Premier Latino Off-Broadway Stage Pregones Theater in The Bronx and the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in Manhattan, two acclaimed Latino companies, jointly announced their collaboration in the Off-Broadway run of ensemble musical Dancing In My Cockroach...

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    The Colors of Love Returns Off-Broadway September 25-28

    The Colors of Love returns Off-Broadway September 25-28, featuring Royce Reed (VH1’s BasketBall Wives)! Originally developed by the Black Latina Movement in late 2010 as a stage play, The Colors of Love confronts and discusses various issues that are prevalent in today’s relationships and provides a first-hand view into the intimate world...

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    Mitch Frohman & The Bronx Horns at SOB’s Salsa Groove Fridays!

    On Friday, August 16, the sensational salsa band, Mitch Frohman & The Bronx Horns, will perform live for the famed Salsa Groove series at SOB’s! Salsa Groove has long been NYC’s premier salsa event series, featuring the unique experience of live salsa music every Friday by the best salsa bands around. Doors...

  • News & Politics
    New York Yankees Star suspended for 211 regular-session games

    A decision came down today regarding the fate of Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez regarding allegations that Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs. The MLB decided to suspended the New York Yankee player for 211 regular-season games, meaning Rodriguez will be out for the remainder of this season and the 2014 season. Rodriguez’s...

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    Art Truly Mimics Life for New Age Artist Sashalyn Medina

    Written By: Carmen Ledesma Sashalyn FIT Alumni is an eclectic, funky, new age Latina artist who is making her way into the art shows of Manhattan. Inspired by news, life and on site, events, research experiences, and sightings; her work continues to grow more progressively. Born on February 14th, the playful Sashalyn...

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    Original gay “Class Couple” From Brooklyn, New York

    Earlier this week, Dylan Meehan and Brad Taylor became media sensations when a photo of the two posted on a friend’s tumblr blog was reblogged close to 100,000 times. What was so special about the photo? The photo was taken from the couple’s Carmel High School year book where the two happy...

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    DCTV (@DCTVny) Breaks Ground On New Theater

    Founded in 1972 by husband and wife filmmakers Jon Alpert and Keiko Tsuno, DCTV (Downtown Community Television Center) has grown into one of the leading documentary film education and production centers in the country, providing resources for thousands of filmmakers and students, including equipment and facility rentals, screenings, master classes, post-production services...

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    Beast of the East Productions (@Botep1) Celebrates “A Life For A Life”

    A night of networking with industry experts at The Stellan in NYC last month showcased a film...

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    Adrien Brody and @BombaySapphire Launch Imagination Series: Film in NYC

    Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series: Film Red Carpet launch event hosted by Oscar-winners, Adrien Brody and Geoffrey Fletcher along with BOMBAY SAPPHIRE gin, at Drive In Studios in NYC. Last Spring, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE launched its GLOBAL “Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series,” – a ground-breaking new competition challenging budding filmmakers around the world to create...

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    Big Fight in Brooklyn Saturday Night

    Danny “Swift Garcia” VS. Zab Judah