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‘Real Women Have Curves’
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Arts & Culture
‘Real Women Have Curves’
In 2002, the film “Real Women Have Curves” was a groundbreaking story of a young Latina finding herself and learning self-acceptance in the United States. Now that story has been transformed into a musical and is playing at the American Repertory Theater.
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So many ways to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month
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So many ways to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15–Oct. 15, and the Boston area is bursting with events celebrating the many cultures, traditions and histories of Spanish-speaking countries.
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Hispanic Heritage Month begins
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Hispanic Heritage Month begins
National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began Sept. 15, is celebrated with fiestas, salsa dance classes and steaming trays of empanadas, but local leaders say it should also be a time to examine historical challenges, resource access issues and policies affecting the community.
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Ágora Cultural Architects receives grant for Boricua art project
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Arts & Culture
Ágora Cultural Architects receives grant for Boricua art project
Ágora Cultural Architects has received a $700,000 grant from The Mellon Foundation to develop a Puerto Rican “cultural corridor” amplifying the work of local Boricua artists in the Eastern United States.
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New Roxbury mural celebrates Latinx women
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Arts & Culture
New Roxbury mural celebrates Latinx women
A powerful new Latinx figure has joined the Roxbury community, depicted in a new mural “Pa*Lante” by local artist Rixy on the side of a residential building at 301 Highland St.
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CineFest Latino Boston is the city’s new Latino film festival
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Arts & Culture
CineFest Latino Boston is the city’s new Latino film festival
This fall, the team behind the Boston Latino International Film Festival will debut CineFest Latino Boston, a new festival with similar goals to celebrate Latin American filmmakers and educate moviegoers about the diversity of the Latinx experience.
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Cambridge Art Association show probes queer, Latinx experiences
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Cambridge Art Association show probes queer, Latinx experiences
“Vernacular Glamour,” showing at the Cambridge Art Association’s Kathryn Schultz Gallery through Feb. 19, showcases a cross section of Latinx artists exploring camp, high fashion, popular culture and queer experiences.
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The 2021 Boston Latino International Film Festival debuts virtually
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Arts & Culture
The 2021 Boston Latino International Film Festival debuts virtually
The Boston Latino International Film Festival will screen a curated selection of nine films Sept. 24-Oct. 3 on a virtual platform in collaboration with ArtsEmerson. This year’s festival will continue BLIFF’s 20-year legacy of breaking down Latinx stereotypes through film and bringing Boston’s diverse communities together.
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IBA selects female, Latinx design team for arts center
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Arts & Culture
IBA selects female, Latinx design team for arts center
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA) has selected STUDIO ENÉE and Ann Beha Architects (ABA) to reimagine the historic Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in the South End’s Villa Victoria community.
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A new narrative: A-Típico festival tells a wide range of stories
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Arts & Culture
A new narrative: A-Típico festival tells a wide range of stories
Teatro Chelsea has launched “A-Típico,” a brand new Latinx play festival. The online festival will showcase works by Latinx playwrights April 9-17.
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Poll: education, jobs top concerns for Latinos
In its latest survey of Massachusetts residents, MassINC Polling Group, in partnership with Amplify Latinx, in early July focused on Latino populations and analyzed the state of their political leanings, COVID-19-positive rates and other issues facing the state.
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¡Viva Puerto Rico! Festival Betances will livestream its annual celebration
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Arts & Culture
¡Viva Puerto Rico! Festival Betances will livestream its annual celebration
Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción will livestream Festival Betances, the longest running Latino cultural festival in New England, on Facebook and YouTube on Saturday, July 18.
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