Posts Tagged ‘Afro-Latino’

Call for Models: Afro-Latina Portrait Series

Call for Models: Afro-Latina Portrait Series

Are you a Latina living in New York City who identifies with your blackness? Do you use terms such as, “Afro-Latina, Afro-Dominican, Afro-Cuban etc…” to express who you are and to speak to the memory and existence of your African ancestry? Afro-Dominican photographer, Suhaly Bautista-Carolina also known as The Earth Warrior is working on an […]


Tonight: Artists Making Changes Foundation Presents Transcendence

Tonight: Artists Making Changes Foundation Presents Transcendence

TRANSCENDENCE, a group exhibition of mixed media works showcase a generation of artists as they rise above the social and political divides between Cuba and the world. Through mixed mediums including investigative painting, photography, video, installations, and design, the artists embrace and redefine the bridge between Cuba and the world through the creative process. The […]


1/17/15: El Callejón de Hamel @ The Shabazz Center

1/17/15: El Callejón de Hamel @ The Shabazz Center

Salvador González Escalona is one of Cuba’s top artists with global recognition. His primary interest in in African cultural heritage in Cuba and the Americas. In the crisis-ridden 1990s, without any official assistance and with no money, he created what is today the most celebrated work of public art in Havana, in the neighborhood of […]


WEPA House Warming Party @ Apt 78 Tomorrow

BY Maury Matos (@maurymoto) Q. For those that don’t know can you explain what WEPA means?  A. This expression goes wayyyyyyy back!  It’s is an exclamation of happiness and approval amongst Latinos, like “Ohhh yeah!”  It is used for almost anything good: food, music, whatever feels good. It’s normally said out loud. You’ve got to […]


The Infamous Wepa Parties Coming to Apt 78 On Tuesday, September 13th

WEPA IS COMING TO WASHINGTON HEIGHTS BABY!!! BEGINNING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH Every 2nd Tuesday 6pm – 12am :: Free Joann Jimenez presents… ¡WEPA! Afro-House & Latin music by Antonio Ocasio Please Note: November 15th Joann’s Birthday Celebration! www.apt78.com www.wepanyc.com This celebration is based on Joann and Antonio’s Afro-Latino roots, creating that “the way it was […]

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