Juan Gabriel, Preparan película biográfica

Guillermo Pous, albacea de la sucesión testamentaria de Juan Gabriel, reveló que se planea la filmación de una película biográfica sobre el “Divo de Juárez” al estilo de “Bohemian Rhapsody” y “Rocketman”, cintas sobre Freddie Mercury y Elthon John respectivamente. De acuerdo al programa “Ventaneando”, Jeff Jampol, fundador de la compañía, Jampol Artist Management, ya […]

Venegas elevates Mexican heritage through her art

By Angie Baldelomar Artist Italia Venegas’ work reflects her Mexican heritage and experiences growing up in Mexico.“I definitely try to explore my identity as a Latina raised in Mexico,” she said. “I have focused on exploring themes that resonate with my cultural background and that celebrate my heritage and experiences.”Born in El Paso, Texas, Venegas […]

Munoz keeping Chicano arts alive

By Tere SiqueiraEach March, to honor Women’s History Month, Dos Mundos honors Latinas whose accomplishments have helped and/or inspired the community. One of this year’s eight honorees is Deanna Munoz (Muñoz in Spanish), CEO and founder of the Latino Arts Foundation, and the founder of the Midwest Chicana Brand. Munoz, who worked for Hallmark for 15 years and […]

Raymer Reyes helps recently arrived children transition to United States

By Angie Baldelomar When Cynthia Raymer thought of becoming a teacher, she never imagined she would serve such a specific population.An Overland Park native, Raymer is a teacher for newcomer students at Kansas City International Academy, a charter school in Kansas City, Missouri.“What that means is, I am serving students who have newly entered the […]

House passes bill that would give Dreamers path to citizenship

By Roberta PardoThe U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would pave the way for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to become U.S. citizens.On March 18, the House voted 228-197 to set up a legal pathway to citizenship for “Dreamers” — as people who came to the United States as undocumented […]