Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

“Rennie” to be filmed at Renaissance Festival

By Chara The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is about to receive a cinematic treatment.As the Radford Media Group stated Monday (Sept. 11) in a news release, Barley Moon Productions LLC and One Truck Productions LLC are preparing to film the comedy “Rennie” during the annual festival, which opened Sept. 2 and will run on weekends […]

Lupita D’alessio says goodbye to the United States with “Gracias Tour”

Considered one of the best performers in Latin America, and with an impeccable musical trajectory, Lupita D’Alessio announces the U.S. dates of her “GRACIAS TOUR,” with which she wishes to thank the audience that has followed her for more than 50 years.The tour, which kicked off in January 2023 in Mexicali, will begin its journey […]

Midwest Trust Center Kicks Off 2023-2024 Season

The Midwest Trust Center(formerly Carlsen Center) launches their 2023-2024 season with their signature variety this September.“Coming out of the gate we wanted to show our community that there is a place for them in our theatres,” reflected Executive Director, Stacie McDaniel. “From a ‘Bridgerton’ themed musical performance to new dance works with the best dance […]

Wendy Guevara triumphs in “La Casa de los Famosos Mexico”

By Tere Siqueira In a riveting culmination to months of drama, a Mexican reality show has crowned its winner, captivating millions in its wake.The show, known as “La Casa de los Famosos México”, recently announced Wendy Guevara, the trans influencer, as its champion, concluding over 70 days of intense competition.After enduring over 70 days of […]

Mexican reality show becomes cultural phenomenon

By Tere Siqueira In recent months, a Mexico-based reality TV show has become a cultural phenomenon.The show is called “La Casa de los Famosos Mexico” (“The Celebrity House Mexico” in English). Produced by Rosa María Noguerón for TelevisaUnivsion and a Mexican version of the “Celebrity Big Brother” program, it has broken audience records, with peaks […]

Unified Government Launches Young KCK Artist Futures Competition 

Kansas City, KS – On Friday, July 21, 2023, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas (UG) will launch the Young KCK Artists Futures Competition. This competition invites Kansas City, Kansas youth up to age 21 to submit original artwork that demonstrates their aspirational vision of the future of KCK. Part of the broader […]

“Barbie” is a powerful testament to, argument for diversity

Commentary by Tere Siqueira In recent years, the U.S. film industry has prioritized storylines and characters that reflect the diversity of experiences of the real world – and rightfully so.Among such efforts, the recent buzz surrounding the new movie “Barbie” is particularly important.This film, starring Australian actress Margot Robbie and Canadian actor Ryan Gosling, serves […]

Diaz family brings equestrian skills back to Kansas

By Tere SiquieraThe Volland Foundation in Alma, Kansas, is gearing up for a night of equestrian arts and musical performances – all with a Hispanic flavor.On July 8, the foundation will host the “Charro Jerry Diaz Family Horse Show,” followed by a flamenco concert featuring Ensemble Iberica. Emceed by area equestrians and entertainers Geff and […]

How to take care of the Earth

Commentary by Chara As humans, it’s our responsibility to take care of the Earth.Small actions can make a difference and create a significant impact in taking care of our home planet. In observance of Earth Day (April 22), here are some tips that can help you do your part in taking care of the Earth: […]

Contain the Rain offers reimbursements for JoCo residents

By Tere Siqueira This spring, stormwater runoff is being tackled head-on by Contain the Rain, a program available for residents in cities across Johnson County, Kansas.Through the program, now in its 13th year, residents may be reimbursed for up to 50 percent of what they spend on rain barrels, rain gardens and other projects used […]