Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Hispanic Haunting: The Legend of “La Planchada

By Tere Siqueira Note: With October’s amber twilight, the rustling of autumn leaves and the approaching of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, the atmosphere is ripe for sharing haunting legends and enigmatic tales. Continuing our series of traditional Hispanic legends, we at Dos Mundos invite you to enjoy a story that has intrigued and […]

Hispanic Hauntings: La Llorona

By Tere Siqueira Note: As the golden hues of October set the stage for Halloween- and Dia de los Muertos-themed, spine-chilling tales and remembrances, few stories capture the season’s essence like the age-old legend of “La Llorona” (“The Weeping Woman” in English).Woven into the cultural tapestry of countless generations, this tale resonates with people because […]

KC Ballet to open season with “Jekyll & Hyde”

By Angie Baldelomar A new season is approaching for the Kansas City Ballet. And with it, some changes.The biggest change for the 2023-24 season is David Gray serving as executive director. He started July 1.Ellen McDonald, Kansas City Ballet publicist, said programs throughout the season will have “something for everyone,” starting with the North American […]

“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 […]