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In Entertainment on November 17, 2015 at 7:20 pm

By Kamren Curiel

From a Once-Blighted City, A New Genre Blossoms Over the Internet

A barren border town, a lawless and violent no man’s land, an abandoned demilitarized zone between the US and Mexico…since 9/11, Tijuana’s bowed under the weight of perceptions both true and false. But take a closer look and discover a secret young tribe of Tijuaneses gathering around a new sound — ruidoson. It’s a sexy mix of electronica and Mexican folk, and as the ruidoson nation pumps music from bedrooms and backrooms onto the internet, it’s just waiting to sweep the world.

L.A. Times

In Lifestyle on October 27, 2015 at 11:33 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

by Kamren Curiel

We Built This City: Breakfast of Campeónes

Chorizo, the spicy sausage mix that is a fixture in Mexican-American breakfasts, has come a long way in the past seven decades —in Los Angeles and beyond.

The baseball-cap-wearing, bat-wielding pig of the Carmelita Chorizo logo is nowadays more likely to be found in a Latino family’s refrigerator than Farmer John’s pitchfork, and that is a testament to the work ethic—and love of baseball—of Carmelita’s founder, Mario Lopez, who started the company 74 years ago.

Latina Magazine

In Entertainment on Feb. 3, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Eva Longoria Will Rock Bill Maher Tonight  Latina

By Kamren Curiel

5 Reasons Why Eva Longoria Rocks

We all know Eva Longoria shines in front of the camera, but the flawless beauty who rose to fame playing sly adulteress Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives, is more than just a famous face. Longoria’s committed to empowering the Latino community and succeeded at enfranchising millions to vote. We can’t wait to see her school America as a panelist alongside N.J. mayor Cory Booker and USA Today reporter Jackie Kucinich on HBO’s politcally-charged talk show Real Time with Bill Maher. Here’s why she’ll rock: