Rincón del Arte

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Life through a lens

Life through a lens

You’re a producer/creative director with New Horizons Film & Video. What does that mean? In Indie terms it means I get to throw the trash out. For the most part I’m an all-around filmmaker that does everything. Matt De Jesús is the owner of New Horizons Film & Video, he’s a knowledgeable and creative filmmaker that […]




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Xicano

Xicano

By Joaquín Ramón Herrera xicano means beautiful despised children of tomorrow dodging wire forged by yesterday’s lie to me xicano is a name for orphan a child abandoned by tradition, tribe, and history a nimble heart running barefoot along the bloodied lips of the land kicking up wind and rain scoop of sweet corn in […]




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Arizona songbird

Arizona songbird

By Coty Dolores Miranda Ruth Vichules is first and foremost a musician and multifaceted entertainer, but she is also a great storyteller. Any conversation about her music and her newest CD that features American jazz classics sung in Spanish, inevitably leads to fascinating anecdotes: stories of her childhood spent listening to and then singing American, […]




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Rock goddess

Rock goddess

By Anita Mabante Leach Sophia Ramos never actually auditioned to land the part of the late Janis Joplin in the stage adaptation of the book, Love, Janis. Rather, the Puerto Rican beauty’s success story seems ripped from the pages of a Broadway script. In July 2003 a tribute show to Joplin to mark her 60th […]




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Native American ideas infuses designer’s fashions

Native American ideas infuses designer’s fashions

Arista La Russo’s personal vision of her fashion designs encompasses seeing herself and her vibrantly creative products as a “bridge” between evolving cultures. “Culture is never static,” she says from amid finished custom coats, dresses and vests. Still-to-be stitched bolts of sunset-hued fabrics fill her boutique in Phoenix’s Coronado District. “With the fast-changing lifestyles, with […]




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