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Olmeca: Breaking barriers with good music and a good message

In depth interview with the MC Olmeca before his DC debut

By:Kala Fryman
In preparation for his upcoming shows in DC, I had the pleasure to catch up with Olmeca, a Los Angeles based MC, producer and activist. We talked about his music, passion and embracing the...Read more

Tequila’s Big Brother, Mezcal, Steals the Spotlight in Oyamel’s 7th Annual Tequila & Mezcal Festival!

Tequila, Mezcal, and Mexican bites, oh my!

By:Rocksario Garcia
On days when I get a special message from Oyamel (Jose Andres’ Mexican restaurant in DC) asking if I’d join them for a preview of their Tequila & Mezcal Festival , I really do LOVE my job. After...Read more

DC's Latino LGBT Community Stands Strong

Community organizations, monthly workshops and pride events capture the moment

By:Eric Cortes
In 2012 Mayor Vince Gray and the D.C. Office of Human Rights released an ad campaign promoting respect for the city’s transgender and gender-non-conforming residents. The five ads use images of...Read more

"YOU OUGHTA KNOW" Music To Keep The Winter Blues Away

"You Oughta Know" is a series that highlights favorite artists, groups, movies, and many other things... You Oughta Know!

By:Ellen Flores
With these cold temperatures, I wish I could jet off to a sandy beach on the West Side of my beautiful Puerto Rico to enjoy some good eats and drinks, I can almost smell the alcapurrias and taste the...Read more

Kumbia Queers – Threw Non-Stop 1000% Tropi-Punk Party in DC

Last Friday 3/7 there was a cumbia storm taking place in DC courtesy of Mexican Argentine band Las Kumbia Queers!

By:Rocksario Garcia
I knew it was going to be a good time at Judy’s Restaurant on March 7th when the bartender told us “we have 2 for 1 Tecates all night long” as soon as we got there. The Tecates paired with Maracuya...Read more

Why Do We Fall In Love? Our Love Columnist Has the Answer!

From Kesta's Love, Dating, and Relationship Advice Column with Jazmin Moral

By:Kesta Love
Why Do We Need Love? How much do we really know about love? Why do we pursue it so badly? And what about monogamy, I mean, can you really have hot sex with the same person for 30 years? Well, you’ll...Read more


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