Arts and Culture

Want to do Christmas the Latin way? Try some of London's best Latin bars, from a glamour to sexy, no one does drinks and festive fun better than Latinos. Her is Latinolife's definitive list...
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Christmas - a time for glittering trees, flashing lights and endless feasts. In Spain, whilst its biggest celebration of ‘Los Reyes’ falls on the 6th of January - with crowds lining the streets and children perched on their parents’ shoulders, hoping to catch handfuls of sweets thrown from the...
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Migration has changed everything. Before, we grew up with one cultural identity, now many people have two or three. Even our political leaders and cultural icons are part of the new bi-cultural trend. Sofia Sims asks members of two such families, the Corbyns - where grandad Jeremy is the new Labour...
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Last year, Alberto Rodríguez took home ten Spanish Academy Goya prizes for his suspenseful detective noir Marshland, and this summer it premiered in the UK. It is sure to appeal based solely on its intense but measured action, stunning cinematography and beautifully strange marshy setting. However...
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As she prepares to speak at this weekend's Flipside Festival in Suffolk, Mexican author Chloe Aridjis talks to Elizabeth Mistry about stuffed animals and why she has made London her home.
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Argentine Design hit London's biggest design show in a big way last week. We picked our favourites...
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If Ken Loach were Brazilian, he may well have made a film like this. THE SECOND MOTHER is about a set of social rules which have been in place in Brazilian and Latin American culture since colonial times, and which continues to affect its emotional architecture to this very day. While rather less...
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To mark the UK’s dedicated ‘Year of Mexico’, Latino Life celebrates the work of the 10 hottest Mexican artists right now, who have- or will be- delivering exhibitions across the country in 2015. From Tate Modern commissions to self-taught ceramicists, our round-up highlights the best of Mexico’s...
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For someone who has the knack of appearing everywhere in musical theatre, you could say there is something ghost like about Geronimo Rauch, London’s Phantom of the Opera. If not that, this Argentine has so obviously taken life by the cojones, since the day he entered into Argentina’s version of Pop...
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The Legendary Blue Demon Junior is heading back to London to thrill Lucha Libre fans for one night only in spectacular fashion under the dome of the Royal Albert Hall, 30 years to the day, he tells Elizabeth Mistry, since his professional debut on 11 July 1985 in Tijuana alongside his father the...
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In their frilly petticoats, layered skirts, dainty pumps and bowler hats, Las Cholitas (chola - the name used to describe indigenous women in Latin America), are relatively new to the Lucha Libre ring. Yet the crowds have come pouring in, lured by the, some might say, questionable fascination of...
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Mexico has good music, tasty food, amazing architecture and a really big number of high-quality movies. It’s very hard to get only ten in this list, but in this countdown, we made our best effort to give you the ten movies you should definitely see.
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Passionate about promoting Latin American Art, independent art advisor and curator Sandra Higgins opened her own gallery to do it. Latinolife went to talk to a woman on a mission.
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