Category Archives: New York Culture

Who Owns Latin Culture?

By Maurice Pinzon Yesterday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced a Latin music talent search initiated by his Latin Media & Entertainment Commission (LMEC) to be held in New York City. The Nueva Estrella Awards will select a winner in three … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Tracy Quan

By Thessy Mehrain Author Tracy Quan discusses her semi-autobiographical novel, “Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl” (Three Rivers Press) and the rationale behind her decision to become a prostitute — and secretly, a writer. Known for her contribution to the … Continue reading

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Arrests for Graffiti Decrease, Except for Graffiti Artist in the Spotlight

By Maurice Pinzon New York City Council member James S. Oddo yesterday sent a letter to presidential candidate Howard Dean, attributing the recent arrest of a graffiti artist to the publicity generated after Governor Dean used the artist’s work as … Continue reading

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