ART|BASEL IS THIS WEEKEND and Remezcla is so excited for all the forthcoming awesome that we can’t even fit it all in. Check out what we put on the newsletter, and then check out this stuff, too. READ MORE

The recently cast Theaterworks production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play, “The Motherf*cker with the Hat,” has placed a pair of White actors in two Puerto Rican roles. The playwright is not very happy, and he’s taken to Facebook to talk about it. READ MORE

America’s biggest export is TV and movies. But what happens when our TV shows get Latinized? Our pop culture addict Eddy Martinez takes a dive into the depths of Latin TV to search for the best adaptations of American shows. READ MORE

Washington Heights once again proves itself to be the new center of New York Latino culture as Arka Lounge reopens alongside the brand new Arlezol Cafe, all right next to Apt. 78. Too much awesome on one block, and it all tastes like platanos. READ MORE

Just a little bit late for Halloween and probably not in keeping with the spirit of the Day of the Dead, nearly ten-thousand people converged on Mexico City last week to bring about the end of the world by zombie infestation. Just kidding! They’re trying to get into the Guinness Book of World Records. READ MORE

Recent census data paints a grim portrait of the state of education in NYC’s Hispanic communities, as 41% of all Mexican immigrants in NYC between the ages of 16 and 19 have dropped out of school. The New York Times investigates the issue and points to its causes. READ MORE