Las Cafeteras Bring Activism and (Good!) Music to SXSW [VIDEO]

by Jorge Rivas on Mar 14, 2013 11:02AM

Their mission is to learn, share, and practice the beauty, culture and energy of Son Jarocho music for the purpose of building autonomous communities.

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, SXSW

SXSW: Who's Making Money From Their YouTube? Not Black People

by Jorge Rivas on Mar 11, 2013 2:15PM

YouTube was celebrated as the great equalizer for marginalized groups in the media but the video sharing platform is not that much different than old media.

Topics: SXSW, Arts & Culture, /NOW

12 SXSW Panels, Films and Concerts That Deserve Your Attention

by Jorge Rivas on Mar 8, 2013 9:55AM

South by Southwest, the mega-conference for tech, film and music geeks, starts today. multimedia editor and pop culture blogger Jorge Rivas shares his top picks.

Topics: Arts & Culture, SXSW

SXSW 2012 Highlights: Music, Films, and Talks To Remember

by Jorge Rivas on Mar 20, 2012 11:04AM

Jorge Rivas brings you a few highlights from SXSW.

Topics: Arts & Culture, SXSW

At SXSW, An Honest Look at a Latina Transgender Bar in Transition

by Jamilah King Jorge Rivas on Mar 9, 2012 8:49AM

Wu Tsang's "Wildness" tells the story of one of Los Angeles's most iconic bars and how its longtime transgender Latina patrons navigate loss, pride, and gentrification.

Topics: Arts & Culture, SXSW