Carolina Gonzalez

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Cesar Chavez Film Faces Criticism For Not Being Chicano Enough

Saturday, April 05, 2014

In the little more than a week since the Cesar Chavez movie came out, there have been as many complaints as kudos for the handling of the complex story about the Mexican-American union organizer and civil rights leader. Some pointed out that Filipinos were left out of the ...


Let Me Introduce You To My Cousins, Lupita Nyong'o And Louis C.K.

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Ever since actress Lupita Nyong'o first exploded all over the media, many interviewers and fans alike have stumbled and fretted over how to pronounce her last name. (Go here for a wonderful lesson from Nyong'o herself). But for some of us, it was her first name that sounded an ...


Songs of Envy

Friday, March 20, 2009

Our Friday series Seven Sins: The Deadly Medley continues with a look at how the deadly sins have shaped music from a variety of genres. Today: Envy. Our guests include two music critics: Jon Caramanica, who writes about pop, hip hop and country for the New York Times, and Carolina ...

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When Harmonious Relationships Hit a Sour Note

Friday, January 30, 2009

Your partner may have good looks, a sparkling personality, and an amorous streak. So what's with the Michael Bolton CDs? Today we look at the role music and taste play in relationships. Guests include Sam Gosling, author of the book "Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You," music writer Carolina ...

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The Tertulia Lives On

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Even before the economic downturn, many of the city’s independent bookstores have been going under due to the combination of online shopping and rising real estate prices. But East Harlem is defying the odds, becoming a hotbed for book lovers. In the past year and ...


Best of 2008 in Latin Music

Thursday, December 18, 2008

New York Daily News reporter Carolina Gonzalez discusses the best of 2008 in Latin Music.

View Carolina Gonzalez's list for the best Latin music of 2008

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Critics Week: World and Latin Music

Thursday, December 18, 2008

For the fourth installment of Soundcheck's Critics Week series, Jon Pareles of the New York Times gives his list of the best in world music, while Daily News contributor Carolina Gonzalez shares the best in Latin. Later, Alash performs traditional music from the republic of Tuva.

Soundcheck Poll: Cast ...

Framing AIDS

Sunday, November 30, 2008

At the height of the AIDS epidemic in the late 1980s, activists started a commemoration called "A Day Without Art." Museums and galleries closed, and pieces of art were shrouded in black. It marked the memory of the many visual and performing artists taken by ...


Buena Vista Social Club spawns new CD

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Buena Vista Social Club is the biggest-selling world music album ever, with 8 million copies sold. Their 1998 Carnegie Hall debut is just now being released as a double CD. Ry Cooder joins us today. Then, Latin music writer Carolina Gonzalez talks about the impact of the Buena Vista phenomenon ...

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New York's 21st Century Explorers

Sunday, October 12, 2008

In Latin America, October 12 is called "El Día de la Raza," Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Many of the estimated 300,000 people of Mexican descent living in New York have indigenous roots. Artist Felipe Galindo, a regular illustrator for The New Yorker magazine, imagines these immigrants ...


Art and Life Come to Together at El Museo del Barrio

Saturday, May 10, 2008

El Museo Del Barrio is closing its doors for a major renovation later this month. But there's still time to see an international exhibition that explores the history of political performance art by Latino and Latin American artists. Critic Carolina Gonzalez filled this review.


Argentinean Club Music Hits New York

Saturday, March 15, 2008

The music that plays as part of a popular underground party scene in Buenos Aires has been making its way around the world – and it’s landing in NY on Monday night. Carolina Gonzalez shares her thoughts on the newest twist on an old latin ...


Carnaval en el Boulevard

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Once a year, a group of teens in Washington Heights gets to behave badly. Cultural critic Carolina Gonzalez shares her thoughts on a Dominican carnival taking place this weekend.


Generation 1.5 at the Queens Museum of Art

Friday, June 15, 2007

The Queens Museum of Art's newest exhibition features eight artists who are members of the "1.5" generation, including works never before exhibited in New York. Arts and culture writer Carolina Gonzalez has a review.

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Penalty for "Soccer Tacos?"

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Cesar Fuentes, executive director of the Food Vendors Committee of Red Hook, Carolina Gonzalez, freelance writer and co-author of Nueva York: the Complete Guide to Latino Life in the Five Boroughs and Henry Stern, former New York City Parks commissioner, look at why the Red Hook "Soccer Tacos" might disappear ...

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