3 events you don't want to miss this Spring-- The #LalaboyPR crew is elated to be kicking off the Spring season with a roster of artistic and cultural projects that make us want to go around jumping and dancing on the streets: Cosa Nuestra: Pa'La Ciudad, Superfine! Art Fair and Fuerzafest 2017!
The Government of Puerto Rico Bets on Creative Industries to Move Its Economy Forward. We are serious and super excited to share just how to make it rain as a creative in Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rico Trade and Export Company recently announced two competitions offering incentives/money to creative industries on the island given by the Law-173 to Develop Creatives Industries in Puerto Rico. The competitions are quickly coming to an end--as in you have 2 more days to apply--so go ahead and jump on the opportunity. It’s super easy to apply.
The summer is here and with that three events you should check out in May.
Two weeks ago, Google, better known for its lack of diversity, launched a new domain specially for Latinos, a world away from the .coms, .nets, and .orgs, made by (most likely) non-Latinos for Latinos. What ensued were debates on the move, and a host of recycled memes about the name. It made us cry, it made us laugh, and mainly it made us delve deep into issues of Latino identity. Today, HuffPost Live weighed in. In the spirit of full disclosure, one of our favorite Latino Rebels, Charlie Vázquez, took part in the discussion.
Latinos are at quite an interesting juncture in their history in the United States. Although we have been a presence in the United States since, oh well, the US of A was a tiny little baby, people have taken notice of Latino's (growing) buying power. As a result, Latino buying practices are being scrutinized and dissected. Back in October of last year, we had the opportunity to sit front row at one of the organizations trying to figure out precisely what makes Latinos tick.
When we say that we learned what it’s like to build a company and a brand guerrilla style, we mean it. We learned by doing, taking on tasks that perhaps we were not quite ready for, but we took them on and fell, and learned, and thrived in these situations.