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Lorde drops ‘Solar Power’ video

Lorde drops ‘Solar Power’ video

Lorde is out here aiming for the song of the summer. The video for her new single “Solar Power” has dropped and it has everything you need to make it a warm weather jam, from the singer frolicking dressed in yellow on the beach with others to the lyrics that reference a hot time. “Can’t…MORE

How Gloria Calderón Kellett is making room for Latinx stories, one show at a time

How Gloria Calderón Kellett is making room for Latinx stories, one show at a time

A disturbing pattern led Gloria Calderón Kellett to reimagine her role in Hollywood and become one of the leading voices calling for improved Latino representation. Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Calderón Kellett would come home from school and watch “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” while her grandmother would sew…MORE

Carolina Garcia is proud to be in the rooms where it happens at Netflix

Carolina Garcia is proud to be in the rooms where it happens at Netflix

You can thank Netflix executive Carolina Garcia for helping bring shows like “Stranger Things” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” to the streaming screen, but everyone else can thank Jack Bauer for Carolina Garcia. Born in Argentina and raised in Claremont, California, Garcia was always a natural performer. She started dancing when she was 4 years…MORE

Alicia Silverstone lets us know we’ve been saying her name wrong this whole time

Alicia Silverstone lets us know we’ve been saying her name wrong this whole time

Shout-out to TikTok for giving Alicia Silverstone a safe space to check us on being “Clueless” about her name. “The Baby-Sitter’s Club” star used the video-sharing social media app to share the proper pronunciation of her name. She says it’s “Uh-LEE-see-uh” in the short clip (typing it as “Ali-SEE-yuh” in the caption, as if things…MORE

‘Blindspotting’ adds another shot to what’s feeling like a ‘Hamilton’ summer

“Blindspotting” adds to what is starting to feel like another very “Hamilton” summer, as veterans of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster musical are getting their shots as they fan out across the pop-culture landscape. The Starz series features “Hamilton” cast member Jasmine Cephas Jones, playing the role that was a supporting character in the 2018 movie. The…MORE

How Kase Peña is creating a legacy of authenticity

How Kase Peña is creating a legacy of authenticity

Kase Peña wants to make sure the facts are clear so that Bronx historians don’t come after her: Though her heart belongs to the Bronx, it’s a little more complicated than that. “I was born in Manhattan. My parents are from the Dominican Republic. I lived the first nine years of my life in Manhattan,…MORE

Alan Luna hopes his eye for talent changes the face of Hollywood

Alan Luna hopes his eye for talent changes the face of Hollywood

Alan Luna makes his living putting people on the big and small screens, but growing up, he never saw someone who looked like his mother — a woman of indigenous Mexican descent who is one of the most beautiful and giving people he knows, her son says — on either. As a casting director, people…MORE

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