The quinceañera, the 15th birthday celebration for a Latina girl, is quickly becoming an American event. This legendary party is a sight to behold: lavish ball gowns, extravagant catered meals, DJs, limousines, and multi-tiered cakes. The must haves for a "quince" are becoming as numerous and costly as a prom or wedding. And yet, this elaborate ritual also hearkens back to traditions from native countries and communities, offering young Latinas a chance to connect with their heritage.
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The "him" in Make Him Look Good is Ricky Biscayne, sexy Latin singing sensation who has taken the pop world by storm. But it takes more than swiveling hips and dreamy eyes to get to the top of the charts.
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Milly Kaufman is an ordinary American teenager living in Vermont, until she meets Pablo, a new student at her high school. His exotic accent, strange fashion sense, and intense interest in Milly force her to confront her identity as an adopted child from Pablo's native country. As their relationship grows, Milly decides to undertake a courageous journey to her homeland and along the way discovers the story of her birth is intertwined with the story of a country recovering from a brutal history.
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Broadway's acclaimed enfant terrible, two-time Tony Award nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega ( Rent, Anna in the Tropics, The Rocky Horror Show, A Streetcar Named Desire), reprises her acclaimed tour de force performance in this chillingly intimate, unique recording. Now living deep under Manhattan in an abandoned subway tunnel with the Mole People, a very hungry Dolores recounts events leading up to the bloodbath that sent her fleeing underground.
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