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contents LT 01 & 02.2012 Juan Guillen Publisher/CEO Bernadette Giacomazzo Associate Editor Luisa Grajales Graphic Designer Hope Lawrence Administrative Assistant Javier Castano Translator
entertaiment Chucho Valdez Reel to Real Fashion Trendspotting Movies Books
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WASHINGTON, D.C.: 26 Hispanic Metropolis in the Heart of the Nationâ€™s Capital
iconomy A New Swing Vote: The Evangelical Latino
WRITERS Alan Bin-Naim, Lulaine Compere, Ray M. Figueroa, Jesse Schmidt-Gomez, Autumn Kelly, Andrea Krepelka, Ken Hunt, LeAura Luciano, Maria Luna, Edward Munoz, Bruno Navarro, Eddie Olmo, Jessica Ordenana, Lamont Jack Pearley, Maria Morales Prieto, Giselle Rodriguez, Lapacazo Sandoval, Gina Santi, Chia Schonberg PHOTOGRAPHERS Scott Church, Alan Davis, Catherina Fonseca, Travis Levius, Smart Alix, Cathrine Westergaard Interns: Zuleyka Indarte, Michael Kelliehan Jessica Richardson, Christina Trinidad
Get Inspired & Grab Success in 2012 & Beyond
On the Move
Rico Torres: A Behind the Scenes Hollywood Photographer
The DREAM Project: A Dream Come True
The Year of the Quitter
health & beauty Cover story Victor Cruz
Burning off the Holiday Pounds
The Curious Case of Rafael Hernandez
Salud con los Drs. Pimentel
Love & Relationships Julian Gil: What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Needs...
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Victor Cruz PHOTOS BY:
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Love & Passion: It’s Powerful Stuff! Of course, I would be remiss not to mention our cover story, Victor Cruz, who talks extensively about his love of the game -- football, that is -- in our exclusive interview with the rising superstar. In Week 16 of the NFL season, he tied the NFL record with a 99-yard touchdown catch against the New York Jets. His 89 yards after the catch on the play is the most by a receiver on a 99-yard reception. In the same game he also surpassed Amani Toomer as the record holder for the most single-season receiving yards by a Giant. Check out our exclusive interview with him -- as well as our exclusive photo shoot with acclaimed photographer Scott Church -beginning on page 20.
The concept of love -- amor -- is the most esoteric of concepts, which cannot be defined in mere words (though many have, indeed, tried). Notwithstanding the fact that there are so many different types of amor -- the Greeks called them eros (romantic love), philios (friendship love), and agape (unconditional love) -- to define it, in a way, is to limit it. As a passionate culture -- we are, in fact, almost obsessed with the concept of love -- it would be remiss of us not to address the concept of amor in this issue, our premiere issue for 2012. First, we explore the issue of love of profession -Rico Torres, a unit photographer who has worked on countless films with acclaimed Hispanic director Robert Rodriguez, talks about how his love for the art of photography translated into a career in the entertainment industry. He talks with LatinTRENDS exclusively on page 34.
Photo by: Scott Church
Next, we explore the love of self -- Janice Torres talks about how to love your skin in our beauty section on page 12. Ken Hunt talks about how to love your body (especially after inflicting those holiday pounds upon it!) on page 42, and Edward Munoz talks about how to love your inner self by getting out of your lethargic patterns and getting into a habit of excellence on page 32.
In closing, I would like you to consider the following quote about passion from one of our most famous Latinos, journalist Geraldo Rivera -- who, in this quote, expounds on the entire
experience of Amor, Latino Style: “I’ve made a connection with the television audience by being a proud Latino man. I am passionate for what I do, courageous in the face of peril, honest and straightforward.”
El Amor y la Pasión: Cosas Poderosas! El concepto del amor es el más esotérico de todos y no puede ser definido en simples palabras (aunque algunos lo han hecho o han tratado). Considerando que hay muchas formas de amor, los griegos lo llamaron Eros (amor romántico), filias (amor de amistad) y ágape (amor incondicional), pero al definirlo en realidad lo limitan. Como una cultura apasionada, nosotros somos en realidad obsesivos con el concepto del amor y no seríamos sinceros si obviáramos el concepto del amor en esta edición que es la primera del 2012. Primero exploramos el asunto del amor como una profesión, con Rico Torres, un fotógrafo que ha trabajado en muchas películas con directores reconocidos como Robert Rodríguez, quien habla sobre su amor por el arte de la fotografía que es su carrera en el mundo del entretenimiento. Habla con latinTRENDS de manera exclusiva en la página 34. Luego nos adentramos al amor propio con Janice Torres hablando sobre cómo amar su propia piel en la sección de belleza de la página 12. Ken Hunt habla sobre cómo amar su cuerpo (especialmente después de aumentar de peso en las fiestas de fin de año) en la página 42, y Edgard Muñoz se refiere en la página 32 a cómo amar lo más profundo de su ser mientras sale del letargo e ingresa al hábito de la excelencia. 6 January/February 2012
More CUNY Award Winners Than Ever!
Edgard Muñoz se refiere en la página 32 a cómo amar lo más profundo de su ser mientras sale del letargo e ingresa al hábito de la excelencia. Por supuesto que sería tonto no mencionar nuestra historia de portada en la cual Víctor Cruz habla ampliamente sobre su amor por el juego, el fútbol, en nuestra entrevista exclusiva con esta estrella en ascenso. En la semana 16 de la temporada de la NFL, él empató el récord de la NFL con una atrapada de 99 yardas contra el equipo New York Jets. Sus 89 yardas luego de la atrapada es la mayor de un receptor en 99 yardas. En el mismo juego él también sobrepasó a Amani Toomer con el mayor récord para una sola temporada como receptor de los Gigantes. Lea nuestra entrevista exclusiva con él, al mismo tiempo que vea nuestras fotos exclusivas de Scout Church, que comienzan en la página 20. Para terminar, espero que consideren la siguiente cita sobre la pasión de uno de los latinos más famosos, el periodista Geraldo Rivera, quien dijo lo siguiente sobre la experiencia del amor, estilo latino: “He establecido una conexión con la audiencia de televisión porque he sido un hombre latino orgulloso. Soy pasional en lo que hago,
4 RHODES SCHOLARS 8 GOLDWATER SCHOLARS 7 TRUMAN SCHOLARS 9 NSF GRADUATE FELLOWS
in 6 YEARS in 3 YEARS in 6 YEARS
UJAJA TAUQEER, CUNY’S 2011 RHODES SCHOLAR, is exceptional but not the exception. CUNY students are winning more highly competitive awards and scholarships than at any time in our history. The City University of
New York is attracting an ever-growing number of outstanding students. Our Macaulay Honors College is home to many of this year’s winners. Assisted by a world-class faculty, they achieved their success studying at the nation’s leading
Matthew Goldstein Chancellor
urban public university. They are exceptional but not the exception. ABOVE, LEFT TO RIGHT: Zujaja Tauqeer, Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, Rhodes 2011; David L.V. Bauer, Macaulay Honors College at CCNY, Rhodes 2009, Truman 2008, Goldwater 2007; Eugene Shenderov, Brooklyn College, Rhodes 2005; Lev Sviridov, CCNY, Rhodes 2005, Goldwater 2004; Ayodele Oti, Macaulay Honors College at CCNY, Truman 2011; Gareth Rhodes, CUNY Baccalaureate at CCNY, Truman 2011; Anthony Pang, CCNY, NSF Fellow 2011; Jamar Whaley, Queens College, Goldwater 2009; Christine Curella, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, Truman 2007; Celine Joiris, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, Goldwater 2011; Claudio Simpkins, Macaulay Honors College at CCNY, Truman 2005; Ryan Merola, Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, Truman 2006; Don Gomez, CCNY, Truman 2009; Lina Mercedes Gonzalez, Hunter College, NSF Fellow 2011.
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Chucho Valdez: Back & Better Than Ever!
Legendary Pianist is Back on Tour with the Afro-Cuban Messengers
Preeminent pianist and composer Chucho Valdés will embark on a US tour with the Afro-Cuban Messengers in January and February 2012, featuring performances from the Grammy Award winning album, Chucho’s Steps. In his first solo project since 2003’s New Conception, Valdés once again speaks through his distinctive and extraordinary compositions and arrangements, reflecting his personal and creative evolution. Born in Quivicán, Cuba, in 1941, Chucho Valdés is one of Cuba’s most famous pianists, bandleaders, composers and arrangers. Having began his music training with his father, famed pianist Bebo Valdés, when he was 3 years old, Chucho’s style melds his diverse experiences and skills: classical, jazz, bop, Cuban and swing, all combined by his virtuosic dexterity on the piano. Perhaps best known for founding the influential Latin jazz band IRAKERE in 1972, Valdés continues to develop unique works of art, generating ideas for a change of style, orchestral format and concept, that nonetheless end up characteristically reflecting pure Chucho.
While exploring his own growth, Valdés, joined by the Afro-Cuban Messengers, pays tribute to those that have influenced him and aided his musical development. For example, the title track, a tribute to John Coltrane and his masterpiece Giant Steps, rounds off the harmonic structure in 50 bars without repetition. The improvisation and variations heard in this track create the illusion of a concert or suite, while exhibiting the virtuosity of Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers. The upbeat and funky opening track, “Zawinul’s Mambo,” pays homage to Austrian keyboardist and composer, Joe Zawinul, whom Valdés cites as an integral inspiration to the development of his composition and technique.
clave rhythm in and out of the composition in a very non-traditional manner, providing a fresh modern insight to an ancient religious belief.
“New Orleans,” a tribute to the musicians of New Orleans, specifically the Marsalis family, is a walk through the history of the “birthplace of jazz” beginning with Jelly Roll Morton’s transformation of ragtime to jazz.
for the record Juntos para Siempre, saw him collaborate with his father, Bebo Valdés, a major player on the Cuban jazz scene in his own right. Chucho Valdés has recorded over eighty CD’s and performed with everybody who is somebody in the world of jazz, from Herbie Hancock and Dizzy Gillespie, to Wynton Marsalis and Chick Corea. His reputation as one of the greatest living Cuban jazz pianists has earned him appearances on the greatest stages in music, including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and The Hollywood Bowl.
In the opening notes of “Yansa,” Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers deftly evoke Yoruba mythology’s “Queen of the Wind and Storms.” In conjuring this powerful Goddess, Valdés juxtaposes the powerful cacophony of violent storms with the melodic resolution found in the call and response of a chorus. His interpretation of this classic deity weaves the
“Julian,” a bluesy lullaby dedicated to Chucho’s youngest son, is a melodic tune ranging from the lyrical to the playful. The beautiful melody, along with the saxophone and trumpet solos, contribute to the wonder of simplicity inspired by father-son tenderness. Chucho’s illustrious career has garnered him 8 Grammy wins and 17 nominations over the past three decades. His most recent wins, a 2010 Grammy and a 2009 Latin Grammy
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reel to real 1. Alex Sensation gets cozy with a few lovely Latinas at the Conquista La Noche event for Johnnie Walker in
2. Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber enjoy their vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico. 3. Tom Cruise meets the delicate Spanish flower, La Duquesa de Alba, at the Mission Impossible 3 premiere in Madrid, Spain. 4. This is the Mayor of San Juan’s Christmas card. Please feel free to bask in its elegance
5. Lammermoor, Spain’s leading luxury brand, honored Cesar Conde for the educational campaign Es el Momento, in the luxurious Lammermoor Villa in San Marco Island. 6. Playing the part of Santa’s little helper, Charm Vida Perez, star of “OPEN with Rhina Valentin” on BronxNet Television assists Ford Motor Company and other volunteers at a toy drive at Lehman College. The proceeds from the toy drive benefited the Children’s Aid Society as part of Ford’s ongoing commitment to supporting Hispanic families in New York.
7. Lovely Latina Lala Vasquez hams it up with Rob Kardashian at a Duracell Battery event in New York City. 8. Cameron Diaz & Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs were spotted making out at the Dream Hotel in New York City. Could this be a new Hollywood “power couple”? 9. Meanwhile, J-Lo bought her new “boo” Casper Smart (right in front of her) a new Bentley as a “thank you” for cleaning out her cobwebs. Uh... 10. “Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada shows off her brand new Maserati, a birthday gift from her “boo” Chad Ochocinco!
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CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR
WITH A HEALTHY NEW YOU The key to achieving alluring skin and hair is getting Healthy. Start the New Year with a New and improved You by stocking your bathroom with these must have products.
Dump your foundation and fall in love with the power of tinted moisturizers to achieve a natural glow that will quench thirsty skin. It’s perfect if you want to even out your skin tone and get some coverage, minus the heaviness of coverup. (Product Pending)
Odds of a child becoming a top fashion designer: 1 in 7,000
Dab Natural Beauty by Tarte, an all-natural wax cheek stain for a luxe sheer-berry look. It will leave the lasting impression you desired- unlike the powdery residues left by some standard blushes ($30; TarteCosmetics.com).
Odds of a child being diagnosed with autism: 1 in 110 Some signs to look for:
No big smiles or other joyful expressions by 6 months.
No babbling by 12 months.
No words by 16 months.
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Dress your locks in lush products that can undue follicle damage from winter frost and dry air. According to celebrity hair stylist and product guru Tippi Shorter, the versatile chica can easily transition between pin-straight sass to curly cuteness with the right spray detangler, nourishing conditioner and wide toothed comb. She recommends her namesake flexible styling cream “Flex” to control frizz, shape curls that leaves hair with unmatchable shine. Celebrities like Alicia Keys and Rihanna continuously look HAIR by Tippie Shorter when their tresses need taming. ($16; hairbytippishorter.com)
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s Burger-Shaped Pet Bowl Ad
Although not everyone would like to see their precious pet fish portrayed as food, the McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish campaign is nevertheless very clever and creative. It features a classic fish bowl that has been shaped to look like a transparent burger. Simple and full of impact, the campaign can actually be interpreted as showing people the Filet-O-Fish can be considered as precious as their pet fish, not the other way around.
Energy Storage r la So in ha yc Ke The Phoebus solar charger, whic was designed by Tommaso Ceschi, does not look like most solar chargers with its quirky, almost human-like form. The charger is also very small and can be clipped onto a book bag or placed in the pocket when not in use. The charger juices up gadgets using its attached mini USB cable. While not all gadgets charge using a mini USB cable, it isn’t outside the realm of possibility to think that adapters could be designed.
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t ’s Larges The World Insect A nature-lover has revealed how he spent two days tracking down a giant insect on a remote New Zealand island – and got it to eat a carrot out of his hand. Mark Moffett’s find is the world’s biggest insect in terms of weight, which at 71g is heavier than a sparrow and three times that of a mouse. The 53-year-old former park ranger discovered the giant weta up a tree and his real life “Bugs” Bunny has now been declared the largest ever found.
t ‘Toons Oddball Tangen If Rodrigo Ferreira wasn’t studying Publicity and Advertisement, he’d probably still have a lucrative career as a cartoonist. Rodrigo Ferreira’s illustrations generally follow a format where he’ll place the title of a piece in the lower left corner of an image. Viewers are then to look at the graphics and extrapolate the connection between the two, often leading to a few laughs. He signs each image not with his initials, but with a rendering of a pencil and a computer mouse in the top right corner, simultaneously denoting his work with an R-shaped logogram, as well as enlightening viewers to the method in which he creates his cartoons.
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when it comes to creating a stylish home. Krisybelle Pet Products has banished the As minimalist and monochromatic as bland, big-box store pet beds to the back porch, and invites their clients to tailor their Spontaneous Pliable Patterned Purses the fashion designs are throughout the pets’ beds to their complete specifications. Their custom pet beds are an innovative Spanish Paintings BelleCustomers Histoire’ photo way to dress up a room, match decor styles, and jazz up‘Une bedtime. simplyseries, there The Italian artist2012 Riccardo Guasco created with a is create a Mexican/Latino vibe that is due TheinFalconwright Summer Collection is popping send Krisybelle their fabric, and they’ll take it from there to something beautiful. extraordinary series with of paintings while inThese an electrifying colors and bursting geometric forms. large part to the warm, ornate backdrop For those without a fabric choice on hand, Krisybelle will search out the perfect mateapartment in Barcelona, Spain. During seven The Case-Mate 2012 Sweets collection cutesy a darlingpainted way to accessory stunning thesomething use and of high a he wide-brimmed hat. clutches rial to meet their customer’s desires. ChooseGive from adorable pouf beds sided days,areGuasco images ofyour distracted your and man truly deserves offers a stylish and sweet wayThese to protect ofpeople sundresses and full-circle skirts. colorful eating at a tapas bar on canvases. These options that will keep Fido or Fifi comfy and cozy winter of all,ittheir beds Beautifully plays with Lingerie. lightcollection and - theall gift of long. you Best in shot, Sweet Revenge pieces are incredible because they capture the willart have fashionistas everywhere ready for summer your phone, with each case retailing for are machine washable so owners can keep fur and dirt atcolor bay. to create an ambiance that clutches is at The pieces take you from your morning yoga moment and represent it in a very Spanish style of weddings, patio soirees or family gatherings. only $30 each (so they won’t hurt your once artistic and exotic. Lensed by art: cubism. Like a Pablo Picasso’s masterpiece, workout through lounge wear for day time and wallet or youris waistline). The cases Guasco’s artwork filled with geometric and back to thePortugal-based bedroom with aphotographer few sexy and Jose easy cubist shapes. Also, by using that the characteristic feature silicone shells are easy Ferreira, who was assisted by Nelson to wear lingerie pieces. Perfect as separates or colors of the yellow, brown to grip to Mediterranean—red, help you avoid accidentally Fernandes, the Une Belle Histoire and oranges—the painter successfully translates pairs, they’re practical, but also sweet andphoto sexy dropping phonebars. or knocking it off a the warmth ofyour Barcelona series stars Manuela Luz. The and just asmodel enjoyable on the pocket
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