BELatina’s Best of the Week: ‘Brownsville Bred,’ Oscars, And More

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Another week goes by, and we are ready for Valentine’s Day.

Yes, it may not be a date that everyone likes, but at BELatina, we know that February 14 is also an occasion to celebrate our love for our friends and, above all, for ourselves.

So we’re ready for a weekend of self-care, relaxing at home, and lots of love.

But before we go, we want to leave you with the best stories of the week.

From the premiere of Elaine Del Valle’s new film at SXSW to the Oscar nominations, these are the best stories of the week on BELatina.


‘Brownsville Bred,’ Director Elaine Del Valle’s Latest Film, Will Have Its World Premiere at SXSW

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‘Brownsville Bred,’ the autobiographical movie based on the book and play of the same name, will have its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, which runs March 11-20, 2022.

‘Encanto’ and ‘West Side Story’ Score a String of Oscar Nominations

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‘Encanto’ and ‘West Side Story’ are two of the favorites in the Academy Award nominations. The Latino-inspired productions earned seven and three nominations, respectively.

Watch the Exclusive Premiere of Colombian Violinist Esther Anaya’s Single ‘009’

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Esther Anaya is a Colombian DJ, singer, songwriter, producer, and violinist. Her talent has taken her to open for globally-known artists, such as Zedd, Lunay, Ricardo Montaner, and DJ snake. Find the exclusive and special premiere of her single “009” only here at BELatina News.

TikTok’s Queen of Cleaning, Vanessa Amaro, Shares Her Secrets for Maintaining a Stress-Free Home

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We asked TikTok’s Queen of Cleaning, Vanessa Amaro, if she had any secrets or tips on what to clean in your house to minimize stress and maximize time spent on your wellbeing, and she had plenty to say. 

Girl Ultra Shows Her Punk Side in New Single and Announces U.S. Tour

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Mexico City singer Girl Ultra has a new single. “Punk” is a song that showcases her eclectic sound and accompanies the announcement of her U.S. tour.

Netflix’s ‘La Reina Del Flow’ Has the World Twerking to Her Tune

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Though many of us thought that “Betty La Fea” might have been the last great telenovela made in Colombia, the Netflix series “La Reina del Flow” has become millennials’ most-watched streaming Spanish-language musical soap in decades.

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