Author: Regina Velazquez

  • REVIEW: KALOOMPA
    A Journey for All Time

    REVIEW: KALOOMPA A Journey for All Time

    Sisters discover that the hunt for identity, especially immersed in a hostile cultural landscape, can be a bruising, blustery quest,

  • Review: Addictive Wellness Raw Chocolate

    Review: Addictive Wellness Raw Chocolate

    Addictive Wellness touts a list of good-for-you ingredients without all the not-good-for-you stuff. We’d like to see their (certification) badges, though.

  • Book Review:
    ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market

    Book Review:¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market

    In ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market, by Raúl the Third, Little Lobo makes his way through a crowded local market and smells cinnamon churros, watches traditional dancers, buys some candy, reads a comic book—and fantasizes about meeting the wrestler El Toro.
    ⠀ Cover of ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market,; image courtesy Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

  • 5 Wits before Wits’ End

    5 Wits before Wits’ End

    Recently on a quest to find a new and unusual activity that he would get excited about (and get him off his keister), I came across 5 Wits in Albany — an immersive, thinking adventure experience with cinema-level special effects. His birthday was the perfect excuse for giving it a try.

  • REVIEW: The Last Days
    of Judas Iscariot

    viewed 03/07/19 Before the doors leading into the CenterStage open at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, audience members waiting to see The Last Days of Judas Iscariot are invited to form lines behind three candle-bearers. We are led into a solemn scene lit by a single streetlight, where we stand before a woman […]