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The Wine & Chisme Podcast was created to share the stories of everyday people doing extraordinary things to serve their community. Our host, Jessica Yañez brings her love for wine and passion for storytelling together to highlight the stories that need to be told in communities of color. Chisme (Spanish for gossip) comes from the interviewees themselves as they "spill the wine" on their own terms. So grab a glass of wine and join us for the new Wednesday. #WineAndChismeWednesday

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The Wine & Chisme Podcast was created to share the stories of everyday people doing extraordinary things to serve their community. Our host, Jessica Yañez brings her love for wine and passion for storytelling together to highlight the stories that need to be told in communities of color. Chisme (Spanish for gossip) comes from the interviewees themselves as they "spill the wine" on their own terms. So grab a glass of wine and join us for the new Wednesday. #WineAndChismeWednesday

    Crafting Creativity: A Tale of Film, Theater, and TikTok with Lorena Jusino

    Crafting Creativity: A Tale of Film, Theater, and TikTok with Lorena Jusino

    Wine:
    Introduction:
    In this episode, we dive into the captivating journey of Lorena, a multi-talented artist whose path from Puerto Rico to acting and content creation is filled with twists, turns, and inspiring moments of creativity.
    Episode Highlights:

    Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Lorena moved to New Mexico at a young age before returning to Puerto Rico just before turning six.

    Childhood in Yauco, Puerto Rico, provided the backdrop for Lorena's formative years and early education.

    Academic journey led her from studying Biology at the University of Puerto Rico to pursuing a passion for Film Production at the University of the Sacred Heart in San Juan.

    A pivotal semester exchange program at NYU introduced Lorena to acting, igniting a lifelong passion for the craft.

    Graduating from college, she ventured to New York City to pursue formal acting training at the renowned William Esper Studio in Manhattan.

    The early days of auditions and survival jobs, including stints as a waitress, receptionist, and coat check attendant, set the stage for Lorena's resilience and determination.

    The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a surprising turn as Lorena found creative expression and a burgeoning audience on TikTok, leading to viral success with original skits.

    Amidst continued acting endeavors, Lorena took on eclectic side gigs, from being a Candy Cane greeter at Radio City Music Hall to promoting Broadway shows in Times Square.

    Transitioning to freelance work, Lorena seized the opportunity to fully embrace content creation, leading to remote work flexibility and travels, including a return to Puerto Rico.

    Joining the TikTok Beta program marked a turning point as Lorena monetized content creation, allowing a focus on acting pursuits while also nurturing an online community.

    Recent endeavors include a transformative acting course at RADA in London and treasured time spent in Puerto Rico over the holidays, reflecting on roots and future aspirations.

    Conclusion:
    Lorena's journey exemplifies the power of resilience, adaptability, and unwavering passion in the pursuit of creative fulfillment. From humble beginnings in Puerto Rico to the global stage of TikTok and beyond, she continues to inspire with each new chapter of artistic exploration and expression.




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    • 1 hr 8 min
    From Debt to Dreams: A Journey into a Debt-Free Life with Mayra Garcia

    From Debt to Dreams: A Journey into a Debt-Free Life with Mayra Garcia

    Wine: Modorn Cabernet Sauvignon, Bulgaria
    BIO:
    Mayra is a financial literacy education and coach on a mission to empower and motivate families to live a debt-free lifestyle. After spending years in debt, she started her debt-free journey in 2010 and was able to pay off her debt in 17 months. She's a wife and mother of two and is passionate about teaching financial literacy! She's the host of the Debt-Free Latina Podcast. She started podcasting in September of 2020.

    Website: http://debtfreelatina.com/
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Vintner Voices - Valle de Guadalupe Edition with Casa Cēāctl

    Vintner Voices - Valle de Guadalupe Edition with Casa Cēāctl

    Join me as me and my friends as we traveled to Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California, MX for a wine tasting with one of the newest wineries, Vino Cēāctl. From Nebbiolo to an unexpected Cabernet Sauvingon, Brenda walks us through the story behind the wine.
    Tastings are by reservations only and can be done by contacting Brenda at +52 646 236 4591 or send an email at vinoceacatl@gmail.com and make sure to let them know The Wine & Chisme Podcast sent you!
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Raising Global Citizens: A Mission to Preserve Language and Culture with Maritere Bellas

    Raising Global Citizens: A Mission to Preserve Language and Culture with Maritere Bellas

    Wine: 2021 Daou Cabernet Sauvignon
    Bio:
    Mari is an award winning Latina author, speaker, podcast host, bilingual/bicultural parenting influencer. An advocate of language and culture, she is on a mission to offer parents the information, resources and support they need to preserve their native language and culture and to expose children to other languages and cultures thus raising children ready to compete in a global society.
    Mari has written two books for parents, Raising Bilingual Children, and Arroz con Pollo and Apple Pie; Raising bicultural children, both published in English and In Spanish, and two bilingual children's books, Luisito's Island/La Isla de Luisito and I have a secret/Tengo un secreto.
    Website: www.maritererodriguezbellas
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    • 54 min
    Celebrating 200 Episodes with J and Ellie

    Celebrating 200 Episodes with J and Ellie

    Wine: Cabernet Saugvignon by Fathia WInes
    Celebrate 200 episodes of The Wine & Chisme Podcast with me and Elisabeth Rosario! In this episode discuss how things started and evolved with the podcast over the last 200 episodes.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Instagram to Installations: Latina in Museums with Karen Vidangos

    Instagram to Installations: Latina in Museums with Karen Vidangos

    Wine: 33 North, Cabernet Sauvignon
    BIO:
    Karen Vidangos is the founder of Latinx Art Collective, the first nationwide database exclusively for Latinx artists in the United States, and Social Media Manager for the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Known online as “Latina in Museums,” Vidangos uses the digital space to explore and elevate underrepresented perspectives in the arts. As a social media specialist, Vidangos has created engaging strategies to support the Obama Portraits Tour and the 2019 American Portrait Gala for the National Portrait Gallery, and was selected to lead the social media strategy and launch of the Smithsonian’s institution-wide initiative, Our Shared Future: Reckoning with Our Racial Past. Previous to this, Vidangos led the strategy and launch of Glenstone Museum’s social media presence timed with their expansion reopening in 2021.
    Vidangos has a B.A. in Art History from the University of Maryland and an M.A. in Museum Studies from George Washington University.
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    • 1 hr 1 min

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