156 episodes

The Latinx empowerment podcast discussing politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma!

Through Tamarindo, hosts Ana Sheila Victorino and Brenda Gonzalez use levity to inform, inspire, and impact our community. Join Brenda and Ana Sheila as they delve into discussions on identity, race, gender, representation, and life! Each episode brings a reflection on current political events, and suggestions for mindfulness and grounding, or what we call calma moments.

Tamarindo Sonoro

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 696 Ratings

The Latinx empowerment podcast discussing politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma!

Through Tamarindo, hosts Ana Sheila Victorino and Brenda Gonzalez use levity to inform, inspire, and impact our community. Join Brenda and Ana Sheila as they delve into discussions on identity, race, gender, representation, and life! Each episode brings a reflection on current political events, and suggestions for mindfulness and grounding, or what we call calma moments.

    Career Tips with Laura Tejeda

    Career Tips with Laura Tejeda

    Today’s minisode episode is with Laura Tejeda, the host of LA TACO LIVE where she explores LA Culture, news, politics, lifestyle and FOOD! Laura joins Brenda to talk about East LA, the food scene and answering listener career questions.

    We want to take a moment to address the overturn of Roe versus Wade. This decision stripped away the legal right to have a safe and legal abortion. Restricting access to comprehensive reproductive care, including abortion, threatens the health and independence of all  PEOPLE. This decision could also lead to the loss of other rights. To learn more about what you can do to help, go to podvoices.help or donate to abortion providers today. 

    Laura is a freelance writer for L.A. TACO and she is the founder of Instagram based page @hungryineastlos which began in 2016 in efforts to challenge gentrification in East LA and raise awareness to support family owned & people of color owned businesses.tam Laura has a Masters Degree in Higher Education and works with college students particularly in Equity & Social Justice based education.You can find her work here!



    We have some fun FREE or donation-based events, check them out here: tamarindopodcast.com/events



    Tamarindo podcast is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino. Join us as we delve into discussions on race, gender, politics, representation, and life! 

    Brenda and Ana Sheila are executive producers of Tamarindo podcast with production support by Mitzi Hernández and Augusto Martinez, of Sonoro Media. Jeff Ricards produced our theme song. If you want to support our work, please rate and review our show here. You can get in touch with us at www.tamarindopodcast.com

    Contribute to the show: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/tamarindopodcast1

    Save 10% on your order of books from Latina-owned Xolo Books with the code TAMARINDO at checkout: xolobooks.com

    Follow Tamarindo on instragram @tamarindopodcast and on twitter at @tamarindocast 

    Follow Ana Sheila on instagram @la_anasheila and twitter @Shelli1228

    Follow Brenda on twitter at @BrendaRicards

    • 42 min
    The Power of Personal Stories

    The Power of Personal Stories

    On this episode we reflect on the power of personal stories. We talk to reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez and writer Rafael Agustín, about their recent projects that are both examples of why our narrative and voices matter. 

    Adolfo Guzman-Lopez is the host of “ Imperfect Paradise: The Forgotten Revolutionary”  where he explores the mysterious and untimely death of Oscar Gomez, a star of the 1990s Chicano student movement. Adolfo is a correspondent for LAist where he’s covered what makes L.A. L.A. — transportation, K-12 education, municipal politics and art, and has profiled LA’s  most creative visual and performing artists. 

    Rafael Agustín is the author of “Illegally Yours” a memoir centered on his experience being an undocumented immigrant, order it now: https://www.xolobooks.com/product-page/illegally-yours-a-memoir and use code TAMARINDO at checkout to save. He is Executive Director of the Latino Film Institute and he joins Tamarindo days after the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF), which he puts together. He was a writer on the award-winning show, Jane The Virgin and is behind many exciting projects that lift up Latinx representation in media. 



    Tamarindo podcast is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino. Join us as we delve into discussions on race, gender, politics, representation, and life! Check out all of our upcoming events:  https://www.tamarindopodcast.com/events



    Brenda and Ana Sheila are executive producers of Tamarindo podcast with production support by Mitzi Hernández and Augusto Martinez, of Sonoro Media. Jeff Ricards produced our theme song. If you want to support our work, please rate and review our show here. You can get in touch with us at www.tamarindopodcast.com



    Contribute to the show: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/tamarindopodcast1



    Save 10% on your order of books from Latina-owned Xolo Books with the code TAMARINDO at checkout: xolobooks.com

    Follow Tamarindo on instragram @tamarindopodcast and on twitter at @tamarindocast 

    Follow Ana Sheila on instagram @la_anasheila and twitter @Shelli1228

    Follow Brenda on twitter at @BrendaRicards

    • 57 min
    Minisode: Brenda and Ana Sheila Catch up!

    Minisode: Brenda and Ana Sheila Catch up!

    This is a short episode with Brenda and Ana Sheila catching up. We’ll be back with a full episode next week!

    Are you an LGBTQ+ woman? We want to encourage you to please take the National Women’s Community Survey. It's the first national survey of its kind, designed to capture the experiences of LGBTQ+ women, especially Latinx, Black, Indigenous people, and folx of color.  Visit www.lgbtqwomensurvey.org and get started today

    Register for our event with Erika Sanchez on July 21: https://www.tamarindopodcast.com/events

    Register for our Community Hike:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunset-to-moonrise-hike-tickets-367672056017

    Tamarindo podcast is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino. Join us as we delve into discussions on race, gender, politics, representation, and life! 

    Brenda and  Ana Sheila are executive producers of Tamarindo podcast with production support by Mitzi Hernández and Augusto Martinez, of Sonoro Media. Jeff Ricards produced our theme song. If you want to support our work, please rate and review our show here. You can get in touch with us at www.tamarindopodcast.com

    Contribute to the show: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/tamarindopodcast1

    Save 10% on your order of books from Latina-owned Xolo Books with the code TAMARINDO at checkout: xolobooks.com

    Follow Tamarindo on instragram @tamarindooidcast and on twitter at @tamarindocast 

    Follow AnaSheila on instagram @la_anasheila and twitter @Shelli1228

    Follow Brenda on twitter at @BrendaRicards

    • 27 min
    Money Myths and Tips with Money Coach Traveler Charly

    Money Myths and Tips with Money Coach Traveler Charly

    In this episode we address possibly our most toxic relationship: the one we have with money. Nonbinary, Latinx money coach, Charly Stover, joins to unpack whats behind this toxicity and how we can transform our relationship with money and wealth.

    In honor of pride month, Charly and Ana Sheila also take some time for some fun Q&A. 

    We acknowledge that this is a special pride season after two years of pandemic life and given the increased rhetoric and legislation against our trans and queer community. We hope you all keep community close in this vulnerable time!

    About our guest: Charly Stoever is a nonbinary latinx money coach helping their first gen clients become millionaires. They're a formerly undocumented Mexican American and ex stock broker who is dedicated to helping their community build wealth. This is their mission because when we have all the money Elon Musk has, we'll be saving the planet instead of building rocket ships to escape it. They are 

     

    Are you an LGBTQ+ woman? We want to encourage you to please take the National Women’s Community Survey. It's the first national survey of its kind, designed to capture the experiences of LGBTQ+ women, especially Latinx, Black, Indigenous people, and folx of color.  Visit www.lgbtqwomensurvey.org and get started today.

    This episode of Tamarindo features music from the band Making Movies from their new album XOPA coming out June 17th.  Learn more about them: https://www.makingmovies.world/about

    Tamarindo podcast is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino. Join us as we delve into discussions on race, gender, politics, representation, and life! 

    Brenda and  Ana Sheila are executive producers of Tamarindo podcast with production support by Mitzi Hernández and Augusto Martinez, of Sonoro Media. Jeff Ricards produced our theme song. If you want to support our work, please rate and review our show here. You can get in touch with us at www.tamarindopodcast.com

     

    Contribute to the show: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/tamarindopodcast1

     

    Save 10% on your order of books from Latina-owned Xolo Books with the code TAMARINDO at checkout: xolobooks.com

     

    Follow Tamarindo on instragram @tamarindooidcast and on twitter at @tamarindocast 

    Follow AnaSheila on instagram @la_anasheila and twitter @Shelli1228

    Follow Brenda on twitter at @BrendaRicards

    Social Handles:

    Instagram: 

    https://www.instagram.com/travelercharly/

     

    • 57 min
    A Latinx Lens to Media & Culture

    A Latinx Lens to Media & Culture

    On this crossover episode the hosts of Latinx Lens join Tamarindo to talk about media representation, the SNL “Peek-A-Pico” skit, and how we found our voice as Latina-led podcasts. 

    We start the conversation with an acknowledgement of the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas and we send our deepest condolences to the families facing the unimaginable pain of losing a loved one to this country’s mass shooting problem. 

    Are you an LGBTQ+ woman? We want to encourage you to please take the National Women’s Community Survey. It's the first national survey of its kind, designed to capture the experiences of LGBTQ+ women, especially Latinx, Black, Indigenous people, and folx of color.  Visit www.lgbtqwomensurvey.org and get started today.

     

    About our guests: Catherine Gonzales and Rosa Parra are the co-founders and co-hosts of the Latinx Lens podcast, dedicated to highlighting Latino representation and contribution in film and television, as well as reviewing an array of films all through their unique Latina lens. They’re both Cherry  Picks & Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critics. Rosa is based in Los Angeles, CA and Catherine in Austin, TX. 

    This episode of Tamarindo features music from the band Making Movies from their new album XOPA coming out June 17th.  Learn more about them: https://www.makingmovies.world/about

    Tamarindo podcast is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino. Join us as we delve into discussions on race, gender, politics, representation, and life! 

    Brenda and  Ana Sheila are executive producers of Tamarindo podcast with production support by Mitzi Hernández and Augusto Martinez, of Sonoro Media. Jeff Ricards produced our theme song. If you want to support our work, please rate and review our show here. You can get in touch with us at www.tamarindopodcast.com

     

    Contribute to the show: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/tamarindopodcast1

    Save 10% on your order of books from Latina-owned Xolo Books with the code TAMARINDO at checkout: xolobooks.com

     

    Follow Tamarindo on instragram @tamarindooidcast and on twitter at @tamarindocast 

    Follow AnaSheila on instagram @la_anasheila and twitter @Shelli1228

    Follow Brenda on twitter at @BrendaRicards

     

    A little more about our guests:

    Rosa is a Chicana Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic, co-founder and co-host of Latinx Lens. She is a member of the Hollywood Critics Association, The Online Association of Female Film Critics and Latino Entertainment Journalists Association and advocates for representation, diversity and inclusion.  

    Catherine graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television-Film in 2012. She works in the local Austin film industry by day and is the co-founder and co-host of the Latinx Lens podcast. She is a member of the Hollywood Critics Association, The Online Association of Female Film Critics and is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved film and television critic. 

     

    Social Handles:

    Instagram: 

    www.instagram.com/rosaparra2018

    www.instagram.com/thingscatloves

    www.instagram.com/latinxlens

    Twitter: 

    www.twitter.com/rosasreviews

    www.twitter.com/thingscatloves

    www.twitter.com/latinxlens

    Latinx Lens website: 

    www.latinxlens.com 

    • 48 min
    Vico Ortiz

    Vico Ortiz

    Latine/x, non-binary actor/activist, Vico Ortiz, continues to break barriers in a new lead role opposite Academy Award winner Taika Waititi, Rhys Darby, Fred Armisen, Leslie Jones, Rory Kinnear and Samson Kayo among many others. Vico talks to us about the need for more non-binary characters in media and why it matters. 

    Vico wants young queers and people around the globe to see characters on screen that are relatable no matter their background, their sexual orientation or gender identity. Their passion is to educate society on gender, inclusive language, and join the stream of voices within the entertainment industry that is constantly pushing and advocating for LGBTQ+ rights and their positive portrayals in the media.

    Tamarindo podcast is the Latinx show where hosts discuss politics, pop culture, and how to balance it all con calma, hosted by Brenda Gonzalez and Ana Sheila Victorino. Join us as we delve into discussions on race, gender, politics, representation, and life! 

    Contribute to the show: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/tamarindopodcast1

    Save 10% on your order of books from Latina-owned Xolo Books with the code TAMARINDO at checkout: xolobooks.com

    Brenda and  Ana Sheila are executive producers of Tamarindo podcast with production support by Mitzi Hernández and Augusto Martinez, of Sonoro Media. Jeff Ricards produced our theme song. If you want to support our work, please rate and review our show here. You can get in touch with us at www.tamarindopodcast.com

    Follow Tamarindo on instagram @tamarindopodcast and twitter @tamarindocast

    Follow Brenda on twitter at @BrendaRicards

    Follow Ana Sheila on instagram @la_anasheila and twitter@Shelli1228

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
696 Ratings

696 Ratings

debbie.ad ,

Amazing!

I started listening to this podcast during the start of quarantine and fell in love with it! I love every topic that has been discussed and look forward to the next one. I want to give a shout out to Brenda and Ana Sheila, you both are amazing woman, I love the positive energy you both bring to the podcast. Thank you for being amazing woman to look up to.

JCGonzalezOR ,

Content that makes my heart sing

🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 from a Portlander!

serenaines ,

Matracas for Tamarindo!

I’m a longtime listener and this podcast is always the best entertainment to get me through a long day. Y’all are so inspiring and funny, keep up the great work!

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