La Mezcla

La Mezcla

La Mezcla is a freeform conversation with mixed race and first-generation artists and comedians in New York City. Each week we explore themes of culture, belonging, perseverance, awkwardness, and home cooked food. Hosted by Peruvian-American comedian Adrian Burke.

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March 3, 2021 72 min
follow Ryan: @allmyproblemz follow Awf Mag: @awfmag follow Adrián: @adrian.burke follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod This weeks guest is the amazing comedian/actor/satirist and cofounder of the queer satirical magazine Awf Mag: Ryan Leach! Please remember to like, review, and subscribe to the show and share with your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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follow Adrián! @adrian.burke follow La Mezcla! @lamezclapod follow John! @jahnfornsworth follow The Honeymoon Phase! @thehoneymoonphaseband About John: John Farnsworth (NYT, Guest of a Guest) is a comedy songwriter, host, and producer based in Ridgewood, Queens by way of Sacramento, CA. Pre-pandemic he hosted a monthly variety show, The Honeymoon Phase, with his beautiful band of the same name. For now, follow him ...
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follow Dylan: @dylanadler_ follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod follow Adrián: @adrian.burke About Dylan: Dylan Adler is a comedian, actor, and musician based in NYC. He performs as an actor on Maude Night on his team "Young Douglas". He’s performed musical comedy at the New York Comedy Festival and was featured in The New York Times for his show "Rape Victims are Horny Too" with Kelly Bachman. He also perform...
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follow La Mezcla on IG: @lamezclapod on Facebook: @lamezclapod follow Lorena! @colonialmanface About the Guest: Lorena Russi (aka La Rata) is a Queer-Latinx Pro Soccer Player turned Comedian and Filmmaker. Her 10 years in entertainment range from hosting live shows for Amazon to writing-producing for The Late Show digital team. Follow her @ColonialManFace or follow her home, dealer's choice! Learn more about yo...
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follow Sideways Smile: @sidewayssmileseries follow Hang: @honeyiplummedthekids follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod Hang Nguyen is the amazing creator of SIDEWAYS SMILE, a dope new web series making the rounds at film festivals right now including Newfest and the Austin Film Festival! About SIDEWAYS SMILE: Alex fakes orgasms because she’s never had one. After Dara, her eccentric queer roommate, pushes her to “get to know her...
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follow AMIGO SKATE CUBA: @the_amigo_doc follow Vanesa: @como.me.ves follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod Vanesa Wilkey Escobar is an Emmy-Nominated Art Director for the Ellen Show as well as a first time documentary filmmaker on AMIGO SKATE CUBA! Be sure to follow the movies IG and look out for the release! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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follow Kellan: @kelkeltrenal follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod follow Adrián: @adrian.burke About Kellan: Coming from both Native American and African American ancestry, contemporary artist Kellen Trenal (pronounced like "Chanel") aims to increase visibility for underrepresented communities while expanding upon the conversation on identity. As an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe, Kellen utilizes a wealth of ...
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follow Raquel: @rockwell826 follow BIPOC Voices of Long Island: @bipocvoicesofli follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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follow Barbie: @barbieleungdp follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod About Barbie: Barbie Leung is a New York based cinematographer and camera operator. Her work includes AMERICAN MORNING starring Emmy Award Winner Richard Schiff, a drama exploring the destructiveness of American school shootings. Other notable narrative shorts include family dramedy TELL-BY DATE and Slamdance Best Short Screenplay winner CRYBABY. Leung is curren...
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follow Desiree: @des_thecreatrix support The Blacktivated Boutique: blacktivatedboutique.com follow the show on IG: @lamezclapod and on Facebook: @lamezclapod We're Back! Our guest today is Desiree Okoh: Desiree is a French teacher and artist living in Boston, MA. When she is not thinking about how to reach these kids, she can often be found working on some creative endeavor. Recently, she opened the Blacktivated B...
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follow Dipti: @superdiptiwrites follow us on IG: @lamezclapod follow us on Facebook: @lamezclapod About our guest: Dipti Bramhandkar is a Mumbai born Indian-American playwright and performer. Her first play, The Accident, won Best Drama at the Frigid Festival. She has subsequently written and produced several short plays. Her autobiographical solo show, American Rookie, was performed at the Gotham Storytelling Festival...
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follow Carolina: @carolinakaydo follow Adrián: @adrian.burke follow La Mezcla: @lamezclapod About Carolina: Carolina Do is an actor, playwright, producer. She is a firm believer in, and advocate for, art to address and activate change in the community it serves. Co-founder of The Sống Collective. Broadway: Tracy Lett’s Linda Vista and Bess Wohl’s Grand Horizons. NYC theater: Loading Dock, The Tank, New Dramatists, Prima...
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follow La Mezcla on IG: @lamezclapod on Facebook: @lamezclapod follow Mike Improta: @mikeimprota follow the Neofuturists: @nyneofuturists About Mike: Michael John Improta is an Actor, Writer, and aspiring Tap Dancer of Puerto Rican descent from New Haven Connecticut. Past theatrical credits include Our Town (George Gibbs), Spring Awakening: The Musical (Moritz) The Lovesong of J Robert Oppenheimer (Edward Teller), ...
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follow us on IG: @lamezclapod on Facebook: @lamezclapod follow Marina: @marinampires follow the Heartstrings Project: @theheartstringsproject follow Adrián: @adrian.burke About Marina: Marina Pires is a trilingual actress and singer-songwriter born in Brazil and raised in South Florida. She spent almost a year and a half touring with The Miami Sound Machine as a swing/understudy Gloria in “On Your Feet!” She wa...
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follow on IG: @lamezclapod on Facebook: @lamezclapod About Olivia: Olivia Abiassi is a comedian, singer, and actor based in NYC but currently quarantined in Texas. Her latest work includes ‘The Commons’ at 59E59 Theater, ‘Pride and Prejudice’ at The Heritage Theatre Festival, ‘Eh Dah? Questions For My Father’ at NYTW (Next Door Series), and screaming stand up at her victims in random east village bars. Learn more about you...
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follow on IG: @lamezclapod follow on Facebook: @lamezclapod About our guest: Sean Church-Gonzalez is an Astoria native, New York City based actor. He has been acting since the age of 6, theatre productions in elementary school, short films in middle school, studied Film Directing at The Academy for Television and Film for 4 years then Theatre Performance at SUNY Purchase for another 4. He has been in over 40 short films an...
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COME TO OUR LIVE SHOW AT CAVEAT IN MANHATTAN: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/la-mezcla--3-19-2020 follow us on IG and Facebook: @lamezclapod follow Adrian: @adrian.burke Andrea Thome is a Chilean/Costa Rican-American playwright. Her play Pinkolandia received the Lark Play Development Center’s Launching New Plays fellowship and a rolling world premiere at INTAR, Austin’s Salvage Vanguard Theater, Two River Theater (NJ), and ...
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February 21, 2020 60 min
BUY TICKETS TO OUR LIVE SHOW ON 3/19 @ CAVEAT IN NYC: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/la-mezcla--3-19-2020 Follow the show on IG; @lamezclapod Facebook: @lamezclapod Follow Eric: @ericcunningham Eric Cunningham is a comedy writer of Mexican descent, currently Senior Writer at Broadway Video. He just wrapped as a creative producer on both NBC's "Holidays with the Houghs" and "The Kids Tonight Show," ...
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Facebook: @lamezclapod Instagram: @lamezclapod About Lizzy: Lizzy Ana Lincoln is an actor, improviser, and freelance producer originally from Austin, Texas. She founded and helps produce The Paper Kraine, a semi-monthly new works performance night in the East Village operating since 2016. Her producing credits include Little League (with Three Hares: Audience Favorite and Best Comedy at Frigid Fest), a workshop of Welcome ...
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follow us on IG: @lamezclapod and facebook: @lamezclapod follow Adrián: @adrian.burke About Domenica: Born and raised in NYC and the proud daughter of dos Ecuatorionos, Domenica Feraud's recently made her Off-Broadway stage debut as both a playwright and actor in Rinse, Repeat at Signature Theatre. Other Off-Broadway: The Wild Parrots of Campbell (Cherry Lane Studio Theatre). TV: Law & Order SVU. Film: Betafish,...
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