Articles Tagged with: Colombia

SXSW Day: 1 Bomba Estereo, Chocquibtown
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SXSW Day: 1 Bomba Estereo, Chocquibtown

We landed in Austin at 7:30pm, by 8:20pm we were checked into our hotel, and by 8:45 we’d registered at the convention center.  Then we…

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Introducing… Emma Sound Sista
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Introducing… Emma Sound Sista

Bold, stylish, ground-breaking… words that best describe this unpredictable character.

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Introducing…DJ Gota Fria
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Introducing…DJ Gota Fria

Mostly known in the San Francisco Latino music scene for being one of the resident DJ’s at the monthly Latin Fusion parties since the very…

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What Would Grandma Do? Good Vibes for 2009
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What Would Grandma Do? Good Vibes for 2009

The science of superstition is never better and more alive than in the last minutes of every year. We go nuts trying to figure out…

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Aterciopelados New Album, <i>Rio</i>
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Aterciopelados New Album, Rio

UPDATE: Andrea gave birth to Jacinto last week! revised text:

The new Aterciopelados album, Rio (Nacional Records) drops this Tuesday and we couldn’t be happier.…

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TONIGHT Last Chance to See Monareta!
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TONIGHT Last Chance to See Monareta!

Who are those funny guys with the bicycle helmets, you ask?

Why, it’s Monareta!

The electronic duo formed by Andrés Martínez and Camilo Sanabria from…

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Straight from La Fábrica… GLAMPETA!
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Straight from La Fábrica… GLAMPETA!

A jot jot jot new Colombian sound is a-brewin’ in Brúglin.
Fusing Colombian champeta with booty bass and dancehall (not so much glam…), Colombian Brooklynites…

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PVC-1
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PVC-1

Last night was the NYILFF one-time screening of PVC-1 directed by Spiros Stathoulopoulos starring Daniel Paez, Merida Urquia and Alberto Zornoza. Set in Colombia, this…

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Betancourt Celebrates Concert for Peace
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Betancourt Celebrates Concert for Peace

Ingrid Betancourt is wasting no time after her liberation. This weekend she joined her compatriota Juanes and Miguel Bose in Paris at a concert dedicated…

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Ingrid Betancourt Freed From Captivity
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Ingrid Betancourt Freed From Captivity

Former Colombian presidential candidate and national icon Ingrid Betancourt was rescued today after having been held captive for over 6 years by the FARC in…

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Paraiso Redux
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Paraiso Redux

A lot of Latin American countries are considered “paradise:” gorgeous beaches, exquisite cuisines, kind people, cheap clothes, sporting events that become passionate social phenomena, historical…

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Fat Men in White For Peace
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Fat Men in White For Peace

Less than two weeks after the heads of states of Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela met in the Dominican Republic to ease tensions between their countries,…

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Indestructible en las congas
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Indestructible en las congas

Name: Samuel Torres
Age: 31

Roots: Colombia. My family is from an area called Nariño, in the mountains close to the border with Ecuador, but…

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Los paraguas rompen cadenas
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Los paraguas rompen cadenas

Today I logged onto MSN and many of my Colombian friends had that little umbrella icon thingy before their names in my friends list. Wondering…

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Where God Left His Shoes s
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Where God Left His Shoes s

A good boxer knows how to fight in a ring, but it doesn’t mean that he can face life in the same successful way. Frank…

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