Articles Tagged with: interview

Capoeira Hall of Fame
[NY-CITY]

Capoeira Hall of Fame

Back when capoeira mestre Paulo “Paulão Ceará” Sales Neto fell in love with the sport in the early ’70’s, his fellow Brazilians didn’t have much…

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Havana Film Festival New York
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Havana Film Festival New York

The ninth annual edition of the Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY), which runs this year from April 10th to the 18th , will show…

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Ollin: Chicano meets Irish in this punk-folk collective
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Ollin: Chicano meets Irish in this punk-folk collective

Ollin (se pronuncia Olin or Oh-leen) is an 8-piece punk-rock-folk collective that’s been owning East LA for more than 15 years. Amantes del punk-rock since…

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Tropical Gold
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Tropical Gold

One of the hottest scenes in South America has found an unlikely offshoot in Northern California, thanks to some enthusiastic gringo DJs-cum-cumbia aficionados who are…

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Indestructible en las congas
[NY-MUSICA]

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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Cosmopolatina of the Moment: Isa GT
[NY-MUSICA]

Cosmopolatina of the Moment: Isa GT

-Name: Isabel González Toro aka Isa GT [pronounced en ingles Gee Teeh]
-Age: better not to go there…
-Roots: Medellín, Colombian now London resident
-Are…

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Behind the Scenes of Fuerzabruta
[NY-ARTE]

Behind the Scenes of Fuerzabruta

Franziska and I went to see Fuerzabruta, the new production by the creators of De La Guarda, and we were left with some questions. In…

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Luna Bella Avila
[NY-CITY]

Luna Bella Avila

Name: Luna Bella Avila

Occupation: Arts Programs Associate of the Lower Eastside Girls Club and La Tiendita Manager

Age: 26

Barrio: Lower East Side

Roots:…

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Saying Adios to Carlitos Café
[NY-CITY]

Saying Adios to Carlitos Café

As many of you already know, Carlitos Café y Galeria is closing this month due to the end of its five year lease. Sadly, gentrification has made…

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Preguntas incómodas w/ Ex-Presidente Vicente Fox
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Preguntas incómodas w/ Ex-Presidente Vicente Fox

Journalist Ruben Luengas made Mexican ex-President Vicente Fox more than a tad bit uncomfortable the other day when interviewing him about his new book Revolution…

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Alsace Lorraine
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Alsace Lorraine

Alsace Lorraine is the dreamy pop project of bass player Paul Francke and a group of contributors that include Isol, Caitlin Brice, Stephen Jarrell and…

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Bocafloja: Un MC internacionalista
[NY-MUSICA]

Bocafloja: Un MC internacionalista

Para ser honesto, el hip-hop es algo que dejó de interesarme hace mucho tiempo y cuya relevancia social muchas veces me parece sobrevaluada. Sin embargo,…

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Plancha, un surfer en NY City
[NY-CITY]

Plancha, un surfer en NY City

Perú hace unas semanas fue noticia debido a un lamentable sismo, y las amenazas de tsunami alertaron a toda la población.
Las costas de Perú…

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Desde el sur del mundo, sin fronteras
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Desde el sur del mundo, sin fronteras

Joe Vasconcellos es uno de los músicos más controversiales y populares de Chile. Sus letras son directas y hablan de lo que pasa en el…

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Quince Never Was
[NY-ARTE]

Quince Never Was

Felicia Luna Lemus, the author of novels, Like Son (2007) and Trace Elements of Random Tea Parties (2003) is amongst 15 other animated Latino writers…

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