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5th Annual Latin American Cultural Week Guide

Yes, everything is set and ready for the 5th Annual Latin American Cultural Week that will take place in New York from November 10th to 17th. In fact, the festival's schedule runs …
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Cuatro Esquinas

The quiet heartbeat of a drum throbbed in the darkness of the Town Hall theater. As the stage-lights slowly warmed, palmas joined the pulse, slowly and delicately. As the singers entered the …
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U.S. Debut of a Celebrated Cantaor

The stage was dark while guitar notes emanated. Manuel Silveria delicately touched his instrument as if it was a precious treasure. As his music played, a figure appeared from the shadows - …
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Penelope Cruz's Real Voice

When Estrella Morente came on the scene, let’s just say she had a hard act to follow. Her father, the raspy cantaor from Granada, Enrique Morente, is one of Spain’s most beloved singers. …
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The Passion of Antonio El Pipa

There is something mystical about flamenco. Federico García Lorca described it well by calling it, "…purely Andalusian singing, which already existed in germ in our region before the Gypsies arrived to it. …
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Pilar Rioja: Queen of Flamenco

Elegant, charming and like good wine, aged to perfection – this Rioja not only leaves you wanting more, she simultaneously ignites your soul. Flamenco dancer Pilar Rioja, is now in her 70’s, …
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