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Los Dynamite are Ready, Ready

With influences that go from Daft Punk to The White Stripes, electronica to post-punk, Los Dynamite is one of the most talked-about rock bands coming out of Mexico City, in part because …
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Nutria NN: Ni de Aqui Ni De Allá

How will history look at Michelle Bachelet 40 years from now? Who tells the stories today, of those who disappeared during the South American dictatorships of the 70's and 80's? …
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Conversando con Jake Prendez

Driving in Northridge is like driving through any Los Angeles valley: flat with long, hot blocks of street that bear no sign of gentrification. It’s a welcome dose of realness in a …
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Q&A with director Jose Padilha

Tropa de Elite (Elite Squad) is José Padilha’s first fiction feature-length after his critically acclaimed documentary Ónibus 174 (Bus 174,  2002). Acquired by The Weinstein Co. for distribution in the US, the …
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The Law of Desire

First conceived by her husband Sergio Bizzio as a short story titled Cinismo, Lucía Puenzo’s first feature film tells the dramatic story of Alex, a hermaphrodite facing the challenges of her medical …
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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 respect for the art: "It’s for [low …
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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 a selection of both  classics and emerging …
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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 making it all happen. Oro11 and Disco …
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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 I was born and raised in Bogotá. Where do you …
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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 you the most known musician from Medellin …
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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 a nutshell, we stood in a large …
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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: Ecuadorian-Dominican How long have you been running La Tiendita? Since its inception, last …
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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 it impossible for this haven of live music, …
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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 of Hope for the show "En Contexto" …
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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 Hewson Chen—they reside in different cities but …
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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, tuve la oportunidad de ver a …
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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 son famosas mundialmente por tener una excelente variedad …
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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 mundo. Un maestro que ha conquistado países …
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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 featured in the new hysterical anthology Fifteen …
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Who is Who at LAMC 2007

In no particular order...Who’s Who at the LAMC 2007: Attendees, musicians, organizers, volunteers, meros colaos....these are the familiar faces that will be roaming around the showcases and panels for the next few …
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Uli y Los Gringos: A tocar lo mas que se pueda

Uli es una cantautora mexicana establecida--por ahora--en la ciudad de Nueva York, que se ha ido abriendo camino en las escenas independientes del Lower Manhattan y Brooklyn. Sorprende a los seguidores del …
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Empowering La Comunidad

After spending a year teaching English at a teachers training college in Northwest Argentina, I decided to put my experience to use back home in New York.  I learned about Mixteca Organization, …
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Zigmat!

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Zigmat!

With a sound that balances melody, a strong delivery and a stylish stage presence, New York-based Zigmat has developed a solid following and continues to spark interest way beyond the confines of …
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The RaphlexNYC

In honor of our brand new photo-gallery, we bring you a profile on one of our official Remezcla photographers, el paparazzo de los paparazzis, el arequipeño más atrevido, The RaphlexNYC.  You may …
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Trabajando la emoción desde adentro y desde fuera

Nombre: Katy Correa Edad: 29 años Raíces: Soy bogotana de pura cepa las raices catalanas van desde los bisabuelos. Nuyorkina desde: Vivo en Nueva York desde hace 8 años y soy williamsburgiana, vegetariana. ¿Cuándo empezaste a …
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Somos Balún

Balún es un grupo de San Juan, Puerto Rico cuya propuesta de pop electro-acústico ostenta una cierta calidez lo-fi cuidadosamente ensamblada por sus miembros—José Olivares, Angélica Negron, Noraliz Ruiz y Andrés Fontanez. …
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Reading the Label Code of Hector Canonge

Hispanic cult figures, like Libertad Lamarque, Lola Flores, and María Felix are among many of the icons that have been ingeniously captured and connected to a barcode label of everyday products that …
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Chikita Violenta es…

La Banda: Chikita Violenta Integrantes: Luis Arce: Voz, Bajo, Guitarra Armando David: Teclados, Bajo Eduardo Pacheco: Batería Esteban Suárez: Guitarra, Bajo Andrés Velasco: Voz, Guitarra De: Ciudad de México Chikita Violenta es una de las bandas con mayor …
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Laura Virella: Opera Pa La Gente

Name : Laura Virella Age: 25 Roots: Boricua de pura cepa Where do you live? In Neverland - between Manhattan and the Bronx (Marble Hill) How long have you been living in NY? A year and …
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Q&A: DJ Afro from Los Amigos Invisibles

Cada mes, les traeremos una mezcla preparada por un DJ diferente especialmente para NYRemezcla.com . Nuestro primer DJ "víctima" es DJ Afro conocido por todos como el guitarrista de Los Amigos Invisibles …
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La Sirena Brings Mexican Folk Art to L.E.S.

I finally stopped by La Sirena Mexican Folk Art during its recent sale. The quaint, cozy store on East 3rd St. is filled with colorful Mexican trinkets of all kinds. I felt …
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Chetes

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Chetes

Chetes, a young singer with stringy light hair and a round boyish face was once a member of Zurdok—one of Mexico’s most innovative bands from the l990s and a project Chetes joined …
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María Fernanda Hubeaut

Name: María Fernanda Hubeaut. Age: 37 years old Raíces: Argentina pero llevo raíces de muchos otros lugares. Where do you live? Jersey City downtown Tiempo en NYC: desde febrero del 2000. Has hecho un poco de …
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Deonisis Jose Haldeos

Name: Deonisis Jose Haldeos Roots: My mom is Cuban, My dad is Greek. Hence, El Cubano Y Griego Occupation: Teaching Assistant for students with special needs How did you get interested in cooking?: My mother …
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Nuestra Ciudad in Book Form

I met Carolina González and Seth Kugel in the unpretentious and casera Havana Chelsea, one of the top five locales for Cuban sandwiches in NYC according to González’s and Kugel’s new book …
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Memo Casillas

Name: Memo Casillas Age: 28 years old Raices: Mexicano Where do you live now? Brooklyn, NY Tiempo en NYC: desde agosto 25, 2006 Day Job: freelance graphic designer (just quit my job …
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Tanya Torres

Name: Tanya Torres Roots: Puerto Rican Where do you live? El Barrio, NYC Occupation: Artist, and college instructor What are some of the causes you support? I am not really a part of any organized group, …
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NeNa Sierra

Nombre: Angela "NeNa" Sierra Por que "La NeNa"? Porque soy una nena y desde chiquita... es un apodo desde que me acuerdo Edad: 35 Raíces: Colombiana. Mezcla de chibcha con espanol y negro Donde vives ahora? …
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Sheila Candelario

Catedrática de literatura latinoamericana en Boricua College. Reside en Nueva York desde el año 1990. Se ha destacado como ensayista y critica literaria en estudios culturales centroamericanos, especializándose en literatura salvadoreña. Ha …
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