Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

Colombians, 1.5 million strong in the tri-state area, have little representation and are fractured as a community. Some leaders are trying to change that, El Diario reports.

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Celebrating Colombia’s Independence in Queens

Celebrating Colombia’s Independence in Queens

Traditional music and dance marked the festivities.

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Baby do Brasil Debuts in New York

Baby do Brasil Debuts in New York

The singer, who revolutionized Brazilian music in the 1970s, found religion and freed her style.

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A Peruvian First: A Parade in Queens

A Peruvian First: A Parade in Queens

Along a nearly mile-long stretch on 37th Avenue, politicians, dancers, and singers showed off Peru's culture, Queens Latino reports.

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Colombians in NY Reflect on Election

Colombians in NY Reflect on Election

Colombians in New York voted in the June 15 runoff which re-elected the incumbent, Juan Manuel Santos.

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Sounds of the Amazon in NYC

Sounds of the Amazon in NYC

From Colombia, classical guitar, song and poetry inspired by indigenous tales.

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Brazilian Stars Bring Hindu Epic to NYC

Brazilian Stars Bring Hindu Epic to NYC

The Bhagavad Gita gets a modern treatment from two Brazilians passionate about its universal message.

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Introducing Tiradito: Peruvian Cebiche’s Cousin

Introducing Tiradito: Peruvian Cebiche’s Cousin

The most popular of all Peruvian dishes has an equally delicious relative, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Brazil’s Radical Artist Gets a NY Retrospective

Brazil’s Radical Artist Gets a NY Retrospective

MoMA is featuring Lygia Clark, and other museums are paying more attention to Latin American artists.

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Kids Dance Salsa, Cali-Style, in Queens

Kids Dance Salsa, Cali-Style, in Queens

Instructors say that kids lose their shyness when they learn salsa, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Colombian Forges a Unique Big Band Sound

Colombian Forges a Unique Big Band Sound

In this Feet in 2 Worlds video, musician Gregorio Uribe explains how coming to New York affected his identity and outlook, and helped him develop a new big band sound.

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