Thursday - May 24, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

  • Great surprises at the  Colombian Film Festival

    Great surprises at the Colombian Film Festival

    by the El Reportero’s news services A selection of 55 films from 32 countries make up the luxury exhibition of the third edition of the ‘’Bogota International Film Festival’’ which will be held until next Thursday. The event shows films such as Western, Happy End, Zombillenium, Good Time and La Cordillera (The Hill), five of

  • Nicaraguan documentary “Heir of the wind” to premiere in Amsterdam

    Nicaraguan documentary “Heir of the wind” to premiere in Amsterdam

    by the El Reportero’s news services The historical events that marked Nicaragua in 1980, whose sequels have not been cured, merge with the present and family history of filmmaker Gloria Carrión in the documentary Heredera del Viento, a film that will be released worldwide at the International Film Festival Documentary from Amsterdam (IDFA) from November

  • Statue of José Martí in New York arrives in Havana

    Statue of José Martí in New York arrives in Havana

    by the El Reportero’s news services Parque Plaza 13 de Marzo, capital of the Old Havana will host the replica of the equestrian statue of José Martí since 1950 in Central Park in New York, local media reported. The three-ton, 5.67-meter-high sculpture was received on Tuesday at the Sierra Maestra port in Havana, after being

  • Filmmaker del Toro wins gold in Venice

    Filmmaker del Toro wins gold in Venice

    The Shape of Water named best film at Venice International Film Festival by the El Reportero’s news services A Mexican filmmaker — one of this country’s Three Amigos of Cinema —won the Golden Lion award on Sept. 14, at the Venice International Film Festival. Guillermo del Toro won the best-film award for The Shape of

  • Google launches Latino focused exhibit

    Google launches Latino focused exhibit

    by Dylan Gascon As a minority community in the United States, it’s easy to get overshadowed by other ethnic groups, especially by those who are in the majority. Usually the only time the public hears about anything related to Latino culture and art is during Latino Heritage Month. Although there is a month (Sept. 15

  • Nicaraguan breaks ground with new salsa music video in the SF Bay Area

    Nicaraguan breaks ground with new salsa music video in the SF Bay Area

    por Marvin Ramírez Nicaraguan artist Roger ‘Danilo’ Pérez Paiz has just produced this music video, which in addition to being an excellent piece of Latin music and being accompanied by really professional musicians, is really a historical work, by including many of the artists – some still Live and others already dead – who circled

  • New Playa del Carmen Museum dedicated to Kahlo

    New Playa del Carmen Museum dedicated to Kahlo

    by the El Reportero’s news services Visitors in the Caribbean resort of Playa del Carmen in the Yucatán Peninsula can add a new cultural experience to the attractions the town has to offer. The Frida Kahlo Museum Riviera Maya, arguably the first cultural offering to open its doors on Playa’s iconic 5th Avenue, is dedicated to

  • The Mixtec Skylark: opera in 5 languages?

    The Mixtec Skylark: opera in 5 languages?

    Oaxaca-born soprano sings opera in five indigenous tongues by the El Reportero’s news services A list of Mexican opera singers would not be a long one, but a list of those who can sing opera in five indigenous languages would probably bear a single name. Soprano Edith Ortiz is known as the Mixtec Skylark and

  • Oaxaca band’s versión of hit song went viral

    Oaxaca band’s versión of hit song went viral

    Young musicians from the Sierra do an adaptation of the international hit Despacito by the El Reportero’s news services The eyes of Mexico and the world have turned once again to the small mountain community of San Bartolomé Zoogocho and the talented members of its youth brass band. Eight years ago it was after the