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Andrés Cepeda “Mil Ciudades” Tour in Toronto
May27

Andrés Cepeda “Mil Ciudades” Tour in Toronto

Where to start, where to start…For those of us who have been attending Latin artists concerts for a number of years now the mere fact that the artist actually made it to our city could be considered a smashing success. Whether Latino Eventos, the organizers (and I do use that term loosely) made a real effort to create a successful event from the get-go or things just got out of control at the last minute, it’s hard to know. Maybe in a...

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Alex Cuba – Lo Unico Constante
May03

Alex Cuba – Lo Unico Constante

I’ve been popipopo-pipipi-ing my way through Cuban/Canadian Alex Cuba’s latest album, “Lo Único Constante”— literally on repeat as I drive on my way to work— since its release at the beginning of April. The new album sounds (and feels) somewhat different than his preceding and very successful creation, 2015’s “Healer”, which was, as Cuba himself described it on an interview with Alma Latina back then, “mixing it up just a tad more,...

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Aaaand…we’re back
Apr10

Aaaand…we’re back

After a rather long hiatus– where we took the time to pursue other paths– we come back to you, our dear and rather neglected readers, hoping to keep bringing you some of the good stuff we have been bringing you for over five years now, but this time with a more re-focused and succinct perspective. There’s a saying in Spanish that goes “El Que Mucho Abarca Poco Aprieta”, loosely translating into either “Don’t...

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Let That One Sink In, Canada. And Get Ready
Nov09

Let That One Sink In, Canada. And Get Ready

What can I say: I called it. It may be my lifetime exposure to dictatorships. It may be my gradual and irreversible loss of faith in humanity that has made me become so jaded. It may be that I have paid too much attention to the lessons history has thrown at us. And even though I did predict it, it still hit like a bucket of very Canadian ice wintery cold water. Let that one sink in, Canada (and the rest of the world): Donald Trump is...

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Why I think Donald Trump Will Win the US Presidential Election
Nov05

Why I think Donald Trump Will Win the US Presidential Election

Right off the bat, let me clarify: this is not the outcome I’m wishing for (like most sane human beings) but the one I think will take place. It may be argued that we as Canadians may not be directly affected by whatever happens in this U.S. election. But let me remind you we’re talking about the United States. And in this hemisphere, EVERYTHING that happens to our big brother to the south affects us all. It affects the world, really....

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