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An Afternoon of Music with Cuban Piano Virtuoso Hilario Durán
Jun17

An Afternoon of Music with Cuban Piano Virtuoso Hilario Durán

German monk and theologian Martin Luther said it best: “Next to the word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.” And attending a Jazz Vespers session at St. Philip’s Anglican Church in Etobicoke on a crisp spring Sunday afternoon, where the musical guests were the Hilario Durán trio (with Roberto Occhipinti on bass and Mark Kelso on drums), and listening to their flawless performance of Afro-Cuban, Latin...

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Alma Latina’s Top 10 Latin Summer Festivals in Toronto — 2016 Edition
May24

Alma Latina’s Top 10 Latin Summer Festivals in Toronto — 2016 Edition

As we do every year, (Latin Summer Festivals 2015, Latin Summer Festivals 2014), Alma Latina Online Magazine brings you lovely readers a compilation of the best Latin festivals this city has to offer so that you don’t miss on all the amazing events and festivals that take place during the warm months every year. And although we’re definitely missing Panamania this year (what a wonderful line up of events and performances that was last...

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Alx Veliz: Dancing Kizomba into the Hearts of Canada and the World
Apr25

Alx Veliz: Dancing Kizomba into the Hearts of Canada and the World

If you saw Guatemalan/Canadian artist Alx Veliz last week making the rounds all over mainstream Canadian media, you would think he’s a brand new, up-and-comer, artist well on his way to becoming the latest Latin sensation to come out of Canada. And boy, would you be wrong. Veliz’s success in the music industry is far from being an overnight occurrence: he’s really put in the time and had humble beginnings, working the local Latin...

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Noche de Comedia en Español at Yuk Yuks with Martha Chaves and friends
Apr18

Noche de Comedia en Español at Yuk Yuks with Martha Chaves and friends

Last night was a fiery and sizzling Sunday night in downtown Toronto not just because of the warm temperatures in the city— something we’ve all been impatiently waiting for all April— but it was also a rare treat to have a night of stand-up comedy all in Spanish, courtesy of Nicaraguan/Canadian comedian Martha Chaves. She and a very eclectic group of friends treated the audience to some great stories and hearty laughter during the...

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Two Incredible Dance Works in Toronto This Weekend: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and Danceworks’ “Sporting Life”
Mar03

Two Incredible Dance Works in Toronto This Weekend: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and Danceworks’ “Sporting Life”

Performing arts lovers are going to be thrilled this weekend with two incredible multifaceted dance presentations coming to our city this weekend: The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts is featuring the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s latest, bringing to Toronto some premieres, new productions and some Ailey classics. Also taking place this weekend at Harbourfront Centre is Sporting Life, the latest DanceWorks presentation...

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For Your Valentine: Alma Latina’s 10 Most Romantic Songs in the Spanish Language
Feb12

For Your Valentine: Alma Latina’s 10 Most Romantic Songs in the Spanish Language

Many may think that the myth of the “Latin Lover” is nothing but that, a myth. But if you’re familiar with the immense legacy of romantic ballads in the Spanish language, you may start to believe that Latinos know a thing or two about what romance is all about. Picking our Top 10 Romantic Songs for this Valentine’s Day proved to be a monumental task, given the enormous body of work of so many artists from every...

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