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American White Supremacy as Dystopia and Five More Movies to Watch This Weekend | Culture

A moment of ‘The infinite purge’.Universal Pictures The infinite purge, the fifth installment of the franchise of The Purge, hits theaters with a plot about immigration and xenophobia in Texas taken to the extreme. The french AppearancesMeanwhile, it portrays the discreet fright of the bourgeoisie with an argument of falsehoods and deceptions. Korean director Hong […]

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Queen Sofía Spanish Institute: The ‘mustang’ are Mesteños and ‘alligator’, the lizard: the words that American English took from Spanish | Culture

The Spanish explorers of the sixteenth century came across the dense mangroves of Florida (USA) with menacing and gigantic reptiles never seen before by them. So due to similarity with the peninsular ones they called them lizards, a word that was introduced in English as alligator, deriving directly from “the lizard”, as it was shouted […]

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Folk of impressive dreamlike beauty: Joana Serrat is not distilled in Spain | The North American Route

It happens that in Spanish music there are proposals so different and particular at the same time within such a crowded panorama that it is difficult to fit them together. It is positive when this happens. When these proposals break schemes and manage to seduce from their own territory, taking the listener to a new […]

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AMAs: Bad Bunny triumphs at the Latin American Music Awards | Culture

Bad Bunny receives from his home the award for the best Latin album for “YHLQMDLG”.AP Bad Bunny was the great winner of Latin music at the American Music Awards, awards that have traditionally been Anglo-Saxon in their more than four decades of history, but this 2020 they released a Latin section that took over the […]

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‘Tourist’: a spectacular jazz and ‘deep house’ cocktail and a St. Germain masterpiece | Blog North American route and beyond

Ludovic Navarre tells that an accident in a windsurfing sports competition at the age of 15 led him to music. He wanted to be a professional on the waves and, after being forced to stop competing, he ended up obsessing over new technologies. “I discovered my second life,” he confesses. That second life passed through […]

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Eddie and Sylvia Brown: “The boom in African American art will continue to grow” | Culture

We think of large donations, selfless actions and, in the best of cases, the will to do good without others knowing it, when we speak of “philanthropy”, a beautiful but often bastardized word that the Royal Spanish Academy He defines in this way in his dictionary: “Love for the human race.” More information This is […]

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Guadalupe Plata: blues-rock excellence for mad times | Blog North American route and beyond

The prestigious British magazine Mojo he defined them as “as instantly identifiable as excellent.” A Spanish band playing face to face in Anglo-Saxon publications from its blues roots. It’s possible? It is because Guadalupe Plata is an unusual formation. A wonderful Spanish madness capable of squeezing blues-rock to unsuspected limits. It is fortunate that we […]

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From hobos to ‘Nomadland’: the ‘counter-society’ of the brothers of the road | Blog North American route and beyond

The identity of the United States has always been nurtured by strong contradictions. One of the most curious lies in its own idiosyncrasy as a settlement territory. In the place where so many settlers and people came from all over in search of the promised land, to the point of taking their regions and homes […]

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Mariana Enríquez and Benjamín Labatut, two Latin American writers among the finalists for the Man Booker Prize | Culture

Latin American writers Benjamín Labatut and Mariana Enríquez, nominated for the prestigious Booker Prize.ANAGRAM The Argentine writer Mariana Enríquez and the Chilean Benjamin Labatut have been selected this Thursday among the six finalists for the Man Booker Prize. The award is one of the most prestigious in Anglo-Saxon literature, with the winning author and translator […]

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Sound of Metal: The Latin American sound engineers who heard the silence and ended up nominated for an Oscar

If sound and silence wanted to transform into two film actors, they would first have to appear before the ears of four Latin American sound engineers who, until very recently, were little known. Venezuelan sound editor Carolina Santana and Mexican sound mixers Carlos Cortés, Michelle Couttolenc, and Jaime Baksht achieved something like that metamorphosis in […]

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