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Spotlight On…Niceto, Buenos Aires

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  Multiple stories, a dance floor that doesn’t kick-off until 3am and a trendy crowd that can smell the next big thing from a mile away. Welcome to Niceto, a dance club and much more located on an industrial strip of Buenos Aires.   Before midnight, Niceto’s two stages alternate between traditional cabaret, hip-hop and local bands. A forerunner in ... Read More »

Sunday’s Oscar Wins Continue to Bring Attention to Controversial Locations

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  Let’s give one last great round of applause to the Oscar winners last night. While the show itself was a tad dull, being the creators of a travel-guide series that tours you through the world’s most famous film locations, we were thrilled by the virtual global voyage the Academy Awards offered. while James Cameron’s “Avatar” picked up scores of ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

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In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

It’s Good to be King

Dick el Demasiado by Patwasi Pat Taylor

Musician. Filmmaker. Producer. Writer. Artist. Dick el Demasiado, known to his legion of fans as the Cumbia king, has done it all. Breaking musical boundaries and relishing in the success of a career that follows its own path, by bucking tradition he has embraced a freedom that enables him to expand horizons most artists only dream of. We wanted to ... Read More »

Buenos Aires: ‘La historia oficial’

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Sometimes a film does more than entertain. That’s the case with ‘La historia oficial,’ the Oscar-winning 1985 film by Argentine director Luis Puenzo. Filming began in 1983, during the last days of the military dictatorship in Argentina, but threats against Puenzo and his actors meant much of the filming was done in secret — with Puenzo’s own home playing the ... Read More »

New Argentine Cinema: Argentina

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  In the past decade, Argentina has seen the explosion of a new generation of moviemakers. Andrea Chignoli is your guide to New Argentine Cinema, the naturalistic and socially conscious films that sometimes straddle the line between documentary and fiction. Visit the rugged landscapes of Patagonia and cosmopolitan Buenos Aires. Also, find out why Madonna avoided Argentina while filming Evita ... Read More »

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