"In comparison to so many other countries in the world ... Mexico is a culturally homogeneous country that does not have the problems of racism, religious wars or migration."
When I recently featured three current works from big bands, I was called to task for not having included at least one Latin big band. Well certainly that was not by design as there are many Afro-Cuban and Latin based bands that deserve mention so here is one that clearly deserves to be included in the mix.
Something happens in Mexico and I still can't put my finger on it. It happens when we meet among close friends as much as it happens when we meet among family: someone always ends up crying. Why the hell is that?
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In the wake of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize in literature, "Real Time"'s Bill Maher has a new rule: The
I make my books for elite audiences, mainstream audiences, families in the barrio. That's not a contradiction. It's a full life.