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New Orleans Jazz Fest -- 'When Doves Sing Not Cry'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.08.2017 | Travel
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Don't cry for New Orleans. While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince, the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of the reincarnation of the City many had written off as dead a decade earlier.

Encuentro Music Fest Pays Tribute To Salsa, Colombian Roots

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.13.2015 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The city’s largest Colombian music festival celebrates its 12th year on Saturday at Le Poisson Rouge in the Village. Founded by musician...

Trust Us... You've Never Seen A Harp Get Handled Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.18.2014 | Latino Voices

Ever see someone truly go crazy on a harp? Now you can. Colombian jazz harpist Edmar Castañeda demonstrated what the instrument is capable of in ...

Roque Planas

Some Of Colombia's Best Music Is In New York, And This Festival Is Proof | Roque Planas | Posted 11.14.2014 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The city’s largest Colombian music festival returns on Saturday, where it will honor the work of composer and performer Pablo Mayor on h...

Encuentro: Get Ready to Manifest

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Gina Athena Ulysse

Just before the International Jazz Festival, another global gathering takes place in Montréal as a flock of academics, artists, activists, students and enthusiasts of all kinds will come from all over to participate in the IX Encuentro.

Roque Planas

Great News For New Yorkers Who Love Colombian Music | Roque Planas | Posted 11.15.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The city’s largest Colombian music festival is back. Some of the most talented Colombian musicians in the United States will gather...

Encuentro: A Space for Artistic Collaboration and Experimentation

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Gina Athena Ulysse

As the Oscar-nominated film No continues to stir controversy in Chile, Chilean performance artists collaborated at the Encuentro in São Paulo.

Colombian Music Festival Defies Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.10.2012 | Latino Voices

Neither hurricane Sandy nor early November snowstorms can stop this Colombian music festival. New York will celebrate its 9th annual Encuentro fes...