In Washington, D.C. Americas Now had the chance to go to an art exhibit featuring one of the longest murals in the world. It took 400 brushes and 900 pounds of paint to make. Our Urban Voice is Uruguayan artist – Carlos Paez Vilaro.
Femina’s new album is called “Perlas and Conchas” which means “Pearls and Shells” in English. The album includes a musical collaboration with the “Godfather of Punk”… Iggy Pop. Check out our Urban Voice on the Urban Fusion trio… “Femina.”
Most of the time, artists like to detach themselves from reality. But in Mexico, reality is the source of inspiration for one painter. Omar Ortiz stands out as one of the most promising hyper-realistic painters in the art world.
Chile Peppers originated in Mexico over 6,000 years ago and are one of the oldest crops in the Americas. Today, more than 25% of the world’s population consumes chile peppers. Take a look at our Urban Voice on New York’s Annual Chile Pepper Festival.
Drivers put their lives on the line for an eight thousand long kilometer race across South America. It’s called, the Dakar Rally and it spans from Argentina to Bolivia. Christian Cajica is our Urban Voice on “Americas Now.”
Singing in Spanish, dozens of popular bands provided the soundtrack for turbulent decades in Latin America, which are still heard on the radio today. One of the most influential and respected musicians of that generation is Pedro Aznar.
Thousands of Central American migrants make a hazardous journey across Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States. A Mexican artist has made it his mission to extend a hand to those migrants. Our Urban Voice is Libre Gutierrez.
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