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A Polish artist famed for slipping crocheted covers around unlikely objects has gotten into hot water in Mexico for slipping her brightly colored work around underwater sculptures near Cancun. Agata Oleksiak, who uses the name Olek, said she intervened at the Cancun Underwater Museum this month to call attention to the dangers facing species such...
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Columba Domínguez, a towering figure of Mexican cinema who worked with director Luis Buñuel and won a lifetime achievement award from the country’s top film body last year, has died on Wednesday at the age of 85. The cause of death has not been announced. Born in Guaymas, Sonora, in 1929, she appeared in more...
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The Oscar-winning comedian and actor Robin Williams has died at 63, according to police in Marin County, Calif. A statement from the assistant chief deputy coroner of Marin County announced on Monday that the Coroner Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must...
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The fourth edition of the reality singing competition “La Voz…Mexico” (The Voice…Mexico) will be all about giving more support to the contestants, the producer of the hit show said. The contestants who really stand out will be given support from the beginning of the program, rather than waiting until one of them wins a contest...
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The franchise that began with Jersey Shore in the U.S. is set to land on MTV Latin America with the Mexico-based Acapulco Shore, slated to air this September. The series will be filmed in and around the city of Acapulco, featuring staple franchise moments such as over-the-top arguments, undefined love triangles and outrageous antics. Brixton...
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In the twenty-first century technology plays an important role in society, so it stands to reason that local tourism can be impacted through mobile APP technology. The Vallarta – Nayarit APP for smartphones and tablets are proof of this. Currently the “Vallarta Nayarit App” is a free download created by the Visitors Bureaus of Puerto...
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“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasted past expectations at the weekend box office. Marvel Studios’ cosmic romp starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista as members of an intergalactic band of rebels earned $94 million in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Ahead of its Friday debut, box office analysts initially projected that...
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It’s not every day that two boys serenade you for your 13th birthday in a foreign language. But that’s what happened Thursday at the White Settlement home of Christina Nicholson, a member of the Texas Girls’ Choir. “Amazing,” Nicholson said, with a slight blush. “Last night at midnight, they serenaded me.” The young men doing...
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A recent tweet by Kim Kardashian has placed her at odds with animal rights activists once again, and this time puts Puerto Vallarta’s largest tour operator, Vallarta Adventures, in the line of fire and opens the debate of animal captivity. Vallarta Adventures has been featured on TV programs and channels that include E! Entertainment, Travel...
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Telemundo announced today the nominees to the third annual Premios Tu Mundo (Your World Awards), a spectacular event featuring exciting musical performances by the hottest Latin music acts, to broadcast live on Thursday, August 21, at 8PM/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Hosted this year by Gaby Espino and Aarón Díaz, “Premios...
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Banda music is the soundtrack of modern Mexico, with its thumping polka beat and trumpets blasting everywhere from rural fairs to working-class Mexico City weddings. And it’s increasingly made in the USA. Once the equivalent of country music, with lyrics about rural life sung by men from Mexico’s western badlands, it is more and more...
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Wow! A new look. A new sound. A strong, vibrant community bringing compelling musical shows to add to Puerto Vallarta’s growing entertainment repertoire. With this vision, Puerto Vallarta Men’s Chorus is proud to present our new artistic director, Alfonso López. With an extensive musical background, Alfonso enthusiastically joins the Chorus with both vision and experience....
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New York’s Ani Cordero was one of the founding members of the Latin rock band Pistolera. On her new solo album, she’s unplugged — but no less powerful. Recordar is a kind of tribute album: a tribute to voices of dissent. The songs are her takes on some of Latin America’s classic protest anthems. “They...
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Rising pop-rock band Los 5 has released their debut single “Mexico” on iTunes and other leading digital outlets. The debut song on Virgin Records/Capitol Music Group was produced by Andrew Watt (Cody Simpson) and The Elev3n (Karmin, Sean Kingston) with Virgin Chief Ron Fair serving as executive producer. A full Spanish-language version written by Paty...
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With the support of the Tourism Board of Puerto Vallarta, through the Public Relations department, a team led by Humberto Urban filmed in nearby hotels and resorts such as Garza Blanca, CasaMagna Marriott, Fiesta Americana and Villa Premier and other locations in the beach destination. The Travel Channel also filmed the preparation of various food...
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