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A night for José María Arguedas
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A night for José María Arguedas

José María Arguedas (1911-1969), writer, anthropologist and ethnologist, is one of the most distinguished Peruvian narrators of the twentieth century. He died at only 58 years of age, leaving behind a legacy of work which is central to the cultural duality of Perú, a country divided between indigenous and European […]

Jawdance: A night of spoken word
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Jawdance: A night of spoken word

The leading organization for performance poetry in the UK, Apples and Snakes, is bringing a diverse collection of spoken-word poets to the Rich Mix stage in London. Poets scheduled to perform include Isis, a physical performance poet who often joins movement and dance with her words, along with Greeds, Jack […]

Colombia Gourmet 2010
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Colombia Gourmet 2010

In the mood for gourmet Colombian food? Enjoy the tastes of traditional cooking by the hands of two native chefs on Thursday September 23 – Sunday 3 October 2010 in London’s centre. In addition to beautifully crafted, zesty meals, there will be special art exhibitions and musical performances by Colombian […]

September 21: Remembering the Spanish Civil War
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September 21: Remembering the Spanish Civil War

Seventy one years have passed since the end of the Spanish Civil War – a war that was instrumental in shaping the country’s political, social and economic history in latter part of the 20th century and beyond. As the most traumatic and significant event in Spain’s modern history, it remains […]

September 28: ‘The Arrival of the Orchestra’
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September 28: ‘The Arrival of the Orchestra’

Poet and literary critic Gustavo Pereira was born 70 years ago on the Island of Margarita in Venezuela and has written over 30 works, in which he traces Venezuela’s history and traditions and looks at its Spanish legacy, indigenous customs and revolutionary life. He is one of Venezuela’s most acclaimed […]