Three historical routes to discover the deep American footprints of Madrid

The Community of Madrid has a long and enriching history shared with the American continent, forged over centuries of movement of people, knowledge and goods from the other side of the Atlantic. This constant back and forth flow is essential to achieve a rich and complex understanding of the current configuration of the region. But … Read more

10 movies and TV shows to celebrate Native American Heritage Month

During this time of changing leaves, preparing for Thanksgiving, and preparing for football season, another November celebration cannot be forgotten: Native American Heritage Month. It was on August 3, 1990 that President George H. W. Bush declared November Native American Heritage Recognition Month. RELATED: Sacheen Littlefeather, Native American actress and activist, dead at 75 To … Read more

Critical writer Clarice Lispector was not considered part of the Latin American literature boom


EL NUEVO DIARIO, SANTO DOMINGO.-The writer Lissette Vega de Purcell assured that the Brazilian Clarice Lispector is one of the greatest female writers of the 20th century and criticized that she was not considered part of the boom Latin American literature, together with Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel García Márquez, Julio Cortázar. When giving the conference … Read more

The true story of Halloween, between American folklore and European roots


It is always thought to be a commercial holiday, and above all an American one. In reality, the roots go back to our continent and the story of Halloween is fascinating, long and multifaceted. If you are wondering how long it is, here is the answer. Wellness Happiness Lifestyles A premise and a must: being … Read more

“The Exorcism of God”: the highest grossing Latin American horror film of the year

On October 17, a film about the satanic possession of Christ received the ShowEast 2022 Box Office Award in Latin America in Miami. Rafael Tonatiuh spoke with the Venezuelan director and the Mexican producer. Rafael Tonatiuh (RT): Alejandro Hidalgo, Comscore awarded your film “The Exorcism of God” for raising 5.8 million dollars. Before talking about … Read more

Benassai talks about his American dream: Sicily (again) on Netflix with “From Scratch”


The Palermo actor lived the always imagined hypothesis of going to Hollywood. The world of “possible” cinema, which remains science fiction for Italy On the phone: “Hi Paris, how are you?” – “Benassai, thank you”. Jokes aside, there is no doubt that every actor’s dream is to be able to act in Hollywood. In 2021, … Read more

American funeral banquets: why do they have a party after funerals in the United States?


So many times we have seen in movies and TV series banquets after the funeral. A kind of party with a lot food and the relatives of the deceased intent on serving and preparing food for the “guests”. Actually in the United States the funeral directors even offer the catering among the services made available … Read more

American literature and therapeutic cultures (Grenoble)


American Literature and Therapeutic Cultures International conference at the House of Creation and Innovation (MaCI), University of Grenoble Alpes, June 14-16, 2023 in partnership with the Institute of Languages ​​and Cultures of Europe, America, Africa, Asia and Australia (ILCEA4) and the University Institute of France (IUF) Organization : Nicholas Manning (UGA/IUF) Confirmed speakers: Timothy Aubry, … Read more

American sap to irrigate the spirituality of Seville


Times change and now it is America that evangelizes Seville. Jacquelyne, Colombian, mother abbess of the monastery of San Clemente, welcomed Sister Yelitza Lorena Cárdenas Briceño, Venezuelan, in this almost thousand-year-old Cistercian order, in a ceremony that has not lost an iota of its solemnity in a building built in the 13th century and preserved … Read more

American Express will bring together 18 of the best chefs from Mexico and the world at Hokol Vuh


Imagine taking out of their kitchens 18 of the best chefs in Mexico and the world to put them together to create, based on Mayan ingredients and gastronomic techniques, a great unprecedented banquet that transports diners to the great era of this ancient culture, with its stories, mysticism, legends, but, above all, its flavors. Well, … Read more