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Remembering Yma Sumac, ‘The Peruvian Songbird,’ at 94
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 16, 2016 Leave a comment

Remembering Yma Sumac, ‘The Peruvian Songbird,’ at 94

Google’s homepage featured an image of Yma Sumac on Sept. 13, which would have marked the 94th birthday of the Peruvian soprano who found global fame with her four-octave voice. “The  Full Article »

Dengue Dengue Dengue’s third album hailed in Peru and abroad
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Sep 2, 2016 Leave a comment

Dengue Dengue Dengue’s third album hailed in Peru and abroad

Peru’s audiovisual DJ group Dengue Dengue Dengue have released their third album, “Siete Raices,” to international acclaim. “Siete Raices,” which means “seven roots” and is the name of an herbal aphrodisiac  Full Article »

Peru violinist Pauchi Sasaki wins esteemed apprenticeship
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru violinist Pauchi Sasaki wins esteemed apprenticeship

Peruvian violinist Pauchi Sasaki was selected to apprentice under American composer Philip Glass by the Rolex Mentor and Protege Initiative. The Rolex Mentor and Protege Initiative panel of experts designates  Full Article »

The Afro-Peruvian poet behind Kuczynski’s one-liner
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 6, 2016 Leave a comment

The Afro-Peruvian poet behind Kuczynski’s one-liner

The career of Afro-Peruvian poet Nicomedes Santa Cruz came into the limelight as his most famous line found its way into the 2016 presidential debates. Pedro Pablo Kuczynski trailed Keiko  Full Article »

Peru’s hottest rock ‘n’ roll bands 50 years ago today
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 14, 2016 5 comments

Peru’s hottest rock ‘n’ roll bands 50 years ago today

In the mid-60’s — inspired by rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm ‘n’ blues from the US and UK — Peru’s music industry experienced a golden age. These are some of Peru’s musical gems from exactly 50  Full Article »

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 27, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru folk singer Wendy Sulca to make film debut

Peru’s Andean folk singer Wendy Sulca stars in the upcoming Chilean film, “Coach.” The 20-year-old folklore singer whose hits including “La Tetita” and “Cerveza, Cerveza” have more than 40 million  Full Article »

Peru actress Magaly Solier to direct live solo performance
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 20, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru actress Magaly Solier to direct live solo performance

Award-winning actress Magaly Solier will star in a one-person live performance featuring singing and storytelling about love in Peru. Solier will direct and star in “Ricchari warmi,” which is Quechua  Full Article »

Fusion artist releases new album featuring Peru’s folk sounds
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Fusion artist releases new album featuring Peru’s folk sounds

Peruvian fusion musician Jaime Cuadra’s new album, “Raza,” features electronic and funk mixed with traditional Andean music. The artist known for “Cholo Soy” and “Mi Propiedad Privada” has deviated from  Full Article »

Popular music group involved in fatal car accident in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 4, 2016 1 comment

Popular music group involved in fatal car accident in Peru

Peruvian cumbia group Corazon Serrano was involved in a car accident which left seven people dead on Sunday night. The group’s tour bus was traveling through the Chancay district of  Full Article »

American opera depicts Peru’s 1996 Lima hostage crisis
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 9, 2015 Leave a comment

American opera depicts Peru’s 1996 Lima hostage crisis

An American opera house premiered on Monday the “Bel Canto” opera, which is set during the MRTA rebel occupation of the Japanese ambassador’s home in Lima. The opera produced by the  Full Article »