When Nika told me about the Maidan protests in 2014, I felt Ukraine and Venezuela were fighting parallel wars. Now I realized how our paths diverged
Like with many artists who have visited Italian, Lebanese or Irish audiences in the metropolises of immigration for decades, Venezuelan musicians are making a living out of playing concerts all across the wide geography of our migration
When David Calcaño and Ala Nulu made the annual Christmas animated video for the Old Blue Eyes’ YouTube channel, they chose an angle that goes directly into our hearts
These games and the performance of our athletes are doing something strange to migrants like me: making us feel proud of the country that we felt had betrayed us
Some say you have to separate the art from the artist, but it’s not easy when voices of rock & roll and rebellion run to support repression against the Cuban and Venezuelan people
The ironic category Los Amigos Invisibles gave to themselves can also be used for several music projects that have been fusioning rock, jazz and many Caribbean genres since the 1980s
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