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
Tag: Pop Culture
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
Despite the many limitations, José Manuel Romero and Erika Rodríguez generate documentary content being watched all over the world
CineMestizo, developed by two Venezuelans living abroad, hopes to offer the most complete catalog of home-grown cinema, rescuing the country's film archive from oblivion
The gaita zuliana is more than an unique musical genre and a source of regional pride. Every December, Venezuelans used to dance to gaitas that criticized the government with wit and bravery. That also went away
A recently released document shows that the National Endowment for Democracy tried to promote free speech in Venezuela in 2011 through local rock bands. But there’s a lot more to that story
Back in the day, Venezuela was nonexistent in popular fiction. Now we have more of a presence, but save for some notorious examples, it’s all antagonistic: We're the new bad guys.
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