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A Latino Justin Bieber?

 06/26/2017 - 05:53
Spanish teen pop star Abraham Mateo has growth spurt with reggaeton, beard, big muscles. Photo: EFE/Pablo Ramon
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In "Loco Enamorado," Abraham Mateo is accompanied by urban icon Farruko from Puerto Rico in shaping a song the Spaniard defines as "reggaepop," a fusion of the pop that has been his signature music for all his young lifetime, and a reggaeton that is gaining world popularity thanks to the "Despacito" phenom.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 5:45am
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Spanish teen pop star Abraham Mateo has growth spurt with reggaeton, beard, big muscles. Photo: EFE/Pablo Ramon

Eliza Gonzalez:"it's not easy to be a Latina in Hollywood."

 06/26/2017 - 05:41
File photo of Mexican actress Eliza Gonzalez taken June 23, 2017; at age 27 she is on the point of premiering the movie "Baby Driver" and promises to become a real Hollywood star with "Alita: Battle Angel," produced by James Cameron. Emilio Naranjo/File

The promising Mexican actress, who is on the point of premiering the movie "Baby Driver", says the the key to success is to be consistent and have patience.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 5:30am
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File photo of Mexican actress Eliza Gonzalez taken June 23, 2017; at age 27 she is on the point of premiering the movie "Baby Driver" and promises to become a real Hollywood star with "Alita: Battle Angel," produced by James Cameron. Emilio Naranjo/File

“No Guacamole For Immigrant Haters”: the experience of a street artist painting the border in Arizona

 06/19/2017 - 10:52
Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 
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While hate seems to rise up across the world, the border town Ajo fights for hope through art

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Harriet Wood, "Hazard" is an urban artist who left her work of solidarity embodied in the walls of Ajo, Arizona. Photo supplied.

Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation honored by Mural Arts

 06/15/2017 - 13:35
Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore to take part of the 2017 Wall Ball celebration.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Celebrating supporters of Mural Arts with an evening of Food, Music, and Art 

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore to take part of the 2017 Wall Ball celebration  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Beautiful works of Glass Art at the National Liberty Museum

 06/11/2017 - 19:52
Guests celebrate the opening of the studio glass exhibition "Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition" at the National Liberty Museum this past weekend.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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The nations first museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBTQ+ community

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Guests celebrate the opening of the studio glass exhibition "Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition" at the National Liberty Museum this past weekend.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Top 5 Artists You Should Be Listening To This Week

 06/06/2017 - 14:42
Churupaca, Martin Buscaglia, Jarabe de Palo, Onda Vaga, Pedropiedra.

This is AL DÍA News's weekly recommendation of Latin American music that you should be listening to right now.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:30pm
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Churupaca, Martin Buscaglia, Jarabe de Palo, Onda Vaga, Pedropiedra.

"Violence is cowardly": Rap and poetry bring a new reality to Mexico's slums

 05/31/2017 - 02:38
Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman
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Tepito, located in the heart of Mexico City, is going through a social revolution thanks largely to the urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System, which is out to bring a new reality to a poor neighborhood notorious for violence and drug trafficking.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:30am
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Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

Mexican Immigrant Questioned By Transit Officer In Viral Video Deported

 05/29/2017 - 04:06
The screenshot shows an encounter between a Metro Transit police officer and a rider recorded by a passenger on May 14, 2017 on the Blue Line light rail train in Minneapolis. The video was later posted on Facebook.

Singer Luis Enrique seeks to inspire immigrants with his autobiography

 05/25/2017 - 03:30
Photo provided by Chazz Music showing Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique. EFE/Chazz Music/Otto J. Mejia EFE/ALICIA CIVITA
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Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique has a deep desire to inspire undocumented immigrants going through hard times full of fear - as he did for years after arriving in the United States as a boy - and he specifically wants to do it with his autobiography that goes on sale next September.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 3:15am
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Photo provided by Chazz Music showing Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique. EFE/Chazz Music/Otto J. Mejia EFE/ALICIA CIVITA

Almendrones, the real stars of Miami's CubaNostalgia fair

 05/22/2017 - 04:58
 One of the cars shown at the CubaNostalgia fair, in Miami, United States. EFE/CubaNostalgia/Justinmar Perez
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The popular US vintage cars of the 1940s and '50s, still seen driving around the streets of Cuba, played the leading role at the CubaNostalgia fair in Miami. The CubaNostalgia program commemorates the independence of the Caribbean country that is celebrated every May 20.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 4:45am
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 One of the cars shown at the CubaNostalgia fair, in Miami, United States. EFE/CubaNostalgia/Justinmar Perez

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