Flamenco singing and the perfect Mexican daughter

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Here is a new article from Vanessa’s monthly section, Algunas cosas buenas y otras no tanto, where she recommends movies, books, places, and websites, among other things. The articles are written both in English and Spanish. (You can see her previous articles on our blog.) Enjoy!

Algunas cosas buenas y otras no tanto

Recomendaciones mensuales de Vanessa Montilla
Vanessa Montilla’s monthly recommendations

Un álbum y un concierto: La huella de mi sentío, de María Terremoto

María Terremoto es una de las jóvenes promesas del flamenco por su dominio de los diferentes palos, su gran registro vocal y su poderosa presencia en el escenario. Durante el mes de marzo estará de gira en EEUU para presentar su nuevo álbum, La huella de mi sentío.

María Terremoto es descendiente de una gran familia de cantaores de Jerez de la Frontera. Su abuelo y su padre fueron grandes figuras del flamenco, lo que hizo que María se apasionara por la música desde que era una niña.

María Terremoto tiene programados conciertos en NYC y Chicago. Aquí dejamos los enlaces para las entradas:

Chicago
NYC

Su álbum esta disponible en Spotify.

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An album and a concert: La huella de mi sentío, by María Terremoto

María Terremoto is one of the young promises of flamenco for her mastery of the different palos, her great vocal register and her powerful presence on stage. During the month of March she will be touring in the USA to present her new album, La huella de mi sentío.

María Terremoto is a descendant of a great family of singers from Jerez de la Frontera. Her grandfather and her father were great flamenco figures, which made María passionate about music since she was a child.

María Terremoto has scheduled concerts in NYC and Chicago. Here are the links for the tickets:

Chicago
NYC

Her album is available on Spotify.

Un libro: Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana, de Erika L. Sánchez

La historia comienza con la muerte de Olga, la hija perfecta. Ahora sus padres, que inmigraron desde México, están sumidos en una pena inmensa e inconsolable. Julia, la hija menor, debe ocuparse de mantener la familia unida y compensar la perdida de la hermana mayor. Una tarea difícil, porque todos consideraban a Olga la hija mexicana perfecta. Pero Julia poco a poco descubre que su hermana tenía secretos y que realmente no era lo que todos pensaban que era.

Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana está disponible en Barnes and Noble (¡en español!).

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A book: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, by Erika L. Sánchez

The story begins with the death of Olga, the perfect daughter. Now her parents, who immigrated from Mexico, are mired in immense and inconsolable grief. Julia, the youngest daughter, must take care of keeping the family together and make up for the loss of the older sister. A difficult task, because everyone considered Olga the perfect Mexican daughter. But Julia little by little discovers that her sister had secrets and that she really was not the one everyone thought she was.

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter is available at Barnes and Noble (in Spanish!).

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