Rincón del Arte

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Dancing with emoción

Dancing with emoción

Originally from … Santiago, Chile In Arizona since … 1998 Professional dancer since … 1993 Training: University of North Carolina School of the Arts; spent summer in Budapest Hungary/Hungarian National Ballet School; parents were also dancers. Most memorable roles: Don Quixote (Kitri), Giselle (Giselle, Myrtha) and “Mad lady” in Peer Gynt. Greatest challenge: Because I […]

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Painting what she knows

Painting what she knows

Originally from … Phoenix. Creating art since … childhood, and started my career as a self-taught artist in 2007. Describe your art/genre and your style: Vibrantly colored paintings inspired by religious images and my Mexican culture. Mediums: Watercolor, soft pastel, charcoal, oil, India ink and acrylic. Paintings you’d like to be remembered by: The ones […]

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Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème

Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème

Two Latinos make Arizona Opera debut in world-renowned classic

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Gift of Music

Gift of Music

Cultivating Artists

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Flamenco master

Flamenco master

Influences are many for multitalented guitarist, composer

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His world in black and white

His world in black and white

Photographer José López Galvez

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Inspired by greatness

Inspired by greatness

About the artist Teresa Villegas

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Words of wisdom

Words of wisdom

About the author Name: Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford Originally from: Nogales, Ariz. Creating art since: 15 years of age Describe your art and your style: “I write bilingual, non-fiction or life experience-based stories and poems for children ages 3 to 103. I also write poetry, memoirs and vignettes. I write for children, from the child within […]

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String magic

String magic

About the musician Full name: Gustavo Angeles Originally from: Mexico City and Cancún. In Arizona since 1994 Playing music since: 1990 Musical style: Latin/world/rock Influences: Jimi Hendrix, Pedro Infante, Paco de Lucía Currently in your CD player, MP3 or iPod: From Flamenco to rock; jazz to rancheras; anything that has a message and penetrates the soul. […]

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Angelic art

Angelic art

About the artist Name: Gennaro Garcia Originally from: San Luis, Sonora, Mexico In Arizona since: 1998 Mediums of choice: Oils and acrylics. “I use oils for my paintings on canvas but use acrylics for the crosses and the retablos.” Creating art since: Kindergarten Describe your art and your style: “Religious iconic art.  I use plaster […]