Enjoy a sample performance from Latin Ballet of Virginia's 'Macondo'

RICHMOND, Va – Melissa Martinez and Jay Williams shared a special dance performance this morning from the Latin Ballet of Virginia’s latest offering, ‘Macondo.’ The show is a dance theatre interpretation of the novel, ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude,’ in homage and memory of the novel’s Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 48 more words

Virginia This Morning

The Intel: Luca Di Fulvio

Here it comes, rattling over the Brooklyn Bridge, accompanied by a sumptuous Ennio Morricone score — it’s The Boy Who Granted Dreams Blog Tour. It’s stopping here for the day at Crime Thriller Fella, to get a thorough examination at our own version of Ellis Island, before moving on for a full and happy life on your Device. 1,404 more words

Authors

Love in the Time of Creepy Latin Men

Recently, a friend of mine arrived at work on a Monday morning to find a package addressed to her waiting on her desk. Normal enough, until she opened it to find a copy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “Love in the Time of Cholera” with a note inside. 351 more words

Cultural Misunderstanding

One Hundred Years of Solitude: A review


It’s a rare sort of book that burrows boll weevil-like into your heart, laying its eggs in the soft cotton folds of your aortic and ventricular tissues to hatch into dizzying swarms of wonder and nostalgia. 336 more words

Classics

Hangover of the weekend

En Català
I just got home and served a glass of wine. While the computer was turning on I had a quick look at my room and realize that the desk, bed and floor were full of amassed papers, a mess, waiting to be digested for the order of my room (those who know me well know that my room has always been impeccable ;) ). 1,963 more words

Coses De La Vida

Excellence:

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: having a full choice, I’d choose a Nobel Prize Winner to write my story. This sensitive man died in April 2014. His best known books were: ‘ 142 more words

Daily Post

García Márquez's Advice to Young Writers

In 1981, Peter H. Stone of The Paris Review sat down with Gabriel García Márquez in his studio in Mexico City to discuss the art of fiction. 635 more words