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March 18 – This day in music

image-539March 18, 1967, The Beatles scored their 13th US No.1 single with 'Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever'. The song Penny Lane's title is derived from the name of a street near John Lennon's house, in Liverpool. McCartney and Lennon would meet at Penny Lane junction in the Mossley Hill ...

Graffiti in Medellin

image-526I grew up in Southern California, a place no stranger to graffiti. I have personally seen the evolution of this art form. I remember as a kid, in the 80's, graffiti was not considered an art. This is due to the association of graffiti with gangs. In Southern California graffiti is still very heavily associated with gangs, and is still a very heavily punished crime, but in Medellin graffiti is art.

Medellin Business – The Silicon Valleys of Latin America: A tale of 3 nations

image-445Conrad Egusa is the co-founder of Espacio (http://espacio.co/), the co-owner of Colombia Reports, and is currently a mentor at The Founder Institute.In 2012, the Wall Street Journal and Citi announced their finalists for the most innovative “City of the Year” contest: New York, Tel Aviv, and a surprising third selection, ...

Colombiamoda Started with Medellin Native Haider Ackermann’s Show

image-385What is Colombiamoda? Colombiamoda is a Fashion Fair and  that attracts international attention. Colombia's biggest s and most beautiful models are exhibited. People from across the world come to see this increasingly popular event held at Plaza Mayor.This past weekend was Medellin's 24th edition of Colombiamoda.  The event ed from July 22nd ...

Colombian National Bird

image-370 Practice listeningHey guys, I recently discovered a great blog site, written by a very cleaver, and inspiring mother in the United States.  Take a look at her latest post on Colombia's national bird, the Andean Condor.Blog Post Link: http://raisingcolombiankids.blogspot.com/2009/04/colombian-national-bird.html?m=0 Colombian National Bird The Andean Condor (Vulture gryphus) is found throughout the Andes ...