Tag Archives: Uruguay

Candombe Comes to Queens

When a friend of mine from Uruguay mentioned on social media that he was not only in the country, but performing in my borough, I had to check it out. Little did I know that my friend, candombe drummer and … Continue reading

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Sick Street Art of Montevideo

Got stencils, wheat paste, and paint? When I spent time in Montevideo, Uruguay, I became fascinated with the city’s spectrum of street art. The walls were talking. I enjoyed listening, and today, Matador Nights just published my photo essay on … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Tomato Pervert

Let’s call it agricultural déjà vu. Last March, I was navigating a crowded outdoor market in Montevideo, Uruguay when I began asking myself the same question that had occurred to me in the cafes of France and Italy, and in … Continue reading

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Pictures Versus Words, Uruguayan Style

Earlier today, I stepped over a discarded cigarette box on a New York City sidewalk. “Smoking Kills,” the bold letters declared on the label. Everyone knows the usual endgame of smoking; is a simple, declarative reminder of this risk really … Continue reading

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