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Our Tribute to Polito Vega: “El Rey De La Radio” 50 Years Strong.

By Victoria Cepeda It was late November 1985 when I first heard Polito Vega, a.k.a. “El Rey de La Radio”  and the idilio was instantaneous. Here I was a few minutes away from  New York City in a two bedroom apt in Hudson County, New Jersey and far from the east coast of the Dominican Republic, […]

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Jennifer Vigo’s Drawings Defy Expectations & Stand Up to Bullying.

By Victoria Cepeda They say that the apple does not fall far from the tree. This statement could not have been more accurate than  in the case of Jennifer Vigo. Her father is the one and only spoken word artist Mark Anthony Vigo .  The same Mark that can be found just about anywhere, from […]

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Photo courtesy of  http://www.powhatanmuseum.com/Anacaona.html. Detail of Anacona.  
This sculpture was made from cherry 
wood, wisteria vines, gold leaf, conch 
shell and Amazon parrot feathers.

Anacaona, India de Raza Cautiva

Anacaona, meaning Golden Flower, was born in 1474 in Yaguana known today as the town of Léogane, Haiti. She was the wife of Caonabo, who ruled what was then known as Maguana and was one of the five Caciques who possessed the island of Quisqueya. Her brother Bohechío, was Cacique of Xaragua (Jaraguá) which was […]

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