Dark tourism – child trafficking.

Regardless if we want it or not, becoming aware of the atrocities that occur constantly, is not only unavoidable in the age of information but essential to developing our character, and it'll be defined by how we respond to this brutal clash with the real world. Recently I got a painful reminder about something I... Continue Reading →

Running through a work of art.

The cultural center and national theater Miguel Angel Asturias was built over the remains of the San Jose castle, destroyed by the revolutionary artillery in June of 1944, successfully overthrowing the 13-year military dictatorship of Jorge Ubico, an un-democratic rule praised directly by the German chancellor at the time Adolf Hitler. Initially the project for... Continue Reading →

Bajo la sombra del Imperio

El evento de música más grande en Guatemala y Centro América hasta ahora, es conocido como el EMF o Empire Music Festival por sus siglas en inglés. El motivo por el cual busqué entrar en esta quinta edición del evento, fue al percatarme que múltiples bandas nacionales fueron convocadas en redes sociales. Este fue el... Continue Reading →

En el abejorock del mall!

Contrario a lo usual, es muy extraño encontrar algo substancial en materia artística dentro de un centro comercial, pero el shopping mall de Arkadia es sin duda la excepción que provoca la regla. Localizado en los bordes entre zona 10 y 15, el Abejorro es un espacio diseñado para disfrutar del arte como para hacer... Continue Reading →

In loving memory – Chiribisc-ART

In the middle ground between the constant nightlife of zone 10 and the exclusive zone 14 of the capital city in Guatemala, there was a place called Chiribisco bar, it existed from summer of 2012 to this summer 2019, and it was way more than just a place to have "some drinks", located near a police... Continue Reading →

An instant classic.

Located in zone 10, the beating heart of Guatemala City´s constant, vivid and exciting night life, there´s a brilliant place that combines the character of the UK´s wide range of culture and the Guatemalan treatment. This beautiful piece of the United Kingdoms culture recently opened its doors to offer an alternative space to find peace... Continue Reading →

Kite Festival (Barrilete) – 2017

  This past November 10 and 11, the largest, newest, and most unorthodox festival took place in the only location within Guatemala city where you can go surfing and drinking at the same time, located in Cardales of Cayala, AKUA offered a different perspective of what we call a music festival. Combining indie, ska, pop,... Continue Reading →

The future Sounds

This past July 29th it was a night to dance the night away with the mysterious future sounds of Tenebris, a crew that brought an special guests to a party worth remembering. Recently there has been a growing culture for party animals and electronic music dancers that can withstand to party hardy until six am... Continue Reading →

Un obsequio rítmico desapercibido.

Trágicamente esto pasa a menudo en la escena artística Guatemalteca. Tal vez sea por la falta de cultura o interés de sus habitantes, la apatía regular de los mismos hacia el artista nacional o que prefieran honestamente el perreo intenso, pero este pasado miércoles 5 de julio, fue una noche que irrumpió con algo totalmente... Continue Reading →

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