La Danza Poetica #29 Bullets or Butterflies

"Words can be bullets or butterflies. The truth uplifts, while lies destroy. So, say what you mean and mean what you say."—Piri Thomas

Latin spirit from Buenos Aires to Bolivia to the New York City experience of Puerto Rican and Mexican poets and hip hop artists. New music with ancient spirit, art and activism. Honoured ghosts, Nuyorican spoken word poet and writer Piri Thomas and Puerto Rican writer/filmmaker Jacobo Morales. 

Fresh electronic/folktronic rhythmic and melodic delights, including Chancha Via Circuito and TREMOR's collaboration with endangered birds from 'A Guide to the Birdsong of South America' (Rhythm and Roots), El BúhoBarrio lindo and El Remolón on ZZK Records / Zizek Club, remixing colour (The history of colour EP), and Bolivian singer Luzmilla Carpio (from the new remix EP). Lulacruza, Dom La Nena and Moriarty,Lokandes, Calle13 oficial, Leidgam ft. Bocafloja Quilombo-Oficial, Dany F, and focus on Miguel Zenon's jazz documentary about Puerto Ricans in NYC "Identities are Changeable"

¡Riquezas musicales y poéticas !


Piri Thomas - Bullets or Butterflies/Every Child Is Born a Poet excerpts
Lulacruza - Pensar Bonito (Esperando el Tsunami Visual Album 1)
Chancha Via Circuito - Macá Tobiano
Rosemary Standley & Dom La Nena - All the World Is Green
El Buho & Barrio Lindo - History of Colour
Luzmila Carpio - Amaotayku Avelino Sinani (El Remolon Remix) 
Piri Thomas - Softly, Puerto Rican, You’re Not Alone / Every Child Is Born A Poet, excerpts
Lokandes - Mochilero
Calle 13 - Ojos Color Sol (feat. Silvio Rodríguez)
Leidgam - Mas (feat. Bocafloja & DJ Romes)
The Fontanas - Jose Correira
La Bruja - Que Viva Boricua (feat. Sabac Red)
Jacobo Morales - A Mil
Miguel Zenón - De Donde Vienes?
Miguel Zenón - De Donde Vienes? (Overture)
Miguel Zenón - Identities Are Changeable
Piri Thomas - A Dialogue with Society a/k/a Sermon from the Ghetto / Every Child Is Born A Poet, excerpts
Tremor - Cardenal Amarillo
Dany F - En Palenque Hay Velorio
Piri Thomas - Every Child Is Born A Poet, excerpts

Notes on the show

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