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This edition: Episodio #99: Bomba Estéreo, Mujeres en Hip Hop, Karina Casiano

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 15, 2011.

First aired: September 15, 2011.

(In Spanish with English subtitles)

Comenzamos en Brooklyn, con la actuación del grupo colombiano “Bomba Estéreo”. Un proyecto musical que fusiona música electrónica, rock, rap y cumbia y que ha triunfado en toda América Latina y los Estados Unidos con tan sólo dos discos publicados.

A continuación, nos acercamos hasta el Bronx y Sunnyside, en Queens, para charlar con la Bruja, Rockafella y Toofly, tres de las artistas más importantes de la nueva escena cultural del “Hip Hop” en Nueva York. Ellas nos hablan del papel de la mujer en este movimiento.

Para finalizar, acompañamos a Patricio Lerzundi hasta el teatro experimental La MaMa, en el Lower East Side, para conocer a Karina Casiano, actriz puertorriqueña que nos cuenta sobre su trayectoria en el mundo del teatro y su mas reciente producción “The Orphans”.

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Today we'll start in Brooklyn with a performance by Colombian band Bomba Estéreo. This band merges electronic music, rock, rap and cumbia and has enjoyed success in Latin America and the United States after releasing only two albums.

Next, we'll go to the Bronx and Sunnyside, Queens, to talk with La Bruja, Rockafella and Toofly, three of the most important artists of the new hip-hop scene in New York. They will talk about the role of women in this movement.

And finally, we'll go with Patricio Lerzundi to the experimental theater La Mama, in the Lower East Side, to meet Karina Casiano. This Puerto Rican actress will tell us about her stage career and her most recent play, Los Huérfanos.

Guest List

Maria "Toofly" Grafitera & diseñadora

Carmen Boullosa Distinguished Lecturer, City College/CUNY

"La Bruja del Bronx" Caridad Poeta, cantante & actriz

Karina Casiano Actriz

Prof. Patricio Lerzundi Chair of the Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Department (JCT) at Lehman College

Simon Mejía Programador, Bomba Estéreo

Anita Rokafella Bailarina

Liliana Saumet Cantante, Bomba Estéreo

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