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This edition: Nueva York 12019

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 5, 2017.

First aired: June 8, 2017.

In this episode we'll follow New Yorker Samantha Choos as she heads to the Women's March in Washington D.C. We'll also meet other participants from many different places who all share the same objective, equality and justice for all.

Then we'll head to Midtown to meet Betty Garcés, who will tell us about what she has experienced since leaving her home of Buenaventura, on the Pacific coast of Colombia, to study opera in Germany. Betty will also talk about how being of African descent has been both a challenge and an advantage in her profession.

Then we'll head over to the Museum of the City of New York where Carmen Boullosa will interview Paulo Silva, a Bolivian designer. He'll talk about his participation in New York's Uptown Fashion Week. He'll also tell us how he got started in the fashion industry after studying biology He'll also discuss his charity work which helps women in his hometown.

To finish off, we'll talk with Puerto Rican Ileana Cabra Joglar, who is known as iLe. For 10 years, she sang in the group Calle 13 along with her brothers René Pérez Joglar, known as "Residente" and Eduardo Cabra, known as "Visitante". iLe won her first Grammy for her first album, iLevitable

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Iniciamos este episodio acompañando a la Nuevayorquina Samantha Choos, rumbo a la Marcha de Mujeres en Washington DC, y al mismo tiempo conoceremos otros participantes provenientes de diferentes sitios, pero compartiendo la misma intension: demandar igualdad y justicia para todos. 

Luego, en Midtown, entrevistamos a Betty Garcés, quien nos habla acerca de sus experiencias desde que sale del puerto de Buenaventura, en el Pacífico colombiano, hasta cuando llega a Alemania a estudiar canto lírico.  Betty también nos cuenta cómo el ser afrodescendiente ha sido a la vez un reto y una ventaja en esta profesión.
 
 Después,  vamos al Museo de la Ciudad de Nueva York, donde Carmen Boullosa entrevista al diseñador boliviano Paulo Silva, quien nos habla de su participación en el Uptown Fashion Week New York, asi como tambén su evolución en la moda,  desde que dejo la carrera de biologia, hasta su actual trabajo social, ayudando a las mujeres de su ciudad natal Santa Cruz.
 
Terminamos hablando con la puertoriqueña Ileana Cabra Joglar conocida artísticamente como iLe. Ella fue la voz femenina por 10 años del grupo Calle 13, junto a sus hermanos René Pérez Joglar “Residente” y Eduardo Cabra “Visitante”. Actualmente, iLe está Nominada al Grammy Latino y a la Categoria Best Latin Rock album de los Grammy's, con su disco Ilevitable.

Guest List

Ileana Cabra Joglar Cantante & Compositora

Samantha Choos

Betty Garcés Cantante de opera

Paulo Silva Diseñador de modas

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