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SANCTUARY CAP CANA IS A GAME OF THRONES FAN FANTASY

Source: Yahoo  Blame it on Thrones mania or don’t, but medieval-style stays appear to be having a serious moment. According to a 2019 trend report from Homeaway, demand for vacation rental homes classified as “castles” rose a whopping 55% since last year. And with the eighth and final installment of HBO’s Game of Thrones saga airing on April 14, there’s no… Continue Reading

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EDEN ROC CAP CANA PRESENTS “CARMEL TO CAP CANA” WITH RENOWNED CHEF JUSTIN COGLEY FROM L’AUBERGE CARMEL

This special event strengthens the collaboration between the Relais & Châteaux Eden Roc Cap Cana and L’Auberge Carmel properties, started in 2017 with “Gifts from the Pacific”. As part of a series of gastronomic events where the most iconic chefs of the Relais & Châteaux family participate, Eden Roc Cap Cana is again honored to… Continue Reading

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BARÇA ACADEMY’S LARGEST LAS AMERICAS CUP IN HISTORY KICKS OFF

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic .- With the partaking of more than 600 athletes, 54 teams and enthusiastic parents of the players, the third version of the Las Americas soccer Cup of the Barcelona Academy was inaugurated at the facilities of the Los Establos polo fields at Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic.   Eight countries,… Continue Reading

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XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: MARCO PIGNATARO

Marco Pignataro is a multi-talented saxophone player, composer and educator, originally from Italy. Together with Danilo Perez, Marco currently leads the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), the world premiere jazz center of musical creativity at Berklee College of Music in Boston. The BGJI is as a leading program of musical creativity that emphasizes personalized goal-setting and… Continue Reading

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XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: SANDY GABRIEL

Saxophonist, Music Producer, Composer and Arranger, Sandy Gabriel is the winner of numerous awards in his native Dominican Republic. He began his musical studies at age 14 with his father, Dominican Socrates Gabriel, himself a saxophonist and director of the famous merengue band The Combo Candela. He attended numerous jazz workshops with leading players including… Continue Reading

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XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: EL PRODIGIO

Krency García, (El Prodigio), was born on November 14, 1976, in Media Gorra de Cabrera, María Trinidad Sánchez province. He was the third son of the accordionist from Cabrera, Don Luis García, and the nurse’s assistant, Mrs. Benita Mata. Since childhood, he was curious about his father’s old accordion. At age 5, the first musical notes began… Continue Reading

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XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: IAN FINK

Ian Finkelstein is a Detroit-based jazz pianist and producer. He has been an active member of the Detroit jazz community since the age of 14, performing alongside artists such as Benny Golson, Patrice Rushen, Robert Hurst, Karriem Riggins, Louis Hayes, Curtis Fuller, Phil Ranelin, and Shahida Nurullah. He performed with Marcus Belgrave from 2010 until… Continue Reading

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XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: DJ VAL JEANTY

Article repost from Nevah Black Down Few people in the world bring something different, stamped with an originality that can’t be compared.  I guarantee you’ve never seen or heard anything like the presence and sound of Haitian artist Val Jeanty known as VAL-INC.  She has been mesmerizing audiences around the world for some time, her RESUME is… Continue Reading

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XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON

Celebrating 40 years in music, three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning drummer, producer and educator, Terri Lyne Carrington started her professional career at ten years old, being the youngest person to receive a union card in Boston, MA. She was featured as a “kid wonder” in many publications such as People, EBONY, and Modern Drummer magazines, among others. After studying under a… Continue Reading

WE CONGRATULATE OUR MAESTRO, DANTE CUCURULLO, WITH THE LAUNCH OF HIS MASTERPIECE “GARRICK, SYMPHONIC POEM” 

Article repost from Diario Libre The maestro Dante Cucurrullo finally materialized an old wish: to produce a symphonic record production, which contains five works of his authorship, three of them winners of the National Composition Prize. “Garrick, symphonic poem” gives title to the record material that he recorded without a commercial spirit and that became… Continue Reading