A Taste of Argentina

  I won't be able to attend this awesome event, hosted by the Argentinean Consulate General and the Casa Argentina de Colorado at the elegant Denver Athletic Club–but I hope you'll be there! The event is FREE, and will have a selection of fabulous Argentinean wines to try, as well as empanadas from Maria Empanada.  […]

Departure Time Radio Show!

    We have a lovely local AM radio station here in Denver that I listen to all the time called Studio 1430.  Their music hearkens back to the era of my grandparents–all their standards are, well, the standards.  It's great background music while I'm in the kitchen–the perfect tunes to croon to as I'm […]

Cuentame un Cuentito–Bilingual Family Theater

  Gabriella Cavellero, the force behind the Tango Seduction show I wrote about last year, has created another masterpiece!  This time, she's brought us a family-oriented bilingual theater production, combining tradtional Latin American stories and music told/sung in English and Spanish. This is just the sort of thing that Denver needs more of!   Not only does […]

Q & A With Te Extraño Director Fabian Hofman

 Last week I had the chance to pose a few questions to Argentinean director Fabián Hofman, who's poignant film, Te Extraño, will screen at the 2010 Starz Denver Film Festival.  The film follows two brothers, adolescent Javier and his older, politically involved brother, Adrian.  Based on Hofman's real life story during Argentina's military dictatorship of […]

What to Eat While Watching an Argentinean Film

Perhaps as you read this you may be wondering what the three Argentinean films (plus one American film about soccer) have to do with a blog about Argentinean recipes. I mentioned in my previous post that I did some work for the Starz Denver Film Festival this year, screening films and writing program notes.  But beyond […]