Reviews – June 2010

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Theatre

In The Heights
2008 Tony® Winner – BEST MUSICAL
The Pantages Theatre
June 22 – July 25, 2010
Travel on an exhilarating journey into a vibrant Manhattan community – a place where the coffee is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Experience the next chapter of the classic American story at the most joyous, exciting and award-winning new musical on Broadway.
http://www.broadwayla.org/production/show.info.asp?ID=27

Books

Michelangelo – Life and Work
Taschen

A glorious exploration of Michelangelo’s complete works.
The first part concentrates on the life of Michelangelo via an extensive and copiously illustrated biographical essay; the main body of the book presents his work in four parts providing a complete analytical inventory of Michelangelo’s paintings, sculptures, buildings and drawings. Gorgeous, full page reproductions and enlarged details bring readers up close to the works.
www.taschen.com

Between Boyfriends
Author: Michael Salvatore
Kensington

Steven Ferrante is a thirty-something, Italian Catholic, and most frustratingly, single gay man who is attempting to build the foundation for a happy life. He loves his sharp-tongued, loyal friends, his chaotic job, and his crazy Sicilian mother, but four years after his boyfriend kicked him to the curb, Steven is still trying to find a replacement. We wants…somebody to love.
www.kensingtonbooks.com

Glow of Our Sweat
Author: Francisco Aragón

A collection of original poems, translations, and poetics. Aragón enacts a dialogue between poetry and prose, memory and imagination, self and other, as he deftly begins to un-“cover” a road where a “gay,” “Latino,” and “cosmopolitan” poet fully inhabits the world.
www.scapegoat-press.com

CDs

Diego Torres – Distinto
Universal Music

El primer sencillo de este nuevo disco de Diego Torres “Guapa” ya se encuentra en los primeros lugares de popularidad en la mayoría de los países de habla hispana. Diego colaboró en las letras y arreglos de todos los temas. Cuenta con la colaboración de tres artistas: Mala Rodríguez, Kevin Johansen, y Yotuel de Orishas.

Marc Anthony – Iconos
Sony Music Entertainment

“Iconos” es un escogido de ocho temas de algunos de los cantantes admirados por Marc que han definido y dejado una gran huella en la historia de la música, entre ellos: José Luis Perales, Juan Gabriel, Roberto Carlos y José José e incluye además dos temas originales. El primer sencillo es “Y Cómo es Él”.

DVDs

Harlem Hostel
Maya Home Entertainment

Cansado de vivir con su madre y su novio, un tipo responsable y un poco alterable decide comprar un apartamento con sus inmaduros amigos. Pero lo que parecía ser un apartamento perfecto en Harlem termina siendo justamente lo contrario. Para poder pagar la renta, el lugar acaba transformándose en un hotal.

Alice in Wonderland
Walt Disney Studios

Alice, now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny. Wonderland is a world beyond your imagination and unlike anything you’ve seen before. The extraordinary characters you’ve loved come to life richer and more colorful than ever. On DVD June 1.

By Alberto Orozco
aorozco@adelantemagazine.com

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