Argentina Welcomes Tony Allen
Argentina welcomes the famous Tony Allen in February! Tony Allen is a famous Nigerian drummer who has taken the afrobeat to new levels.
Allen used to star in Africa ´70, a band that was popular in the 1970s. After he left the band, it was said that numerous drummers were needed to replace Allen´s amazing sound. He truly is one of a kind!
Allen has made over 30 albums, all with a very unique sound. He has created a new perspective of African music, as he mixed funk, jazz, and Nigerian sound.
Futhermore, he has worked with a variety of artists throughout his carreer (more…)
In 1986, a group of feminine artists instigated an art show called Mitominas with the intent to create a movement for females in the art community.
Thirty years later, the show has returned. However, the hopeful themes of feminism at the end of the 1900s has been replaced by the major gender issues that plague the modern world. This new show presents the role that females have in today´s society.
According to La Nación, 8% of the works of art in the National Museum of Fine Arts are done by women artists. Similarly, a general statistic declares that just 30% of contemporary art in Buenos Aires is by females. (more…)