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La Fabrika de Panamá – July 10, 2008

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Ok, it is finally happening: I am writing on my blog again! After a few weeks without blogging activity, I finally made it back to Atlanta, so it’s about time to catch up with the writing. So I guess I will be recounting the interesting things I saw in Panama during my visit, starting with la Fabrika de Panama, arts event at the White Elephant Building in the Santo Tomas Hospital (Panama city Panama).

The "White Elephant" Building
El Elefante Blanco, Hospital Santo Tomás

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Reggae roots at “One” Panama – Pureza Natural (live)

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Clarisse (Yellow shirt), Giordano (light blue and white) and me (smiling at the background)Last Night, my cousin Clarisse picked me up around 10 p.m. to go to the Reggae Roots nights at One Panama. I was happy to see her again,a and even happier to hang out with her and her brother Giordano. We got there really early for Panamanian standards, but the roots was skanking and the vibe was filled with positive energy. The night progressed as the Dj kept on “rootsing” and the crowd started to grow by 12 p.m. the place was packed with a variety of people: ghetto people, zonies, foreign (maybe Europeans and Gringos) and some Rastafarian… Read the rest of this entry »