Edanco Festival at Palacio de Bellas Artes

The 2018 International Contemporary Dance Festival (Edanco) is taking place at venues in the Colonial City, organized by Edmundo Poy. Martinique is the guest country with five contemporary dance companies that have come for the event. 11 countries are sending dance companies. Admission is RD$200. Overall, Edanco 2018 is 24 performances during the two-week event, […]

PJ Masks at the National Theater

PJ Masks, the live performance of the animated children’s television series produced by Entertainment One, Frog Box, and TeamTO, is booked for presentations at the National Theater on Friday, 5, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018. The children’s show has been unusually assigned the Carlos Piantini Hall of the National Theater. The series is […]

Aramis Camilo celebrates 35 years singing merengues

Merengue singer Aramis Camilo will be celebrating his 35 year career with a concert at the Hard Rock Café on 30 November 2018. Camilo had recently signed with Muzik Connection Records. “El Retorno del Don” is the name of the concert. Camilo will be accompanied by the Organización Secreta. Camilo had been living in New […]

Dominicans take to social media to protest sexual abuse

The case of radio host Pablo Ross has revved up memories of past sexual abuse and feminicides that have been heard in the Dominican judiciary. Fellow radio host Melton Pineda was criticized for his remarks on female attire, and others took the opportunity to criticize the Dominican Baseball League naming the next Dominican Baseball Championship […]

Marlon Martínez admits his guilt in Emely Peguero murder case

Speaking during the hearing of then 16-year old teenager Emely Peguero murder case, the 20-year old admitted to his participation in an abortion that turned into involuntary homicide, but at the same time acquitted his mother. He said he and Emely were scared of how the father of Emely would take the pregnancy. Prosecutors seek […]

Man builds enormous sign to ask forgiveness to his girlfriend

The story of a young man, identified as Josué, asking his girlfriend for forgiveness went viral on Tuesday, 25 September 2018. The man on Tuesday went up to the roof of centrally-located Unicentro Plaza on Av. Abraham Lincoln and Av. 27 de Febrero and hung down from the roof an enormous sign asking Martina to […]

Ines Aizpún recognized with Corripio Award

Managing editor at Diario Libre, Ines Aizpún was honored with the Corripio Foundation Communication Award announced on Wednesday, 26 September 2018. She is best known for her editorials in the newspaper. Other winners of the RD$1 million cash awards are Freddie Cabral, sculpture; Jose Joaquin Puello, neurological sciences; and Jaime de Jesus Domínguez, historiography. Also […]