Dreaming of Tangerines

by Kevin Carrel Footer In the 1940s there was a woman who lived in Buenos Aires called “Tangerine.” This was not her real name but rather her nom de guerre, invented for her by a jilted admirer who wrote a poem about her on a napkin while sitting at a bar stool...

Custodians of the Night City

Across a quiet night in summer I wander. Something’s happened — something momentous — but now it is over and I am going home. I like what street lights do to the city: little halos for ordinary angels… who walked away. It is at this time...

In Praise of Belly Fat

A lot of the old tangueros have pauches and I have a friend who speaks adoringly of them (both the tangueros and their beer bellies). This woman had one of those and I confess that we fit so nicely together.

Claroscuro – New Dates Added!

Claroscuro – New Dates Added!

Compañía La Humana Caravana presenta Claroscuro from Intrepid Patrol on Vimeo. Back by Popular Demand… New Dates Added! Compañía La Humana Caravana presents: CLAROSCURO Wednesdays 12, 19 y 26 November / 20hs Centro Cultural Borges Sala Norah Borges / Xperiencias...

Small, Overwhelming Pieces of Beauty

I went to a gypsy fortune teller and she told me that I would end up alone and destitute. She read it in my palms, confirmed it in her crystal ball and anxiously verified it by tea leaves. As she was reaching for her tarot cards, I stopped her. Enough, I said....