Her lyrics are messages of freedom and female empowerment. Her stage presence is imposing, full of colors and traditional Andean garments adapted to her modern style. Her sound mixes panpipes, violin, and trap bases.
The Cities Summit, where community and
city leaders of the Western Hemisphere such as the U.S. The Secretary of State Department, 250 national
and international mayors, and 3,000 registered attendees, will for the first time convene in Denver at the
Colorado Convention Center to address a range of priorities the local communities in the Americas share
throughout the week of April 24th, with official events starting on April 26th.
Writing about societal issues may have not been what Steve Lopez envisioned for his life’s work early on in his career but it is where life’s path took him and he was wise enough to follow that destiny.
Lopez will be the first Hispanic American to win the award. He’s a four-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and the author of “The Soloist,” a New York Times bestseller that inspired a film of the same name starring Robert Downey Jr. as Lopez. In 2020, the Pulitzer Prize Board lauded his “purposeful columns about rising homelessness in Los Angeles, which amplified calls for government action to deal with a long- visible public crisis.”
The ZONE Marketplace at 675 Santa Fe Drive will celebrate its 10th anniversary of getting dozens of small business started with a champagne toast, cake, guest speakers and lots of giveaways plus an opportunity to get your own business off the ground. The fun starts at noon Saturday and Sunday April 7th and 8th.