MONOCLE 24: Filmmakers and cinema lovers from around the world congregated in one of Argentina’s most popular beach resorts for an expansive festival that is famed for its progressive, open mentality.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: Clubs with rarefied hi-fi equipment have become a mecca for listeners who crave an emotional connection to music.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: After his grandfather’s death, a music producer finds a trove of almost perfectly preserved audiotapes representing a vital chapter of Ecuador’s musical history.
MONOCLE 24: “Remote X” blurs the lines between performance and interactive storytelling. After visiting more than 30 locations around the world, its latest stop is the English capital.
BBC: More than 600 exhibits are on display at Colombia’s first cinema museum, run by two avid collectors with no shortage of stories.
VICE / THUMP: Drug-related deaths at Time Warp Argentina sparked a city-wide ban on electronic music, but locals are skeptical about the government’s ability to fix a broken system.
THE GUARDIAN: In Rio de Janeiro's notorious Morro do Adeus, a young dancer is helping girls transcend their harsh reality through ballet.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: A black presidential candidate invented by marketing gurus to satirize Argentine politics has become an online sensation, but also been accused of reviving offensive stereotypes about the marginalized Afro-descendent community.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: Before he became Pope Francis, Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio sent many priests to work and live in the slums – or “villas” – of Buenos Aires.
BBC: Photo workshops bring a new philosophy of life to Ezeiza women’s prison in Buenos Aires, where inmates chronicle their experience using pinhole cameras and find a vital creative space for self-expression.
THE NEW YORK TIMES: “La Voz Penitenciaría” is a national competition that aims to help reintegrate prisoners into society.
VICE: As preparations continue for the Olympics in August 2016, Brazil's aspirant global city is in the spotlight once again.