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What are you doing tonight?

ISSUE #48 April / 2014 $ 2.95

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photography by Eduardo Sandoval

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2014 / ISSUE 48

Pisco Review pag 34-35 Miami Fashion Week pag 37-43 Julia sexy girl pag 45-49

photography by Frank Mareno

Salsa Friday’s HABANA CLUB pag 11-12 Argentine Festival pag 14-15

contents

EVENTS + DINING + CONCERTS + FASHION

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Contributors

We would like to thank our contributors, whose efforts make this magazine what it is. Donna McGinn

Donna has a background in physical training. Most recently, prior to body building, she taught classes in Pole dance for fitness at several locations in MD, VA & DC and has helped open several Pole dance studios around the world. Donna had made a tremendous contribution with our readers of Fiesta DC Magazine sharing and advising about physical health and fitness. donnamcginnphysique@yahoo.com www.donnamcginn.com

FIESTA DC MAGAZINE LLC

Frank Mareno ART DIRECTOR Tony Montana Legal Advisor

Divalizeth Murillo I am a freelance journalist I write, I edit and run a program on public television in Virginia and Washington, my specialty is discovering cultures by traveling around the world. Contact:Divalizeth@hotmail.com Facebook: Divalizeth Murillo Youtube: Divalizeth Murillo

Claudia Ordonez MANAGING EDITOR Alex Cabrera CFO / MARKETING Sabrina Perez DESIGNER

Alex Cabrera I advise companies, from start-up to large, on how to prepare a strategic financial plan to grow the business, increase revenue, save money by implementing budgets, increase profit, and minimize the Federal and State Income Tax liability. I also coach individuals to be financially sound, improve their credit score and obtain on their behalf the best deal on life, vehicle and home insurance. Alex1@bcfinancialservinc.com 703 587 7095 - www.bcfinancialservinc.com

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ON THE COVER FIESTA MAGAZINE APRIL ISSUE # 48 Models: Sahed Khatib - The male model Lexy Van Aartrijk - The First model Valeria Ferrufino - The second girl Photographer: Eduardo Sandoval Location: El Tio Grill DC El Tio Grill IIII 3345 14th St NW Washington, D.C. 20010 (202) 450-5620 www.eltiogrill.com

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As winter bids farewell and the days start warming and brightening, it’s possible to start feeling your mood improve, as you’re less weighed down by the cold and dreary days of winter. Spring is a time to renew your goals, refresh your home, and to unearth your soul from its wintry layers. As the ever- growing days beckon you to spend more time outside, you’ll easily find many ways to keep you outside of the house enjoying the fresh spring days. Fiesta Magazine has prepared a special edition to get your spring mood started and guide you through a world of fun and entertainment! In this edition we’ll enjoy the com-

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pany of our Brazilian beauty Julia Da Silva, just on time to get out heart beats up before the Soccer World Cup.

mendations to always dress for the occasion as you join us for the Miami fashion week.

We’ll travel around the world with Divalizet in our section of “Amazing People”

You can’t get enough yet? Then welcome our new android app which would allow you to have your favorite Fiesta Magazine at your fingertips wherever you go this Spring.

Two great and fun filled Festivals are approaching! The Salsa Fest in Baltimore and the Argentinian

Enjoy!

Festival in Virginia both of them you can’t afford to miss! And get ready to party with our Cinco de Mayo celebrations! As usual we’ll help you get recom-

Frank Mareno editor & chief


Latina of the Month!

Contact: divalizeth@hotmail.com Facebook: Divalizeth Murillo Youtube: Divalizeth Murillo See pages 28-29 Travel Destination Buenaventura_Colombia

De la mano con una Diva! JOURNALIST & HOSTESS

She is Divalizeth Murillo, the prominent Latino month. He is an international journalist born in Colombia, where he consolidated much of his work experience in journalism, production and presentation.

Three years ago, travels to America, where he was a news reporter for South America and Washington DC also produces and hosts her own TV show “Amazing People� and now

Fiesta DC Magazine lead the new section Travel & Destination. So it will be a pleasure and joy to explore the world from the hand of our new Diva. April 2014 / www.fiestadcmagazine.com - 9


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howcasing some of Argentina’s top folkloric and popular artists, the 27th Annual Festival Argentino USA takes place on Saturday, May 17, with doors opening at 4:00 p.m. The shows run from 5:50 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 South Old Glebe Road, in Arlington, Virginia. There is free parking, as well as easy metro and bus access (Ballston Metro and Bus Routes 10B/23A). visit www.festivalargentinousa.com Shrine or rain! Admission is $20 in advance and $30 at the door. For advance purchase, visit www.tickeri.com or call (202) 681-9491. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������� The event will feature performances by some of Argentina’s most highly-regarded folkloric and popular artists. While far from the largest of our Metro area’s ethnic festivals (attendance is estimated in 750), the passion and commitment of �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������gree in international transactions from George Mason University. ��� �������� ���� ������������ ��� ���� ����� ���� ��� ���� ��������� ���� ������ ���� ����� ��� ����������������� ��������� ������� ����� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 14 - www.fiestadcmagazine.com / April 2014 14 - www.fiestadcmagazine.com / April 2014


Daniel achieved prestigious award as community fest volunteer of 25,000 hours in life time dedication. He is now ready to invite you to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Cultural Transformation and Civic Involvement underlying the Argentina Festival 1984 – 2014. For him, the festival contributes to what the United States is all about: a diverse place with different languages, cultures and people. “We have a lot in common and we have a lot to share with Americans, Hispanics and the whole international community”, he adds.

International Festival

This year’s lineup includes the U.S. debut of Los Ceibales and Mariana Cayon, with their fusion of Folkloric and popular Latin sounds; Dario Chiesa under folk-rock; the famed Argentine Tango vocalist Roberto Leiva; renowned singer/guitarist FERNY and Magic Requinto; dancers Carlos Gutiérrez, Maureen Bullis, Cantoral 3, Quartet Cristian Pérez, Osvaldo and Adela’s Danzas Argentinas; La Trifula Tango Trio: guitarist and composer Cristian Peréz; Bassit ������������������������������������������������������tine Tango singer Claudia Gagiulo, and dancers Tino and Susan, Patricio Lizarraga and Nadine Fricke, MC Pat Romiti and numerous other performers. The Argentine Festival 2014 is partially supported by funding from Arlington County Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission for the Arts www.ArlingtonArts and the auspices of the Embassy of Argentina. Thanks, Theater, sponsors, artists, and exhibits from exhibitors, media and volunteers.

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The 10th Annual Cinco De Mayo 2014 Located 500 block South Broadway; Baltimore, MD 21231 Phone: 410-563-3160 Fax: 410-563-0097 Saturday, May 3rd 10am – 9pm and Sunday, May 4th 2014 10am -8pm

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Local Festival

On Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, 4th, EBLO (or Education Based Latino Outreach), will be holding its 10th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Broadway Street between Fleet St and Eastern Ave. Admission to the celebration is free of charge.

Nearly 3,000 people attended past celebrations. And I expect this year to top previous years. The Cinco de Mayo Festival is a family-oriented weekend of Hispanic arts and culture featuring live music, dancers in authentic costumes, native handcraft vendors, Hispanic cuisine and much more. The tradition of Cinco de Mayo dates back to May 5, 1862 when the Mexican army led by General Ignacio Zaragosa led his smaller troop of soldiers in Puebla against the invading forces from France. This battle was part of a campaign by the French to install a European monarch led by Maximilian the archduke of Austria as emperor of Mexico. On May 5th, after an intense two hour battle the Mexican forces held their ground and the French army retreated.

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EBLO presenta su decimo Festival Anual Cinco de Mayo en Fells Point El sábado, 3 de mayo y el domingo, 4 de mayo EBLO (o Education Based Latino Outreach), celebrará su decimo festival anual Cinco de Mayo. El festival es gratis para el público y tendrá lugar en Broadway entre la calle Fleet y la avenida Eastern. De 10 am a 9 pm el sábado 3º de mayo y de 10 am a 8 pm el domingo 4º de mayo, el festival ofrece grupos musicales, bailes, folclor, comida y artesanía- todo con llamarada latina. La tradición de Cinco de Mayo se remonta al 5 de mayo 1862, cuando el ejército mexicano dirigido por el general Ignacio Zaragoza, el cual dirigió a su pequeña tropa de militares en Puebla contra las fuerzas invasoras de Francia. Esta batalla fue parte de una campaña por los franceses para instalar un monarca europeo liderado por el archiduque Maximiliano de Austria como emperador de México. El 5 de mayo, después de una intensa batalla de dos horas las fuerzas mexicanas se mantuvieron firmes y el ejército francés se retiró. La Batalla de Puebla demostró ser una victoria significativa para los mexicanos que lucharon en la batalla. La valentía de los que lucharon en la batalla demuestra el compromiso, la dedicación y el orgullo de todos los mexicanos que tuvieron que vivir bajo el dominio francés hasta 1867. EBLO marcará la ocasión con una celebración de la diversidad cultural de la comunidad a través de la música de mariachi, bailes folclóricos mexicanos y deliciosa comida. Este es un evento familiar gratuito que celebra nuestra comunidad y ofrece al público la oportunidad de disfrutar de la belleza y el esplendor de Cinco de Mayo. Education Based Latino Outreach (EBLO) apoya numerosos programas educativos, artísticos y culturales ofrecidos gratis a los niños y familias de la comunidad latina de Baltimore. Ubicado en el Centro de la Comunidad José Ruiz, 606 S. Ann Street en Fells Point, EBLO patrocina clases de inglés, español y computación y maneja los programas después de la escuela Mi Segunda Casa y la Escuela Sabatina para niños de edad escolares. Contacto: Miguel C. Vicente director@eblo.org Jose Ruiz Community Center 606 South Ann Street Baltimore, MD 21231 (410) – 563- 3160


Women: The Community XXI Century Struggles For Equity By Alex Cabrera

On March 19, 2014, Dialogue on Diversity, 501(c)(3) organization, a national network of women entrepreneurs and professionals, actively promoting constructive dialogue among Latino and other cultural communities, hosted: ĂŹWomen: the Community Public Policy Forumi at the American Federation of Teachers, a partner organization. Speakers, panelist, entrepreneurs, professionals, educators, women and men in attendance learned on the forum the struggles that women have on inequality, unequal pay, education, mid-career, retraining, voting, equality under laws, domestic relations, economic opportunities, violence against women and immigration. American Federation of Teachers 555 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. www.dialogueondiversity.org

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Social Scene is a new and exciting way to view and share the world around you.

Social Scene The magazine FIESTA wants to share photos of the last Friday special dinner event with Excellency the Ambassador of Mexico, Eduardo Molina. Were present authorities in Maryland, are successful entrepreneurs and several metropolitan media special greetings to our friends Tania and Nicolas Ramos from ARCOS restaurant.

Share with us your social events or private parties for free send us your pictures and synopsis to magazinefiesta@gmail.com

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Social Scene is a new and exciting way FEBRUARY SOCIAL EVENTS to view and share the world around you.

Salsa

Friday’s photography by Roberto Rocabado

hoto: Frank Mareno

The Havana Club is Baltimore’s hottest upscale nightclub offering a beautifully-appointed intimate setting with rich leather sofas and chairs, private seating sections, state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, and extensive wine list. The Havana Club is located at 600 Water Street Street directly above Ruth’s Chris Steak House, just two blocks north of the Baltimore Inner Harbor. The Havana club is the ideal location to host your next event, whether you’re planning a small business meeting, a wedding reception, or a private party this unique facility is the place.

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Health & Fitness

Donna McGinn is a graduate of the Baltimore School of Massage. The Baltimore School of Massage is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 9-5:30 for 50 min, $25. massages and facials. Walk ins welcome but reservations are reccomended. Student therapists are trained in acupressure, cranial sacral therapy, reflexology, sports massage, Russian sports massage, structural bodywork, Swedish massage, and trigger point therapy. 517 Progress Drive, Suite A-L Linthicum, MD 21090 Toll-Free: 866-481-2023 http://www.bsom.com/index.htm

Donna McGinn LMT, Physique competitor. donnamcginnphysique@yahoo.com http://www.donnamcginn.com https://www.facebook.com/ing. https://www.facebook.com/ DonnaMcGinnAthlete

The benefits of massage, massage modalities and where to go Massage is probably the first form of selfmedication. When someone hurts themselves what’s the first thing they usually do? Rub that area to try and make the pain go away. Through the years massage has developed into many different modalities and techniques specifically designed to relieve different ailments within the human body. Here I list the most basic and what they do. Swedish massage: Swedish massage consists of long gliding strokes in the direction of the blood flow. It relaxes muscles and helps diminish aches and pains. It Improves circulation, reduces stress, improves mood, may help you sleep better, increases energy and moves body fluids (such as blood) to nourish cells and lymph to help remove waste products. Deep tissue: Deep tissue is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscles and connective tissue. This type of massage focuses on the

The benefits of massage, Massage definitions and where to find places. muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), and patients who have sustained physical injury. Trigger point: A trigger point is a tight area in the muscle that causes pain in other parts of the body.

and shorten the time needed to recover from an event. Sports Massage uses a variety of techniques such as Swedish, trigger point, hydrotherapy (hot/cold), and deep tissue. Prior to an athletic event, Sports Massage can be used with stretching in order to help athletes loosen, warm and prepare their muscles so that their performance and endurance might be enhanced. Following an athletic event,

The pain may be sharp or a dull ache. For example, a trigger point near your shoulder blade can give you migraines. Therapists locate and deactivate them using finger pressure.

Sports Massage is used to relieve pain, prevent stiffness, and return the muscles back to their normal state. Sports Massage is also used for injury rehabilitation.

Hot stone: Hot stone is a massage done with warm…not hot, stones. It relaxes the muscles faster when the warmth hits the body. It’s great when incorporated with deep tissue and trigger point as well.

Reflexology: Reflexology is something that more people are trying lately. It is the application of pressure to the feet, hands, or ears with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques with the idea that such work effects a physical change to the body.

Sports Massage: Sports massage focuses on muscles related to the event. (Soccer = legs, boxing= upper body…) For athletes who train continuously, the goal is to enhance endurance, lessen the chance of injury

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All massages should be performed to your comfort level. It should not be excessively painful. A good rule of thumb -- on a scale of 1 to 10 where one is no pain and 10 is

extremely painful, the pressure should always be less than 7. Your therapist should ask you throughout the massage how the pressure feels. If they do ask not, do not hesitate to speak up. Communication is key for a good massage. Also know that it may take a few visits to get the most stubborn knots out. Where to go: Did you know that not only spas have good massage therapists? You can also find them in private practices, Chiropractic and Physical therapy offices. If you need to save a little money, you can get one at most massage schools. The students need the practice and the schools use the donations towards higher learning. Many times you will find some real diamonds in the rough just eager to help you. https://www.amtamassage.org/ findamassage/index.html http://www.ncbtmb.org/tools/find-a-certifiedmassage-therapist


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Private Party Law Enforcement officers and military vete rans, celebrate a private party in the restaurant CARLOS O CHARLIES Canton-Highlandtown 3508 Eastern Ave. MD Nice music and excellent cuisine enjoyed our friends at the law and order posed for FIESTA magazine.

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La perla del Pacífico Colombiano por Divalizet Murillo Fotos de Jorge Idárraga y Augusto Gallo

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or donde se le conozca, Buenaventura inspira. Generalmente, los destinos turísticos más reconocidos mundialmente de Colombia se encuentran en la Costa Atlántica, pero, si se busca un lugar con obras culturales de talla mundial, fusión exquisita de comida del mar, playas, pero también, aguas cristalinas de río y hasta la danza de las ballenas en el Océano, entonces, la única parte a la que se puede llegar es a la ciudad-puerto Buenaventura, la Perla del Pacífico Colombiano. Mural más alto del mundo: ¨Buenaventura, 450 años al Cosmo” 40 metros de alto te narran más de cuatro siglos de historia de esta ciudad Puerto, en tres ciclos, desde la parte inferior inicia El Origen de la Vida, seguido de la Conquista Española y terminando con la República y Vida Contemporánea de Buenaventura. Cada pince���������������������������������������������������� que recubre y bordea esta ciudad. Esta obra fue el legado a la ciudad, por parte de un grupo de artistas locales conocidos como Los Acuarelistas de San Cipriano. Un regalo y monumento sin lugar a dudas colosal!

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Tóme pa´que lleve! El mejor consejo de viaje que les puedo ofrecer, es explorar la gastronomía de una ciudad en sus restaurantes populares y autóctonos, y la Galería de Pueblo Nuevo en Buenaventura es ��������������������������������������� Colombiano. En esta plaza de mercado puedes conocer todos los productos, frutos y verduras autóctonas de la Región �������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������ una clase de molusco que crece en los esteros de la zona... Una explosión de olores, colores y sabores perfecta. Solamente puedo describirles esta experiencia, como encontrar agua en medio de un desierto: Extraordinario! Ballenas: Visitantes ilustes Con todo esto por conocer y como si ������������������������������������� bañan al municipio colombiano, y los ríos cristalinos que la atraviesan, cada año entre julio y octubre cientos de ����������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������� crías entre julio y octubre, ofreciendo un ���������������������������������������� todo, porque puedes disfrutar desde un bote, muy de cerca, esta danza de alegría, saltos y aletazos. Vale la pena ir a Buenaventura! Al Son que me toquen bailo! �������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������� estos instrumentos en el concierto del ���������������������������������� �������������������������������������� La ciudad es cuna de cantautores, artistas y bailarines que actualmente representan esta cultura por todo el mundo, por ejemplo el Encuentro Cultural de Cantaores de Río, que es un evento de intercambio de conocimientos culturales y musicales. Buenaventura te ofrece estas y �������������������������������������� y turismo, de la forma en que quieras �������������������������������� ecológicamente o en plan de viaje, ���������������������������������� gente afrodescendiente, te recibe y acoge, para que nunca olvides que allí tuviste tu mejor buena aventura!!! February 2014 / www.fiestadcmagazine.com - 29 April 2014 / www.fiestadcmagazine.com - 29


Guide to the best restaurants in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia bars and the Food Scene!

Food and Drink, Fiesta Magazine section goes way beyond here eating and drinking We’re on a mission to find the most exciting places and new gastronomic experiences. Enjoy a romantic dinner with your lovely searching into our magazine excellent information about Bars Restaurants and more!

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Location:301 U St NW Washington, DC 20009 Phone:(202) 462-2322 www.alerorestaurant.com

With the arrival of the Spring, the outdoor activities and the excitement to try new things has arrived. Maybe enjoy a wonderful meal accompanied by a tasteful glass of champagne to start your weekend? Where? At Alero Restaurant! Fiesta DC Magazine had the opportunity to visit Alero Restaurant located on U Street in a popular area of Washingotn DC. As soon as you walk into the place you get the feeling of been transported to a different world. Colorful Mexican decoration anticipate the arrival of the Cinco De Mayo Fiesta!

This inviting and charming restaurant has become well known for their special Brunch Buffet on the weekends accompanied with endless Mimosas, Bloody Marys or a fine glass of Champagne. The prices are very affordable, $26.99 including drinks or brunch buffet only for $14.99. All the dishes are flavorful and abundant, priced around $9.99 ideal to fit any budget and provided with an outstanding service. Among the specialties at Alero Restaurant, we can recommend the Huevos Rancheros and Steak Tapatio. The first one consist of two egss resting on a crispy corn tortilla with a

“Tampiquena Sauce” and refried beans served with Mexican tortilla chips colorfully toped with cheese, cilantro and onions. The Steak Tapatio consist of a juicy NY style steak served with two eggs on top with fresh sautéed mushrooms and onions, accompanied with potatoes. The taste has no comparison! Alero Restaurant is the perfect option to fulfill your morning appetite and start your weekend on the right track. Regardless of the occasion, this exquisite palace of fine Mexican cuisine will fulfill your expectations. Enjoy your spring weekends and join us for a toast this Cinco de Mayo at Alero Restaurant!

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������������������ �������������������� Big News from California. Whole Foods stores in the Los Angeles area will soon carry La Diablada! We’re pleased ����������������������������������������������������������� selling our premium brand. Whole Foods is the world’s leader in natural and organic foods, with more than 360 stores in North America and the United Kingdom. Look for La Diablada soon in Whole Foods stores that carry spirits.

������������������������ Something big is coming to Las Vegas. It’s The Linq, a complex of 30 casinos, restaurants and shops. Located between The Flamingo and The Quad on the Las Vegas Strip, the complex is anchored by The High Roller, an “observation wheel”, taking the Ferris Wheel to “new heights”. One of those nightspots is The BLVD Cocktail Co., a sophisticated piano bar. They’ll be featuring specialty cocktails made with La Diablada. We couldn’t be more excited about joining this new venture. In other Vegas news, the next Independent Spirit Expo takes place in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 10th from 5:00 to 8:30 PM at Caesar’s Palace. They’re holding the event in conjunction with the 71st annual Wine and Spirit Wholesalers Convention. Macchu Pisco will be there, as we are at many of these trade events around the country. Come by Caesar’s, say hello and have a drink with us. Look for us in the Capri Suite. Get tickets here.

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�������������������������� February brings lots to celebrate. While Americans are focusing on Valentine’s Day, Peruvians are celebrating something a bit ������������������������������������������������������������������ �������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������� ���� ��� ������� ��� ���������� ���� ��������� ��������� ���� ������ ������ �������������������������������������������������������������� to a local bar where they carry Macchu Pisco or La Diablada and �������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ Here’s the recipe: 2 parts Macchu Pisco ������������������ 3/4 parts simple syrup �����������

���������������������� For Macchu Pisco, this is an important time of year: Har��������������������������������������������������������� ������ ���� �������������� ����� ��� ���������� ��� ����� ��� oversee the harvest. We’ll be hand selecting the best Quebranta grapes ������� ����� ��� ������ ���� ������� ����� ��� ���� ������������� �������������������������������������������������������ing and distilling process begins. All of this is done to bring you the best Pisco to be found in this hemisphere.

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MIAMI FASHION WEEK Fiesta Magazine and Miami Fashion Week hosted a star-studded event that celebrated All the pictures are courtesy of miami fashion week exclusively for our magazine the art of fashion and recognized women who have passionately overcome obstacles while pursuing crafts and careers that have enriched their communities. A pre-launch to Miami Fashion Week, the event featured avante garde fashions from designers, Art of Shade, Julian Chang, Viviana G for Petit Pois, Fabrizio de Castro, Jacinta Ligon New York and Tanya Marie. Live musical performances and an awards presentation were part of the memorable evening, as well as delectable treats from today’s hottest celebrity chef and www.miamifashionweek.com

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Photo: Frank Mareno Model: July Da Silva Location: Cristal City Arlington VA

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Julia Da Silva Born in Brazil. Julia works with our magazine to be the chosen girl sexy FIFA 2014. SEP 2007 Debuts by opening and closing the spring Diane von Furstenberg show in New York. JAN 2008 Walks the spring Guy Lacroche couture show in Paris “I don’t think sexy is just you show your boobs and whatever; be natural like you are... just be you and I think that’s sexy.”

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Julia Da Silva future plans Although modeling has put her on the map, Julia Da Silva still hopes to make a name for herself on the small screen. Her current ambitions include hosting her own talk show, ��������������������������������������������� large family. Something tells us she’ll have no ���������������������������������������������� latter. Height: 1.77 Size: 38 Bust: 83 Waist: 61 Hips: 91 Shoes: 38 Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown

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