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  • She remembered the viejita then, the one they called Chavela, and remembered the way her cigarette hung from the corner of her mouth while cracking a tray of ice cubes on the porch railing of her blue house, which was the same way Tío Angel’s frajo hung from between his lips.

    Their Dogs Came With Them

  • Because a few people have asked: Chavelaque pronounced shah-vey-la kay is a construction that I made up in college, a sort of bilingual pun on "Cheryl K": "Chavela" was my name in high-school Spanish class, which a few friends adopted as a pet name, and "que" in Spanish means "What?"

    News 'n' Notes

  • Just last year, Buika worked with the 91-year-old legendary gun-toting singer Chavela Vargas.

    Buika: The Voice Of Freedom

  • Chavela says her husband is held in the Reclusorio del Norte and her son is in the Reclusorio del Oriente.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • From across the room another older lady with premature teeth loss hollers, “Oh, no, Chavela is crying again.”

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Chavela's is a popular Mexican restaurant in the neighborhood.

    Brooklyn's Crown Heights Rediscovered

  • On her 2009 album "El Ú ltima Trago," though, she paid tribute to the iconic Costa Rican singer Chavela Vargas, who mesmerizes with her compelling, melodramatic interpretations of Mexican rancheras folk music.

    A Festival With a Garden Party

  • But Chavela, unfortunately, wasn't too well, and I thought I'd lost her and - because she's into her 90s now.

    The Chieftains And Ry Cooder Tell 'San Patricio' History

  • Re: [mparrino] Chavela Vargas tomorrow in Guadalajara

    Chavela Vargas tomorrow in Guadalajara

  • Well between the two of you, since Chavela Vargas is on your radars, if per chance she reschedules, count me in on 2 tickets, por favor.

    Chavela Vargas tomorrow in Guadalajara


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