Tico musician Tapado Vargas debuts song video cowritten with pop superstar Alanis

center_img Vargas, a member of the renowned Costa Rican bands Editus and Malpaís, co-wrote the song for the documentary and recorded with 16 Costa Rican musicians, including Editus’ Edín Solís. He used coffee beans and other tools used in coffee processing to create percussive elements for the track.The song was commissioned by Italian coffee giant Illy and is now available for purchase on iTunes.“By downloading ‘The Morning,’ you are helping to enrich the lives of women looking to educate and empower themselves in the world of coffee,” a message posted on the documentary’s website states. “Proceeds from every song purchase are matched by the Ernesto Illy Foundation and then go directly towards providing scholarships for women around the world to earn a master’s degree in coffee and economic sciences and expanding the programs available to women,” the message adds.“I just basically live for the feminine being and beauty — really talking about it and extolling the virtues of the feminine being celebrated in men and women alike,” Morissette told entertainment magazine The Hollywood Reporter, referring to the collaboration.Directed by Lesley Chilcott, producer of renowned documentaries such as “Waiting for Superman,” and “An Inconvenient Truth,” “A Small Section of the World” will open in U.S. theaters on Dec. 5.Recommended: Teaching pride in rural livingWatch a video clip for Alanis Morissette’s “The Morning,” featuring Costa Rican percussionist Tapado Vargas:last_img read more

What an MLB source said about the Dbacks trade h

first_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away The Cardinals have the 13th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft,and many think the team will be looking for offensive linehelp when they make their selection. ESPN NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper is one of them.Kiper’slatest mock draft, version 1.0, has the Cardinalstaking Stanford tackle Jonathan Martin with their pick. At 6-foot-6 and 304 pounds, Martin could be a big help toa team that featured the worst pair of tackles in the NFL.He was a 2nd Team All-American this season, and could filla need if Levi Brown departs as a free agent. Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img However, Martin is known for his run blocking more thanpass protection, so he may not be exactly what theCardinals want.Should the Cardinals take Martin — or any other offensivelineman in the first round — it will be the first timethey’ve spent an early pick on the line since taking theaforementioned Levi Brown in 2007. And we all know how that turned out. Top Stories Comments   Share   last_img read more