Andino Styles

Artist and Writer

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Accepting Cultural Diversity in the Arts

Still, if it weren't for the classics, films like Orfeu Negro wouldn't exist. The storyline merges Brazilian culture with the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice. It utilizes black actors and Portuguese tongues and reaches an audience who may not have read this classic piece of literature but made it relatable. The success of Lin- Manuel Miranda's latest play Hamilton shows us the same thing. It carries the influences of his youth by intermixing his love of hip hop and theater while telling the story of Alexander Hamilton in a contemporary way. I doubt either of these works of art would have been created without a love for certain classical works.

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