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  Ashoka Fellow Profile - Macarena Currin
Macarena's Rodelillo Foundation works with extremely poor and at-risk families, coaching them through a comprehensive two-year rehabilitation period after which families are expected to have improved their situations–and enmeshed themselves in the proper support networks–so that they may embark on a healthy, happy, and sustainable path.
Macarena´s father was from the Mapuche indigenous group and her mother came from a traditional family of French origin.
Macarena's first inclination was to work solely with women, but soon she realized that all aspects of family life needed to be modified to achieve a sustainable change.
www.ashoka.org /fellows/viewprofile3.cfm?reid=147722   (2029 words)

  
 Macarena -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Macarena is an aspect of the (A Bloody Mary made without alcohol) Virgin Mary recognized in (A region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization) Andalusia, (A parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power) Spain.
Macarena is also a song by (Click link for more info and facts about Los del Río) Los del Río, about a woman so called.
The Macarena dance is performed in time with the refrain of the song.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/macarena.htm   (428 words)

  
 Sierra de la Macarena/Planeta.com
The Macarena is the convergence point of six major ecological and geological forces, each exerting its own unique pressure on the local flora and fauna.
The Sierra is on the cusp of the dry plains to the north and the rain forest to south.
Finally, the Macarena is on the edge of the Orinoco drainage basin where it meets the headwaters of the Amazonian river basin drawing together the immense biological pools of two of the greatest water sheds in the world.
www.planeta.com /planeta/98/0898macarena.html   (4303 words)

  
 Rec.arts.dance FAQ supplement: Macarena
By now there are numerous Macarena versions and different countries have added variations to the basic moves of the dance, which requires a 360-degree turn to be completed in four jumps to the right.
Wake school officials, worried that the macarena - its dance steps and lyrics - may be too provocative, have ordered PE teachers across the county to drop it from their lesson plans.
Macarena suenya con el Corte Ingles Y en comprarse los vestidos mas modernos Le gustaria vivir en Nueva York Y tener un novio nuevo Dale a tu cuerpo...
www.eijkhout.net /rad/data/macarena.html   (2425 words)

  
 CNN - Hey! Macarena takes India by storm - Mar. 4, 1997
The original "Macarena" song, released in 1993, was written and performed by the Spanish flamenco duo Los Del Rio.
Baseball fans danced the Macarena in Yankee Stadium; Madeleine Albright performed the ubiquitous routine with colleagues in the United Nations before she became secretary of state; even President Clinton and his wife have danced to the song.
The American version of the Macarena is popular in Indian discos, where urban, Westernized teenyboppers love to dance to the tune.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9703/04/fringe/india.macarena   (378 words)

  
 Macarena - the substantial sample - UK Entertainment Law Developments (Legal500.com)
One of the major developments in music in the 1990s is the concept of 'sampling', whereby an extract from one sound recording is mixed into another sound recording.
Mr Protheroe said that he found the extract sampled quite striking and memorable, and concluded that in qualitative terms the sample was, along with the chorus section of the track, the most memorable and recognisable feature in it.
The first version of Macarena to contain the sample was a remix by the Bayside Boys, who were a couple of disc jockeys.
www.icclaw.com /devs/uk/en/uken_020.htm   (870 words)

  
 Macarena: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Macarena   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Macarena is an aspect of the Virgin Mary worshipped in Andalusia, Spain.
Macarena is a song in Spanish by Los del Río[?], popularised worldwide during the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
It was associated with a distinctive fast dance.
www.encyclopedian.com /ma/Macarena.html   (70 words)

  
 Macarena by Los Del Rio Songfacts
In the original version, Macarena is upset because her boyfriend, Vitorino, has joined the army.
In the Bayside Boys mix, Macarena gets mad at her boyfriend and goes out to shake it while he's out of town.
They played the Macarena, and before long, our whole group of 35 people were doing it non-stop.
www.songfacts.com /detail.lasso?id=2402   (755 words)

  
 03/18/99-La Macarena
The rebuilt Puerta de la Macarena is part of a remaining section of defensive walls that once enclosed Seville.
La Macarena is a mixture medieval grids, decaying Baroque and Mudejar churches, breadbox tapas bars and terrace laundry lines.
La Macarena is best known in Seville for its Basilica de la Macarena, which houses Seville’s much-venerated Virgen de la Esperanza Macarena.
www.saraphina.com /moseyseville/031899/031899la_macarena.htm   (441 words)

  
 @ugusta headlines: Macarena's a home run in America's ballparks , August 28, 1996
The Macarena (ma-ka-RAY-na), the line-dance craze that has swept nightclubs across America, has recently become a major league hit.
When the first electronic pulses of La Macarena punctured the still summer air at Lake Olmstead Stadium last week, Beverly McClellan and Tracy Dover abandoned their Cellular One booth near the main gate and rushed up to the stadium to dance.
The Macarena is good news for the rhythmically challenged.
www.augustachronicle.com /headlines/082996/macarena.html   (715 words)

  
 Macarena Basilica Seville - Sevilla
Macarena basilica is a modern church, built between 1936 and 1941 by architect Gómez Millán in Neo-Baroque style.
Defensive Walls to the Macarena quarter of Seville.
Virgen de la Esperanza Macarena sculpture (attributed to La Roldana end of the 17th century), which stands in the center of Sevillian Marian worship.
www.sevilla5.com /monuments/macarena.html   (109 words)

  
 La Macarena in Sevilla
La Macarena is a typical Spanish neighborhood, full of traditional spots and characteristics which turn it into a very attractive place for tourists.
La Macarena de la Esperanza is one of the main religious icons of Sevilla.
Near the Macarena de la Esperanza there also are several churches and other religious constructions which could be very interesting not only to those attracted by the religion but also to those who enjoy observing buildings from an architectonic point of view.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/9-18-2005-77056.asp   (426 words)

  
 'Macarena' not cause to dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Oprah Winfrey taught housewives the "Macarena." She was so enthusiastic about this trend that she carried the lesson over onto a number of her other shows, including the episode where she taught the men of "Baywatch" to do the dance.
Not even in the world of cyberspace can one escape the insanity of the "Macarena." The Internet offers numerous sites to teach you the dance, update you on which celebrities have been cited doing the dance or save you with a very small club for those who abhor this most absurd obsession.
In conclusion, the "Macarena" is a desperate attempt for ignorant Americans to feel closer to their sexually liberated and more sensual southern neighbors.
www.alligator.org /edit/issues/96-fall/961121/d03julia.htm   (696 words)

  
 JIVIN', SHAKIN', SLIDIN': THE LATINO LINE DANCE, THE MACARENA, IS THE HOTTEST DANCE RAVE SINCE THE ELECTRIC SLIDE.<   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The ``Macarena,'' the name of legendary virgin from Seville, is 90 percent hand and arm movement and 10 percent hip and foot coordination.
The most accepted theory is that the Macarena is kin to the Spanish flamenco dance and the rumba.
Locally, ``Macarena'' has been in Z-104's ``Top Five at Five'' for the past six weeks and is requested 50 to 75 times a day, said midday disc jockey Paul McCoy.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1996/vp960802/08020041.htm   (992 words)

  
 CNN - U.S. hears the beat of macarena dance craze - Aug. 22, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The macarena, recorded by Spanish flamenco artists Los del Rio two years ago, has suddenly caught fire.
It set a record recently in Britain by jumping 63 places on the pop music singles chart into the top 10, and is a chart-topping hit in virtually every European country.
They attribute the macarena's success to its hypnotic -- some say irritating -- beat and to some spiritual value attached to the name, which means "mother of God."
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/9608/22/macarena   (275 words)

  
 EHHHH! MACARENA!: I Won't Dance, Don't Ask Me.
Unfortunately, there is something about the presence of my adolescent offspring that causes me to abandon logic in favor of appearing "with it", "tubular" or whatever the current equivalent of "cool" is. I danced, and although I failed miserably, I was at least spared the ultimate humiliation of message board recognition.
The Ambassadors, an New England disk jockey service, has a Macarena page which details the dance's 16 moves and offers a downloadable sound clip to practice with.
They're offering a free poster for the best Macarena jokes and stories so you might want to e-mail them with your most embarrassing Macarena moment.
www.netdetours.com /archive/macarena.html   (561 words)

  
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[20:42] macarena: for the crossblit case it can be significant when blitting from a low bpp truecolor visual [20:43] macarena (becka@Isis226.urz.uni-duesseldorf.de) left irc: Read error to macarena[Isis226.urz.uni-duesseldorf.de]: No route to host [20:44] oops, the infamous german university network bites again...
macarena: the fact that you sent your requests twice to the list, and that we are still discussing this issue (and even found a bug) indicates that GGI needs some sort of bug tracking system.
macarena: there could be a little script that posts to a special ML each time there is a new cvs checkin...
www.ggi-project.org /irc/irc-20001210-log   (5768 words)

  
 Macarena (kottke.org)
It stated that the song would be the next macarena, and that it was spreading all over the world.
I think the key to becoming the next macarena is to not claim prematurely that you will be the next macarena.
The Macarena is featured quite prominently in the (surprisingly entertainin) recent movie The Guru.
www.kottke.org /03/02/macarena   (1700 words)

  
 Macarena
As we all know, the Macarena has been around for a bit.
The name Macarena came from the Macarena quarters in Seville.
The Macarena quarters have their own unique rhythm pattems, it's in their blood!
www.hillbillyrick.com /Articles/macarena.htm   (724 words)

  
 The Macerana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
You know things are going too far when you can't watch the news without hearing the anchors use The Macarena as a verbal link from local to international news, or sports to the weather guy.
Our media hasn't been obsessed with anything this pointless and mind numbing since the O.J. trials, and I fear it won't be long before they have the Jury from O.J.'s first trial doing The Macarena (They could make their own video to promote their books, maybe call themselves The Twelve Mindless Rubes).
Nope, I'll take a bullet before doing that dance, and the people in this category will gladly follow me. They are the true heroes of today's society, those few brave souls who will not be broken by the steel hand of the status quo.
www.livingseveredhead.com /macarena.html   (639 words)

  
 Macarena and Alameda in Sevilla, Andalucía, Southern Spain
Macarena and Alameda in Sevilla, Andalucía, Southern Spain
Probably the most 'normal' area in central Sevilla, Macarena is still largely working class but is gradually being gentrified.
Next to the Puerta de Córdoba, the old entrance to the barrio, is the modern Basilica de la Macarena.
www.andalucia.com /cities/seville/macarena-alameda.htm   (503 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Macarena [Cassette] [Single] - Los Del Mar at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In a news conference Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson for the radio industry announced the successful eradication of "The Macarena".
There were Macarena remix CDs, Macarena themed Christmas toys and even Macarena teddy bears (bears that played the Macarena when you touched them).
The song was based on a hit Spanish dance club tune that became popular in Spain around 1989.
www.epinions.com /content_38075141764   (543 words)

  
 Tryp Macarena Hotel Seville - Rates To Go
The Tryp Macarena is situated by the Guadalquivir.
There are 8 conference and banquet halls for up to 600 people, all with the necessary audio-visual equipment and specialised staff to ensure the success of your meetings.
For those moments of leisure, apart from the extensive hot and cold breakfast buffet in our Macarena Restaurant, the hotel´s magnificient "La Muralla" Restaurant serves a variety of local and international specialities.
www.ratestogo.com /Hotel/EN/Tryp_Macarena_Hotel_Seville   (389 words)

  
 Macarena in the Middle of Nowhere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Most of the nation's funds are locked up in joint-ventures with foreign companies.
The profits of which are making the residents of the "Macarena" district very rich.
Mongolia's politicians, who incidentally are also the nation's top businessmen, have created an ambitious privatization scheme to seal off all the socialist properties.
www.studenttraveler.com /mag/09-99/mongolia.php   (907 words)

  
 Macarena
Macarena started off in 1993 as a flamenco composed and released by the Spanish duo Los Del Rio, sweeping across Spain.
Today, off course, it's on the air all around the globe, with its demand increasing all the time.
When I dance they call me Macarena And the boys, they say que soy buena They all want me, they can't have me So they come and dance beside me Move with me, chant with me And if you're good, I'll take you home with me. ------
www.geocities.com /Paris/2583/macarena.html   (294 words)

  
 Sil&Serranos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The boarding house is surrounded by a multitude of typical restaurants and taverns to taste traditional food.
Hostal Macarena has all the comforts that you need for a pleasant stay.
The double or single rooms all have their own bathroom, air conditioning and television including the satellite channels Canal Plus and Vía satélite.
www.hostalsilserranos.com /ing/IngHostalMacarena.html   (101 words)

  
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Macarena: That doesn't look flexible enough to me. If we have such an entry it should cover everything.
Macarena: Well, if it's there it might as well be public...
macarena: I doubt it (unless it's a `controlling tty' problem) -:- StevenE [sengelha@frodo.isdn.uiuc.edu] has joined #ggi IMO joysticks should not be handled by libggi at all.
www.ggi-project.org /irc/irc-980920-log   (13349 words)

  
 macarena dance
Versos de la canción Macarena por el dúo Los del Río.
El baile para la canción Macarena (vea la gráfica).
Macarena has a boyfriend, that he calls himself [or goes by the name of],
www.nacnet.org /assunta/macarena.htm   (596 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on Macarena [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
To perform the dance, one places his arms out, palm down, right arm, then left arm.
In VH1's documentary 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders Macarena was ranked as number one.
On a different VH1 documentary, titled 40 Awesomely Bad No. 1 Songs, Macarena was ranked as number one.
encyclozine.com /Macarena   (343 words)

  
 Macarena-ing down memory lane
We speak, of course, of the Macarena, Bob Dole, soccer moms and Rules Girls.
 Suddenly, even kindergartners were being instructed in the Macarena, despite the saucy lyrics ("give your body joy, Macarena, that your body is to give joy and good things").
Al Gore parodied the Macarena -- the Wooden Man struck a pose and didn't move.
www.canoe.ca /InDepth1996/crazyyear.html   (761 words)

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