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Miami museum promotes exhibit with salsa contest

Miami's history museum is partnering with area dance schools to promote its latest exhibition, American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music.


topix.net | 20-Aug-2014 09:48

Geovanie Guzman, Jerry Rivera, and Jessica Cruz

According to Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney, around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, the Springfield Narcotics Division and Street Crime Unit set up surveillance on 10 Chestnut Street after getting reports of drug activity in the area.


topix.net | 14-Aug-2014 06:28

NJPAC Sounds of the City showcases Latin Jazz Legend Eddie Palmieri

This year NJPAC brought a phenomenal performer to the "Sounds of the City" weekly series.


topix.net | 14-Aug-2014 00:19

Justin Bieber to take anger-management course as part of Miami careless-driving plea deal

Lourdes Castroverde swam for Delta Swim Team and the USA Masters after moving from Cuba in 1955.


topix.net | 13-Aug-2014 04:31

Festival de la Isla set for Aug. 23

Celebrating its 13th year, Festival de la Isla will be Aug. 23 under the towering shade trees in Pena Adobe Park, just off Interstate 80, in Vacaville.


topix.net | 12-Aug-2014 05:18

Salsa Icon Willie Colon

Bronx-born Salsa icon Willie Colon , singer, trombonist, composer, producer, actor and director, talks about his career in music and his work as a civil rights, community, political and health activist.


topix.net | 12-Aug-2014 00:09

Latino Festival aimed at building bridges

After marching for almost two hours, a parade made up of a Salvadorian band, the city's Latino Kings and Queens, women and men in traditional dress and others walked into Hazelwood Park, handing each other water bottles with smiles on their faces.


topix.net | 11-Aug-2014 04:30

Look for the gigantic woman at Nicaraguan festival in Kenner today

The 14th annual El Tope de Santo Domingo will be held today from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Heritage Park, 415 Williams Blvd. in Rivertown.


topix.net | 09-Aug-2014 15:54

Continuo Arts Partners with Papermill Playhouse to Present 'The...

Selected members of Continuo Arts Symphonic Chorus will be featured as the on-stage choir in the musical's United States premiere from March 4 April 5, 2015, at the Millburn Theater.


topix.net | 08-Aug-2014 16:06

Worcester's Latin American Festival spotlights local talent

Guitarist Roberto Rios accompanies Edmy Ortiz and Faustino Rios as they demonstrate a flamenco dance on Worcester Common recently.


topix.net | 07-Aug-2014 11:37

Pizarro: San Jose Jazz celebrates 25 years of summer festivals

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest has a dizzying lineup of musicians playing on a dozen stages in downtown San Jose this weekend, a group that includes Jimmy Bosch, the Gypsy All Stars, Andre Thierry, Catherine Russell and Akira Tana.


topix.net | 07-Aug-2014 02:08

Pacific Mambo Orchestra plays this year's San Jose Jazz Summer Fest.

I first learned about mambo as a kid when my father relayed a famous story about Perez Prado getting banned from Mexico for wanting to turn the country's national anthem into a mambo tune.


topix.net | 06-Aug-2014 22:02

SoundCheck: Taking Back Sunday among top live music picks

Details: Saturday 8:30 p.m. Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. Free with park admission.


topix.net | 05-Aug-2014 19:07

Festival de la Isla Aug. 23 at Pena Adobe Park

The 2014 Annual Festival de la Isla will welcome salsa performers Domingo Quinones and Jose Brull to Solano County on Aug. 23 at Pena Adobe Park.


topix.net | 02-Aug-2014 03:55

Berkshire Fringe Festival Has It All - Comedy, Drama, Music, Labs...

Brooklyn's Under The Table present "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," a wildly hilarious, irreverent and poignant reimagining of Victor Hugo's classic tale.


topix.net | 01-Aug-2014 19:24

Festival de la Isla set for Aug. 23

Celebrating its 13th year, Festival de la Isla will be Aug. 23 under the towering shade trees in Pena Adobe Park, just off Interstate 80, in Vacaville.


topix.net | 28-Jul-2014 07:11

Mario Lopez goes back to school

Mario Lopez goes back to school 25 years after Saved by the Bell, Mario Lopez goes back to class, this time as a parent.


topix.net | 26-Jul-2014 15:30

Tax "Brujeria" - Transitional Tax Planning Considerations ...

The other day I asked the garage attendant who was of Puerto Rican ancestry and listening to Salsa music as she worked, which group was the most influential band in her estimation La Sonora Poncena or El Gran Combo.


topix.net | 24-Jul-2014 21:54

From Pinball to Percussion, Plus an Ethopian Pop...

Larry Harlow was an original mastermind of Fania Records, a storied New York salsa label for which he produced more than 200 albums and, in 1973, wrote perhaps the only salsa opera to borrow its premise from the Who.


topix.net | 23-Jul-2014 06:10

Recommended While on Vacation - Lucy Moore's biography...

If you are looking for summer dance while on vacation and can't find any performances to attend, here are two new and notable alternatives- Lucy Moore's biography Nijinsky , released in Britain last year and now available in the US by Profile Books and Opus Arte's DVD of Notre-Dame De Paris by choreographer Roland Petit, in a 2013 revival by Ballet ... (more)


topix.net | 22-Jul-2014 23:50

SummerStage on Staten Island: Felix Hernandez, Lisette Melendez, Boogaloo Assassins, Joe Bataan to headline free concerts

Every year, City Parks' SummerStage series presents an eclectic mix of fine musicians, dancers and spoken word artists from around the world in free all-ages performances in green spaces throughout the five boroughs.


topix.net | 21-Jul-2014 18:37

Pico Youth and Family Center Fights to Keep Doors Open

On the storefront of the Pico Youth and Family Center in Santa Monica, beside iconic images of Malcolm X and Cesar Chavez, is a board that reads: "Burritos, $3."


topix.net | 21-Jul-2014 13:27

'In the Heights' at Anaheim's Chance, 'Don't Dress' at Fullerton's Stages

Few visitors to New York have ever been to Washington Heights, a predominantly Latino community north of Harlem.


topix.net | 21-Jul-2014 01:54

Pacific Mambo Orchestra heats up Jazz Alley with Latin big band beats

If you think it's been hot in Seattle over the last several days it's about to get even hotter as the Pacific Mambo Orchestra brings their fiery Latin big band sound to Dimitriou's Jazz Alley this evening for a two night stand.


topix.net | 16-Jul-2014 04:55

Photo Flash: First Look at in the Heights, Opening Tonight at Chance Theater

Chance Theater will present the third show of its 16th Anniversary Season -- the groundbreaking 21st century musical, IN THE HEIGHTS.


topix.net | 12-Jul-2014 02:09

From Corner Delis to Yankee Stadium: Romeo Santos' Historic Bronx Gig

When Aventura closed their run as the biggest band in bachata with four shows at Madison Square Garden, it seemed as though the genre couldn't get any bigger.


topix.net | 11-Jul-2014 23:05

Hollywood Bowl Kicks Off Jazz at the Bowl Concerts Tonight

The 2014 Jazz at the Bowl Series begins tonight, July 9, 2014 as The Count Basie Orchestra and special guests celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald .


topix.net | 09-Jul-2014 07:26

Bodega Bamz & The Martinez Brothers deliver some 'Sunday Service' on new EP

It's been two years since Latino rapper Bodega Bamz made a splash onto the scene with his much heralded project Strictly 4 My Papiz - an ode to the late Tupac Shakur - and simply meshed with a diversely Spanish flare.


topix.net | 08-Jul-2014 22:12

Fania Records at 50

Cheo Feliciano was part of a historic concert at Yankee Stadium in 1973 as one of the Fania All Stars.


topix.net | 07-Jul-2014 06:55

Music, dance help deliver global feel to Burnsville's International Festival

Malamanya, with its blend of Afro-Latin dance music, is the final act performing July 12 at the 2014 International Festival of Burnsville.


topix.net | 06-Jul-2014 07:42

Fania Records celebrates 50th anniversary

A group of Latin musicians gave an historic concert at Yankee Stadium in the summer of 1973.


topix.net | 03-Jul-2014 19:09

Fania Records celebrates 50th anniversary

A group of Latin musicians gave an historic concert at Yankee Stadium in the summer of 1973.


topix.net | 03-Jul-2014 19:09

in the Heights Begins Tonight at Chance Theater

Chance Theater will present the third show of its 16th Anniversary Season -- the groundbreaking 21st century musical, In The Heights.


topix.net | 03-Jul-2014 06:44

Marco Antonio Solis and Gilberto Santa Rosa plan Coliseum bash

Get ready for an evening of Mexican pop and world class Salsa when Billboard Latin Music Award winner Marco Antonio Solis and Tropical Album chart topper Gilberto Santa Rosa pay a visit to the Nassau Coliseum on Sat., Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. This will be their only New York appearance.


topix.net | 02-Jul-2014 21:20

Hollywood Bowl Kicks Off Jazz at the Bowl Concerts on 7/9

The 2014 Jazz at the Bowl Series begins July 9, 2014 as The Count Basie Orchestra and special guests celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald .


topix.net | 02-Jul-2014 05:26

Festival de la Isla set for Aug. 23

Celebrating its 13th year, Festival de la Isla will be Aug. 23 under the towering shade trees in Pena Adobe Park, just off Interstate 80, in Vacaville.


topix.net | 29-Jun-2014 09:28

Tributo a las Divas Cubanas kicks off Harris Center's Four Slices of Cuba

Fans of Afro-Cuban-Latin music who love high-energy performances will be treated to the exciting song stylings of Cuban vocalist and former member of Bamboleo, Yordamis Mergret, as she takes audiences on an electrifying musical journey.


topix.net | 23-Jun-2014 00:02

Marc Anthony court order doubles his monthly child support payment to $26,800

The latest court battle between Marc Anthony and ex-wife Dayanara Torres has been settled.


topix.net | 14-Jun-2014 15:06

J-Lo says divorce 'taught me to love myself'

American singer Jennifer Lopez has said that her split and divorce from salsa star Marc Anthony made her realise that she had to "love [herself] a little bit more".


topix.net | 14-Jun-2014 12:07

Tickets are now available for legendary Fania All Stars' SummerStage concert

Tickets are now on sale for the one night only Fania All Stars concert as part of the Central Park SummerStage series.


topix.net | 13-Jun-2014 19:23

'Drop the Mic' opens at Cowles Center in Minneapolis

The Mejia siblings, who achieved fame on "America's Got Talent," have returned to Minnesota to celebrate diverse dance styles gleaned from their world travels.


topix.net | 12-Jun-2014 23:55

Jazz: Oye Como Va

Greetings music fans. This week in jazz bloggery I am going to continue with "Latin Jazz" from last week.


topix.net | 09-Jun-2014 22:11

Johnny Pacheco shares fond Fania memories

When Dominican bandleader Johnny Pacheco teamed with Italian-American lawyer Jerry Masucci to form Fania Records in the mid-1960s, little did he know the hard-driving salsa sound - and the legacy of the all-star band - he helped create would still be going strong 50 years later.


topix.net | 08-Jun-2014 18:29

Digital Salsa: The Surprising Rebirth Of Legendary Latin-Music Label Fania Records

Fania Records is frequently touted as the Motown of Latin music, but in some ways that undersells the story of the record label's extraordinary rise, fall, disappearance, and eventual resurrection.


topix.net | 06-Jun-2014 02:15

in the Heights to Begin July 3 at Chance Theater

Chance Theater will present the third show of its 16th Anniversary Season -- the groundbreaking 21st century musical, In The Heights.


topix.net | 05-Jun-2014 22:01

Salsa Royalty Will Come Together at Barclays Center, 6/7

The biggest names in salsa will come together for "The Best of the 90's" at Barclays Center on Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m. Willie Coln, Jerry Rivera, Andy Montaez, Eddie Santiago, Tito Rojas, Frankie Negrn, Lalo Rodrguez, Rauln Rosendo, Huey Dunbar , George Lamond, Tony Vega, and the undisputed Queen of the genre, La India, will perform the hits ... (more)


topix.net | 03-Jun-2014 21:50

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