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Jazz Maestro Eddie Palmieri's "Harlem River Drive" Shines In Red Bull Documentary

In the second installment of Red Bull Music Academy's docu-series The Note , fans will get to see highlights of the radical movement created by legendary pianist, bandleader and composer Eddie Palmieri . The teaser trailer showcases the revolution Palmieri helped create to unite Latinos and African-Americans, through his hit song "Harlem River Drive."


topix.net | 23-May-2016 16:34

How to get the stars' Bafta TV Awards beauty looks - their backstage secrets revealed

Last night saw the return of the annual BAFTA TV Awards , and celebs from the small screen were out in full force. We joined them behind the scenes to find out all the backstage gossip.


topix.net | 09-May-2016 22:55

Book Talk: Uncovering written gems

The selection of the books previewed in this column occurred by happenstance - a direct result of paring down a thick file folder and finding a few pages of forgotten notes. The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo is perhaps one of the least known works of the great French author and rarely read today despite selling briskly when first published.


topix.net | 08-May-2016 19:12

Listen to an unstoppable salsa classic from Willie Colón

Trombonist and composer Willie ColA3n is one of the greatest bandleaders in the history of salsa music, and one of the keys to his sustained success has been his ability to recognize talent before anyone else. His bands have helped launch the careers of vocalists such as Ruben Blades and Ismael Miranda, but no singer has had as a fruitful relationship with ColA3n as Hector Lavoe, the troubled subject of the 2006 biopic El Cantante starring Marc Anthony.


topix.net | 03-May-2016 20:16

Marc Anthony: Speaking his mind

"I Need To Know" was a big hit for Marc Anthony way back in 1999. All these years later, he's still thrilling audiences ... and speaking his mind.


topix.net | 01-May-2016 18:17

Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias top Billboard Latin Music Awards

Singer Nicky Jam raises his Hot Latin Song of the Year during the Latin Billboard Awards, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Coral Gables, Fla. To the right is Juan Medina Velez.


topix.net | 29-Apr-2016 06:49

Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias top Billboard Latin Music Awards

Singer Daddy Yankee receives the Industry Leader Award, during the Latin Billboard Awards, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Coral Gables, Fla. Singers duo, Ha-Ash, left, Kary Garcia and Fanny Lu, perform during the Latin Billboard Awards, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Coral Gables, Fla.


topix.net | 29-Apr-2016 06:49

Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias top Billboard Latin Music Awards

Singer Daddy Yankee receives the Industry Leader Award, during the Latin Billboard Awards, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Coral Gables, Fla. Singer Daddy Yankee receives the Industry Leader Award, during the Latin Billboard Awards, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Coral Gables, Fla.


topix.net | 29-Apr-2016 06:49

Salsa Legend Victor Manuelle Comes to Kupferberg Center This May

On May 6, Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College will present an evening with salsa superstar, Victor Manuelle. Victor Manuelle, also known as El Sonero de la Juventud, brings his unique style of salsa romantica to Queens as part of his "Sal a Bailar Tour."


topix.net | 26-Apr-2016 09:08

Gipsy Kings return to The Mahaffey May 2

World music superstars the Gipsy Kings, featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, return to The Mahaffey Monday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. ST. PETERSBURG - World music superstars the Gipsy Kings, featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, return to The Mahaffey Monday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. Melding deep-heated flamenco, rumba, salsa and pop to the tune of 20 million albums sold, the Grammy Award-winning hitmakers behind "Bamboleo" celebrate in their very own, blistering tradition - taking audiences back to the south of France with flamenco guitars and booming Spanish vocals.


topix.net | 26-Apr-2016 04:42

Fiesta Broadway lives on as the street slowly loses its Latino heart

A generation ago, when organizers chose Broadway for their Fiesta Broadway, the street was the bustling, throbbing heart of a Latino shopping district. The festival featured artists such as the late ranchera singer Lola Beltran, salsa king Willy Chirino and mariachis, whose songs could be the daily soundtrack of a downtown Los Angeles brought to life by Mexican and Central American immigrants.


topix.net | 23-Apr-2016 23:12

Marc Anthony's Enduring Career: From 'East Side Story' to 'I Need To Know' to 'La Gozadera' & More

Marc Anthony performs in concert during his 'Cambio de Piel World Tour' at The Municipal Auditorium "Cortijo de Torres" on July 17, 2015 in Malaga, Spain. will be the subject of and participant in a Billboard Latin Music Conference panel titled Marc Anthony: Creating Music That Stands the Test of Time and Anthony's storied career has taken him from freestyling in the New York barrio to international pop superstardom.


topix.net | 21-Apr-2016 03:35

Blue Note Jazz Festival Sets 2016 Lineup

With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival will take place June 1-30. Ticket information and a current schedule of events is available on the official website, www.BlueNoteJazzFestival.com .


topix.net | 16-Apr-2016 00:18

BOGO SeaWorld ticket deal available through April 18

SeaWorld Orlando is offering an online deal this week for buy one, get one free tickets to its main theme park. The deal -- buy one single-day ticket for $79 and get one free -- needs to be prepurchased online by April 18 and tickets must by used by June 1. The deal is not available at the front gate.


topix.net | 13-Apr-2016 10:14

More Music Stars Join Billboard Latin Music Awards Duets Lineup

A constellation of Latin music stars to perform at the 2016 BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS "Billboard Duets," including Colombian superstar Juanes, world-renowned singer, actress and TV host Lucero, urban music singer Yandel, pop singer and "La Voz Kids" Coach Natalia Jimenez, and salsa leading man Marc Anthony, who join previously announced performances by Nicky Jam, Victor Manuelle, Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga, Marco Antonio Solis, Alejandro Fernandez with Camila Fernandez, and Daddy Yankee with Don Omar.


topix.net | 07-Apr-2016 18:02

SeaWorld: First two musical acts set for Viva la Musica

Jerry Rivera and Victor Manuelle will be the first two performers in the 2016 edition of SeaWorld Orlando 's Viva la Musica festival, which kicks off April 16. Rivera, a salsa artist who has sold more than 11 million records, will perform at the park's Bayside Stadium on April 16. Manuelle, a Latin Grammy winner with multiplatinum albums, takes the stage on April 23. New food items this year from the kitchen of SeaWorld Executive Chef Hector Colon include a hamburguesa cubana , piononos, morcilla, sorullitos, frituras de camarones and lechon asado.


topix.net | 06-Apr-2016 19:19

Marc Anthony to Speak at Billboard Latin Music Conference Panel

Marc Anthony performs in concert during his 'Cambio de Piel World Tour' at The Municipal Auditorium "Cortijo de Torres" on July 17, 2015 in Malaga, Spain. Marc Anthony will take part in the panel titled Marc Anthony: Creating Music That Stands the Test of Time during the 27th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami taking place in April.


topix.net | 01-Apr-2016 23:36

Gilberto Santa Rosa and Carlos Vives Cancel European Tour Dates

After a dispute with promoter Pal Mundo B.V., singers Gilberto Santa Rosa and Carlos Vives have canceled their European tour dates. In a joint press release, WK Entertainment said the Colombian singer/songwriter would reschedule his concerts in London and Paris, where he was set to perform March 31 and April 10, and would not be performing at the Festival Pal Mundo in Spain and the Netherlands.


topix.net | 26-Mar-2016 02:12

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