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) | 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. | 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." | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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 . | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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 . | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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". | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | 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) | 03-Jun-2014 21:50

Students demonstrate inventions

Imagine a binder that is thin and light when you first purchase it but expands as your school semester continues and you add more paper. | 27-May-2014 18:57

Latin Pop Isn't Popping: Why Stars Like Carlos Vives...

Commercial Latin music was once synonymous with romantic pop, from ballads to uptempo. | 26-May-2014 19:10

John Donohue: New York's summer music festivals.

Summer is high season for music festivals in New York City. SummerStage brings concerts to Central Park celebrating hip-hop, local Latin music, and Pete Seeger. | 26-May-2014 07:31

Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing - 2014 Schedule

Lincoln Center's ever popular A Midsummer Night Swing series happens this year from June 24 - July 12 at Damrosch Park . | 23-May-2014 05:44

Carlos Vives Debuts; Marc Anthony & Enrique Iglesias...

Carlos Vives debuts at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart with "Mas + Corazon Profundo," with 2,000 copies sold in the week ending May 18, according to Nielsen SoundScan. | 23-May-2014 01:39

Spanish Harlem Orchestra: Hard-core N.Y. salsa at its best

The Grammy-nominated Spanish Harlem Orchestra, led by pianist-arranger Oscar Hernandez, brings its old-school salsa dura sound for a two-night run at Yoshi's in Oakland this Saturday. | 22-May-2014 03:31

Jennifer Lopez On 'True Love': I Did A Lot Of Soul Searching And Praying

The memoir will be the Nuyorican star's first published book and is set to be released on October 28 , Penguin Group announced in a statement on Monday. | 21-May-2014 19:07

Marc Anthony to Launch 'Cambio de Piel' World Tour This August

Marc Anthony, the Nuyorican superstar singer, producer and songwriter sold 1.2 million tickets, convening huge sellout crowds throughout his international "Vivir Mi Vida" World Tour produced by Cardenas Marketing Network . | 20-May-2014 21:34

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Hector "The Voice" Lavoe-Nuyorican singer whose teasing, tapping records introduced the world to salsa-had as many vices as he had hit songs. | 17-May-2014 23:46

Give the drummer some: Master congero Pablo Batista

Here's how Pablo Batista was bitten by the music bug: studying with percussion master Miguel Candia at the tender age of 9. The young Bethlehem, Pa., native began playing paid gigs when he was 12, and the complex arrangements of Afro-Caribbean music captured his imagination. | 14-May-2014 20:34

Les Miserables

In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title, which has not been successfully translated from French . | 12-May-2014 06:59

From Nuyorican to Puerto Rican - A Reverse Economic Pilgrimage to the Land of Los Padres

The New York metropolitan area has always been the largest Puerto Rican community outside of Puerto Rico. | 10-May-2014 13:09

Bio Ritmo to Release New Album 'Puerta Del Sur', 6/24

Blazing a trail by playing some of the hardest hitting and far reaching modern salsa for 23 years now, Bio Ritmo have grown into one of the most intriguing and influential Latin dance bands of the last two decades. | 09-May-2014 19:26

Puerto Rican Festival in Perth Amboy has new location

The annual Puerto Rican Festival, traditionally conducted on Hall Avenue, is moving to a new location this year at Stanley P. Rudyk Park, 500 Valley Place, Perth Amboy. | 03-May-2014 00:45

El Gran Combo Set for 2014 Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival, 6/20-22

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will present El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico as part of the 4th annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival being held June 20-22, 2014 in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's downtown Cultural District. | 02-May-2014 19:41

Marc Anthony Ordered To Submit Full Accounting Records In Child Support Battle

Salsa star Marc Anthony has been ordered to submit a full record of his accounts as he continues to battle his ex-wife Dayanara Torres over child support. | 02-May-2014 09:22

First Friday features fashion, film, printmaker exhibit

La GiaBella Boutique hosts its launch party from 6 to 10 p.m. with local designer Constance Rose Collections and Live Designer Couture Fashions. | 01-May-2014 06:05

Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame announces 2014 inductees

Musical giants Omar Alfanno, Ricardo Arjona,Rafel Perez Botija, Lolita De La Colina, Gloria Estefan & Juan Luis Guerra will become the latest inductees of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame at the 2nd Annual LA MUSA Induction Awards Dinner. | 01-May-2014 01:50

Lincoln Center Announces Out of Doors 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10

The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 20 to August 10, was announced today by Bill Bragin , Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. | 01-May-2014 01:50

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