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2001 Stories by Carla Boidi

Archives: 2002 | 2001
  • Still Sweet

    published December 13, 2001

    It's already dark when the farandula gathers outside Café Nostalgia on a Thursday evening. Journalists, artists, songwriters, and... More >>

  • Wave Upon Wave

    published October 25, 2001

    In the freezing pressroom, a husky man in his early forties shivers in shorts and a T-shirt and eyes the sandwiches set out on the table for... More >>

  • Blue Funk

    published October 4, 2001

    The four guys lunching at the Beach all look the same, but one lets it be known who the boss is. "I am," says Cuban-born A.T. Molina, his face... More >>

  • Much Ado

    published September 6, 2001

    "We're going to talk about the Latin Grammys," I propose to Bacilos skeptically, repeating the phrase that... More >>

  • Cuban Flashback

    published September 6, 2001

    One night in April 1999, in the EGREM studios in Havana, the Cuban producer Tony Pinelli, along with a group of top island musicians, was... More >>

  • Counter Culo

    published August 23, 2001

    Rebellious, provocative, revolting, or simply honest are words that have been used to describe Bersuit, the Argentine rock band partial to naming... More >>

  • The Morning After

    published July 26, 2001

    With the salsa market saturated in the Seventies by the ever-multiplying Fania All-Stars and their imitators in Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Colombia,... More >>

  • Hear Her Roar

    published June 21, 2001

    In the photograph the merengueros are decked out in Afros and bell-bottoms, Seventies-style. In the middle of the salsa boom taking place in New... More >>

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