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2002 Stories by Celeste Fraser Delgado

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  • Sticky Icky Family Fun

    published December 26, 2002

    Of all Miami's dubious distinctions, one in particular is X-rated: No other city in the United States boasts a tighter relationship between the... More >>

  • Label of Love

    published December 19, 2002

    "Let me see that!" demands Alexandra Mercedes Cabrera de la Cruz, snatching a CD out of the hands of her singing partner Ramón E. Rijo. The... More >>

  • Open Ears

    published December 12, 2002

    Last Saturday, New Times celebrated its sweet fifteenth anniversary by coming out with some great big cakes, a few thousand friends, a few... More >>

  • Sweet Tooth

    published December 12, 2002

    When Olga Tañon was a teenager, her beloved dance instructor made her spend hours in front of the mirror, dancing with her reflection until... More >>

  • A Normal Guy

    published December 5, 2002

    If we've told you once, we've told you a thousand times: Go see Juanes! And if you haven't been paying attention, then know that Juan Esteban... More >>

  • Super Sidemen

    published November 28, 2002

    Riddle: What do the local bands Raw B Jae, Sixo, the Kind, Fulano, and the Spam Allstars all have in common with Colombian pop siren Shakira?... More >>

  • Don't Fade Away

    published November 28, 2002

    Don't forget about the band, Alex Lora begs in his squeaky voice, not even if you cut your hair, get a job, wear a three-piece suit, get... More >>

  • Old Jack City

    published November 21, 2002

    It's true, accidents happen in other places. I could have been making that same left turn into my own driveway back in Ohio, say. Some impatient... More >>

  • Detour

    published November 21, 2002

    The premise seemed sound enough. Not once but twice last week the Design District's Brit-Pop-and-then-some night Poplife went extracurricular,... More >>

  • Trina's Screen Test

    published November 21, 2002

    Down NW 60th Street near 10th Avenue, a group of old-timers play dominoes under a tree, complaining about the weather. Across the street young men... More >>

  • Jammed Sessions

    published November 14, 2002

    Tanks lined Biscayne Boulevard at noon last Sunday just as the Rock en Miami festival was getting under way at Bayfront Park. New Times... More >>

  • New Crescent Moon Rising

    published November 7, 2002

    No one has done more to build Miami's rep as the swirling epicenter of cotton candy Latin pop than impresario, erstwhile producer, and savvy... More >>

  • The Doctor Is In

    published October 31, 2002

    Not so long ago, the fate of Cuban salsa superstar Manolín depended on the whims of a dictator and the policies of the INS. Would he stay?... More >>

  • How to Read MTV

    published October 24, 2002

    In the heady idealism of the 1970s, Chilean novelist and playwright Ariel Dorfman wrote How To Read Donald Duck, a treatise against... More >>

  • Yo Quiero Mi MTV

    published October 24, 2002

    Simón Bolívar's dream of a unified Latin American republic died hacking and wheezing in Colombia in 1830. Che Guevara's vision of a... More >>

  • Traffic Jam

    published October 17, 2002

    Before the gangsta, there was the guapo -- the tough guy who cruised the mean streets of Spanish Harlem and El Bronx with a wide-brimmed... More >>

  • Among School Children

    published October 10, 2002

    Maria Marocka is no schoolmarm. Over at Biscayne Gardens Elementary in North Miami, she's the cool teacher. Tall and glamorous with funky clothes... More >>

  • Angie Martinez

    published October 10, 2002

    "I'm like the only Latin woman in hip-hop," declares radio personality/rapper Angie Martinez. Hmmm, what about fellow Puerto Rican rapper Ivy... More >>

  • Jerry Rivera

    published October 10, 2002

    It happens to the best of us. Jerry Rivera, the onetime salsa wunderkind famous for singing about his baby face (and for exclaiming in a petulant... More >>

  • Born in a Bad Way

    published October 3, 2002

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  • Dollar Bill and a Dream

    published October 3, 2002

    In the bad old days of segregation, wasn't nobody black and famous come to sing in the white-only nightclubs of Miami Beach who didn't make a... More >>

  • Let Him In!

    published October 3, 2002

    Is there something in your eye? Oh, it's just Carlos Vives, singing "Let me in through your gaze" -- you know, the windows to your soul and all... More >>

  • Life Force

    published September 12, 2002

    Last week, in the days leading up to my father's funeral, I played Susana Baca's album Espiritu Vivo (Living Spirit). The beat of... More >>

  • Sound Machine Retooled

    published September 5, 2002

    I think there's a lot of misconceptions about what goes on at Crescent Moon. I've heard about people who've been unhappy and moved on, but you... More >>

  • Shake

    published August 29, 2002

    Universal language. Universal language. Now that Music Fest Miami appears to be here to stay -- a solid annual event -- it's time to trot out the... More >>

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