rss Email Author Celeste Fraser Delgado

2003 Stories by Celeste Fraser Delgado

Archives: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • The New Classics

    published December 25, 2003

    It has been an anxious year for the Latin music industry, as it has for the music industry in general. The good news: In a time of crisis the... More >>

  • Cellblock Salsa

    published December 18, 2003

    In the heady, right-on Seventies, an article in the magazine ¡P'Alante! (Forward!), published by radical Nuyorican political... More >>

  • Jailhouse Crock

    published November 27, 2003

    At around 5:00 p.m. last Thursday, November 20, approximately 50 riot police dressed in black were marching north along NE First Avenue. Like an... More >>

  • Everybody Looks Like a Rock Star

    published November 27, 2003

    Who knew that the floor seats at the James L. Knight Center could be removed? All these years I thought we had no choice but to evade the ushers... More >>

  • I Remember Benny

    published November 20, 2003

    It's been 44 years since Generoso Jímenez last performed in Miami. He remembers the date perfectly, April 17, 1959, but he can't quite... More >>

  • FTAA: Survival Guides

    published November 13, 2003

    Miami is known for its combustible mix of people from all points on the sociopolitical spectrum. At Home Depot the wealthy former somocista... More >>

  • All Around the Neighborhood

    published November 13, 2003

    Andean Region On the great-grandfather clock of time, 500 years is about a second. And in that second, European mestizos have... More >>

  • Q. Is It Free Trade Or Fair Trade ?

    published November 13, 2003

    The story of the Free Trade Area of the Americas began -- and may well end -- in Miami. At the Summit of the Americas held here in December 1994,... More >>

  • Fair Trade Hot Buttons

    published November 13, 2003

    Market Access This issue puts the "free" in free trade by tearing down the barriers between nations and letting goods flow unfettered... More >>

  • NAFTA: Saint or Sinner ?

    published November 13, 2003

    The North American Free Trade Agreement among the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is nearly a decade old, long enough for its record to be examined by... More >>

  • Revenge of the Misfit Toys

    published October 23, 2003

    Mini Malfi looks disgruntled, sitting on the edge of a low Japanese-style coffee table in the living room of a ranch house in Miami Springs. The... More >>

  • Sodade No More

    published October 23, 2003

    Anyone who has listened to Cape Verdean singer Cesaria Evora has heard the word sodade. In Creolu, the mixture of Portuguese and West... More >>

  • Gettin' Religion

    published October 9, 2003

    When the Spam Allstars abandoned Little Havana's Thursday-night Fuácata party last summer, after two years of packing Hoy Como Ayer, party... More >>

  • Now and Never

    published October 2, 2003

    Handclaps cross the ocean over a cell phone call from Madrid to Miami. Manic fingers pick an acoustic guitar. Palms slap a conga like machine gun... More >>

  • Rewrapping Gloria

    published September 25, 2003

    Start with her body. The scar she has always taken such care to conceal is visible now, snaking along her spine where the surgeon sliced open... More >>

  • Mirror, Mirror

    published September 11, 2003

    In the dark Ricky Martin contemplates his reflection. He stands in front of a giant mirror, his back to the audience. The crossover sensation may... More >>

  • Feel the Latin Grammys

    published August 28, 2003

    High above the freeways in Los Angeles, hovering over the causeways to Miami Beach, and deep within the bowels of the New York City subway system... More >>

  • Havana Roots

    published August 28, 2003

    David Oquendo has good reason to believe in the American dream. The Cuban immigrant moved from the island to New Jersey in 1991 looking for... More >>

  • Puerto Rican Pullout

    published August 7, 2003

    For the first time on a shoot, documentary filmmaker Frances Negron-Muntaner is afraid. Hundreds of bodies surge against her lean, five-foot... More >>

  • Smart Pop

    published August 7, 2003

    Back in the days of Cole Porter, pop songs had lyrics. You know, words put together in such a way as to say something you might be interested in... More >>

  • Getting to the Essence

    published July 31, 2003

    "Listen," says Mari Lauret, holding her hand up to halt the conversation at a tiny table in the downtown lounge I/O. It's not often she has the... More >>

  • Over Her Dead Body

    published July 24, 2003

    Beneath the vaulted white ceilings and elaborate Corinthian columns on the second floor of the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami, Celia Cruz rests.... More >>

  • After Celia

    published July 24, 2003

    Of all the tributes offered to the inimitable Celia Cruz over the past week, perhaps the most moving was that of Descemer Bueno, frontman of the... More >>

  • Whole World Watching

    published July 17, 2003

    Miami's business community has high hopes for achieving hemispheric grandeur and reaping an economic windfall worth billions of dollars if all... More >>

  • Lost in the

    published May 29, 2003

    Friends don't let friends read and drive. That might explain why so many of Miami-Dade's municipalities come up empty when clicked on the... More >>

Display results per page 1  |  2  |  Next >>
Archives: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999