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2003 Stories by Judy Cantor

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  • Latin Music Musings

    published June 26, 2003

    Friday, June 27, at 8:00. Admission is free. Call 305-448-9677. More >>

  • Gypsy King

    published June 19, 2003

    Characterized by fervent stomping and virile poses, the farruca is a macho flamenco dance with origins in Galician popular culture.... More >>

  • Pure Hearted

    published May 29, 2003

    On a recent Friday night Snowhite, working mother and one of Miami's most enduring and popular turntablists (she's this year's Miami New... More >>

  • Maraca

    published May 29, 2003

    Following a long-held (and arguably outdated) Cuban recording tradition, Cuban flute player Orlando "Maraca" Valle and his orchestra's previous... More >>

  • President Mish-Mash

    published May 8, 2003

    Yerba Buena has emerged as a messiah among Latin fans searching for party music with an urban edge, preaching the second coming of salsa and... More >>

  • Cuban in a Suitcase

    published April 24, 2003

    Sandra Ramos is part of a generation of Havana artists whose visual language makes frequent reference to the dream and reality of exile. Her work,... More >>

  • Latin Film Fest

    published April 10, 2003

    The story of the Cuban vocal group Los Zafiros is decidedly cinematic. Four handsome lads from Havana's working-class Cayo Hueso neighborhood... More >>

  • World Records

    published April 10, 2003

    "When people go to someone's house for the first time, they want to look through the medicine cabinet and the CD collection," reasons Rhythm... More >>

  • Island Man

    published April 3, 2003

    Eye pressed to a digital video camera, Chris Blackwell pans the view from the wood hut on stilts overlooking an inlet in the Caribbean that he... More >>

  • Gal Power

    published March 27, 2003

    In Ghana, the polyrhythmic drum-driven musical style known as takada is a woman's cry to freedom. "To be a composer or drummer among the Anlo-Ewe... More >>

  • Up Cool Creek

    published March 20, 2003

    Set among South Beach's understated Art Deco hotels, the groovy Fifties motor lodge recently rechristened The Creek (as in adjacent to... More >>

  • Post-Carnival Whimsy

    published March 13, 2003

    It remains to be seen if Moreno Veloso +2 will be accompanied onstage this Saturday with a cardboard cutout of Peter Rabbit and "indulge in... More >>

  • City Slackers

    published February 27, 2003

    In an open-air club in the hills above Kingston, the half-dozen members of the Turbo Force sound system huddle behind a sculptural citadel of... More >>

  • Miami & Havana & Hip-Hop

    published February 13, 2003

    Sammy Figueroa didn't imagine it would be so hard to find a pair of congas in Havana. To avoid the hassle and expense, he decided not to bring his... More >>

  • Sand Song

    published January 30, 2003

    The thump of rolling bodies and whoosh of sand poured over a dancer's head form part of the soundtrack to the entrancing one-hour piece... More >>

  • Smoked, Not Chilled

    published January 23, 2003

    It's been a long love story, but Martirio keeps romancing misty souls. The torch singer of the new Spain sets feet tapping and heads bobbing... More >>

  • Very Fine Lines

    published January 23, 2003

    "I feel most honest and sincere when drawing on paper," artist Pedro Vizcaino confesses in the slim catalogue accompanying the exhibition... More >>

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