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2005 Stories by Julienne Gage

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  • À la Chart

    published December 29, 2005

    I need variety, which is why I hog the headphones at the Putumayo World Music sampler stand every time I go to Wild Oats supermarket. This year,... More >>

  • Tereso

    published December 15, 2005

    Spanish-to-English-Dictionary Tereso: n. (1) Literal: Argentine slang for a piece of shit; (2) Modern: an Argentine rock... More >>

  • Bachá

    published December 1, 2005

    Today's Cinderellas scrub the floors to the tropical beat of Latin Grammy nominee Bachá, whose duets inspire dreams of princes and brighter... More >>

  • A Nervous City in a Weird World

    published November 17, 2005

    Brazilian composer and saxophonist Livio Tragtenberg has reassembled his Nervous City Orchestra and is set to take Miami audiences on a second... More >>

  • Boxed Logic

    published November 3, 2005

    Spanish singer Pau Donés and his fusion band Jarabe de Palo prove on their latest album, Un Metro Cuadrado, that thinking inside the... More >>

  • A Little Bit of This, a Little Bit of That

    published October 20, 2005

    After a two-year hiatus, the members of local Latin funk fusion outfit Bacon Bits are back and shaking their funky sazón all over Miami's al... More >>

  • The Ballad of an Old Cabaret

    published August 4, 2005

    Wearing stiletto heels and a tight minidress with a wild Sixties print, Cuban cabaret singer Daya cheerfully trots out from the dimly lit table... More >>

  • Milking the Music

    published July 28, 2005

    Andrea Echeverrí, organic rocking front-woman for the alternative Colombian band Los Aterciopelados, is milking the groove-mama experience... More >>

  • Crown of Thorns

    published July 21, 2005

    It began with a single stray strand of sun-streaked brown hair. At the age of nine, Veronica Milchorena -- who would become a curvaceous,... More >>

  • Rhett and the Pawn Shop Drunks (Rhett y los Borrachos Empeñados)

    published July 21, 2005

    During a New Times interview earlier this year ("Ugly Beautiful," January 20), Miami-based Cuban-American rocker Rhett said his first... More >>

  • The Roots of Rapture

    published July 7, 2005

    Aina Candela might want to think about changing the name of its new weekly show at Jazid from "Cooltura" to "Trance Tuesdays." After all, lead... More >>

  • Jorge Moreno

    published July 7, 2005

    Latin Grammy-winning rocker Jorge Moreno's new bilingual album El Segundo is cultural hodgepodge that seamlessly shifts from alternative... More >>

  • Universal Rhythm

    published May 19, 2005

    Tiempo libre roughly translates to "free time" in English. It's a luxury that Jorge Gomez, pianist and director of the Cuban timba band... More >>

  • Undercover Brother

    published April 21, 2005

    There's a lot riding on singer-songwriter Javier Garcia. Super-producer Gustavo Santaolalla, who has worked with Café Tacuba and Molotov, produced t... More >>

  • Maria Rita

    published April 7, 2005

    It's no wonder Brazilian singer Maria Rita is an eclectic bossa nova baby. She suckled from the breast of Brazil's all-time greatest female... More >>

  • Locos por Juana

    published April 7, 2005

    Expressing the band's desire for widespread appeal, Locos por Juana's long-awaited second CD, appropriately titled Música P'al Pueblo (Music ... More >>

  • Latin Funk at Sunday on the Mile

    published March 3, 2005

    From the first Latin funk stage at Coral Gables's annual Sunday on the Mile jazz festival, a new generation of Hispanic musicians will boldly spin... More >>

  • Soraya

    published March 3, 2005

    Colombian-American pop diva Soraya is gaining momentum. El Otro Lado de Mi (The Other Side of Me), her second album since overcoming... More >>

  • Guerrillas of Peace

    published February 24, 2005

    In one Miami International Film Festival documentary, The Supreme Uneasiness: Incessant Portrait of Fernando Vallejo, the titular Colombian... More >>

  • Afro Roots World Music Festival

    published February 24, 2005

    During the seventh annual Afro Roots World Music Festival, local artists will showcase Mama Africa's life-giving reach into the community through... More >>

  • Plena Libre

    published February 10, 2005

    Puerto Rican band Plena Libre isn't boricua, it's barbicua. Contributions to the Afro-Rican plena music were made in part by... More >>

  • Labor of Love

    published February 3, 2005

    With Alan Hughes, chef extraordinaire and lead singer of the hard-driving band Prole, songwriting and baby-making have a lot in common. They both... More >>

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