Benny More

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Madball's Freddy Cricien Talks NYC Hardcore: "CBGB's Was Our Shit Hole"

    Freddy Madball = New York City hardcore. But did you know he came up in Miramar on salsa duro, Grandmaster Flash, and Miami bass? From singing with Agnostic Front at age 7 to starting his own band, Freddy Cricien and his Madball cohorts have turned the world into one massive mosh pit. And now the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2007
  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    A Pioneer Gets His Props

    A decade after he helped introduce America to rock en español, Elsten "Fulano" Torres hits it big

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    Undercover Brother

    Javier Garcia is on a stealth mission to conquer Latin pop

  • Film

    February 27, 2003

    Miami International Film Festival

    2002 Week two: Cuba, Spain, Iceland, Poland, U.S.A., and more

  • Film

    January 24, 2002

    Time on His Side

    The Miami Film Festival's new director tells his critics to wait and see

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Old-Skool Cuba

    The Afro-Cuban All Stars finally come to South Florida

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Equal Opportunity Dissident

    Julian Jorge Reyes, a child of Castro's revolution, turned against his leader. Now he's taking on el exilio.

  • Calendar

    November 25, 1999

    New Blue Eyes

    Tony Fernandez

  • News

    May 28, 1998

    Isla de la Musica

    The biggest surprise at Havana's Cubadisco '98: A burgeoning retinue of Americans hoping to cash in

  • Music

    March 26, 1998
  • Music

    October 16, 1997
  • Music

    September 25, 1997
  • Music

    April 17, 1997
  • News

    February 27, 1997

    Exile Blues

    As a lead singer for Los Van Van, Israel Kantor was a star in his native country. But Miami isn't Cuba.

  • News

    December 26, 1996

    When Cuba Sang

    Chico O'Farrill. Bebo Valds. Prez Prado. Cachao. A vibrant musical era was swallowed by the revolution, but not before the Panart record company put it on a platter.

  • News

    December 19, 1996

    Eyewitnesses to History

    Marion and Orlando de Cardenas aided Fidel Castro when the Cuban revolution was still a daydream, not a bad dream

  • News

    November 21, 1996
  • Music

    October 24, 1996
  • Music

    September 5, 1996
  • News

    August 24, 1994

    Shadow Plays

    Full of dark truths, new Cuban films and videos raise the shades on the island's past, illuminate its present, and -- maybe -- predict its future

  • News

    January 5, 1994

    ­Viva Albita!

    You might think Cuba's glorious traditional music is hundreds of yeas old. You're wrong. It's 31. It's wearing tight jeans. And it's called Albita Rodriguez.