In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. From winning a national televised singing competition as a teenager in Cuba to being selected to play ... More >>
If there were one word to describe el Sonero de la Juventud, it would have to be loyal. Víctor Manuelle has been singing the salsa since 1993. And unlike some of his Latin American counterparts who've changed up their style to transition into mainstream pop, the Puerto Rican salsero has remained ... More >>
The salsa music wafted onto the beach as we walked toward the party tent on Saturday evening. Walking into the tents we were bathed in a see of red. Red lights and red Target logos. Target was the title sponsor of Red Hot Night and the big-box chain that sells everything from fashion to bicycles to ... More >>
If we may say so ourselves, this week offers a pretty sweet variety of artistic and musical events to explore in Miami. From a collection of intimate photos of Celia Cruz, to an interplay of works in every medium by an array of women, to a gathering of ukulele players, join us at one (or all!) of ... More >>
Photo by Guillermo FigueroaWhen listening to Novalima, fans will find many similarities between this modern Afro-Peruvian group and the highly percussive sounds heard every night in Calle Ocho's nightclubs. After all, both Peru and Cuba have a long history of blending the music of formerly ens ... More >>
Few can surpass the majesty and grandeur that is Celia Cruz, but international sensation Lucrecia comes quite close. The Cuban born salsa singer, backed by a classic Cuban-style big band, gives passionate, high energy performances of traditional Latin melodies, and interprets boleros and jazz sta ... More >>
Juan "Buddah Funk" GomezAt the entry of Kimbaracumbara, a small restaurant club hidden between an art gallery and a Chinese restaurant in Little Havana, there's a painting of the Virgin Mary with a baby Jesus and three angels holding her afloat. Celia Cruz's song "Quimbara" plays in the background. ... More >>
Incomparable. Electrifying. Unforgettable. Those are just a few of the words that have typically been used to describe the legendary Celia Cruz throughout her long and illustrious career, and even posthumously since she lost her battle with cancer six years ago. The praise is more than justified, an ... More >>
Miami Science Museum examines the sound of music.
A tribute to the undisputed queen of salsa comes to the Arsht Center.
Girl meets girl meets groovy dance-floor fun
Say farewell to Celia with a spicy screening
The intoxicating Celia Cruz sends us swooning at the Bass
Cherish the memory of Celia at the Bass
Sol shines as an alternative musician who happens to be female
Wake for Celia Cruz
Hoy Como Ayer
Yerba Buena releases a stunning debut of cross-cultural rhythms
Celia Cruz pours on every kind of azucar
Bold booking draws top ratings, topples dictatorship, at Second Annual Latin Grammy Awards
Subtropics New Music Festival
Is prime time really ready for Latin music?