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  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Update: Buena Vista Social Club Returns to U.S., Cue Versailles Restaurant Protests

    The Buena Vista Social Club will play its first American shows in seven years this week, with appearances in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago.‚ÄčLike Silvio Rodriguez, the band's likely skipping South Florida for fear of protests from fringe exile groups. The legendary geezers are just the lates ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Conjunto Progreso at Transit Lounge Tonight, Friday June 26

    Que bola, mi gente? It's about that time yet again to proudly don some Cubaneo. What? You know you love it. Even if you're not Cuban, there's no denying that we make some great grooves for shakin' your ass to.Providing an immediate opportunity for you to partake in some of that very ass shakin', Con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Afro-Cuban All Stars Announce Miami Date

    Even if you're neither Cuban nor into Cuban music, you've no doubt heard of the Buena Vista Social Club, originally a members club where musicians would meet in Cuba during the 40's, but better known for the rediscovery in the 90's, championed in large part by American guitarist/producer Ry Cood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Conjunto Progreso Brings Old School Cuban Flavor to Transit

    Conjunto Progresso ain't your mama's Cuban jam band.  Well...maybe they are.  The fact is, the orchestra, specializing in son and Latin jazz, is about as traditional as it gets.  Don't let LEBO's artwork emblazoned on their album covers and flyers fool you, they aren't Spam Allstars ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Strictly Roots

    Conjunto Progreso brings back the heyday of classic Cuban son.

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004
  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    Sodade No More

    Cesaria Evora sings songs of love and longing, but her memories are full of something else

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Smoked, Not Chilled

    Martirio carries the old-school torch

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    Rotations

    Compay Segundo Las Flores de la Vida
    Nonesuch

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Rap Exchange

    Exile hip-hop phones home

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    All About the Benjamins

    Cuba's musicians are anxious to cash in on the overseas market. But in the process they could sell out their sound.

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Omara Portuondo

    (World/Circuit/Nonesuch)

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Mullin

    The Burden of a Violent History

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Pull Up the Roots

    Cuban pianist Omar Sosa moves beyond the Bay

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Kulchur

    Willy Chirino gets slippery

  • Music

    July 8, 1999
  • Music

    June 3, 1999
  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    Best New Music Trend

    Concerts by Cuban bands

  • Music

    December 31, 1998
  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Hatchet Man

    Q: What's a nice guy like Alberto Ibargen doing at a place like the Miami Herald? A: Exactly what his money-grubbing bosses want him to do.

  • News

    September 17, 1998

    The Politics of Music

    Forget the protests, the visa hassles, even the bomb threat that marred MIDEM. In the end, Cuba's finest musicians rocked the house.

  • Calendar

    September 3, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 3 - 9, 1998

  • Music

    August 20, 1998
  • News

    August 20, 1998

    The New Miami Sound

    It's straight from contemporary Cuba and it has taken root in a most unlikely place: Little Havana

  • Music

    October 16, 1997
  • Music

    October 16, 1997
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