Little Havana rises with the cock. Sunlight gleams off her concrete hips. She revels in her hot and sticky wetness. As fresh, juicy papaya scents float on palm tree breezes, she burns a sacred herb and swallows a cafecito with a piece of buttered toast. Today is her birthday, and soon 2 million fee ... More >>
For U.S. citizens, traveling to Cuba can be a tremendo dolor en el culo. Unless you've got special permission from the friggin' Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, your ass is either flying into Havana under the radar through either the Bahamas or Canada. On the bright side, we ... More >>
Salsa lovers of the world unite! There's going to be a whole lotta cadera- (hip-) shaking at the James L. Knight Center on August 6, during the show dubbed "Juntos Por Primera Vez" (Together for the First Time).The tropi-tune extravaganza will feature a few fan favorites from the salsa realm: Isa ... More >>
Tito Puente Jr."Go with your family, go with your friends, for good times, where fun never ends." If those lines sound familiar then you probably grew up hearing Youth Fair commercials too.Well the fair dropped the "youth" and is all grown up now. That means beer, concerts, and dancing into ... More >>
Enjoy your Marlins con salsa tonight
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The timba boom of the Nineties may have subsided, but salsa's smoothest voice is still here
Pianist Tony Perez gets Dixie with salsa
The Miami Film Festival's new director tells his critics to wait and see
Celia Cruz pours on every kind of azucar
Bold booking draws top ratings, topples dictatorship, at Second Annual Latin Grammy Awards
The Afro-Cuban All Stars finally come to South Florida
A new recording brings Cuba's folklore into the future
For a Cuban band with no name, the moment is now
Is salsa bankrupt?
Issac Delgado returns to a kinder, gentler Miami
So where's that Cuban musical invasion?
Cuba's musicians are anxious to cash in on the overseas market. But in the process they could sell out their sound.
A New Times guide to busting the county's Cuba law
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Concerts by Cuban bands
Cuban salsero Issac Delgado played Miami without incident. Then the government accused him of breaking the law.
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The Castro government is marketing music, and the whole world is buying. Except Miami.
Los Van Van's first-ever U.S. tour took them everywhere but here