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22 min ago | KQED

Quetzal's Political Trajectory in Rhythm

How many musicians could weave a touching story of romance from the everyday sight of an injured, dirty pigeon? In the case of Southern California band Quetzal , such corollaries come naturally.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Folk, Pomona, CA

4 hrs ago | The Countywide

Lila Downs le canta a San Antonio

The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center proudly presents Grammy award winning singer Lila Downs for the 2014 Lila Downs Le Canta a San Antonio concert at the historic Majestic Theatre.

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Related Topix: Texas

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Inaugural Latin Jazz Festival in Highland Park a Success

Councilman Gilbert Cedillo played host at the First Annual Latin Jazz & Music Festival this past weekend at Sycamore Grove Park, where more than 2,000 participants enjoyed 14 bands over two days.

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City Paper

On the Lawn in Petworth: Jazz Setlist, August 28-September 3

If Mel Torme 's singing voice was velvet, then Tim Green 's saxophone tone is satin.

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Related Topix: Mel Torme, Jazz, New York, Mendez, Music, Entertainment

Billboard

Pepe Aguilar & Carlos Vives Among Hispanic Heritage Awards Honorees

Regional Mexican crooner Pepe Aguilar and Colombian singer Carlos Vives are among the honorees being celebrated at the Hispanic Heritage Awards on Sept.

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Related Topix: Carlos Vives

New York Daily News

Shakira confirms second child with Gerard Pique

Baby Numero Dos is proof positive of how in love the couple, who got together in 2010, are with one another.

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Related Topix: Carlos Vives, Entertainment

Billboard

Exclusive: Marc Anthony and Other Salsa Legends Share Memories of Legendary Label Fania Records

In this oral history, salsa legends share their memories -- good and bad -- of the most important tropical music label of all time During the early 1960s, Johnny Pacheco was riding high on Cuban-based Latin music.

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Related Topix: Fania, Salsa, Music!, Marc Anthony, Johnny Pacheco

Popsugar

Shakira Is Reportedly Pregnant With Her Second Child

Is Shakira pregnant again? According to multiple reports , the singer is expecting her second child with her partner, Barcelona soccer star Gerard PiquA©.

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Related Topix: Carlos Vives

International Business Times

Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber Spark Reunion Report: Justin Shares Romantic Picture With Selena

Singer Selena Gomez greets fans after accepting the favorite singer award at the 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California March 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Selena, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber

The Arizona Republic

8/30: 3 reasons to see Marc Anthony at Jobing.com Arena

That made him a star, but his versatility gave him longevity, as he later moved to both mainstream and Latin pop.

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Related Topix: Marc Anthony, Salsa, Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Music, Entertainment

WebProNews

Marc Anthony Talks Music And Upcoming 15-City Tour

Although he's sold more than 12 million albums worldwide, and is now considered one of the most influential artists of his time, the 45-year-old singer recently revealed he wasn't always the lead man.

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Related Topix: Marc Anthony, Celebrities, Ricky Martin

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

Bay Area arts news, Aug. 28

Bay Area saxophonist and clarinetist Harvey Wainapel, who spends several months a year in Brazil playing with musicians around the country, has released the second volume of his "Amigos Brasileiros" CD featuring a wide range of artists and regional styles.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Milton Nascimento, Music, Entertainment

Billboard

Latin Radio Icon Polito Vega to Be Honored at New York...

The iconic radio personality Polito Vega will be honored Sept. 21 during a concert at Madison Square Garden featuring some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Juan Luis Guerra , Don Omar , Chayanne and Carlos Vives .

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Related Topix: Don Omar, Reggae, Chayanne, Carlos Vives

Examiner.com

Hip Hop Artist, Nelly, Performs at Uforia Music Festival in Los Angeles

Located in the scenic USC's Exposition Park in Los Angeles, Uforia Music Festival , brought together an eclectic mix of musicians to celebrate Latin and English culture.

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Related Topix: Nelly, Rap, Kid Cudi, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon

Serious Eats

Solbeso: Chocolate's Boozy Cousin From South America

The liquor industry is flush with chocolate-flavored liqueurs, 'wines' , and cloying choco-cocktail recipes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Wine, Drink, Cocktails, Recipes

Contra Costa Times

Famed Chicano band Quetzal brings new sound to Bay Area

From its inception some two decades ago in East Los Angeles, the Chicano band Quetzal has thrived by casting a wide net, gathering sounds and rhythms from sources folkloric and funky.

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Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA, Yerba Buena, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

International Business Times

Justin Bieber Shares Sexy Selfie Of Selena Gomez Hours Before She Appeared On Chelsea Lately

Singer Selena Gomez accepts the favorite singer award at the 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California March 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Spring Breakers, Selena, Behaving Badly, Celebrities, Selena Gomez

International Business Times

Jelena Update: Police Called In At Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez's Hollywood Dinner Date

Singer Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, pose on arrival at the 2011 American Music Awards in Los Angeles November 20, 2011.

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Related Topix: Selena

Santa Fe Reporter

Lila Love

Riding on a tour bus on her way to a gig in San Francisco, Downs, who graces Santa Fe's Lensic on Wednesday, Aug. 27, took time to speak to SFR.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Sole, Hip-Hop, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Ricky Martin Opens New Children's Centre In Puerto Rico

Latin pop star Ricky Martin returned to his native Puerto Rico on Monday to help to launch a new education centre for at-risk youths.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Ricky Martin

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