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5 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Festival de la Isla Aug. 23 at Pena Adobe Park

The 2014 Annual Festival de la Isla will welcome salsa performers Domingo Quinones and Jose Brull to Solano County on Aug. 23 at Pena Adobe Park.


Related Topix: Domingo Quinones, Solano County, CA, August, CA, Linda, CA

13 hrs ago | Nippertown!

Berkshire Fringe Festival Has It All - Comedy, Drama, Music, Labs...

Brooklyn's Under The Table present "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," a wildly hilarious, irreverent and poignant reimagining of Victor Hugo's classic tale.


Related Topix: Berkshire, NY

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Reporter

Festival de la Isla set for Aug. 23

Celebrating its 13th year, Festival de la Isla will be Aug. 23 under the towering shade trees in Pena Adobe Park, just off Interstate 80, in Vacaville.


Related Topix: Salsa, Vacaville, CA, Domingo Quinones, Solano County, CA, August, CA, Linda, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

USA Today

Mario Lopez goes back to school

Mario Lopez goes back to school 25 years after Saved by the Bell, Mario Lopez goes back to class, this time as a parent.


Related Topix: Children TV, Comedy, Saved by the Bell, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Mario Lopez, Trance, Family, Kids, Glendale, CA, Dominic

Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

Tax "Brujeria" - Transitional Tax Planning Considerations ...

The other day I asked the garage attendant who was of Puerto Rican ancestry and listening to Salsa music as she worked, which group was the most influential band in her estimation La Sonora Poncena or El Gran Combo.


Related Topix: Rico, CO, Sonora Poncena, El Gran Combo, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

From Pinball to Percussion, Plus an Ethopian Pop...

Larry Harlow was an original mastermind of Fania Records, a storied New York salsa label for which he produced more than 200 albums and, in 1973, wrote perhaps the only salsa opera to borrow its premise from the Who.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Celia Cruz, Pop/Rock, Africa, World News, Ethiopia, Opinion


Recommended While on Vacation - Lucy Moore's biography...

If you are looking for summer dance while on vacation and can't find any performances to attend, here are two new and notable alternatives- Lucy Moore's biography Nijinsky , released in Britain last year and now available in the US by Profile Books and Opus Arte's DVD of Notre-Dame De Paris by choreographer Roland Petit, in a 2013 revival by Ballet ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Opera, Ballet, Doctor Zhivago, Drama Movies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

SummerStage on Staten Island: Felix Hernandez, Lisette Melendez, Boogaloo Assassins, Joe Bataan to headline free concerts

Every year, City Parks' SummerStage series presents an eclectic mix of fine musicians, dancers and spoken word artists from around the world in free all-ages performances in green spaces throughout the five boroughs.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Latin, Joe Bataan, 9, Motown, Soul, George Lamond, Manhattan, NY, Music, Entertainment

The LookOut news

Pico Youth and Family Center Fights to Keep Doors Open

On the storefront of the Pico Youth and Family Center in Santa Monica, beside iconic images of Malcolm X and Cesar Chavez, is a board that reads: "Burritos, $3."


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Oscar d'leon

Sun Jul 20, 2014

'In the Heights' at Anaheim's Chance, 'Don't Dress' at Fullerton's Stages

Few visitors to New York have ever been to Washington Heights, a predominantly Latino community north of Harlem.


Related Topix: Washington Heights, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Theater, Arts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alegria

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Pacific Mambo Orchestra heats up Jazz Alley with Latin big band beats

If you think it's been hot in Seattle over the last several days it's about to get even hotter as the Pacific Mambo Orchestra brings their fiery Latin big band sound to Dimitriou's Jazz Alley this evening for a two night stand.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Music!, Salsa, Marc Anthony, Latin

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at in the Heights, Opening Tonight at Chance Theater

Chance Theater will present the third show of its 16th Anniversary Season -- the groundbreaking 21st century musical, IN THE HEIGHTS.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alegria


From Corner Delis to Yankee Stadium: Romeo Santos' Historic Bronx Gig

When Aventura closed their run as the biggest band in bachata with four shows at Madison Square Garden, it seemed as though the genre couldn't get any bigger.


Related Topix: Romeo Santos, Salsa, Fania All Stars, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hollywood Bowl Kicks Off Jazz at the Bowl Concerts Tonight

The 2014 Jazz at the Bowl Series begins tonight, July 9, 2014 as The Count Basie Orchestra and special guests celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald .


Related Topix: Jazz, The Count Basie Orchestra, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Hancock, Gilberto Santa Rosa, James Brown, Soul, Marvin Gaye

Bodega Bamz & The Martinez Brothers deliver some 'Sunday Service' on new EP

It's been two years since Latino rapper Bodega Bamz made a splash onto the scene with his much heralded project Strictly 4 My Papiz - an ode to the late Tupac Shakur - and simply meshed with a diversely Spanish flare.


Related Topix: Fania All Stars

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Detroit News

Fania Records at 50

Cheo Feliciano was part of a historic concert at Yankee Stadium in 1973 as one of the Fania All Stars.


Related Topix: Fania, Latin, Cheo Feliciano, Fania All Stars, New York, Salsa, Music!

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Music, dance help deliver global feel to Burnsville's International Festival

Malamanya, with its blend of Afro-Latin dance music, is the final act performing July 12 at the 2014 International Festival of Burnsville.


Related Topix: Hector Lavoe, St. Mary's, AK

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Reporter

Fania Records celebrates 50th anniversary

A group of Latin musicians gave an historic concert at Yankee Stadium in the summer of 1973.


Related Topix: Fania, Latin, Salsa, Music!, Cheo Feliciano, Hector Lavoe

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Fania Records celebrates 50th anniversary

A group of Latin musicians gave an historic concert at Yankee Stadium in the summer of 1973.


Related Topix: Latin, Fania, Music!, Salsa, Cheo Feliciano, Hector Lavoe, Opinion