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  1. Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers sayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 photo, Roberto Ramos, president of the Cubaocho Art and Research Center in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood, lights up a cigar. The Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the United States in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases.

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  2. Cuban cigar boom? Not yetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 photo, Roberto Ramos, president of the Cubaocho Art and Research Center in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood, lights up a cigar. The Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the United States in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases.

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  3. Julian Casablancas Cancels TourRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Rocker Julian Casablancas has scrapped his upcoming tour with backing band The Voidz in Asia and Australia due to logistical issues. The Strokes frontman was set to embark on the Asian and Australian leg of his solo tour, under the name Julian Casablancas + the Voidz, on 30 December , but he has scrapped all 11 dates, which included four appearances at music festivals.

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  4. This Ain't Your Father's Buena Vista: Meet Five...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Billboard

    Alfonso performs during a concert to raise funds for schools that were affected by three hurricanes that hit Cuba last year in the Karl Marx theatre on November 20, 2009 in Havana, Cuba. All of these artists, like many other musicians from Cuba, have already performed in the United States, and their albums are available through all of the U.S. digital music services.

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  5. Flaco Jimenez to receive Lifetime Grammy AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MySanAntonio.com

    A recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts 2012 National Heritage Fellowship, Flaco Jimenez will be joining the pack onstage. The new edition of the Texas Tornados ? featuring Flaco Jimenez, Augie Meyers and Shawn Sahm ? has a new CD, ??Esta Bueno!,? and a South by Southwest showcase Friday night in Austin.

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  6. San JuanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2011 | Xtra!

    The ocean is warm, the trade winds are cool, and life's pace is refreshingly slow. Gay travellers seeking these simple pleasures will love San Juan.

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  7. Gloria Estefan Dreams of Performing in a Free Cuba, Can She Go Home?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Gloria Estefan sings about her native country, Cuba, in songs like "Cuba Libre" and "Mi Tierra," but will she ever be able to sing them while on Cuban soil?

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  8. Pittsburgh Cuba watchers expect things to only get betterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... from the University of Pittsburgh, where she is a professor of anthropology and former director of the Center for Latin American Studies. "The economy in the last three or four years has appeared as desperate as it was" after the Soviet Union's ...

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  9. Danny Rivera to perform at St. John the DivineRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Puerto Rican singer Danny Rivera is among the musical talent that'll be on display Thursday, Dec. 18, through Saturday, Dec. 20, in bandleader Paul Winter's 35th Annual Winter Solstice Concert at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Amsterdam Ave. and 112th St. Rivera, also known as the "National Voice of Puerto Rico," is among the musical talent that'll be on display Thursday, Dec. 18, through Saturday, Dec. 20, in bandleader Paul Winter's 35th Annual Winter Solstice Concert at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Amsterdam Ave. and 112th St. Billed as a celebration of the soulful sounds of Puerto Rico, the concert also features Ricky Martinez , Nelson Gonzalez and Jose Gonzalez accompanied by bomba drummers and singers, as well as a recently-choreographed performance by Abdel Salaam's Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.

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  10. Alejandro Fernandez Earns Fifth No. 1 on Top Latin AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Billboard

    Alejandro Fernandez earns his fifth No. 1 on Top Latin Albums as his Confidencias Reales debuts with 3,000 copies sold in the week ending Dec. 14, according to Nielsen Music.

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  11. Community Events with Renee DiNinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The River 105.9 FM

    ... has sold over 12 million albums worldwide, receiving numerous gold and platinum certifications. He is an ambassador of Latin music and culture at a global level. He was recognized by New York magazine as one of the Ten Most Influential New Yorkers, ...

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  12. Revitalized SD Opera opens a varied seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Diego Source

    ... young lovers begins with the starving artists living in a Paris garret and moves to the gaiety of Christmas Eve at a Latin Quarter bistro. Casual love affairs dissolve in jealous doubt and end with the melancholy death of Mimi, the frail girlfriend ...

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  13. Jennifer Lopez shares clip from Dance Again documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Tears! Sexy costumes!... but NO Casper Smart: Jennifer Lopez shares clip from Dance Again documentary that doesn't feature her ex And the program promises to be packed with drama as the Boy Next Door actress is seen crying in one scene as she sits at a hotel desk in front of her cell phone. The 45-year-old beauty's ex-boyfriend Casper Smart, who was by her side for the entire tour - which took place in 2012 - is noticeably absent from the clip.

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  14. Joyous SoundsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pasadena Weekly

    The 55th Annual LA County Holiday Celebration awaits music lovers at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles, serving up three hours of free entertainment from across the multicultural spectrum from 3 to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. They'll be greeted with an amazing array of entertainment with more than 20 musical groups, choirs and dance companies coming together to spotlight their skills.

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  15. S. PajotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Phoenix New Times

    ... said today, in his... Apparently, Carlos Santana is a fan of the 9 iron too. Not just the six string. Who knew that Latin rock guitar gods liked to unwind with some putt-putt? We would've guessed... Say "Daleee!" with Pit this Ano Nuevo. "Taking the ...

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  16. Photos: Rigondeaux Putting in Work For Japan ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boxing Scene

    ... family an official Team Rigondeaux corner jacket in appreciation for what their family has done in giving back to the latin and Cuban community. Rigo already has a manager and then there's the Caribe thing which makes his dealings difficult. A ...

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  17. Muted Hurrahs For Easing of Cuban SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    President Obama's announcement that he planned to "normalize" relationships with Cuba was met with muted response from the Latin music industry. The demureness could simply be attributed to the season; Christmas is around the corner.

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  18. What the U.S.-Cuba Breakthrough Could Mean for MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    ... which features Cubans Descemer Bueno and reggaeton group Gente De Zona, set a record of 32 weeks at No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart. As Gente De Zona travel regularly back and forth between Miami and Havana, the spectacular global hit marks the ...

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  19. Buena Vista Social Club Star Ry Cooder: Cuba Decision 'Is What...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    Ry Cooder, who recorded in Havana, says he expected openness between the U.S. and Cuba, but is optimistic nonetheless Ry Cooder is the American guitar player involved with the so-called Buena Vista Social Club, a group of local musicians in Havana whose 1997 album led to global fame and a renewed interest in Cuban music. Reached by phone on Wednesday following the announcement that the Obama Administration would begin working to normalize diplomatic ties with Cuba, Cooder was not surprised, not least because he claims to have heard "through the grapevine" that President Barack Obama was planning something.

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  20. Jennifer Lopez On Dating Younger Men, 'We Are Desirable Older, We Can Date Younger Guys'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    ... and asks if men can date younger women, why it is considered "big deal" when women try to date younger men. The Latin beauty believes that all the old clichs need to change as women now are in the same position as men are. "We are desirable older, ...

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