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  • blog April 21, 2014

    Afropop’s Picks: SummerStage 2014!

    Every summer, all the boroughs and barrios of New York overflow with free live music, most of it presented by the City Parks Foundation program SummerStage. They just posted the lineup for this summer, and like the avid fans of … Read more »

  • review April 20, 2014

    Magnetica

    Producer, DJ, musician and crate-digging madman, Will “Quantic” Holland has devoted much of his attention to the music of Colombia– his adopted home of the past seven years– with projects like Combo Bárbaro and Ondatrópica. His new record, Magnetica (out … Read more »

  • blog April 18, 2014

    RIP Cheo Feliciano: Six Songs You Should Know

    Puerto Rican super-sonero Jose Cheo Feliciano passed away on April 17 in a fatal car accident. He was 78. He was born in Ponce, PR in 1936, but moved to New York with his family at age 17. It was … Read more »

  • blog April 15, 2014

    Concert Review: Legendary Cuban Charanga Orquesta Aragón Live at Schimmel Center

    All photographs by Oresti Tsonopoulos. For more of Oresti’s photos from the concert, please click here. Every seat was filled at the Michael Schimmel Center For the Arts at Pace University. Chatter turned to applause as the band took the stage: … Read more »

  • program November 21, 2013

    ¡Bailamos!

    One of the beautiful things about musical life in Latin America is that the classic dance music sounds never die. Even as youth-oriented genres like reggaeton and tribal get into the mix, people of all generations continue to get down … Read more »

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