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Celia Cruz to be honored at largest Cuban festival in U.S.

via Celia Cruz to be honored at largest Cuban festival in U.S. by Kristina Puga 7:00 am on 07/29/2012 Sandra Castro may be a Colombian-American with a successful pet-sitting business, but she also spends half the year preparing for one of the biggest festivals in the country, which she helped to found. Now in […]

Celia All Stars ready to channel Celia Cruz at Festival Cubano

via Lenia Diaz of Celia Cruz All Stars (Courtesy Amigos Together For Kids Foundation) Kristina Puga 5:30 am on 07/31/2012 This month marks the ninth-year anniversary of the passing of multi-Grammy winning salsa legend, Celia Cruz. Some might not know she had multiple platinum and gold records, more than 100 worldwide recognitions, as well as […]

Paquito D’Rivera, other Latin legends see their stars unveiled in ceremony at Celia Cruz Plaza in Union City

via UNION CITY – A multi Grammy-award winner, legendary merengue singers, and the area’s first Spanish-language TV station were among those given stars yesterday along the Walk of Fame at Celia Cruz Plaza.

Celia Cruz High School of Music Website


Celia Cruz | AllMusic

Biography by Craig Harris Celia Cruz was one of Latin music’s most respected vocalists. A ten-time Grammy nominee, Cruz, who sang only in her native Spanish language, received a Smithsonian Lifetime Achievement award, a National Medal of the Arts, and honorary doctorates from Yale University and the University of Miami. A street in Miami was […]

Ballet Hispanico at the Joyce Theater

via Whether by design or accident, Mr. Vilaro’s own “Asuka,” came out best. Since the premiere in December of this tribute to the Cuban-born salsa legend Celia Cruz the company has relaxed into it. They seem comfortable in its contemporary style, its loose, sometimes same-sex partnering. Ms. Wyatt, less vehement now in the Cruz […]

Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte Presents Celia Cruz

“ALEXIS RODRIGUEZ-DUARTE PRESENTS CELIA CRUZ” Photographic Exhibition Celebrates the Woman, the Diva, a Mentor and Friend ©2011 Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte Miami, Fl 10/20/2011-(The Cuban Art Project) – For a woman to succeed in the world of Latin music she had to break through cultural taboos and wrongly conceived commercial perceptions. No one cracked that gender barrier like Celia Cruz […]