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via nbclatino.com 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 […]
via nbclatino.com 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 nj.com 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.
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 […]
via nytimes.com 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” 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 […]