Tag Archives: 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 […]
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May 17 – August 19, 2007 ¡Azúcar! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF CELIA CRUZ (Gertrude Silverstone Muss Gallery) The traveling exhibition ¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz explores the life of legendary Cuban-born singer Celia Cruz (1925 – 2003) and her world-wide influence on music and culture. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum […]
-Presentation to be made at Johnny Pacheco’s 50th Anniversary at the Theater at MSG on 10/20 – (New York, NY – October 20, 2006) Heineken USA and the Celia Cruz Foundation will award $15,000 to two adult music students from New York’s Lehman College to assist in funding their music education. Laura Bodden and Steven Oquendo will each receive checks for $7500 during […]
Walk for HOPE y La Lucha Contra el Cáncer con la Fundación Celia Cruz y Holy Name Medical Center Este sábado 22 de mayo en el parque James Braddock en North Bergen, NJ Caminata liderada por el galardonado periodista Geraldo Rivera. Teaneck, NJ – Por primera vez en sus 85 años de historia, el Holy Name Medical Center lanzó […]
New York – Monday, March 17, 2003…Omer Pardillo, manager of Celia Cruz, officially announced the creation of the Celia Cruz Foundation. Pardillo along with Pedro Knight, Celia’s husband, created and finalized the idea for this organization the summer of 2002. The foundation’s mission is to offer financial aid to Latino students who wish to study Music. It will also […]
Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony will host the 2-hour musical extravaganza Miami, FL – 4 de febrero del 2003…Telemundo is proud to announce it will produce and air an unprecedented event: the tribute concert “¡Celia Cruz: Azúcar!” honoring the undisputed queen of salsa, Celia Cruz. Two of the most legendary Latin entertainers of our times, […]