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  • Carlos Santana comfortable, not complacent

    Carlos Santana comfortable, not complacent
    Guitar tip from Carlos Santana: To develop a style, lock yourself in a closet. "I noticed I could see things better in the dark," says the 67-year-old bandleader, rock icon and Grammy-winning pop star. "If I opened the door when I was playing, it didn't...
  • Which character on 'The Simpsons' is going to be killed off?

    Which character on 'The Simpsons' is going to be killed off?
    Update: This past Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" was thought to feature the death of a major character, but in the end it was not the death episode you were looking for. Show creators promised at the beginning of the season as much, but that episode...
  • Film Review: 'Cuban Fury'

    Nick Frost, the tubby sidekick to frequent onscreen partner Simon Pegg, sashays solo into the spotlight in the salsa-inflected British romantic comedy "Cuban Fury." Big Talk, the production company behind all those Pegg-Frost pairings, hopes to advance...
  • Jose Curbelo dies at 95; Latin jazz bandleader

    Jose Curbelo, a Latin jazz bandleader, agent and promoter who helped popularize the cha-cha in the United States and made Tito Puente a star, has died. He was 95. A resident of North Miami Beach, Curbelo died Friday of heart failure at a hospital in...
  • The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Pitbull talks, King Mango struts

    The Go Guide Weekend Preview: Pitbull talks, King Mango struts
    When your goal is worldwide domination, you gotta do what you gotta do. For Pitbull, hardcore Miami Heat fan, that means getting in bed (figuratively speaking) with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. “Yeah, we don’t talk about that,”...
  • All that jazz, and then some

    All that jazz, and then some
    Poncho Sanchez only had one professional conga lesson. The class, which took place in the garage at his mother's house, was a treat from his sister while he was still in high school. "He had asked me to play a little bit of Cal Tjader, and after, he...
  • Beatles Promoter Sid Bernstein Dies at 95

    Sid Bernstein, the promoter who brought the Beatles to Carnegie Hall in New York City just as their fame exploded in the U.S., has died. He was 95. Bernstein's daughter, Casey Deutsch, said her father died in his sleep Wednesday morning of natural...
  • Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger

    Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger
    Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, working with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing and Natalie Cole as well as Paul McCartney, Prince and Michael Jackson, has...
  • Latino Leadership forum teaching parents about school involvement

     
    “A lot of times we tell our parents that they need to be involved but they don’t know how to approach the schools or what that means. It’s helping children with homework, attending parent teacher conferences, going to an open house or atte...
  • Viva Osceola: County’s Latino party coming next week

     
    The yearly Latino festival known as Viva Osceola is taking place next week, bringing its usual mix of Latin music, dance and family entertainment on Hispanic Heritage Month to a county with a large Hispanic population. More than 115,000 Latinos call...
  • Latin music greats to headline first festival at SteelStacks

     
    Performances by a Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpet and piano icon and the son of a Latin music great will highlight the first ¡Sabor! Latin Festival, June 17-19 at the new $72 million SteelStacks entertainment complex being built in South Bethlehem,........
  • Marc Anthony invigorated by fans at the Allentown Fair

     
    Marc Anthony might not have had luck in his marriages, but Saturday at the grandstand arena he experienced the unconditional love of more than 4,000 fans, who welcomed him with nostalgia and joy. The concert at the Great Allentown Fair......