The legendary Cuban orchestra Los Van Van returns this weekend to New York to close its US tour featuring a new songstress and a performance of its greatest hits plus a preview of its new project bringing back songs of the 1960s and '70s.
Singer Julieta Venegas, soprano Monica Abrego and actress Naomy Romo are some of the figures who have passed through the doors of Casa de la Cultura, in Tijuana, less than 1 mile from the U.S Border.
The famous Canadian Band became a fan of the tropical sounds of Bomba Estereo and offered the group to open a couple of concerts for him in Europe.
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Chester Bennington allegedly committed suicide.
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The 70-year-old Olmos, a son of Mexican immigrants who was born in Los Angeles, broke ground for Hispanics in Hollywood and won two Golden Globe awards, one for "The Burning Season" and another for his role as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in "Miami Vice."
In "Loco Enamorado," Abraham Mateo is accompanied by urban icon Farruko from Puerto Rico in shaping a song the Spaniard defines as "reggaepop," a fusion of the pop that has been his signature music for all his young lifetime, and a reggaeton that is gaining world popularity thanks to the "Despacito" phenom.
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Cuban musician San Miguel Perez, who lives in Los Angeles, presented this week his new disc, "Un Poquito de Amor Everyday," a fusion of the sounds of his native land with rock and pop.