Posts Tagged ‘Celia Cruz’

Spread Love: Karen Rodriguez – Reinas

Spread Love: Karen Rodriguez – Reinas

In honor of Women’s History Month, singer/songwriter and former American Idol finalist Karen Rodriguez releases “Reinas,” a tribute to Latina women in music history. A medley of Karen’s favorite songs by the “reinas” she grew up listening to, “Reinas” pays tribute to several Latina artists like Celia Cruz, Jenni Rivera, Milly Quezada, J Lo, Gloria Estefan, […]


2/5/14: Celia The Queen: A Film Screening @ El Museo del Barrio

2/5/14: Celia The Queen: A Film Screening @ El Museo del Barrio

CCCADI and Museo del Barrio present a screening of executive producer Joe Cardona’s documentary, Celia the Queen. The film is a loving look at the amazing life and legacy of a woman whose voice symbolized the soul of a nation and captured the hearts of fans worldwide. Erupting onto the Cuban music scene as the […]


Celia Cruz Wins the Frame an Iconic American Contest

Celia Cruz Wins the Frame an Iconic American Contest

Okay folks the results are in. After more than 11,000 votes were cast, our beloved Celia Cruz has been chosen, by a wide margin, to be memorialized in a new biographical portrait by the renowned photographic artist, Robert Weingarten. But the museum stills need your help! Weingarten constructs his unique layered images by allowing his […]


Celia Cruz in the Running for a Portrait in the Smithsonian

Celia Cruz in the Running for a Portrait in the Smithsonian

Guess what folks? The National Museum of American History has a contest in the works to create a portrait of an American icon that will be showcased in the museum. Out of the 5 nominees, the Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz is the only Latino. Voting ends on May 26th, 2012, so make sure you […]

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