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Salsa

Monday Mood Music: El Clasicom – La Calle Soy Yo

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Salsa lives… It has been reincarnated as Salsa Urbana. Salsa Urbana is a grittier and street based form of the music. In fact, Salsa Urbana is a lot like the original Salsa that was made…

We Like It Like That - Boogagloo Film

Put You On: We Like It Like That

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Do you know what Latin boogaloo is? While it was eventually eclipsed by Salsa, Latin boogaloo was the sound of the Latino barrios of New York City in the 1960’s. It was funky, it was…

Eileen Z. Fuentes - Jay Franco Faces of Hope

The Wellness Series @ Columbia University Medical Center

When diagnosed with breast cancer, Eileen Z. Fuentes, a Columbia University employee, experienced cancer treatment from a patient’s perspective. Having worked for Columbia, she knew she was in capable hands during her treatment; however, she was determined to play…

What is your Son de Verano?

Like we have said on many occasions, there is nothing in the world like an Uptown summer. Uptown summers are magical, mystical and life changing. One of the key ingredients to an Uptown summer is music. That’s right, there…

Celia Cruz Wins Frame An Iconic American Contest

Celia Cruz Wins the Frame an Iconic American Contest

[blackbirdpie url=”https://twitter.com/amhistorymuseum/status/207848102147788800″] 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,…