Arts & Culture

Tue
04
Nov
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Sweet Art in Brooklyn

Steps away from the East River on the south side of Brooklyn, one can walk through a small field surrounded by sugar cane shrubs with the trapiche and relish the tempting roasted-coffee aroma. One can also spot some bright...

Thu
02
Oct
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An Audience with the King

I was on my way to interview Tito Puente, the King of Latin Music, and my first major assignment as a writer. I was excited, elated to have been picked for this project, and nervous, very nervous. Absentmindedly, I bit the last...

Wed
01
Oct
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Tribute to El Rey: Tito Puente and His Legacy

The aphorism: the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Consider for a moment the parts that made up Tito Puente: master drummer, percussionist, pianist, saxophonist, vocalist, composer, orchestrator, arranger, and conductor. Out of the...

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Centro Voices (ISSN: 2379-3864).
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