El Social Club de Buena Vista, or the Buena Vista Social Club, is a collection of the best representatives of Cuban music ever to be exported from the island nation 90 miles south of Florida. Back in the year 2000, a documentary following guitarist Ry Cooder into Cuba won an Academy Award, exposing ... More >>
If you have ever attended an old-school or underground rap concert in Houston, chances are that Hector Del Valle has been the mastermind behind the show. By keeping his ear to the streets and booking artists on the cusp of blowing up, or choosing former greats who can still pack a venue given the ch ... More >>
The film that jump-started a return to the limelight by Rubén Gonzáles and Compay Segundo left one huge question unanswered: Why weren't they onstage for the last 50 years?
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
Our picks for the week of April 26
Reissues of six classic Cuban CDs
The Soul Sessions (S-Curve)
Kevin Costner doesn't make friends. He makes movies, dang it.
There's more than just the Gulf of Mexico between musicians in Cuba and those from Cuba
"The Big E" isn't your typical DJ
Baila Mi Son: The Afro-Cuban All Stars Present Felix Baloy (Tumi)
Maraca and Otra Vision
A stint in the human jungle pushes Instinct over the edge