Spanglish Fly (An Interview with Jonny Semi-Colón)

In 2011, I interviewed writer/filmmaker Mathew Ramirez Warren, the man responsible for the documentary We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo. I’m glad to report the film recently [...]


The Latin Boogaloo

Latin boogaloo – one of those great cultural collisions, like fried chicken and waffles or Tiger Woods. Rooted in Cuban son montuno and bastard stepchild of the Fifties mambo craze, boogaloo [...]


Cuba, Direct

Brother James is a fine-art photographer based in St. Augustine, FL.  Since 1999, he has had unusual access to the people and places of Cuba.  Often riding in the sidecar of an old Russian [...]


Tim’s Top Six

Dear Tim:  I can appreciate your interest in long-deceased artists, but when are you going to start writing about real living, breathing musicians – preferably those who don’t qualify for AARP?  [...]