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Black Velvet
December 16, 2012 – 3:09 pm | 17 Comments

Childhood memories are vivid, almost indescribable in their detail, and impossible to forget. A Christmas memory I have is that of a black velvet dress  a family friend gave to me for my seventh Christmas.
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Chismes, Cuéntame y Cosas de Buzz
May 13, 2011 – 9:28 am | 2 Comments
Chismes, Cuéntame y Cosas de Buzz

Ed. note: Click the headline link to see the videos.
Happy Viernes, everyone.
May your weekend be filled with love and joy and a few margaritas…if you’re into that.
Speaking of good stuff, let’s start out with a …

I Like It: Enrique y Mariachi for Today
June 25, 2010 – 9:33 am | One Comment
I Like It: Enrique y Mariachi for Today

So, welcome to Friday. I’ve been back from vacation for a few days and spending most of the time at the pool during Maria’s swim team lessons. Needless to say, my brain is fried from …

Jencarlos, Free Flights and Hot Links
March 19, 2010 – 7:50 am | 3 Comments
Jencarlos, Free Flights and Hot Links

It is Friday again and I am happy to report we survived a Spring Break Staycation. How? Sleepovers! You? Now, I just need a week to clean up the residue of fun.
Anyway, we have …

Mira, Mira: Movies and Music for the Weekend
March 12, 2010 – 11:02 am | One Comment
Mira, Mira: Movies and Music for the Weekend

Happy Al Fin! Friday, everyone.
Rodrigo y Gabriela are playing tonight at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, my hometown. Until I saw the item in the paper, I had not heard of this acoustic, energetic …

Sade, Ricky and Diversifying the Suburbs
February 17, 2010 – 10:53 am | No Comment
Sade, Ricky and Diversifying the Suburbs

Welcome Back Sade
Someone moved the Mason-Dixon Line on me. Though I live South of the line — and have sworn never again to live North of it — it has been freezing and snowing for …

Charo, Shaki o Sofia as New Oprah? Oh, and Free Music Downloads for You
November 20, 2009 – 5:42 am | 4 Comments
Charo, Shaki o Sofia as New Oprah? Oh, and Free Music Downloads for You

The Queen of Daytime — and Everything Else — Oprah is allegedly going to quit her show in 2011. If that is so, she would have been on the air for 25 years. Should that …

Latin Music USA
October 12, 2009 – 3:33 am | No Comment
Latin Music USA

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS has created The Latin Music USA Series.
It starts tonight.
From their press release:
The series features the memorable stories of artists including among others, Salsa greats Willie Colón and …

Ni Mentirosa, Ni Loca
May 18, 2009 – 9:43 pm | One Comment
Ni Mentirosa, Ni Loca

My kids have a multicolored plush spider that, if you press one of its dangly dance-shoed legs, plays the Lambada. A Spanish-speaking friend of my mother’s got it for our older daughter. I remember how, …

Pero Yo Siempre Cantaré
May 7, 2009 – 7:04 pm | One Comment
Pero Yo Siempre Cantaré

Sometimes it gets to me how quiet many of my friends’ and neighbors’ homes are. Maybe quiet’s not the right word- they’re not noiseless- but they lack that blend of sound on in the background- …