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2009-07-23 15:46:00

MIAMI, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago, when Americans heard the word "salsa" most thought of spicy Mexican sauce. These days, it conjures up images of turns, floating hips, hot Latin music, and the sensual embrace of a dance partner. Dancing the night away at the 8th Annual Miami Salsa Congress is how hundreds are discovering the pleasures of salsa. The Salsa Congress is the Largest Dance and Music Festival in South Florida. Latin beats tempt you? Then the 2009 Miami Salsa...

2009-07-16 16:50:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Caribbean ports, balmy breezes and the lively salsa rhythms of Carlos Oliva and Los Sobrinos del Juez (The Judge's Nephews) await guests onboard MSC Poesia for her January 23, 7-night Latin Music Cruise. Carlos Oliva has established himself as a fixture in the history of Latin Music in the United States. He's credited as being the founder of the musical movement developed by the fusion of rock, jazz, samba, son, guaracha and other Cuban...

2009-04-05 13:52:05

Alex Da Silva from the U.S. TV series So You Think You Can Dance has been arrested on rape charges, Los Angeles police say. Police allege Da Silva, a 41-year-old master salsa dance instructor, sexually assaulted four of his students during the last 6 years, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. The alleged assaults all took place in Da Silva's homes in the San Fernando Valley area, police said. The victims allege that he lured them to his homes in North Hollywood and Van Nuys, police...

2009-04-02 12:29:00

The World Intellectual Property Organization's ruling transfers the domain CeliaCruz.com to the Queen of Salsa's Estate MIAMI, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eventus, the leading national Hispanic full-service experiential marketing, sports and entertainment company, announced today that the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center, ruled in favor of Eventus' claim to have the rights to the domain name celiacruz.com revert to the Queen of...

2009-03-19 08:00:00

Home Cooks and Foodservice Professionals Don Their Cranberry Caps for Third Annual Contest   LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- There is certainly no such thing as a free lunch, but for a tasty enough recipe featuring cranberries, Ocean Spray is willing to help pay for that next meal with a $25,000 check. The company today launches its third annual Ultimate Cranberry Recipe Contest.   Inspired foodies can enter in two categories starting March 19, 2009 until...

2008-09-02 21:00:11

By Lisa Ackleson Daily Herald Staff Writer David Koelling of Lake Barrington, twice nominated for Inc. Magazine's entrepreneur of the year award, never thought about being a chef when he was younger. He attended Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. and graduated with a degree in hotel restaurant management planning to utilize his business acumen in the food service industry, but he always enjoyed cooking. "I gravitated to the kitchen," recalls Koelling, "even when I wasn't...

2008-08-22 15:00:35

By David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer Trombonist Cesar Bauvallet thinks of his 15-year-old salsa band Son Como Son as a little school of selfimprovement. The musicians in the Albuquerque band have learned how to play salsa in its many forms, and they always want to get better at it. "I am very proud that every single member enjoys rehearsing, polishing, bringing new things," Bauvallet said. He came to the United States from his native Cuba 16 years ago and established the band a year...

2008-08-17 18:00:12

By DAVID SANDERS DANCERS SHOW OFF THEIR MOVES AT SUMMER EXPO It was hot outside, but it was even hotter inside. With the outdoor temperature hovering at 100 degrees, dozens of people in colorful fabrics and black outfits twisted, turned, arched and glided, heating up the grand ballroom at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort on Saturday. At the fourth annual Summer Dance Expo, organized by Studio West School of Dance, dance teachers and their students performed for judge Ron Montez, a...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

By Valerie Phillips Deseret News Home canning is making a comeback, as rising grocery prices have spurred people to stretch their food budgets. Jarden Home Brands reports a 28 percent increase in the company's Ball canning products since 2007. Also, sales of the company's plastic freezing containers have doubled. In a recent survey of 1,800 visitors to Jarden's Web site, www.freshpreserving.com, more than 70 percent of those who responded said they intend to preserve more foods this...

2008-08-07 06:00:10

By David Sanders, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 7--It was hot outside, but it was even hotter inside. With the outdoor temperature hovering at 100 degrees, dozens of people in colorful fabrics and black outfits twisted, turned, arched and glided, heating up the grand ballroom at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort on Saturday. At the fourth annual Summer Dance Expo, organized by Studio West School of Dance, dance teachers and their students performed for judge Ron Montez, a seven-time...


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