Akokán is a Yoruba word used by Cubans to mean “from the heart” or “soul”, so it was no surprise that Cuba's Orquesta Akokán lit up the stage at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge a couple of weeks ago with a blazing presentation of deeply soulful mambo ...

Orquesta Akokán Live at Le Poisson Rouge NYC (In Pictures)

Akokán is a Yoruba word used by Cubans to mean “from the heart” or “soul”, so it was no surprise that Cuba's Orquesta Akokán lit up the stage at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge a couple of weeks ago with a blazing presentation of deeply soulful mambo reminiscent of Benny Moré and banda gigante of the […]

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MoMA The Museum of Modern Art, NYC (In Pictures)

Was back in New York City with Mrs. Perez last week for a quick weekend getaway; primarily to catch lo-fi folk/rock act Waxahatchee at Le Poisson Rouge in the West Village (check out the pics HERE). With the weekend rain dragging into Monday, we decided that a visit the only major art museum open on […]

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Waxahatchee Live at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC (In Pictures)

Was in NYC (again) this past weekend and back (again) at my favorite place for live music, Le Poisson Rouge in the West Village. The reason why? To catch Katie Crutchfield's lo-fi folk/rock music project, better known as Waxahatchee. I first stumbled upon Waxahatchee (named after a creek in Crutchfield's homestate of Alabama) after her […]

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Bites-n-Sips, Coral Springs (In Pictures)

I've been a Coral Springs resident for 15 years since arriving in South Florida from NYC back in 2003; but it hasn't been until the last few years that I've realized that this city has more to offer than I would have originally thought. It started a little over a year ago when Mrs. Perez […]

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Sweat Records, Miami: Dracula and Las Nubes LIVE (in Pictures)

Remember what it was like to buy vinyl records? In most cases, you went out and picked up an LP based on hearing a song on the radio. There was no Spotify to check and see if all the other songs sucked or not, you bought that record and hoped for the best. For a […]

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