Judy Cantor

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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Eye pressed to a digital video camera, Chris Blackwell pans the view from the wood hut on stilts overlooking an inlet in the Caribbean that he calls his main office. A long table surrounded by batik-upholstered chairs and littered with DVDs, books...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    In an open-air club in the hills above Kingston, the half-dozen members of the Turbo Force sound system huddle behind a sculptural citadel of equipment, sifting through a mountain of 45s. Working two turntables, one of the Turbo Force DJs jaggedly...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Fifty-two gospel 45s, Mae West's rock album Way Out West, a stage recording of Cyrano de Bergerac, Richard Simmons's Sweatin' with the Oldies video, and an amateur oil painting of a squirrel. Andrew Yeomanson's vinyl safari on a Tuesday afternoon ...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    The phenomenal success of the Buena Vista Social Club did much to reawaken interest in Cuban music around the globe, but more remarkable was the effect the album had on the lives of its featured artists. As he approaches his 100th birthday, Compay...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    For film buffs, these are almost two weeks of sheer pleasure: the 16th annual Miami Film Festival, featuring 31 pictures from 15 countries. Naturally, Spanish-language features abound, from opening-night dance-fest Tango, courtesy of Argentine dir...

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