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Gloria Estefan

What Gloria Estefan Has Learned From Her Decades-Long Music Career

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.29.2016 | Latino Voices

Cuban-born superstar Gloria Estefan is one of Latin music’s biggest stars, but she rarely considers the magnitude of her countless accomplishments. ...

Read Gloria Estefan's Powerful Response To Fidel Castro's Death

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.28.2016 | Latino Voices

Gloria Estefan’s family fled Cuba after Fidel Castro rose to power over 50 years ago. The singer, who was a toddler when she arrived in the U.S., ha...

Emily Estefan: A Rebel With a Song Takes Center Stage

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 10.01.2016 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

It's 7:00 on an unusually cloudy Miami morning, and 21-year old Emily Estefan is hard at work filming her first music video "F#ck To Be" from her upco...

What Gloria Estefan Really Thinks About U.S.-Cuba Relations

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.14.2016 | Latino Voices

President Obama’s move to fully restore diplomatic relations with Cuba in 2015 ended more than 50 years of Cold War hostility and historically marke...

What Gloria Estefan Did When She Was Told She Might Never Walk Again

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.12.2016 | Latino Voices

More than 25 years ago, Gloria Estefan defied the odds when she walked onto the American Music Awards stage. That emotional 1991 performance came less...

Performer And Artist, Ektor Rivera As Emilio Estefan; when the Creative Spirit Strikes

Steve Schonberg | Posted 08.10.2016 | Latino Voices
Steve Schonberg

Last month, Puerto Rican actor, singer, and artist, Ektor Rivera assumed the role of Emilio Estefan in Gloria Estefan's autobiographical musical, "On Your Feet!" currently playing at Broadway's Marquis Theatre.

Five Reasons Vero Beach Is Your New Favorite Florida Destination

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

While too many of Florida's waterfront cities have succumbed to claustrophobic overdevelopment, tacky tourist traps, and high-rises, Vero Beach remain...

Bright Star & the Art of the Tony Number

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.15.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

The thing about the Tony Awards is most people outside of the theater community don't care who wins the awards (other that perhaps the super big ones)...

Tony Awards 2016: The Party Edition

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Well, another Tony Awards is in the record books. Of course this one will forever go down as the Hamiltonys, although the musical did not break or eve...

A Day in the Life of Alex Brightman from 'School of Rock'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

Alex Brightman remembers exactly where he was when he got the call from his agent that he had the role of a lifetime. He was cast to originate the rol...

Gloria Estefan's Mother Is The Rap Sensation You Didn't Know You Needed

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.24.2016 | Latino Voices

This grandma's rhythm is gonna get you -- and not just because she happens to be the mother of the legendary Conga queen of the very same name, Gloria...

America Gets "On its Feet" For Latinos

Julissa Bonfante | Posted 01.12.2017 | Latino Voices
Julissa Bonfante

Beyond Broadway and the small screen, Latinos are strengthening their voices. But Latinos influence more than the music and entertainment industry -- we have tremendous buying power and political clout.

Top 10 Best Theatrical Performances of 2015

Victor Legrá | Posted 01.06.2017 | Arts
Victor Legrá

There goes another year in New York with magnificent stage performances. Some performers in the past year have excelled in exceptional storytelling far more than others. A season full of diverse characters ranging from female revolutionaries, sexually curious teenagers, a glittering tornado exit, underappreciated siblings, a one-man band, a Latin pop star, a ton of toe-tapping music, and star-turning performances. As we start ramping up to 2016, I look back at my top 10 theatrical performances of 2015.

Emily Estefan Has A Clear Message In Her New Video 'F**K To Be'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.07.2015 | Latino Voices

Anyone thinking they can tell Emily Estefan who the "F*ck To Be" would be clearly mistaken. The 21-year-old Miami Beach daughter of legendary Cuban m...

After Paris, the Show Must Go on. Broadway at White House Kristen Chenoweth, Gloria Estefan, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber

Anna Wilding | Posted 11.26.2016 | Entertainment
Anna Wilding

There is a very important saying in theater: "The show must go on." It is the inevitability of this fact that First Lady Michelle Obama and the White House were faced with, when Paris was mercilessly attacked on November 13th.

'On Your Feet!': Dance the Night Away

Danny Groner | Posted 11.09.2016 | Arts
Danny Groner

Everyone knows and accepts the power of Gloria Estefan's voice, but now, thanks to Broadway's new musical On Your Feet!, you can experience the power of Estefan's story, too.

Stage Door: On Your Feet!, Sylvia

Fern Siegel | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The rhythm is going to get you. Broadway jukebox musicals, like Jersey Boys and Beautiful, have targeted loyal fans with great success. This fall's big entry in the category is On Your Feet!, the lively Latin-infused story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan now at the Marquis Theater.

First Nighter: The Gloria and Emilio Estefan Musical 'On Your Feet!' Rhythm Is Calculated to Get You

David Finkle | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Let it immediately be said, audiences will certainly get their money's worth at On Your Feet! if they're enamored of the hot-hot music spread around the globe in tandem by Gloria Estefan and hubby Emilio.

Thoughts on On Your Feet!'s Lead, Blackbird's Tony Chances, Waitress and More

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I think we've all gotten too used to actors doing less than eight performances a week. And we're also all too accepting of my least favorite trend -- the whole "s/he'll only do 6 performances a week but we won't tell you which" phenomenon.

Will Diversity on Broadway Attract New Audiences?

Victor Legrá | Posted 10.21.2016 | Arts
Victor Legrá

Diversity on stage will give people of different backgrounds a reason to explore forms of entertainment new to them. Audiences want to relate to characters that look and sound like them.

The Faces Of The Cuban Dream

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.20.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

"What is the Cuban dream?" he asked, as one inquires about the hour, the quality of the coffee, or the afternoon's weather forecast. Around the table we all remained silent in the face of this question launched by the visitor.

Gloria and Emilio Estefan's "On Your Feet" Renews Faith in the American Dream

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.22.2016 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

On Your Feet!, the musical of the life and music of Gloria and Emilio Estefan now playing at the Oriental Theatre through July 5, reminds me of one of my favorite lessons: You are never going to be any better than yourself. And the moment you change who you are for someone else, you disempower yourself.

Gloria Estefan Celebrates Her Freedom, Honors Her Dad

Steve Schonberg | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

On Sunday, May 24, Grammy winning pop megastar Gloria Estefan will join an impressive line up of performers for PBS' National Memorial Day concert on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Birdman's Oscar-Winning Writer, Alex Dinelaris, Scores Hat-Trick With Upcoming Broadway Musical and Starz TV Series

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

I caught up with Alex some three months ago on the cusp of "the awards show season."

Sofia Vergara And Jimmy Fallon's Lip Flip Had To Happen

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.23.2014 | Comedy

"Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara liked Jimmy Fallon's "Lip Flip" with Billy Crystal so much that on Monday night she also swapped lips with the "...