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Rubén Blades

My Conversation with the Multi-Faceted Rubén Blades

Tavis Smiley | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by Rubén Blades. The 10-time Grammy winner, Harvard law school grad and former presidential candidate in Panama reflects on his varied career and talks about his new CD, Tangos.

Ruben Blades Joins Boxer Biopic

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Latino Voices

PANAMA CITY, Panama — Panama's most famous performer is joining the cast of a movie about its most famous boxer. Filmmaker Jonathan Jakubowicz ...

International Film Festival Fare Dazzles Panama Audiences

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

The second edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Panama wrapped last week and for seven days offered Panamanians a taste of what is available cinematically besides Cruise and Cameron, Pirates and Potter.

Panama International Film Festival Brings Best of World Cinema to Central America

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

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Ever Heard Of Salsa Opera?

AP | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Singer-songwriter Ruben Blades is joining Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel to perform the Panamanian's salsa opera "Maestra ...

Back to Basics on Valentine's Day

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Daniel Bruno Sanz

I...can turn a gray sky blue. I can make it rain... whenever I want it to. I can build a castle from a single grain of sand; I can make a ship sail.....

The Gates Affair: Why We Care

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Inheritance is White, poor credit scores, Black. A missing woman is White and a fugitive on the loose is Black.