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Archive for March, 2009

Latino Films online – Cine Dulce

Icon Written by Cumba on March 28, 2009 – 12:39 pm

The art of short filmmaking fascinates me. Telling a story in a short amount of time, often with limited resources and producing something to be enjoyed is admirable. I am happy that there are resources out there where these films can gain an audience and don’t just fade away as part of someone’s resumer or [...]

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Ralph Mercado, Impresario, Dies at 67

Icon Written by Cumba on March 12, 2009 – 7:27 am

Ralph Mercado, a promoter who took his passion for Latin music and built an empire around it, not only staging concerts but creating a recording and publishing label, a film and video company, and nightclubs and restaurants, died on Tuesday in Hackensack, N.J. He was 67. The cause was cancer, said Blanca Lasalle, a spokeswoman, [...]

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