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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Walk of Fame in Union City

(Union City, NJ)  Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners announce that
the City of Union City in conjunction with the Celia Cruz Park Committee will hold a “Star Dedication Ceremony” honoring renown members of the entertainment community in what has become the “Union City Walk of Fame”, Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 5:00 PM at Celia Cruz Plaza, Bergenline Avenue & 31st Street, Union City, New Jersey. Mayor & State Senator Brian P. Stack and the Union City Board of Commissioners will be present, as well as other dignitaries.  
Being honored this year with their individual “star” are: world-renowned Cuban musician Paquito D’Rivera; legendary Cuban vocalists Las Hermanas Marquez; renowned Cuban actress Ana Margarita Martinez Casado; musical group Pochy Familia y Coco Band; the Spanish language television channel Telemundo 47; and the much admired community personality Jesus A. Perez “Manito”.  Lucio Fernandez will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Everyone in the community is invited to attend the ceremony.


Friday, May 25, 2012

Life to a Guaracha Beat

Tribute to the Legendary Hermanas Marquez 

(Union City)  Mayor Brian P. Stack & Board of Commissioners cordially invite the community to a special presentation of "Life to a Guaracha Beat" a tribute to the legendary Hermanas Marquez on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the Union City Performing Arts Center, 2500 Kennedy Boulevard.  Admission is free.

This will be a spectacular tribute to the legendary Marquez Sisters.  A musical journey through the life of these sisters who walked their sparkling guaracha from the Palladium and the Apollo in New York to the main theater of Mexico and the world. Also a stunning tribute to the Mexican cinema in its golden age.  But most of all, a tribute to the venerable Marquez Sisters, who received the Grammy for their life’s artistic achievements in 2011.
The event, Directed and hosted by Armando Lopez, will feature performances by the renown pianist Meme Solis, the sparkling Yerason Charanga, the Guateque Campesino,  songstress Olga Merediz and Lourdes Lopez, the dancersPedro Domech and Rita Macias, and many other artistic surprises.
The audience will sing and dance, and shall enjoy in this tribute to Las Hermanas Marquez.  Do not miss this celebration!!! The show spreads joy, and shows you the magic formula for eternal youth: "Live life to the rhythm of guaracha!

For more information, visit:  www.UnionCityPAC.com 

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Two Cubans Exhibit Their Art

In Transit: Parallel Time
Photographic Exhibition of 2 Cuban/American Artists
Frank Guiller and Juan-Si González at the William V. Musto Cultural Center

with a special musical presentation of
"Haunted" the show, starring Marcus Simeone
The William V. Musto Cultural Center proudly presents the Opening Gala of Frank Guiller and Juan-Si González art exhibit In Transit: Parallel Time with a special musical presentation of  "Haunted” The Show, on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM at the William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 - 15th Street in Union City. Refreshments will be served.  Free admission.  www.UnionCityMuseum.org

Juan-Si Gonzalez

Frank Guiller