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Salsa Sites:

  • General.
    • National Conference of Puerto Rican Women Inc. (NACOPRW) www.nacoprwphila.org Is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the full participation of Puerto Rican and other Hispanic women in their economic, social and political life in the United States and Puerto Rico. We are always looking for members please go to the site for more information.

    • salserosweb.com/JoseMangual.htm - Jose Mangual (an old head Salsero) introduces his latest CD.

    • www.salsavillage.com (I think this site is based in the United Kingdom) this web-site has informative information on event's around the world and has a large selection of Salsa video's/DVD's/CD's.

    • www.larryharlow.com the great Fania All Star's originator own web-site.
    •  Musicians on the Net (part of Artists on the Net) is the premier site for the film, theatrical and entertainment industries.  It is the web's fastest growing directory of artistes, agents, casting directors and other entertainment industry services in the world.  For your free listing simply click on the link below, fill in the simple form and show the world your talent.  www.musiciansonthenet.net
    • Artists on the Net is the premier site for the film, theatrical and entertainment industries attracting over 650,000 visitors a month.  It is the web's fastest growing directory of artistes, agents, casting directors and other entertainment industry services in the world. For your completely free listing simply click on the link below, fill in the simple form and show the world your talent. No credit card or other scam, a real and genuine offer.  www.artistsonthenet.com
  • Canada:
    • A Salsa dance website focusing on dance parties in Vancouver, BC, Canada.  We are a group of people with a great passion for Latin music and dance, we are considered one of the top promoters in Vancouver for Latin dances. www.VancouverSalseros.com.
    • Western Canada's #1 Latin Entertainment Source.  A non- affiliated website, information on; Salsa and other entertainment dancing, instructors, clubs, Latin culture, bands, DJ's dance attire, restaurants, dance tips, and a chat board, www.VancouverSalsa.com
  • New York:
    • NY Club listings.
    • www.salsanewyork.com Huge site, a real good resource for dancers who want to know the timing and instruction of salsa dance steps, worldwide events, good mambo on 2 resource, and everything else you wanted to know about salsa but were too afraid to ask.
    • www.salsaweb.com, Another huge site with Salsa on-line entertainment magazine and chat room, one of the more established salsa webs, good salsa resource.  They cover all salsa bases.
    • Are you a salsa-holic, surf on "Salsa-Holic" to find out.
    • www.lamusica.com, New York and Miami based information, entertainment news, and interviews of various artists.
    • www.justsalsa.com, Good site with some nice articles of your favorite salsa artists and dancers from all over the world (check out our Wanda Pagan) - worth a visit.
      • Provides the latest information on Salsa conventions.
    • www.copacabanany.com, New York's premier Salsa club.
    • www.el-barrio.com/salsa.htm Salsa Museum 2127 Third Avenue (between 116th & 117th Streets), Upper Manhattan, NYC.  212 289 1368.
      • A small museum with all kinds of memorabilia of the history of salsa, going way back, including early records, pictures, books, posters of salsa pioneers, and musical instruments.  They also sell T-shirts, hats, flags, and other salsa and Puerto Rican accessories.
    • www.elmuseo.org a museum dedicated to Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latino art and culture based in New York.
    • www.salsaweb.com/dc, Going to DC, check-out this site, I check it out whenever I go.
    • Another site to go to if you need tourist information - www.dcpages.com.
    • www.salsametro.com - here is a site that focuses on salsa, Merengue, samba, mambo, and rumba in the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas.  They also sponsor a number of dance events throughout the year.
  • Chicago:
    • www.worldsalsaproductions.com, provides information on purchasing products such as David Paris and Stephanie Gurnon Salsa Styling Dance video.
    • www.salsachicago.com, This site provides information on upcoming events, club listings, bands, restaurants, newspapers, radio, etc in the Chicago, IL., area.
  • Miami, Florida:
    • From the Miami art world, Cuentos Libres brings you Cultural Friday's featuring Lisette Garcia performing her works at Little Havana's, 1620 Calle Ocho, every last Friday of the month www.geocities.com/cuentoslibres.
  • Latin Billboard www.billboard.com Billboards top 50 Latin hits.
  • Conventions.
    • Salsa weekend at the River Palms Hotel + Casino, Las Vegas Nevada June 20 - 23, 2002 - go to www.sabormagazine.com or www.dancefun.com for more information on packages - plenty of dancing, workshops,  and much more.
    • East Coast Salsa Congress with David Melendez and Luis Zegarra. This event will take place on August 17 and 18 in the Catskills, New York. More info when received.
    • Congresso Bacardi De La Salsa Congress - San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 25 through 29, the ultimate and BIGGEST Salsa convention in the world.  This event will be held at the newly renovated Caribe Hilton Hotel.  After hours activities will be held at the historical fortress San Gerónimo.  Bands like El Gran Combo, Andy Montañez, Willie Rosario and many more will be playing.  Featuring Salsa workshops, panels, 50 dance groups, free classes, etc.  For more information, including registration, check out www.salsacongress.com.
      • This is the "big mama" of Salsa Conventions but they also sponsor conventions in various cities throughout the world at different times of the year. 


Hispanic News Sites:

  • www.sabormagazine.net a popular on-line Salsa magazine based in Southern California with distribution in San Diego, Orange County, San Bernandino, New York, Tennessee, Las Vegas, Seattle, New Mexico, Texas, Mexico City, and Europe that highlights all about Salsa.

  • www.medhelp.org/web/hpsn.htm, this site is dedicated to all who are interested in learning more about Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome (HPS), a genetic disease that afflicts mostly Hispanics and individuals with Hispanic backgrounds.

    • This is a must check-out site for all.

  • www.latnn.com Philly's own Hispanic news site featuring interviews, local, and national news.

  • www.nynjlatinos.com, new site dedicated to provide cultural and community events in the Hackensack, Newark, and New York areas provided by "The Record".

  • www.nclr.org, National Council of La Raza, the organization started By Edward James Olmo, and others, dedicated to the advancement of all Hispanics.

  • lanic.utexas.edu/index - information history, news, media, arts and culture, and lots of other information about Latin American countries.

  • Hispanic/Latino National Newspapers.

  • Philadelphia Area Hispanic Newspapers.
    • www.el-hispano.com - El Hispano, 610 789 5512 serving Phila, Allentown, Bethlehem, Reading, Harrisburg, Camden, + Trenton.
    • www.aldiainc.com - AL DIA - 211 N 13th St, Phila, PA, 215 569 4666 over 100,000 circulation, fastest growing Philadelphia area newspaper.  Local and national news, sports, entertainment, and other information.

 

  • Are you a "Latina Lady"?  check out - www.latina.com, the number 1 Latina entertainment and general news magazine's website.


These stations provide live internet broadcasts, you will need a radio player to listen.  The web site usually provides a player download option if you do not have the player.

Puerto Rico Radio (there seems to be a lot of English stations in the island???):

New York Radio:

  • www.lamega.com, 97.9 Salsa, Merengue, + Bachata top 30 hits from NY.
  • www.latinomixfm.com, 105.9 Spanish top 40 from New York, international music included.
  • amor, Amor 93.1 FM NY, Spanish + English love songs.
  • www.ktu.com New York's #1 dance and free style station.

Miami Radio:

Orlando Radio:

  • WRPD, 1440 am La Fantastica.

Chicago:

Los Angeles Radio:

Internet Music Radio:

  • www.2000radio.com - if you like salsa, merengue, freestyle club music, try this one out it's one of my best.
  • www.cyber-radio.com, one of my favorite sites to listen to while I'm internet surfing, whatever your taste, its here.
  • www.shockwave.com, similar to cyber radio but with better sound quality and less connection problems.


Temple University:

October was Latino Heritage Month at Temple.  A wide array of events are held throughout the month and at various locations, showcasing the best that every Latino culture has.  For a list of events, got the main Temple Web Page and search on "Latino Heritage".


View From South Philly

  • Philadelphia, PA, USA - General tourist information and links to major city sites.

  • www.philly.com, Philadelphia newspapers, tourist, sports, jobs, business, and other information.

 

 


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