Articles tagged hector lavoe

11 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Hector Lavoe: La Voz

By the time the rowdy horn stings hit, you're already online trying to figure out how much of your paycheck you can spend on salsa CDs.

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‘El Cantante’ follows life, music of Puerto Rican superstar

Even his name meant music. Hector Lavoe’s real last name was Perez. Lavoe was invented, a Puerto Ricanized pronunciation of “la voz” - “the

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3 Aug 2007 // 4:32 AM

J.Lo’s heritage looms large in her music and new movie

With the opening of her film El Cantante—a biopic about Hector Lavoe, the vibrant soul of New York’s salsa scene in the `70s—

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3 Aug 2007 // 3:29 AM

El Cantante

The biopic formula overtakes historical details and even director Leon Ichaso's signature impressionism, with an awkward and unsurprising result.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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