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Afrodescendientes: Revel Spirit: Blending two cultures, two worlds into one destiny
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Afrodescendientes: Revel Spirit: Blending two cultures, two worlds into one destiny

[caption id="attachment_22554" align="alignleft"]best 142714Hector Ruiz, Carmen Robles, Micah McFarlane and Rick Aguilar at Café Ena.[/caption]More than the blending of two cultures and two worlds, Revel Spirits is the blending of an entrepreneurial dream. The crossing of paths for Micah McFarlane, an African-American music producer and promoter and that of Mexican native Hector Ruiz, an executive chef and restaurateur can only be attributed to destiny.

Camaguey, Cuba comes to the Ordway
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Camaguey, Cuba comes to the Ordway

[caption id="attachment_22195" align="alignleft"]creole-choir-of-cuba credit-rechtenvrijSven Creutzmann[/caption]Enriching, evocative and captivating …with only conga drums, whistles, sticks and a blend of voices that is the heart and soul of Cuba, where music keeps history alive, the Creole Choir took the Ordway audience into the streets of Camaguey, Cuba.

Bringing down the ‘House’ courtesy of the Ordway
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Bringing down the ‘House’ courtesy of the Ordway

[caption id="attachment_22172" align="alignleft"]creole choir interview photo by jessica petrie 28Bobbi Ford-McFarlane and Al McFarlane (center) welcomed the Creole Choir of Cuba. (Photo by Jessica Petrie)[/caption]Associate Editor, Afrodescendientes

The place called the “House” is the Marcus Garvey House in north Minneapolis – home to Insight News, a subsidiary company of McFarlane Media Interests, Inc.

Havana Glamour at the Ordway
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Havana Glamour at the Ordway

[caption id="attachment_21962" align="alignleft"]contra tiempo credit-brant-broganBrant Brogan CONTRA-TIEMPO[/caption]The Ordway took its audience to Cuba on a recent Sunday night giving them a taste of the glamour and sophistication of the 1940s and 1950s era complete with a magnificent orchestra, dancers and singers.

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