[caption id="attachment_22554" align="alignleft"]Hector 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.
[caption id="attachment_22195" align="alignleft"]Sven 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.
[caption id="attachment_22172" align="alignleft"]Bobbi 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.
[caption id="attachment_21962" align="alignleft"]Brant 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.