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  • Alabama Shakes, Alicia Keys and Christoph Waltz

    The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler. Welcome to the post-weekend edition of your daily...
  • History matters: Guests, visitors and callers

    100 Years Ago Guests, visitors and callers From the Times social column: "Rev. Watson E. Holly was a dinner guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Harman, Sr. of Howard county. "Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Harman have been entertaining Miss Hopkins,...
  • Trumpeting legend Arturo Sandoval to play at the Alex Theatre

    Trumpeting legend Arturo Sandoval to play at the Alex Theatre
    No one taught a young Arturo Sandoval more about the mysteries of bebop and how to approach a life in music than Dizzy Gillespie. At times during their long friendship, the jazz trumpeters referred to each other as father and son. “He was more...
  • Venezuela's Chavez in Cuba for Cancer Surgery

    Venezuela's Chavez in Cuba for Cancer Surgery
    Havana -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived Monday in Cuba for surgery just days after saying his cancer had returned. State-run VTV showed Chavez embracing Vice President Nicolas Maduro and other top Venezuelan officials before his plane took off...
  • Gross' health 'deteriorating;' wife pleads with Cuba, U.S. for release

    Gross' health 'deteriorating;' wife pleads with Cuba, U.S. for release
    As Alan Gross neared his third anniversary behind bars in Cuba, his wife gave new details of his deteriorating health and issued an impassioned plea to officials in Washington and Havana to negotiate his release immediately. Judy Gross, who visited her...
  • Cuba says U.S. lying about jailed Marylander's health

    Cuba says U.S. lying about jailed Marylander's health
    HAVANA — Cuba accused the United States of lying about the health and conditions of confinement of a jailed American government subcontractor, and pushed back Wednesday against an apparent U.N. ruling that his 15-year sentence is arbitrary and a...
  • Planning your trip to Cuba

    At last count, there are more than 160 tour operators with licenses from the Treasury Department to run people-to-people Cuba trips. Here are three: Insight Cuba, (800) 450-2822, http://insightcuba.com/cuba-tours. I was on the Classic Cuba trip, with...
  • Castro Publishes Article Dismissing Deathbed Rumors

    Castro Publishes Article Dismissing Deathbed Rumors
    Havana -- Cuba has stepped up efforts to douse speculation over the health of its former leader Fidel Castro by publishing an article under his name in state-run media in which he scoffs at recent rumors and those who circulated them. The article,...
  • Community & Clubs: Cultural trip to Cuba a flashback to 1950s

     Community & Clubs: Cultural trip to Cuba a flashback to 1950s
    In the past, once a year I deviate from my usual Community & Clubs column for the Thanksgiving Turkey of the Year column and with this column, I will deviate again. * A trip to Cuba I was among a group of 65 who flew on a charter flight from Los...
  • Somber snapshots from Pennsylvania to Cuba

    Somber snapshots from Pennsylvania to Cuba
    Francie Bishop Good's new photo exhibit begins, as do many of her nostalgic portraits, with her childhood in the suburbs of Orefield, Penn. In the early 1960s, Good would take her mint-green point-and-shoot to nearby Allentown, a city where leisure...
  • Rapper Jay-Z rejects criticism of his Cuba trip with Beyoncé -- and so does Broward commissioner

    Rapper Jay-Z rejects criticism of his Cuba trip with Beyoncé -- and so does Broward commissioner
    Rapper and entertainment industry mogul Jay-Z responded Thursday with a forceful rejection of the criticism he’s received from South Florida politicians over his visit to Cuba last week with his wife Beyoncé. And the couple received support from a...