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Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 8:19 AM

UCF Professor Tackles Cuban Revolution in New Book

UCF Professor Tackles Cuban Revolution in New Book

One of the first books in nearly three decades that dares to explore the Cuban Revolution from its origins through Raul Castro's government is hitting bookshelves in time for Hispanic Heritage month. Read »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 12:07 PM

"Modern Family" Actress Dies at 55

Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as "Lone Star" and comedic parts in TV shows like "Modern Family," has died. She was 55. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 3:48 PM
Box Office Preview: The Book of Life

Box Office Preview: The Book of Life

Roxanne Vargas previews the 'The Book of Life', which hits theaters this weekend. Watch »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 3:07 PM

South Florida Soccer Stars Return Home for Match

South Florida Soccer Stars Return Home for Match

Two South Florida superstars are returning home for a United States Men's National Soccer Team match in Boca Raton on Tuesday. Read »

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Croquetapalooza: A "Love Letter" to the Croqueta

Croquetapalooza: A

Latin Beat's preview to every croqueta-lover's dream: Croquetapalooza. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 2:03 PM

'The Queen of Salsa' Is Remembered at HistoryMiami

The life of "The Queen of Salsa," Celia Cruz continues to be celebrated across South Florida, 11 years after her death. She is featured in a display at HistoryMiami's exhibit "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S.... Read »

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 8:47 PM
Hispanic Heritage Month: The Ghosts of Hero Street

Hispanic Heritage Month: The Ghosts of Hero Street

Former WTVJ/NBC 6 reporter and current author, Carlos Harrison talks to Roxanne Vargas about his latest book. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 5:26 PM
Performance Preview: I Love Lucy

Performance Preview: I Love Lucy

The Broadway show 'I Love Lucy' comes to the Adrienne Arsht Center this weekend and Roxanne Vargas has a preview. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 5:25 PM
I Love Lucy: Local Actor returns with Broadway Show

I Love Lucy: Local Actor returns with Broadway Show

Roxanne Vargas talks to the stars of 'I Love Lucy' the musical at the Adrienne Arsht Center and featuring local star Euriamis Losada. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 5:24 PM
Latin Music Festival

Latin Music Festival

The city of Miramar will be hosting a Latin Music Festival this weekend featuring Tito Puentes Jr. Miramar's Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne stopped by the 6 in the Mix set to discus the event. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 5:23 PM
Fashion Fix: Isabela Toledo

Fashion Fix: Isabela Toledo

Roxanne Vargas talks to designer Isabela Toledo about her line with Lane Bryant and her Cuban American heritage. Watch »

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 4:27 PM
Primetime Preview: Law and Order: SVU

Primetime Preview: Law and Order: SVU

Law and Order: SVU kicks off its 16th season tonight on NBC. Roxanne Vargas spoke with two of the shows stars, Danny Pino and Kelli Giddish. Watch »

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 4:27 PM
Latin Beat: Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Latin Beat: Hispanic Heritage Celebration

NBC 6 celebrates Hispanic Heritage month with a visit and performance from the Ballet Folklorico Aires Panamenos who will be taking part in the Miami International Mall festivities. Watch »

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Calle 13 Lead Latin Grammy Nominations

Calle 13 Lead Latin Grammy Nominations

The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that band Calle 13 has 9 nominations, Andres Castro has eight and Tom Coyne has seven. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Rapid Fire: Jencarlos Canela

Rapid Fire: Jencarlos Canela

Roxanne Vargas serves up some rapid fire questions to music artist Jencarlos Canela. Watch »

About Latin Beat
Latin Beat covers music, entertainment, nightlife and food from the vantage point of a true insider in South Florida’s Latino community.
Authors
Kelly Blanco Kelly Blanco has built up almost a decade’s worth of experience as an entertainment, sports, and lifestyle reporter. Since high school, she has covered events such as the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards and even the 2012 Paralympics in London. Kelly is also an active volunteer within the South Florida community. Make sure to wake up with Kelly every morning as she brings you your First Alert Traffic updates and gets you out the door with what you need to know from 4:30-7 a.m. on South Florida Today and follow her on Twitter @KellyNBC6.
Adriana Correa Adriana Correa enjoys writing about news, entertainment and profiling people in our community doing extraordinary things. Her passion for writing began at NBC Chicago where she worked for 10 years as a video editor, media manager and later a content producer. She’s produced entertainment stories that have aired nationally on the Univision Network and locally on NBC 6. You can find her on Twitter @AdrianaNBC.
Brandon Launerts Brandon Launerts is an Emmy Award-Winning Journalist who has a passion for social media. Brandon is the Social Media Producer at NBC 6 and also covers stories across South Florida, his favorite stories relate to music and the talented people behind it. You can find Brandon on Twitter at @Launerts.
Andrea Cruz Andrea E. Cruz is a bilingual journalist with a passion for storytelling. A Miami native, she loves showcasing the vibrant culture that South Florida is known for. Andrea has covered news and lifestyle stories across the state and abroad. Now she enjoys helping you start your day as an Associate Producer for the NBC 6 morning newscasts. Find her on twitter @AndreaNBC6.
Brandon Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18 1/2, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now at 21-years-old, Brandon has since made a family at NBC 6 as an Associate Producer, enjoying the opportunities he's been awarded. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonNBC6.