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Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Latin Grammys Pay Tribute to Puerto Rico as 'Despacito' Wins

Latin Grammys Pay Tribute to Puerto Rico as 'Despacito' Wins

Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards were a love letter to Puerto Rico, with several artists dedicating their performances and awards to the island hard hit by Hurricane Maria. Lin-Manuel Miranda, rapper Residente... Read »

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 11:38 PM
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By Brandon Lopez

Puerto Rico Hurricane Benefit Concert in Pembroke Pines

Hundreds gathered at the Pembroke Pines City Center to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.View gallery »

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Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 5:55 PM
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By Jipsy Castillo

Oye! Que Pasa, U.S.A.? Returns To Miami in 2018

The return of "Que Pasa, U.S.A.?" is real and it's happening here in Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center this upcoming May 2018. Taking place 40 years later, the new generation of the Peña family face...View gallery »

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Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:55 PM
Nayib Estefan Keeps 35MM Alive at Nite Owl Theater

Nayib Estefan Keeps 35MM Alive at Nite Owl Theater

Roxanne Vargas talks to Nayib Estefan about the frighteningly fun things happening at Nite Owl Theater. Watch »

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:43 PM
Performance Preview: 'Evita' at the Actors' Playhouse

Performance Preview: 'Evita' at the Actors' Playhouse

The seven time Tony Award winning Broadway show is on stage now at the Actors's Playhouse in Coral Gables. The stars joined Kelly Blanco on set to talk about the show. Watch »

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 12:41 PM

Puerto Rican Musicians Holding Hurricane Relief Concert

It's been more than six weeks since Hurricane Maria made its devastating landfall in Puerto Rico. To help the island recover, musicians are preparing for a relief concert in Pembroke Pines on Friday. Read »

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 10:47 AM

Pitbull at Latin AMAs: Don't Forget Immigrants Built the US

Pitbull at Latin AMAs: Don't Forget Immigrants Built the US

Latin Boy Band CNCO and superstar Prince Royce tied with four awards each Thursday at the third annual Telemundo Latin American Music Awards while Enrique Iglesias presented his friend Pitbull with the... Read »

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:10 AM

"I Love Venezuela" Foundation Hosts Benefit Dinner in Miami

Rodner Figueroa hosts benefit dinner for the "I Love Venezuela" foundation. Read »

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 10:49 PM

JBalvin's "Energia Tour" Closes in Miami

JBalvin's "Energia Tour" Closes in Miami

American Airlines Arena was the place to be Friday night as Colombian reggaeton superstar JBalvin brought his “Energia Tour Presented by Buchanan” to a close in South Florida. Read »

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 10:30 PM

Meet the Actors Leading the 'On Your Feet' Tour

On Your Feet is now on the road – taking the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan around the country, and the tour is kicking off in South Florida. Read »

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 4:27 PM

Justin Quiles Uses VR Technology in New Music Video

Justin Quiles Uses VR Technology in New Music Video

On Friday, Reggaeton artist Justin Quiles premiered the video for his catchy new tune, “Ropa Interior” (Under Garment) in front of a packed audience at the A2F studios in Miami. Read »

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 4:08 PM
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By Jipsy Castillo

On Your Feet Opening Night

At the star-studded 'On Your Feet!' National Tour Opening Night at Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami on October 6, 2017.View gallery »

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Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 6:15 PM
On Your Feet the Musical Debuts in South Florida

On Your Feet the Musical Debuts in South Florida

6 in the Mix Host Roxanne Vargas sits down with Gloria Estefan to talk about her 3musical opening in South Florida. Watch »

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 4:49 PM

Long-Lost Video of Selena Found in Camera Donated to Smithsonian

A long-lost video of an interview with late Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla has surfaced after 20 years. The footage of the "Queen of Tejano" was found in a television camera donated to the Smithsonian's... Read »

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 2:27 PM

Exhibit Honors Spanish Language TV, Including Telemundo 51

Exhibit Honors Spanish Language TV, Including Telemundo 51

Items that were donated to the the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History's exhibit include artifacts from the four network owned stations, including South Florida’s WSCV-TV Telemundo 51, a sister... Read »

About Latin Beat
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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 Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now, Brandon is a Deputy Web Editor at NBC 6 and a contributor to Latin Beat. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonLopezTV.