Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Doug Little leads Minnesota’s great Charanga Band, Charanga Tropical. Charanga is a substyle of salsa, one that adds three violins to the mix. The group shows off what it can do at StudioZ in St Paul, at 7pm, Sat. April 11. In the piece, Doug tells us about charanga music, and about the politics of Cuban music these days as regards travel to Cuba.