Judy Cantor-Navas

Judy Cantor-Navas

Writer

Writing about Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American music and arts, Barcelona, Cuba, maritime culture, food, travel and people, and for kids. I also create content for music services & non-profits.

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foodrepublic.com

Where To Eat And Stay In The Azores Islands

The food rivals the landscapes in the Atlantic Archipelago. Here is a sampling of recommended restaurants from my recent trip.

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Billboard

Tremor Music Festival Puts the Azores Islands Center Stage

Sao Miguel's maritime culture and volcanic landscape were the setting for the festival- a great introduction to the Azores.

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Billboard

Pinto 'Wahin': From FC Barcelona to the Billboard Charts

José Manuel Pinto "Wahin" didn't choose between a career in futbol or music - he chose both.

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Billboard

The Cuban-American Musical Detente

Inside the music industry's Cuban "gold" rush.

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Omara Portuondo on Her 'Tremendous' Career| Billboard

Every time I speak to Omara Portuondo, I remember why I became a journalist. To learn about life.

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foodrepublic.com

What is Ferran Adria doing in the kitchen with Mickey Mouse?

I visited The El Bulli Foundation to talk to Ferran Adria about his new culinary project for families.

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nxtbook.com

A Foundation for Latin Music

I profiled the preservation and education efforts of The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation for Grammy Magazine.

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Billboard

Barcelona Jazz Fest Pairs Wine With Music

One of the greatest living pianists plays "the best wine bar in the world."

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Billboard

Barcelona Concert for Refugees

More Than 50 artists and activists joined the line up to welcome refugees to Catalunya.

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americanwaymagazine.com

Lisbon Rediscovered

Old meets new in Lisbon, where urban renewal and a cultural revival drive the city’s exciting rebirth.

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foodrepublic.com

What Are Calçots And How Do You Eat Them?

A perennial illustrated guide for celebrating Catalunya's Jan-March Calçots season.
[Text: Judy Cantor-Navas/
Drawings: David Navas]

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americanwaymagazine.com

For Foodies and Football Fans

A brief visit to the Bellavista del Jardín del Norte, also known as "Messi's Restaurant."

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foodrepublic.com

Meet The Chefs Behind Portugal's Thriving Restaurant Scene, Part 1 ...

My first story in a multi-part series for Food Republic on the rebirth of Portuguese cuisine.
The evocative illustration is by David Navas.

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Billboard

Netflix's 'Narcos': The Songs That Give the Series Its Colombian Flavor | Billboard

The first bloodbath in Netflix’s 'Narcos' takes place at a disco-ball decorated, florescent-lit karaoke bar where patrons unsuspectingly groove to classic Colombian salsa band Fruko y sus Tesos’ song “El Preso.”

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Interview With La Vida Boheme

The rock band whose songs have symbolized dark times in Venezuela sees the light on new album.