Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Fidel Castro

The story of Nestor singing Police songs with Andy Summers in Cuba 1999

It's the greatest cocktail party story that Nestor Aparicio has in a lifetime journey. Back in March 1999 in Havana, he convinced Andy Summers of The Police to play 3 songs while he played the role of Sting. Let the trio who were there tell you about it.

Recalling the night I sang three Police songs with Andy Summers in Havana

It's the greatest cocktail party story that Nestor Aparicio has in a lifetime journey that has exceeded all expectations. Back in March 1999 while in Havana, Cuba covering the Orioles historic baseball visit and Fidel Castro, he ran into Woody Harrelson and Andy Summers in La Bodeguita del Medio and convinced the legendary Hall of Fame guitarist from The Police to join a local band. Summers insisted that Nestor play the role of Sting in the band. Let the trio who were there tell you about it...

Legendary guitarist Andy Summers of The Police reunites with Nestor after their 1999 duet in Cuba

Legendary guitarist Andy Summers of The Police reunites with Nestor nearly a quarter of a century after their 1999 duet in Cuba, which you can hear at Baltimore Positive as well. His current tour brings him through York, Pennsylvania on Thursday, October 12th with a full multimedia show: "A Cracked Lens + A Broken String."

Andy Summers of The Police returns to Nestor’s life 25 years after the Havana duet

Legendary guitarist Andy Summers of The Police reunites with Nestor nearly a quarter of a century after their 1999 duet in Cuba, which you can hear at Baltimore Positive as well. His current tour brings him through York, Pennsylvania on Thursday, October 12th with a full multimedia show: "A Cracked Lens + A Missing String."

The Peter Principles (Ch. 9) – Albert was not the Belle of Baltimore

Dinner with Fidel Castro, breakfast with Albert Belle and many years of losing ahead for King Peter as the Great Orange Malaise sets in on a generation of awful Orioles baseball.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 8) – That time Peter Angelos tried to buy the Washington Redskins

Intent on buying the Washington Redskins and watching baseball in Cuba with Fidel Castro, Peter G. Angelos was enjoying his new found fame and dalliance in sports after spending a lifetime not caring much about the local teams. The Orioles owner was enjoying destroying the franchise on the field at the turn of the century.

Castro, Cuba and Havana nights of fiction – and nonfiction

Author Tim Wendel shares real and imagined tales of baseball, Cuba and Fidel Castro in his second novel and catching up with Billy Bryan.
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Remembering Lefty

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Lefty Driesell, Terps mojo, Ravens departures and potential of Orioles to rule local sports scene

How will Orioles replace Kyle Bradish?

With the first news out of spring training in Sarasota a very bad report on the ace of last season Kyle Bradish, Luke Jones joins Nestor to discuss the UCL injury and the never-ending pitching concerns for Orioles general manager Mike Elias and where the team will turn before Opening Day.

Crab Cake Row: When you know you’re making a difference with the “You Matter” love movement

Our pal and longtime WJZ television producer Mark "The Blade" Brodinsky tells Nestor the "why" behind his "You Matter" message and movement at Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Baltimore Positive.

Twelve Ravens Thoughts in midst of offseason planning

How the offensive line takes shape figures to be one of the more interesting stories of the offseason.

Crab Cake Row: Tanya Keitz tells Nestor about Show Your Soft Side and Pawject Runway on April 4th

Always here for the pets and the softie in all of us, Nestor invites Tanya Keitz over to Costas Inn in Dundalk to discuss Show Your Soft Side and another awesome Pawject Runway on April 4th at CFG Bank Arena for the animals at BARCS.

Crab Cake Row: Caitlyn Kirby talks food insecurity and the Catonsville Emergency Assistance pantry

Caitlyn Kirby talks food insecurity and the good work of the Catonsville Emergency Assistance pantry at State Fare on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Adam Rosenberg and Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse

Bill Cole and Nestor ask hard questions about a sensitive topic at State Fare in Catonsville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank. Adam Rosenberg and the Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse tackles an issue we don't talk enough about in public.

Crab Cake Row: Serving the Baltimore Homecoming community with prominent folks giving back and getting hometown involved

Mandy Snyder gives Nestor latest updates on Baltimore Homecoming community progress at Koco's Pub on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" in Lauraville for the Maryland Food Bank. And Nestor shares the time they made him and his wife into a pancake for breakfast in 2019.
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