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Alt.Latino: A Spotlight On Playwrights With Lin-Manuel Miranda And Karen Zacarias

10/13/2017
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This week, conversations with two greats of the theatre stage — one you probably know and the other you should.

Duration: 00:29:15


Alt.Latino: A Spotlight On Playwrights With Lin-Manuel Miranda And Karen Zacarias

10/12/2017
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This week, conversations with two greats of the theatre stage — one you probably know and the other you should.

Duration: 00:29:16


'Familia' Affair: Paying Homage To Afro-Cuban Jazz Pioneers

10/12/2017
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Pianists Chucho Valdes and Arturo O'Farrill honor their fathers, Latin jazz greats Bebo Valdes and Chico O'Farrill, on a new album. Here, the younger O'Farrill discusses Familia on Alt.Latino.

Duration: 00:32:34


Before They Were Nominated: Alt.Latino As Prognosticator

9/28/2017
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Alt.Latino favorites rub elbows with Latin music superstars in this year's Latin Grammy nominations. This week we look back at how we covered them this past year.

Duration: 00:40:03


Latin Music And Los Angeles' Exchange Explored In The Massive 'Pacific Standard Time'

9/22/2017
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A massive cultural exhibit illustrates the connection between Southern California and Latin America in ways that are not so obvious.

Duration: 00:33:45


Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta: Tireless Rights Advocate — And Jazz Fan

9/13/2017
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Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta visits Alt.Latino to talk about the new documentary about her life. We also talk history, politics and music.

Duration: 00:30:33


Making 'Power Of Peace' With The Isley Brothers Checks One Off Santana's Bucket List

9/6/2017
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Carlos Santana teamed up with iconic soul and funk band The Isley Brothers for a new album dedicated to peace through music. On this episode, we invite them all to talk about its creation and message.

Duration: 00:29:14


End of the Summer Already? New Music For Cooler Temperatures

9/6/2017
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New music to drive out that endless loop of "Despacito" playing in your head! Featuring two AltLatino contributors, Catalina Maria John and Marisa Arbona- Ruiz.

Duration: 00:29:06


"Despacito" Deeper Dive: More Than Meets The Ear

9/6/2017
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It was the No. 1 song in America for 16 straight weeks. As the summer of "Despacito" draws to a close, AltLatino explores the musical, sociological and business ripples created by the song's success.

Duration: 00:30:38


LAMC Discoveries: New Artists You Should Know About

8/7/2017
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This week, we share our favorite discoveries from the annual Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York.

Duration: 00:44:01


Latin Alternative Music Fests Heat Up The Summer

7/29/2017
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AltLatino's annual cruise of summer music festivals dedicated to Latin Alternative music, arts and culture. Three cities, four festivals!

Duration: 00:29:38


Alt.Latino's Midsummer New Music Roundup

7/29/2017
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Beat the heat with this sampler of new tunes, including everything from rock to Latin jazz to electronic to cumbia and flamenco.

Duration: 00:29:16


Encore: Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

7/12/2017
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The musical exchange between the United States and Cuba goes back to the 19th century. Thankfully, the two countries' political standoff never filtered down to musicians.

Duration: 00:29:12


Guest DJ Raul Midón's Eclectic Influences Make Perfect Sense

6/29/2017
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The multi-instrumentalist and vocalist blends jazz, Latin music and soul seamlessly on his new album, Bad Ass And Blind. His musical touchpoints range from Paco de Lucía to Mercedes Sosa.

Duration: 00:29:15


Guest DJ Ozomatli Covers Mexican Classics With A Reggae Groove

6/22/2017
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The globetrotting SoCal band shares tracks from its new album Non-Stop: Mexico>Jamaica, bringing music and laughs to the studio.

Duration: 00:28:59


Guest DJ: Chicano Batman's Musical DNA

6/22/2017
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Hear how the members of this SoCal band developed the funky, one-of-a-kind sound that's helped propel it to national success.

Duration: 00:28:59


These 3 Latinx Artists Are Challenging, Changing And Reclaiming Culture

6/22/2017
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Alt.Latino's summer music magazine features three artists — the band Making Movies, the writer Gabby Rivera and the singer Natalia Lafourcade — whose work reflects the reality and joy of life.

Duration: 00:28:59


Meet Me At The World Cafe: ÌFÉ Performs Live In Philadelphia

6/22/2017
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Alt.Latino joins forces with WXPN'S World Cafe to host an electric performance by the Puerto Rican band. Back in the studio, we speak with the band about its innovative approach to Yoruba culture.

Duration: 00:29:16


Guest DJ: Café Tacvba, Mexico's Musical Philosophers

5/17/2017
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To celebrate its new album, Jei Beibi, the iconic Mexican band visits Alt.Latino to play guest DJ — and talk about everything but the album.

Duration: 00:29:08


2013 ENCORE-Like Being Hypnotized: Guest DJ With Juana Molina

5/12/2017
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We were thrilled to have Juana Molina on the show in 2013 to talk about her album, Wed21, her musical influences, and how to rebel when your parents have the coolest musical tastes ever.

Duration: 00:45:52

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