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Felix Contreras

On IIII + IIII, Otura Mun and his bandmates weave hip-hop, jazz and dancehall influences into Afro-Cuban music. It’s an electronic take on tradition that embraces the human touch.
Since the legendary singer began his career in the 1960s, he won Grammys in the jazz, pop and R&B categories. Just one clue that Jarreau, who died Sunday, was impossible to categorize.
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Outlaw, “Okie from Muskogee,” poet of working-class values and a fixture in country music for 50 years, Merle Haggard died Wednesday, April 6, his 79th birthday.
Two of the Fox sitcom’s writers, Lalo Alcaraz and Gustavo Arellano, sit down with Alt.Latino to discuss creating culturally relevant comedy and making history.
Two of the Fox sitcom’s writers, Lalo Alcaraz and Gustavo Arellano, sit down with Alt.Latino to discuss creating culturally relevant comedy and making history.
In an era of segregation and base stereotypes, Richard Durham brought a different tone to broadcast radio. On Sunday mornings in the ‘40s, he told nuanced stories of history’s great black Americans.
For the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s founding, the band performed three shows — their last — in Chicago this weekend.