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How to Conquer the Airwaves: In “Al Filo de Tu Amor”...

Last year was good to Carlos Vives, the by-now legendary Colombian singer, composer, and actor. His single featuring Shakira, “La Bicicleta”, won two of...

Classics of Latin Music: “Era en Abril” by Juan Carlos Baglietto...

There is happy music to help you dance and celebrate, but there is also sad music for when you need a good cry. If...

Spring Fling | The Vogue

Get ready for Indianapolis' biggest Latin dance night of the year! On 15 April, 2017, The Vogue brings you, Baila - Spring Fling with...

Classics of Latin Music: “Chilanga Banda” by Jaime López and Café...

Not long past its twentieth anniversary, “Chilanga Banda” remains one of the most beloved anthems in Mexican rock. As performed by the band Café...

Maluma Tour Dates for Summer 2017

Latin Grammy Award Winner for Best New Artist, Maluma, is touring in Mexico and South America this summer. Twenty-three-year-old Maluma had his first hit...

Classics of Latin Music: “Que Nadie Sepa Mi Sufrir” by Hugo...

This is a story of cultural appropriation. Actually, it’s about lots of cultural appropriations over several hundred years. These days, the term “cultural appropriation”...

The Future is Here: Vaya Futuro Is the New Voice of...

They’ve done alternative, they’ve done krautrock, they’ve done shoegaze. They prefer to call their own sound “celo-cats”, meaning “cats in heat”, which shows how...

Politics and Silliness and Sex: The Uses of Humor in Rock...

Humor has always had a place in rock n’ roll. For every Elvis Presley there has been a Stan Freberg to parody him. For...

Classics of Latin Music: ‘Pedro Navaja’ by Rubén Blades and Willie...

“Pedro Navaja” is the greatest salsa song ever written. This might seem like a rash pronouncement, but it’s not really that controversial. Sure, salsa...

American or Latin American?

What is “America”? What is denoted by that name? What does it mean, and who is it for? For many English speakers, “America” is...