Jasmine Garsd

Jasmine Garsd appears in the following:

The Pachanga Files: Rockanroleando In Austin

Friday, May 22, 2015

If you couldn't make it to one of Alt.Latino's favorite Latin music festivals, don't sweat it: Here's music from the show that we recorded live.


Pop Picks From Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico And Beyond

Thursday, May 14, 2015

This week on Alt.Latino, co-host Jasmine Garsd tries to play only songs by Miguel, but is thwarted.


Prince Releases 'Baltimore'; Holds Concert In Troubled City

Monday, May 11, 2015

Prince performed in Baltimore Sunday night. It was billed as a "Rally 4 Peace" — just weeks after violence erupted following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Police officers are charged in his death.


A Bitter Goodbye: Sweet Briar College Closes Its Doors

Friday, May 08, 2015

Despite some legal challenges, the Virginia school is closing — after more than 100 years of teaching women.


Happy Cinco De Morrissey!

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Instead of throwing a typical Cinco De Mayo party, Alt.Latino creates a new holiday to celebrate an icon who's become a Mexican obsession on both sides of the border.


The Honduran-Canadian Singer And The Swedish Band: An Alt.Latino Love Story

Thursday, April 30, 2015

We're doing one of our favorite things: sharing new music with our listeners. We've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.


Grab Your Bionic Chanclas: Alt.Latino's Mixtape For The Robot Apocalypse

Thursday, April 23, 2015

You knew this was going to happen eventually — might as well face it with a mix of great music.


On The High School Diploma: A 'Bilingual' Stamp Of Approval?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Indiana may soon allow high school students to graduate with a 'seal of biliteracy.' Eight other states already do.


If Walls Could Talk: What Lead Is Doing To Our Students

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A new study says Massachusetts' aggressive effort to lower lead exposure has also improved student performance.


Uruguayan Author Eduardo Galeano, Critic Of Capitalism, Dies At 74

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Galeano's 1971 book Open Veins of Latin America was a fierce critique of U.S. and European imperialism. It made him an enemy of the right-wing governments that ruled much of Latin America at the time.


'Overly Attached Girlfriend' Meme Star Turns Online Fame Into Comedy Career

Monday, April 13, 2015

Laina Morris is the real person behind the Internet meme known as the "Overly Attached Girlfriend."


Fried Neckbones With Sazón: An Ode To Latin Soul

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Alt.Latino spins essential Latin soul records and showcases new artists who are continuing the tradition in Puerto Rico, Colombia, Miami and points beyond.


Alt.Latino's Grown And Sexy Mixtape

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Champagne, chocolates, silk sheets — and this Alt.Latino mix of sensual songs, with music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Argentina. No romantic evening would be complete without it.


Live From Small Town America: Teachers Who Blog To Stay In Touch

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Teachers in remote areas say it's a great way to plug into conversations with other educators.


Are Women's Colleges Doomed? What Sweet Briar's Demise Tells Us

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Administrators say that the Virginia institution has been grappling with financial troubles for decades. And they blame an increasing lack of interest in single-sex education.

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It's Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Spring: An Alt.Latino New Music Mix

Thursday, March 19, 2015

For some, warm weather might be associated with sweet, breezy music. For others, it might be the sultry grooves of Cuban soul singer Alex Cuba.


France Considers A Ban On Overly Skinny Models

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Proposed legislation would criminalize the use of underweight models and ban online sites that glorify anorexia and other eating disorders.


Cervantes' Remains Have Been Found In Madrid, Scientists Say

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Almost 400 years after his death, researchers have found bone fragments that seem to match what they know about the celebrated author's burial.


Tea Tuesdays: Gift Of The Moon, Bane Of The Spanish — The Story Of Yerba Mate

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Legend has it the moon gifted this drink to the Guaraní people of South America. It was banned by the colonial government. The Jesuits made it their most profitable crop. Oh, and the pope drinks it.


Ooze, Fog And Climate Change Threaten Mummies

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The oldest mummies in the world are in northern Chile. Preserved for seven thousand years, the mummies are now deteriorating, and scientists say climate changes are to blame.