Jasmine Garsd

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Lions, Pianos And Boomboxes, Oh My: Movie Artifacts Hit The Auction Block

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz, the piano from Casablanca, and Radio Raheem's boombox from Do the Right Thing are some of the pieces of Hollywood memorabilia that sold at auction Monday night in New York.


'Only The Truth' Gets At Reality Through Legend

Thursday, November 20, 2014

An opera nominated for a Latin Grammy explores Mexico's current political climate. It's based on a fictional bandida who continues to inspire fear and admiration along the border.


'World Music' With A Kick

Thursday, November 20, 2014

NPR's Anastasia Tsioulcas recently returned from an international world-music festival. Here, she joins Alt.Latino to share some of her thrilling finds.


The Latin Grammys: Mexican Romance, Uruguayan Mellow And More

Thursday, November 13, 2014

With the help of Billboard's Judy Cantor-Navas, Alt.Latino finds gems among this year's nominees, from a flamenco legend to a laid-back troubadour.


'Concert For Valor' Honors Veterans' Contributions

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tens of thousands of people will be on the National Mall Tuesday night for a Veterans Day event called "The Concert for Valor."


Cafe Tacvba's Groundbreaking Influence, Then And Now

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Alt.Latino celebrates a Latin rock legacy, plays new music and discusses the film The Book Of Life.


'Midnight In Mexico': The Alt.Latino Interview With Journalist Alfredo Corchado

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Corchado covered the Mexican drug war during its bloodiest peak. He joins Alt.Latino to discuss his book Midnight In Mexico and the music he enjoyed while writing it.


Sam Amidon And Bill Frisell On World Cafe

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A London folksinger and a decorated jazz guitarist play songs from their new collaborative album.


New Cuban Hip-Hop Meets Old Cuban Soul

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Alt.Latino takes a trip into the vault to remember Graciela, the Queen Of Latin Jazz, but also showcases a great new Cuban jazz singer and rapper named La Dame Blanche.


Does Television Spanglish Need A Rewrite?

Saturday, October 04, 2014

More Hollywood writers are having Latino characters speak a mix of English and Spanish. But if Latinos themselves are divided over Spanglish, how can the entertainment industry get it right?


From Puerto Rican Soul To Ranchero Punk, New Obsessions In Latin Music

Thursday, October 02, 2014

This week on Alt.Latino, hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras document their latest musical passions — including amazing music from the Los Angeles Tropical revival.


Digging Through The Latin Grammy Nominations: Who's Worth Checking Out

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Alt.Latino co-hosts Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd stop by to talk Latin Grammy nominations.


For The Love Of Ricky Martin: In Praise Of Latin Pop

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Vocal coach Ximena Mor (of The Voice Mexico) joins Alt.Latino's Jasmine Garsd to discuss why Latin pop stars don't always get the credit they deserve.


Garage-Rocker AJ Davila Unplugs In A Hair Salon

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

An exciting underground music scene has sprung up in Puerto Rico, and Davila is at its helm. Just in time for fall, watch him perform a summery song called "Es Verano Ya."


Gustavo Cerati: Listeners Look Back At A Latin Rock Legend

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Alt.Latino celebrates the singer-songwriter and Soda Stereo leader, with guest host Ernesto Lechner.


Controversial Mexican Musician Temporarily Retires From Drug Ballads

Monday, September 15, 2014

Alfredo Rios, aka El Komander, is the Jay Z of Mexican drug balladeers. He says government pressure, in the form of fines and banned or canceled concerts, is forcing him to think about retirement.


Remembering Gustavo Cerati With The Artists He Influenced

Thursday, September 11, 2014

This week on Alt.Latino, we listen to new music and consider the legacy of a man who opened doors for countless Latin rock musicians. Cerati died on Sept. 4 at age 55.


Gustavo Cerati, Leader Of Latin Rock's Soda Stereo, Dies At 55

Friday, September 05, 2014

The Argentine singer and producer's band helped make the Rock En Español movement a reality in the 1980s and '90s. Cerati suffered a stroke in 2010 and had been in a coma until his death on Thursday.


The Man Who Made The Spanish-Speaking World Laugh

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Alt.Latino discusses Mario Moreno, who performed as the goofy but witty movie character Cantinflas beginning in the 1930s, and assesses his impact on Latin culture.


Cantinflas, With His Puns And Satire, Is Back (And Still Relevant)

Friday, August 29, 2014

Mexican actor Mario Moreno, known as Cantinflas, made dozens of films between the 1930s and 1980s. A biopic about the comic, whose humor tweaked the rich and powerful, opens in the U.S. this weekend.