Jasmine Garsd

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AfroPunk Acts To Free Your Mind And Your ... Ears

Sunday, August 28, 2016

This year's AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn features artists who are expanding the universe of punk and ideas about who belongs there.


Now In Its 12th Year, Brooklyn Festival Carries Momentum For Afropunk Movement

Sunday, August 28, 2016

The movement continues to push the boundaries on music and fashion as art, setting the standard for what many would define as cool. Editors note: At 2:04 into this piece there is a bleeped expletive.


'There Are No Rules': Fea Talks Latina Punk

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Texas punk band joins Alt.Latino to discuss beauty standards and Latina identity — and to share some loud music with a wicked sense of humor.


In The Race For The Song Of The Summer, 'Panda' Runs On A New Track

Friday, August 05, 2016

In 2016, the fact that one of the biggest pop hits of the year owes its success almost entirely to the Internet is no longer a surprise.


Las Mostras: Fierce Women Of Latin Music

Friday, July 22, 2016

This week on Alt.Latino, we survey a wide variety of powerful women who make bold, inventive music.


Drug Dealer's Career Follows Evolution Of Opiate Epidemic In U.S.

Friday, July 15, 2016

A drug dealer's career serves as a timeline for the evolution of the opiate epidemic in America from pills to heroin.


'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The recent tragedy in Orlando hit a space that's practically sacred for gay Latinos. This week, Alt.Latino celebrates stories of the dance floor.


Latino LGBT Community Found Refuge On The Dancefloor

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Dance clubs are a special place for the LGBT community — especially Latinos. Clubgoers in Queens, N.Y. say clubs have been safe spaces, making the Orlando massacre particularly devastating.


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

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Good music is good music, and it eventually breaks down all barriers. This week we've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.


Guest DJ Junot Diaz: 'It Takes Guts To Be Alive'

Thursday, May 12, 2016

An encore presentation of an all-encompassing conversation with award-winning author Junot Diaz. Diaz also picks an exciting assortment of bachata and urban merengue to play on the show.


For Founders Of Tropicalia, Raucous Music Made A Political Statement

Sunday, May 08, 2016

Two legends of Brazilian music, Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso, have teamed up for a new album. They've been close friends since the 1960s, when they helped launch the Tropicalia movement in Brazil.


Should The U.S. Reconsider Its Stand On Foreign Aid For Abortion Clinics?

Monday, May 02, 2016

The Zika epidemic has prompted renewed debate over the controversial Helms Amendment, which prohibits use of U.S. government money to fund abortions in other countries.


'The Lost Neruda' Can Now Be Found In 'Then Come Back'

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

In 2014, archivists were combing through Pablo Neruda's files when they came upon some unknown works. These writings have been translated into English and are now being published in a new collection.


Pop Star Kesha Loses Court Battle Against Producer Dr. Luke

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Pop star Kesha has lost her court battle over allegations that her record producer, Dr. Luke, sexually abused her for a decade.


Take Alt.Latino's 'Ladies Of Spring' Mix For A Spin

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Cuban disco, Colombian love ballads, breezy Honduran-American anthems and winding Brazilian hip-hop: Meet the women who are here to start the season off right.


What Did You Expect? The Question That Women Are Sick Of Hearing

Saturday, March 19, 2016

The murder of two young Argentines and the sexual harassment of a journalist in Mexico City have gone viral — and drawn attention to violence against women in Latin America.


Who's The Happiest Of Them All? And What's Their Music Like?

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Okay, so maybe it's Denmark.That's what a new survey says. Then again, another survey said it's ... Panama! To celebrate, we're sharing a Panamanian playlist.


The Blossoming Of Guest DJ Kat Dahlia

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The pop singer's recent live shows reveal a performer who's finally hitting her stride. She joins Alt.Latino to talk about her musical influences and her latest album, My Garden.


Prague's Franken-Cone Finds A Way To Bring Ice Cream And Doughnuts Together

Sunday, March 06, 2016

There's a new doughnut in town — or wait, is it an ice cream cone? It's both! The tredelnikis a donut like pastry made into a cone, and filled with ice cream. It's all the rage in Prague.


Guest DJ Seu Jorge's Musical DNA

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Our guest DJ this week, singer Seu Jorge, says he recognized himself in the character he plays in the Brazilian film City Of God: a bus driver named Mané Galinha who's caught up in violence in 1970s Brazil.

Before he became an internationally acclaimed Brazilian music star, Seu ...