Denise Guerra

Denise Guerra appears in the following:

My Grandfather, A Killer

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Denise Guerra, a second-generation Filipino American, never met her grandfather. When she finally learned a long-held family secret, it shattered her view of the quintessential immigrant narrative.


The Curious Tale Of The Band Luxury, Who Escaped Tragedy And Embraced Faith

Saturday, July 06, 2019

A new film follows the indie rockers' rise in the 1990s, the traffic accident that disrupted their lives and their recent return — after three of the members became Orthodox priests.


The Raconteurs Mark Its Return: 'We Have This Chemistry'

Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Grammy-nominated rock supergroup The Raconteurs are back after 11 years. Jack White and Brendan Benson talk about the band's latest album Help Us, Stranger.


This Tiny Desk Contestant Rapped A Love Letter To Her Immigrant Mother

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Ruby Ibarra describes her art as unfiltered, a quality that shines through in her band's 2019 Tiny Desk submission.


The 'Nuanced, Complex Journey' Of Becoming Elton John

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Rocketman star Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher speak with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about memorializing Elton John while he's still here, the film's most meaningful scenes and more.


#YouKnowMe: Twitter Users Share Abortion Experiences

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Twitter users revealed their abortion experiences under the tag #YouKnowMe after actress and late-night host Busy Philipps shared hers.


Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

Friday, March 22, 2019

Lewis speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the catharsis of making her latest album, On the Line, and grappling with accusations made against her album collaborator, Ryan Adams.


Karen O And Danger Mouse Join Forces For 'Lux Prima'

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Lux Prima is a new nine-song album that features otherworldly orchestrations from Grammy-winning artist Danger Mouse and vocals from Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O.


Ximena Sariñana Wants To Know: 'Where Will The Girls Dance?'

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Sariñana's latest album, ¿Dónde Bailarán Las Niñas?, encapsulates her becoming a mother, balances her vulnerability and addresses sex crime rates in Mexico.


Lula Wiles Flips Notions About American Folk On Its Head

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Together, the women of Lula Wiles are giving folk music a new reputation with band's sophomore album, What Will We Do.


Toro y Moi Jumps Out Of His Comfort Zone With 'Outer Peace'

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Around 2010, Chaz Bear became the poster child for the chillwave genre. His latest album, Outer Peace, explores adulthood and identity in the modern world.


Stolen Calculators, A Search Warrant And 2 Varying Memories Of What Happened

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Greg McKelvey says his interactions with Andrew Halbert, a police officer at his Oregon high school, traumatized him. Eight years on, McKelvey's tweets led them to reflect on their shared experiences.


After Years In Refugee Camps, A Family Celebrates Its First Christmas In The U.S.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

With the help of American volunteers from a variety of churches, a family of refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo was welcomed recently to its new home in Silver Spring, Md.


After Years In Refugee Camps, A Family Celebrates Its First Christmas In The U.S.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

With the help of American volunteers, a family of refugees from the Democratic Republic Congo is navigating a new life and establishing new holiday traditions.


Mona Haydar Breaks The Mold For Muslim Rap: 'You Just Have To Do You'

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Poet-turned-rapper Mona Haydar explores the beauty and drawbacks of her religion on her latest EP Barbarican.


For Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers, Tariffs Could Reshape The Race For The Senate

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Retaliatory tariffs on dairy may put dairy farmers in Wisconsin, a state won by Donald Trump in 2016, up for political grabs in this year's midterm elections.


4 Years After MH17 Downing, Advocates Urge Continued Attention To AIDS Crisis

Sunday, July 22, 2018

It's been four years since the attack on a flight in Ukraine killed several AIDS prevention advocates. Ahead of a conference, one advocate says they would have wanted to keep attention on the fight.


Jermaine Dupri Is A Songwriters Hall Of Famer And We Have The Playlist To Prove It

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dupri's songs have sold millions of copies and helped launch the careers of Usher, Mariah Carey and many others. Now, he's been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.


How 1 Hawaii Resident Is Documenting The Kilauea Volcano Eruption

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Lava continues to erupt from fissures in the ground, threatening Hawaii residents. But some, including Scott Wiggers, have decided to stay and document the eruption.


How A Half-Hour In A U.S. Embassy Changed A Life

Sunday, April 29, 2018

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to an immigrant, Christopher Francis from Sri Lanka, who was looking for the man who gave him a visa to enter the U.S. 45 years ago.