Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Chef Kaiser Lashkari's Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It's also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.

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A Conversation With Houston's 'Raptivist' Genesis Blu

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Genesis Blu is both a psychotherapist who works with teenagers and a rapper. "I love them equally," she says.

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In Post-Harvey Houston, Immigrants Struggle As The City Grapples With How To Help

Sunday, December 10, 2017

An immigrant family from the Democratic Republic of the Congo lost everything in Hurricane Harvey. They hope to move back to their house in time for Christmas.

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When Black Women's Stories Of Sexual Abuse Are Excluded From The National Narrative

Sunday, December 03, 2017

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Karen Attiah, The Washington Post global opinions editor, about women of color in the #MeToo movement.

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In 'Hiddensee,' Gregory Maguire Gets Under The Shell Of 'The Nutcracker'

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Author Gregory Maguire made his name rewriting fairy tales. Now, he's taken on The Nutcracker — a beloved holiday classic, yes, but one that Maguire says makes no sense as it's usually performed.

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In 'Bombshell,' The Double Identity Of Hollywood Star Hedy Lamarr

Sunday, December 03, 2017

In Alexandra Dean's new documentary, the stunning silver-screen beauty of the 1930s and '40s is also the inventor of a technology that makes today's wireless encryption possible.

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Miami Animal Shelter Swells With Lost Pets In Wake Of Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Families and businesses across Florida were hit hard by the hurricane. Animals in the state suffered, too. The biggest animal shelter in Miami is seeing its population swell with pets who were abandoned or got lost during the storm.

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Miami Region Cleans Up After Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hurricane Irma tore through Florida and its path left damaged buildings, homes and millions without power. We go to Coral Gables to find out what the clean up effort is like there.

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Officials In Miami Beach Will Assess Irma's Wrath

Monday, September 11, 2017

Although Hurricane Irma didn't directly hit Miami, the city's downtown streets flooded. Miami International Airport is closed Monday, and Miami Beach banned cars until Tuesday.

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Some Florida Residents Evacuate Before Irma Comes Calling

Friday, September 08, 2017

Florida is preparing for one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes ever recorded — Hurricane Irma. Over the next few days, the storm is projected to deal a direct hit to Miami.

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Miami Braces For Hurricane Irma

Friday, September 08, 2017

People in Miami are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Irma this weekend. We look at how people there are getting ready.

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'Rumble' Celebrates Rock 'N' Roll's Native American Roots

Sunday, August 06, 2017

The documentary discusses Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix and other Native American artists who helped shape rock's sound. Guitarist and executive producer Stevie Salas says it's "a film about heroes."

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'Atomic Blonde' Director Brings Stuntman Skills To His 'Punk Rock Spy Thriller'

Sunday, July 30, 2017

David Leitch worked as a stuntman on countless films before jumping into the director's chair. His new film follows a spy, played by Charlize Theron, as she punches her way through 1989 Berlin.

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New Memoir Unpacks The Life And Tragic Death Of 'The Hot One'

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Carolyn Murnick and Ashley Ellerin were childhood best friends — but as sometimes happens, they grew older and drifted apart. Then, in 2001, Ellerin was brutally murdered in her Hollywood Hills home.

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A Veteran TV News Anchor Pens A Prescient Novel In 'Amanda Wakes Up'

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Alisyn Camerota's book is about a political newcomer fresh from Hollywood facing off against a female senator. But 2016 similarities aside, the CNN anchor says she wrote it long before the election.

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One Giant Leap For Music: NASA's Sonic History Inspires This Duo

Sunday, July 23, 2017

As the electronic duo Quindar, Wilco's Mikael Jorgensen and art historian James Merle Thomas make music out of the sounds of space missions from the Apollo and Skylab eras.

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Offa Rex's Olivia Chaney On The 'Dreamlike Nostalgia' Of English Folk

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The English vocalist, who's joined forces with The Decemberists in the band Offa Rex, says she's drawn to traditional folk music for its mysticism and age-old themes.

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New Novel Explores 'What We Lose' When We Lose A Parent

Sunday, July 16, 2017

When Zinzi Clemmons was taking care of her dying mother, she only had time to write brief vignettes — and those fragments became the core of her new novel about identity and loss, What We Lose.

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'Dirt Is Good': Why Kids Need Exposure To Germs

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Should I use antibacterial soaps? How often should I bathe my child? Those are just some of the questions Jack Gilbert, a microbiome scientist, answers in his new book.

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A New Delhi Family Learns To Navigate Wealth After A 'Windfall'

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Diksha Basu's new novel was inspired by the explosion of wealth she saw in 1990s India. She says money is a complex thing, and it takes a while for her characters to see that.

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