Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

As Cuba Changes, Orquesta Akokán Revives The Golden Age Of Mambo

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Producer Jacob Plasse and vocalist José "Pepito" Gómez share how they recorded the band's debut in Havana's legendary Areito Studios and what their team-up symbolizes for Cuban-American relations.

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An NFL Cheerleader Brings Her Firing Over An Instagram Photo To The EEOC

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Bailey Davis was a cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints, until she she was fired over a picture of herself wearing a body suit on her private Instagram account. Now, she's filing an EEOC complaint.

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A Salvadoran Woman Missed Her U.S. Court Date. What Happens Next?

Sunday, April 08, 2018

After a week full of immigration news, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro has an update on the story of a woman from El Salvador who is seeking asylum in the United States.

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'No One Meant To Be In My Office': A Divorce Lawyer's Tips On Staying Together

Sunday, April 08, 2018

James Sexton has seen the demise of more than a thousand marriages — which inspired him to write a new book on how to keep it together. His advice? Keep communicating, and be painfully honest.

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Kali Uchis Finds Her Peace In 'Isolation'

Sunday, April 08, 2018

The Colombian-American singer discusses how seclusion brought her to music as a teenager, turning it into smoky visuals and honeyed lyrics for her debut album, Isolation.

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The Billion-Dollar Romance Fiction Industry Has A Diversity Problem

Sunday, April 08, 2018

No black author has ever won its top prize. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks about the issue with Alisha Rai, author of the Forbidden Hearts series.

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The Call-In: Childhood Obesity Rates Are At Their Highest Since 1999

Sunday, March 18, 2018

On this week's Weekend Edition Call-In, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro hears from listeners about childhood obesity and speaks with Dr. David Ludwig of Boston Children's Hospital.

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Habibi Fuses Farsi Lyrics With Western Riffs

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Brooklyn-based band doesn't need to speak English to pack a punch. Frontwoman Rahill Jamalifard talks about songwriting in Farsi and how Middle Eastern rock emboldens her.

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'Love, Simon' Is Your Typical Glossy, Hollywood, Teenage, Gay Rom-Com

Sunday, March 18, 2018

It's a coming-of-age story that's also a coming-out story — and it's in mainstream theaters around the country. Director Greg Berlanti says that's a big deal.

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Puerto Rican Cooking And The American South Mix In 'Coconuts And Collards'

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Author Von Diaz's cookbook Coconuts and Collards offers a vegetable-forward take on foods she learned to cook from her Puerto Rican grandmother and on the fly in her family's kitchen near Atlanta.

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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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