Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

Bad Things Happen Out Of The Blue In Sadie Jones' 'The Snakes'

Sunday, June 23, 2019

The author says writing this novel was like writing an "anti-murder mystery." Murder mysteries are nice and tidy, she says, but this disturbing morality tale is about unforeseeable tragedy.

Comment

'It Hurt. And It Was Against My Will': Trump Accuser Stands By Her Story

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll repeats her claim that President Trump assaulted her in the 1990s, even as he tells reporters her story is "a total false accusation."

Comment

A Spelling Bee Coach On How To Spell Success

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Five spellers in this year's National Spelling Bee shared a coach: Bill Schaefer, a retired school teacher from Denver. Since he started teaching in the 1970s, he's built a community for spellers.

Comment

Madonna Introduces 'Madame X': 'Honesty Is A Commodity Right Now'

Thursday, June 13, 2019

On her 14th studio album, Madame X, Madonna sings in Portuguese and Spanish in addition to English and highlights multicultural influences that she's encountered while living in Lisbon, Portugal.

Comment

Ali Wong And Randall Park On Rapping, Rom-Com Tropes And (Keanu) Reeves

Sunday, June 09, 2019

The stars and creators of Always Be My Maybe, a romantic comedy with a mostly Asian American cast, brought elements of their own California childhoods into their new film.

Comment

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.

Comment

In Mexico, New Groups Offer Aid To A Young Generation Of Deported DREAMers

Sunday, May 26, 2019

As former DREAMers return to Mexico with valuable skills and a desire to advance, a number of Mexican organizations are springing up to help these young people contribute to society.

Comment

Deported After Living In The U.S. For 26 Years, He Navigates A New Life In Mexico

Sunday, May 19, 2019

After losing protections under the DACA program, Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano was deported to his birth country. In the Mexican city of León, far from his former life, he says he has much to offer.

Comment

How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

Sunday, May 19, 2019

If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multibillion-dollar industry.

Comment

Making Movies And Rubén Blades Trace Stories Of Immigrant Injustice With 'Ameri'kana'

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Latino star Rubén Blades teams up with Making Movies to addresses themes of injustices in the collaborative album Ameri'kana.

Comment

The Decelerator: How Do You Shut Down A Startup?

Sunday, May 12, 2019

By one measure, between 30% to 40% of all startups fail. So how do you actually go about closing down shop?

Comment

Lucy Dacus' Mother's Day Message Is One Of Truth And Consideration

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with indie rock singer and songwriter Lucy Dacus about her song "My Mother And I."

Comment

Rihanna Disrupts Luxury Fashion World, Joining LVMH With 'Fenty' Brand

Sunday, May 12, 2019

The singer will become the first woman to start a new fashion line with the luxury group, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, and the first woman of color to lead one of its fashion houses.

Comment

'All The Rage' Isn't About Moms Having It All — It's About Moms Doing It All

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Psychologist Darcy Lockman says there's been progress since the 1950s, but equal partnerships are a long way off. Her book All the Rage explores uneven distribution of childcare and domestic labor.

Comment

'Act From A Place Of Love': 3 Religious Leaders On How They Are Responding To Recent Attacks

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Rabbi Toba Shcaller, Rev. Ronnell Howard and Imam Omar Suleiman speak about how their communities are dealing with violence against houses of worship.

Comment

The Real History Of Cinco De Mayo

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the First Battle of Puebla, a battle in 1862 between Mexican and French forces.

Comment

'Short Steps, Long Vision': An Interview With Pitbull

Sunday, May 05, 2019

His latest project sees him playing a blue one-eyed dog in the animated film UglyDolls. But for the Cuban-American rapper from Miami, it's only the latest in a series of big picture projects.

Comment

At Baltimore's National Aquarium, Climate Change Presents Challenges Inside And Out

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Three years ago, the aquarium decided it would find a sanctuary in the wild for its prized pod of dolphins. But then climate change complicated the plan entirely.

Comment

In Helen Hoang's Novels, Autism Is No Bar To Love And Happiness

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Helen Hoang's romances feature characters on the autism spectrum — as she herself is; she says she wants to show that autistic people can get their happily-ever-afters just like anyone else.

Comment

Gaza Militants Fire Rockets Into Israel; Israeli PM Netanyahu Promises 'Massive Strikes'

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Militants in Gaza have launched about 250 rockets into Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promising "massive strikes" in retaliation. Reporter Naomi Zeveloff has the latest from Tel Aviv.

Comment