Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

This Tiny Desk Contestant Processes Pain Through Music: 'It Became Our Safety Place'

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Ephraim Bugumba was 3 years old when his family fled violence in the Republic of the Congo. His song "Voices in My Head," was a standout entry in NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest.

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For Bethany Hamilton, Surfing Is 'An Escape From All The Chaos On Land'

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Hamilton was 13 years old when she lost her arm to a shark while surfing in Hawaii. She went on to surf some of the biggest waves in the world. Hamilton tells her story in the documentary Unstoppable.

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Microsoft Closes The Book On Its E-Library, Erasing All User Content

Sunday, July 07, 2019

The move comes as a result of Digital Rights Management, an approach that allows companies to prevent piracy. Every purchased book will disappear this month.

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Remembering João Gilberto

Sunday, July 07, 2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto has died. We have this appreciation.

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The Goal Is To Feel Strong, Says 'Black Panther' Jewelry Designer

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Douriean Fletcher made the powerful adornments worn in the 2018 film Black Panther. She's happy to see people "taking chances" with their jewelry — breaking away from the "dainty pair of hoops."

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Finding 'The Balance': Jazz Legend Abdullah Ibrahim Looks To Past, Present And Future

Sunday, June 30, 2019

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with legendary South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim about his latest album, The Balance.

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How The Advance Weather Forecast Got Good

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Under the radar (so to speak), predictions have improved dramatically of late. In The Weather Machine, Andrew Blum writes that it's due to an international (and imperiled) alliance of supercomputers.

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After Years Apart, The Black Keys Get Back To Basics

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney speak with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about stripping down their sound and process on their first album in five years, Let's Rock.

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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.

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'Alternatino' Star Arturo Castro Wants You To Know You're 'Invited To The Party'

Sunday, June 23, 2019

"I really want people to know: You don't have to be Latin in order to enjoy the show," says Castro. His sketch comedy series on Comedy Central pokes fun at supposedly woke white people.

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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.

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'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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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