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Scenes of protest at the US/Mexico Border

Posted July 28, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

Protesters gathered Sunday morning at the San Ysidro entry point at the San Diego-Tijuana border. It’s the world’s busiest “Land Port of Entry,” (LPOE) with 75,000 vehicles passing through daily.

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Protest at the Border: Dreamers decry U.S. deportation policies

Posted July 28, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

About 100 people today are staging a protest at the San Ysidro crossing of the U.S.-Mexico border to protest deportation policies, they say, are splitting families apart. And three young activists tell us how this matters to them.

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La Burbuja: Next Stop, CARECEN

Posted July 26, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

For the month of August, we will be packing La Burbuja and heading to MacArthur Park. Location? CARECEN, an organization deep roots in the community dating back to 1983.

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Missed LAMC? Get it in your headphones!

Posted July 14, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
LAMC design 2014

The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) closed last night, and we have a long distance hang-over. But don’t worry, this blog post has the next best thing. KCRW brings you the best of LAMC in your headphones and 301 Moved Permanently on your pods today, tomorrow or whenever you need your fix.

Events, Headline, Sonic Trace, Stories » (the map) Has Landed

Posted March 22, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

The Sonic Trace map, is live! Over the past year, we’ve been documenting immigrant communities across Los Angeles. We have gathered 200 stories inside La Burbuja, our portable soundbooth, produced seven documentaries and made two short films — with a third in production.

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Share Your Story inside La Burbuja

Posted January 18, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
La Burbuja at MOLAA thru 4/21!

We want to know what it it feels like to turn a corner on Pico Union and

301 Moved Permanently

find yourself in Tegulcigalpa — the sounds, the faces, the tastes of home. Or, how Los Angeles has changed daily life in cities like San Salvador or Santa Maria de Tavhua, Mexico – places where entire communities have been transformed by “el otro lado” (the other side).

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January 15 & El Cristo Mojado

Posted January 15, 2013 by | 4 Comments | ]

January 15 is a huge day for the city of Esquipulas, Guatemala (222km from Guatemala City). It is the day of the Feast of the Black Christ or Cristo Negro. Esquipulas is a city on the border between Honduras and

El Salvador, and receives one million pilgrims from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Mexico every year. It turns out that there are thousands of Black Christ devotees from Guatemala in the heart of Los Angeles, and their abode of worship is Santa Cecilia Church.

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¡Feliz Día de Los Reyes Magos!

Posted January 6, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]

If you grew up Latin American (or Spaniard) and Catholic, the Chrismas season isn’t over yet. This morning probably finds you celebrating with goodies left by the Reyes Magos, and having a wonderful sweet bread called Rosca de Reyes for breakfast with a huge cup of hot chocolate, atole or champurrado to wash it down. Jan. 6 is El Día de Los Reyes Magos or …

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A Yucatán-Style Holiday Feast: Two Recipes

Posted December 21, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]

A Tamal Feast (photos by Javier Cabral)As part of their new Cultural Continuum series, Mercado La Paloma in South Los Angeles hosted a Tamal workshop last week through their popular Yucatán Restaurant “Chichen Itza,” and we were invited.

Chef Gilberto Cetina showing everybody what’s up with tamales YucatecosThe Mercado, located across the street from the DMV offices and a stones throw away from USC, is a …

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12/12/12 and the Virgen of Guadalupe

Posted December 12, 2012 by | 1 Comment | ]

December 12 is the day of the Virgen de Guadalupe. Across Mexico — and the world — devotees flock to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the heart Mexico City to celebrate and pay tribute to the patron saint that Catholics call the Queen of Mexico and the Empress of the Americas.
Los Angeles is the second city with the largest of population of …

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