Ana Gabriel, nicknamed “La Diva de América,” has influenced generations of music fans since she launched her career in the 1970s. With her no-holds-barred approach to every tune and her signature vocal quality—a husky rasp that evokes long nights of crying and drinking—the Mexican singer-songwriter has mastered torch songs in a wide range of genres. […]
The Mariachi Heritage Foundation has partnered with CPS to create a student band that’s already played Kennedy Center, toured internationally, and opened for the likes of Lila Downs and Los Lobos.
Bluesman Daddy Stovepipe was born during Reconstruction and lived long enough to be “rediscovered” in 1960, during the folk-music revival.
The 28th Chicago Latino Film Festival opens Friday at Instituto Cervantes and Landmark’s Century Centre
Featuring Cristian Castro, Mexican Institute of Sound, Carolina La O, Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Don Tetto, and others