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Sidestepper: Richard Blair's Timeless Great Idea
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Getting Personal With Alt.Latino Guest DJ Natalia Clavier
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USC professor Josh Kun, who joins Alt.Latino for this week's show, is a co-founder of the Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation, which in 2013 assembled a collection of Latino-Jewish music titled It's A Scream How Levine Does The Rhumba. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bagels And Bongos: The Jewish-Latin Music Connection
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A Life Of Storytelling: Guest DJ Soledad O'Brien
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De Película: The Best Latin Film Soundtracks Ever
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Twice The Fun With Guest DJ Ibeyi
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Guest DJ Rita Moreno On Fighting Back And Winning
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A Witness To History: Guest DJ Arturo O'Farrill
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Tijuana's Daughter: Guest DJ Ceci Bastida
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Narcocorridos: Telling Truths, Or Glorifying An Escaped Drug Lord?
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Keep It Moving: New Dance Music From Latin America
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Novalima blends Afro-Peruvian folk music with electronic beats. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nonstop Grooves With Guest DJ Novalima
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In The Name Of Love: A Mixtape For LGBT Pride Month
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So The Punk Says To The Ranchero, 'You Should Listen To Piñata Protest'
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Gus Salazar holds a photo of Selena Quintanilla-Perez in Corpus Christi, Texas, as fans gathered in March to remember the Latin pop star on the 20th anniversary of her death. Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP hide caption

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'I Could Fall In Love': Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later
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Wilfrido Vargas, a man of great love-related suffering, is featured on this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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What's Love Got To Do With It: The Villains Of Valentine's Day
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Latin Symphony: How Classical Music Saved Dinorah Marquez's Life
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A Most Imperfect Union champions the progress and ideals of the U.S. while recognizing its missteps. Lalo Alcaraz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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History Goes To The Illustrators: 'A Contrarian History Of The United States'
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Gilberto Gil, pictured here on the cover of Luar (A Gente Precisa Ver o Luar), is one of the many artists we listen to this week to understand the concept of "saudade." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Saudade: An Untranslatable, Undeniably Potent Word
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