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Our Spring New Music Extravaganza — And An Important Question

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Who We Found In Austin: The Marías, Liniker, Combo Chimbita And More

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Amara La Negra On Her Roots, Miami Reality And Barbecue

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Amara La Negra at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The 90s Game Changers on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, Calif. Maury Phillips/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino's SXSW 2018 Preview: Amara La Negra, Balún, Bad Gyal And More

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The Best Latinx Films Of 2017 Won't Win An Oscar. They Weren't Even Nominated

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Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, performing with female dancers during this year's Grammy telecast, is a topic on this week's show. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS hide caption

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Reggaeton In The Age of #MeToo

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Cuban pianist Omar Sosa is one of the artists featured in this week's show, in celebration of Black History Month. Massimo Montavani/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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For Black History Month, A Look At New Music With Afro-Latinx Roots

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New Music To Kick Off Your 2018

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This portrait of a woman from El Salvador reflects the wariness and uncertainty discussed in Alt.Latino this week. Jessica Alvarenga/Witness The Isthmus/ Jessica Alvarenga hide caption

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Amidst Political Tumult, Salvadoran Artists Across The Country Discuss Their Work

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Alt.Latino Album Chat: Making Movies Talks Protest Music

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Cuban vocalist Danay Suárez's "Tú Serás" was among our picks of favorite songs from 2017. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Songs Of 2017

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ÌFÉ made one of Alt.Latino's favorite albums of 2017. Joa Rodriguez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Top 10 Latin Albums Of 2017

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Alt.Latino's Last New Music Show of 2017, Featuring Calma Carmona, Boogat And More

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LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 16: (L-R) Danay Suarez, Sofia Reyes, and Vicente Garcia perform onstage during The 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for LARAS hide caption

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Road Trip: Alt.Latino Attends The Latin Grammys In Las Vegas

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People gather in front of an altar in honor of the victims of Mexico's September 19 earthquake, in the site of a collapsed building at Tlalpan neighbourhood in Mexico City, on November 1, 2017. Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen To Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

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Latin Artists Represent In This Year's Tiny Desk Contest

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'Familia' Affair: Paying Homage To Afro-Cuban Jazz Pioneers

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Major Exhibit Pacific Standard Time Explores Latin Music and Los Angeles

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Coachella, CA: 1969. UFW leader, Dolores Huerta, organizing marcher on 2nd day of March Coachella. George Ballis/George Ballis/Take Stock/The Image Works hide caption

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Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta: Tireless Rights Advocate — And Jazz Fan

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Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee perform onstage at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Sergi Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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'Despacito' Deep Dive: More Than Meets The Ear

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Pianist/composer David Virelles provides new music to end the summer on this week's AltLatino. Shawn Peters/ECM Records/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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End of Summer Already? New Music For Cooler Temperatures

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Alt.Latino Pays Tribute To Juan Gabriel

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