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Monday

Natalia LaFourcade performs a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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Our Favorite Spooky Seasonal Songs

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Friday

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Beyond Santana: Malo And The Forgotten Wave Of '70s Latin Rock Bands

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Friday

Tuesday

The Cuban band Cimafunk performs onstage for NPR's Alt.Latino showcase during SXSW 2019. Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Alt.Latino's SXSW 2019 Wrap-Up

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Friday

Brazilian singer-songwriter Luedji Luna hopes her music motivates the people of her country to recognize their power and stand up to government officials. Helen Salomão/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Politics Is Affecting Musicians From Brazil And Venezuela

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Friday

Rapper Mare Advertencia Lirika is part of a group of women in Oaxaca challenging Mexican society through music Walter Thompson-Hernandez/New York Times hide caption

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Alt.Latino: The Many Shades of Latinx Culture

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Monday

Vocalist Rosalia earned the Alt.Latino critics' top spot in 2018. Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Best Latin Music Of 2018

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Thursday

Jose Feliciano performs in Washington DC in June 2018 Marisa Arbona-Ruiz/NPR hide caption

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Guest DJ José Feliciano Is An Alt.Latino Icon

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Thursday

Cachao Y Su Orquesta pictured during a historic recording session included in the new box set The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions. Courtesy of the Tommy Meini/Gladys Palmera Collection hide caption

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Cuban Treasures Unearthed: Remastered Jam Sessions From Historic Panart Records

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Thursday

Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler performing at the Tiny Desk in April 2018. NPR hide caption

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'El Tiny': A Sampler Of Latin Bands At NPR's Tiny Desk

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Thursday

A resident of Puerto Rico cleans up just after Hurricane Maria struck the island on Set. 20, 2017 Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico One Year After Maria

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Thursday

Alejandro Escovedo's new album is The Crossing. Nancy Escovedo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alejandro Escovedo: A Latino Punk Pioneer

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Thursday

Alice Bag is one of the artists featured in this week's collection of new music. Greg Velasquez/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Our Spring New Music Extravaganza — And An Important Question

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Monday