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Schools Not Prisons: Buyepongo and Ceci Bastida Rally Against Mass Incarceration

Singer-songwriter Ceci Bastida has long championed political and social causes such as immigrant rights, the Zapatista movement and various issues concerning her native country of Mexico. Her most recent foray into activism, however, is undoubtedly her most personal. This Saturday … Continue reading

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Hollywood Forever Cemetery Presents 17th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Hollywood Forever Cemetery’s Dia De Los Muertos celebration, the largest Day of the Dead celebration outside of Mexico, returns for its 17th edition. This year’s theme is “El Arbol De La Vida/The Tree Of Life,” with a focus on sculptural traditions … Continue reading

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Buyepongo, Quitapenas @ Mission Tobacco Lounge [photos]

My friends in Buyepongo and Quitapenas brought the {fire_emoji} to Riverside for the zillionth time to the Mission Tobacco Lounge in Riverside. A few photos from the show are below. Click HERE for the full set at my Flickr.

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Buyenpongo Go Beyond Cumbia To Forge Their Own Sound, “Buyangú”

There once was a running joke among folks in L.A.’s Latino music scene that went something like this: “Wherever you are, Buyepongo’s there, too, jamming out.” For years, the group performed anywhere and everywhere it could at any and all … Continue reading

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