Catalina Maria Johnson

International radio broadcaster, bilingual cultural journalist, music curator

Archive for the ‘El Blog’ Category

Los Dells!

Five Reasons Why You should Forget the Rain and Head to Kelvyn Park for the Whole Weekend

Mariachi Herencia de México: The Heartbeat of Mexico, from Chicago to the World

LADAMA: Empowering Musical Women, One Beat at a Time

Alfredo Rodriguez: Jazzy Dreams for All of Us

Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita: A Joyful Musical Communion

Trikes, Bikes and Rap: Elevating Womxn Across the Americas

Idan Raichel: Another Beautiful Musical Story to Tell

Ana Tijoux: (R)evolution from Rap to Romance

Angel, Angel Baby!

Ani Cordero and Raquel Berrios: Keeping the Songs Going After the Hurricane

World Music Festival 2017 Picks

Music, Memory and Space: La Havana Madrid at the Goodman Theatre

★ La Vida Bohéme back in Chicago!

★ Countdown to Ruido Fest 2017!

★ Lila Downs: A Dangerous Woman and Her Music

★ Quetzal and the Creative Art of Subversive Music

★ Music and Motif in “Destiny of Desire”

★ MdCL’s CHURCH: For the true believers in music

★ Los Chatarreros

★ Liber Teran: North American Release of the Best of Our Favorite Western Gitano

★ Lone Piñon: From Borderlands Polkas to Onda Chicana and beyond

★ Andalusian Trails: From Rajasthan, Iran and Beyond to Southern Spain

★ Music for the long arc of history, bending towards justice

★ Helado Negro

★ Harold Lopez-Nussa: Cuban Jazz with Shades of Mbalax

★ Latin Grammys 2016: Best New Artists

★ DIY Not-to-be-Missed World Music Fest 2016 Experience

★ Otura Mun: A Musical Renacer

★ Monsieur Perine: Suin Romanticón, Colombia-style