Catalina Maria Johnson

International radio broadcaster, bilingual cultural journalist, music curator

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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

★ The Absolutely iLevitable Passions of iLe’s 21st-Century Boleros

★ Los Hacheros: Sweet and furious salsa, old-school and NYC-style

★ Rhymes, Rhythms and Mucho Mitote

★ Delving deep into Ecuador and the Andes: ZZK adds Aya Music to its label

★ Bostich & Fussible plus Cirque de Soleil? ¡Sí, por favor!

★ Las Cafeteras : Telling a new story, one song at a time

★ Still rebellious after 500 years: the best AfroLatinx anthem ever

★ Another Word for Beauty: Moments of Music and Redemption