Tag Archives: #Music

April 26th, 2019: The Latin Roots of Go Go in DC

Go Go music in Washington DC is under attack by gentrification. Recent events have led long-time residents to protect the musical identity of DC with the¬†#DontMuteDC¬†movement. So the LMC speaks with freelance writer Natalie Hopkinson about the Latin roots of Go Go music and the ongoing struggle to keep Go Go alive in DC. Natalie Hopkinson is also the author of, “Go Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City.”

August 4th 2017: Latino History Of Lowriders

The LMC takes a cruise down the boulevard as we explore the rich & complex history of Lowriders and how this once marginalized subculture became an international phenomenon. Our guest for this trip is Denise Sandoval, professor of Chicana & Chicano Studies @ Cal State University in Northridge, California.