Ivan Fernandez, a.k.a. Afroxander, is a writer and photographer who prefers his music, sports, and anarchism en Español.
1 month ago | Festivals
The Los Angeles Theatre on Broadway first opened its doors in 1931 with the world premiere of Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights. No one who attended that opening night could ever in their wildest dreams have imagined that the 2,000-person capacity ven...
1 month ago | Awards
The Panama native, now based in Miami, has songs featured on over 160 albums, including many big hits in the Latin world. But "Despacito" has been "like a fever," she says.
3 months ago | Latin Alternative
Roberto Carlos Lange, the man behind Helado Negro, wrote the song as a personal statement. But in the age of Trump, it's taken on new significance.
4 months ago | Festivals
Now in its sixth year, Viva! Pomona booked a typically diverse array of acts — but the weekend belonged to emo chillwave heartthrob Cuco.
4 months ago | Latin Music
Brazilian-American musician Beto Gonzalez was too young to understand the country around him when his family returned to Brazil in the 1970s. It was only as he grew older, after coming back to the U.S., that he learned of how samba music became an...
4 months ago | Last Night
At the first music festival attached to the long-running Agenda trade show, some artists took the whole branding and merchandising angle a little too far.