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Young Dancers Keep Traditional Folk Dances Alive

July 31, 2017 / By
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[Translate] By Paulina Rojas COACHELLA, Calif. — On a warm summer night the sound of shoes clacking on the floor radiated from the clubhouse at Las Palmeras Estates, a group of low-income housing units in Coachella.

Q&A: Purépecha Artist Uses Music to Push Boundaries and Preserve Tradition

June 24, 2017 / By
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[Translate] By Paulina Rojas Editor’s note: Alma Ochoa is a Purépecha musician based out of the Eastern Coachella Valley.

In This Desert Nobody Is a Stranger

June 18, 2017 / By

[Translate] By: Guadalupe Sandoval It’s 4:30 a.m. and I wake up to my little sister’s nudging.

Q&A: Local Musician ‘Elbronz’ Sheds Light on the Real East Valley

May 4, 2017 / By

[Translate] Above: (Image: Courtesy of Victor Gonzalez) By Yahir Garcia Editor’s Note: Victor Gonzalez, also known as Elbronz, is a local musician based in the eastern Coachella Valley.

Q&A: ‘Living Library’ Keeps Cahuilla Culture Alive

February 29, 2016 / By
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[Translate] By Olivia Rodriguez Editor’s Note: Luisa M. Armijo is the education and library director at the Torres Martinez Reservation in Thermal, Calif.

RAICES Creates Space for Artistic and Cultural Expression

December 20, 2011 / By
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[Translate]       By Santos Reyes Coachella Unincorporated They create art, but with a cultural flare.