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Latin and Spanish New Orleans
A guide to community, data, news, media, scholarly, and archival resources to explore present and past connections between New Orleans and Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain.
This section highlights New Orleans radio and TV stations in Spanish and/or with Latin American and Latinx content. It also provides links to several documentaries about New Orleans-Latin American connections.
Media Insurgente is a film collective founded in the Fall of 2005 whose mission is capturing important contemporary struggles for social justice. Media Insurgente is a film collective founded in the Fall of 2005 whose mission is capturing important contemporary struggles for social justice.
A TUBA TO CUBA follows New Orleans' famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots from the storied city of jazz to the shores of Cuba and in turn discover a connection that runs much deeper than could have been imagined (2018).
El historiador dominicano criado en Nueva Orleans Rafael Delgadillo comparte sus investigaciones sobre las históricas conexiones económicas y culturales entre Nueva Orleans y América Latina. Esta charla virtual se enfoca en cómo un motín, periódicos de habla hispana, y exiliados latinoamericanos en la Nueva Orleans del siglo diecinueve nos ayudan a entender flujos migratorios contemporáneos y el desarrollo de comunidades latinas en el área metropolitana de Nueva Orleans.
Explores some of the many musical connections between New Orleans and the Caribbean. Looks at some of the shared Afro-diasporic drumming and dance traditions, such as the bamboula, the travels and compositions of Louis Moreau Gottschalk, and the relationship between early New Orleans jazz, Cuban danzón, and creole bands throughout the Caribbean.