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  • blog October 6, 2014

    Field Report: How to Knit a Festival–Austria’s Glatt & Verkehrt

    Bastiaan Springer, a producer for Radio 5, Netherlands, and a world music journalist since 1984, traveled this summer to Austria’s wine country to report on the 18th annual Glatt & Verkehrt Festival, held in Krems, a charming city on the … Read more »

  • blog May 21, 2014

    Erika Elliott, SummerStage’s Artistic Director, introduces the 2014 season

    Afropop’s Sean Barlow caught up with SummerStage’s artistic director, Erika Elliott. Besides the flagship venue in Central Park, Erika is responsible for programming over 100 free SummerStage events of music, dance, film, spoken word and more in all five boroughs of … Read more »

  • blog April 21, 2014

    Afropop’s Picks: SummerStage 2014!

    Every summer, all the boroughs and barrios of New York overflow with free live music, most of it presented by the City Parks Foundation program SummerStage. They just posted the lineup for this summer, and like the avid fans of … Read more »

  • hip-deep June 20, 2013

    Rio 2: Samba Strikes Back

    Part two of our Hip Deep series on the music of Rio de Janeiro picks up the samba story where we left off in the 1960s, tracing the rhythm as it transforms and reappears throughout the many popular music forms … Read more »

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