Urban/Global Politics

Caetano Veloso: Rebel, Rebel

By ED MORALES Nov. 13, 2012 When imagined by American critics, the most frequent cliché used about the legendary 70-year-old singer Caetano Veloso is that he is the Bob Dylan of Brazil. In that case, the best Dylan song to associate with Veloso would be “Forever Young,” because Veloso is one of the most restlessly […]

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Urban/Global Politics

Rodriguez Schools Me in the Cold Facts

Meeting Rodriguez, dressed head to toe in black and wearing sunglasses seemingly designed to protect him from the glare of a Western sunset, is like meeting a super-hip uncle you never knew you had. He presents the crinkled hand that looks like it has lifted a thousand cinder blocks and strummed endless gentle guitar chords, and […]

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