Celeste Fraser Delgado

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  • 11 years ago | Longform

    Cher Durham is preparing to deliver her first child at a home in Kendall. Midwife Corina Fitch settles herself under a blanket at one end of a couch in Durham's living room. Having delivered more than 150 babies and witnessed 300 more births, the ...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    If you hear something you don't like on Tripping Tropicana, the first U.S. release from Colombian rockers Superlitio, just wait a second. Even in this era of global musical promiscuity, the sextet from Cali is remarkably wanton with genres and moo...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    Champagne buckets glistened beneath a full moon on the upper terrace of Pure, a South Beach hideout for has-beens, as break dancers popped, locked, and spun in the green and purple glow of electroluminescence. It was the nether region between Satu...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    With his supersized Afro, just-woke-up-after-a-late-night voice, and I-can't-believe-I'm-a-star humility, Tego Calderón might be the most lovable thug of all time. Certainly, he's the most loved rapper in reggaetón. That kid who was ...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Anyone who has listened to Cape Verdean singer Cesaria Evora has heard the word sodade. In Creolu, the mixture of Portuguese and West African languages spoken on the tiny chain of islands 300 miles off the coast of Senegal, sodade means nostalgia,...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    In El Gran Silencio's native Monterrey, the accordion is a deadly weapon. That's why the band appeals to chúntaros, barrio bad boys like themselves, with a wild working-class fusion it calls "freestyle norteño popular." El Gran Silen...