Alejandro C. Eduarte
The discussion pushed audiences beyond simplistic questions about the responsibility of Black artists, the palatability of their work for white audiences, and how celebrity supposedly removes them from their community.
As most of the country’s live entertainment is canceled for the foreseeable future, it’s all the more sad that “SNL” — which has returned in semi-full capacity with a live audience of paid first responders — is so unwilling to take risks in its premiere.
Six months into this drought of live music, the chameleonic Gabriel Garzón-Montano has crafted the perfect antidote for lovers of ambitious Latin music.
In Santana’s now-iconic coming-out episode on “Glee,” she remarks about her eventual girlfriend, Brittany: “I finally understand what people are talking about when they talk about love.” Revisiting Rivera’s decades-long career, it’s hard not to feel the same.