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“What It’s Like to Be Stuck”: Interruption According to Julio Salgado

Rachel Lee Rubin

Rachel Lee Rubin is Professor of American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, where she directs the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society. She has authored and edited numerous books on American popular culture including Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture, American Identities: An Introductory Textbook, American Popular Music: New Approaches to the Twentieth Century, and an upcoming title for Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series, Okie from Muskogee. She is a regular commentator on public radio and frequently quoted as a popular culture expert in the mainstream media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creative Activism : Conversations on Music, Film, Literature, and Other Radical Arts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Artist Julio Salgado has repeatedly been described as having come out of the closet twice. Once, in the more-familiar sense, because he is gay; and once because he is undocumented. The two are, in his experience, shaping of each...

Son (Mexico)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Sixty percent of Mexican folk music, according to Mexican folklorist Vicente T. Mendoza (1894–1964), is derived from the music performed in tonadillas (also, tonadillas escénicas), local theater pieces that were popular around the turn...
...Within the ranchera genre of Mexican music, José Alfredo Jiménez stood in a special cohort of incredibly prolific and dynamic songwriters. Jiménez was born in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico in 1926 and began his professional musical career...

Son Jarocho

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The son jarocho is a music and dance tradition from the southcentral, or Sotavento, region of the state of Veracruz in Mexico. Within this son jarocho area several subregional styles exist, largely distinguished by instrumentation, tempo...
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...As a pivotal figure in the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, Jorge Negrete participated in the entertainment industries of both the United States and his native Mexico. Negrete was born in 1911 in Guanajuato, Mexico. His father was a general...

Indita

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...Literally, ‘Indian maiden,’ the term indita is a diminutive form that is applied to a song genre that was popularized in Mexican musical plays and entertainments during the post-colonial era. Some survived in New Mexico, where...

Juan Gabriel

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...Known as El Divo de Juarez, Juan Gabriel developed an eccentric style that propelled him to international fame and a position as one of the most important Mexican singers and songwriters. Born in 1950 in Mexico, Gabriel was was part...

Matachines

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

Encyclopedia Articles

...Matachines is a contemporary ceremonial dance drama with an ancient historical trajectory that survives in the southwestern United States and in many places throughout Latin America. It features two lines of dancers and a number of key...

Hip-hop in Mexico

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Unlike other immigrant groups in the United States, such as Puerto Ricans, Mexicans did not participate in the foundational years of hip-hop in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and whereas other Spanish-speaking countries like Spain...