Master Artists

Maria Parra Cano, a Xicana Indígena is holding a clay bowl filled with beans, corn, chiles, and other indigenous dried food. She is wearing a black huipil with embroidered red flowers and a red rebozo. Her lipstick is dark red and one point.

My Mother’s Sauces

Maria Parra Cano on healing self, family, and community with ancestral foods and forests Interview by Kimi Eisele Maria Parra Cano is a chef, ancestral … Read more

A woman smiling at the camera, holding a violin.

The Violin Will Remember

Armenian violinist Tamara Khachatryan on Arabic music, coming to the US, and the soul of the violin Interview by Kimi Eisele Tamara Khachatryan is an … Read more

Figuring Out Who You Are

Mestra Luar do Sertão on art, science, and the beautiful challenge of Capoeira Interview by Kimi Eisele Anne Pollack, also known as Mestra Luar do … Read more

Que Canten Las Mujeres

Vocalist Diana Olivares on mariachi, forming an all-woman band, and “las grandes” who came before her. Interview by Kimi Eisele Diana Olivares is a mariachi … Read more