NPR Music http://krvs.org en Labor Conflict May Lock Out Met Opera Workers http://krvs.org/post/labor-conflict-may-lock-out-met-opera-workers The clock is ticking for the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The world's largest opera company may be headed for a shutdown. Most of the union contracts for the Met expire in a week. Yesterday, Met General Manager Peter Gelb sent a letter to the unions, warning them to prepare for a lockout if they don't come to terms.<p>For months now, the company and its unions have been at an impasse. Management has proposed cutting 16 percent of union members' compensation. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:21:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 52006 at http://krvs.org Labor Conflict May Lock Out Met Opera Workers KCRW Presents: Rodrigo Amarante http://krvs.org/post/kcrw-presents-rodrigo-amarante Rodrigo Amarante is well known in his home country of Brazil as part of Los Hermanos and, here in the states, he made a name for himself as a member of LA group <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/95599558/little-joy">Little Joy</a>. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:04:00 +0000 Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director 51992 at http://krvs.org KCRW Presents: Rodrigo Amarante A Tour Of Spanish Harlem, Birthplace Of Boogaloo http://krvs.org/post/tour-spanish-harlem-birthplace-boogaloo <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQm_5cxEeb8</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIV4MHb4CT0</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdqaBN-EWY4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xO0mzjdeU4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7dAsMd4Mr4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqiUCcSkCAY</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGsTmAOI2hg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Up3TsKdscLI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vfbu8avVVeI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I43vckpRjMk</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:12:00 +0000 Jasmine Garsd 51978 at http://krvs.org A Tour Of Spanish Harlem, Birthplace Of Boogaloo First Watch: Maddie & Tae, 'Girl In A Country Song' http://krvs.org/post/first-watch-maddie-tae-girl-country-song It's starting to seem like even the bros are tired of bro country. The truck-loving Florida Georgia Line has switched up its game with the chart- dominant "<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42uphHWxmFU" target="_blank">Dirt</a>," a sensitive ballad about marriage and farming. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:52:00 +0000 Ann Powers 51972 at http://krvs.org First Watch: Maddie & Tae, 'Girl In A Country Song' Latin Roots: Fania Records Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary http://krvs.org/post/latin-roots-fania-records-celebrates-its-50th-anniversary On today's episode of <em>Latin Roots,</em> the multitalented Rachel Faro helps us celebrate the 50th anniversary of <a href="http://www.fania.com/" target="_blank">Fania Records</a>. More than a record label, the imprint synonymous with salsa music was also a cross between a family and a way of life.<p>Fania's ascendance in the '60s was the product of immigration and a vibrant community of talented Puerto Rican players finding a new home in New York. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:04:00 +0000 editor 51968 at http://krvs.org Latin Roots: Fania Records Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary