Radio Ucamara, one example of Peruvian culture featured at this year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival, produces modern music videos to help preserve traditional ways of life.
With items stuck in customs, Peruvians improvise in offerings to Mother Earth and Mountain Spirits.
Every summer, the Mall becomes a crossroads for cultural traditions — in this year’s case, of Peru’s Quechua.
A new documentary called “14” traces the battle over who is a citizen from Dred Scott to the 14th Amendment to the current debate over children born to undocumented immigrants.
A flagpole is installed on the front lawn of the Cuban Interests Section in Washington, for the day when it might be an embassy again -- and fly the Cuban flag on 16th Street NW for the first time in more than 50 years.
Two distinguished Cuban poets are in town as part of a flurry of Latin American poetry events this week.
These Washington notables more share their number ones.
“Risers,” a video and photo project by Andy Fernandez, reflects becoming American without losing roots.
They are among the more than 14,000 children whose parents sent them to the United States following the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power in 1959.
Before the doors of the National Portrait Gallery opened Friday morning, the museum staff wrote new text and added an in memoriam label to an iconic portrait on display to reflect the news that the legendary bluesman had died hours earlier.