La Brega

Publisher:
Futuro Media, WNYC

La Brega

5.0/5

Critic Rating

WNYC Studios and Futuro Studios present “La Brega: Stories of the Puerto Rican Experience”: a seven-part podcast series that uses narrative storytelling and investigative journalism to reflect and reveal how la brega has defined so many aspects of life in Puerto Rico. Available in English and Spanish.  Creado por un colectivo de periodistas, productores, músicos y artistas boricuas; presentado por Alana Casanova-Burgess.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Sarah Larson • New Yorker Dec 13, 2021

"...feels like a step forward in the podcast medium...Elegantly written, grounded in sensate detail, and surprising at every turn..."

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Score: 5

Reggie Ugwu • New York Times Dec 1, 2021

"“La Brega” creates a transporting sense of place. Rich and under-examined American histories abound in its stories of pothole fillers, political activists and basketball heroes who navigate their own versions of the struggle..."

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