Carlos Baron

Claim big

A few years ago, when I taught a class at San Francisco State University called…

The Right to live in Peace

In the last few weeks, Chile has been rocked by protests. By now, many among…

Death, divinity and dark humor take center stage in BATCO’s latest production

Death is a scary thing. But so is not living. That’s the premise of “Death…

A serendipitous dance with dogs

At times, this column will tap a compelling incident from my memory bank. During my…

Heaven…I’m in heaven!

We can reach heaven many times during our lives. There is no urgency to visit…

My friend Víctor Jara

“…yes, my guitar is a worker shining and smelling of spring my guitar is not…

Column: How young is too young to know?

How early should children be introduced to the big subjects? Religion? Politics? Sex? Two of…

A new producer for ‘La Posarela’

For more than 10 years, the Community Music Center (CMC) has produced “La Posarela,” a…

The Devil’s Advocate: ¡Gracias por tu vida, Violeta Parra!

Friday evening, Oct. 14, at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, there was a…

A loving musical inheritance

I was fortunate enough to be a friend and colleague of the great Chilean singer…