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People eat grapes to the sound of twelve strokes at noon in front of the clock at Puerta del Sol square, downtown Madrid, Spain during the last 'rehearsal' of New Year's Eve tradition, Dec. 31, 2018. EFE

It may be an age-old tradition, but Spaniards still are sure to hold a practice round of their New Year's grape-eating celebration. 

Rock and Roll and Resistance: A Conversation with Alejandro Escovedo

 08/11/2017 - 12:25
Alejandro Escovedo for Burn Something Beautiful by Nancy Rankin Escovedo 

Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.