The Shield

Dueling documentaries uncover music festival deception, fraud

Dueling documentaries uncover music festival deception, fraud

Riley Guerzini and Megan Thorne

April 2, 2019

Fyre musical festival may have been a disaster, but the documentaries were far from it. Netflix and Hulu both spotlighted the festival’s debacle in different but still significant ways. The competing streaming services uncovered the untold stories of the marketers, festival-goers and contractors wh...

Connecting cultures

Amelia Peterson

November 11, 2015

Prompted by a roaring crowd calling for an encore in both English and Spanish, nine members of Mariachi Flor de Toloache walked back onstage to perform a final song for the night. As the all-female mariachi band played “El Mariachi Loco,” the audience danced and cheered. Performer Sandra Soto Silva dan...

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