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Only Here Podcast: Moved By Music From Both Sides Of The Border

Paola Villaseñor, an artist better known as Panca, is pictured by one of her ...

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Everyone has songs they treasure — songs that evoke vivid memories and color different periods of our lives.

Sometimes, music ends up shaping who we become.

For Paola Villaseñor, better known as the influential border artist Panca, music from both sides of the border has been a lifelong companion whenever she’s painting. Sometimes, lyrics from songs or traces of ... Read more →

Aired: June 17, 2020 | Transcript

For Paola Villaseñor, better known as the influential border artist Panca, music has been a lifelong companion whenever she’s drawing or painting.

Sometimes, lyrics from songs or traces of the flow and melody of music can be found in her final paintings and murals.

In a new episode of KPBS' border podcast "Only Here," host Alan Lilienthal talks to Panca about how music from both sides of the border has shaped her life and her work.

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