In Los Angeles, mariachi musicians fight gentrification to keep tradition alive

Sep 15, 2017
In the Boyle Heights neighborhood of LA, mariachis struggle to pay rent near a plaza named for them.
Mariachi Plaza and the larger Boyle Heights neighborhood have become the focal point for gentrification in Los Angeles. 
Katherine Garrova/ for Marketplace

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