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Gab Chabran

Gab Chabran is a lifelong Southern California resident. He grew up in the city of Whittier before moving to Northeast Los Angeles. He now resides in Long Beach with his wife and daughter. Gab began writing concert reviews for the music rag L.A. Record then became a regular contributor to L.A. Taco. In addition, Gab has contributed to LAist, Long Beach Post, and Los Angeleno. He covers arts, culture, food, and music.

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A Brief History of L.A.'s Thriving Cumbia Party Scene and Where to Go to Dance to It on Weekends

In Los Angeles, cumbia remains a lifeforce for its residents made up of recent immigrants who are looking for a taste of home and others looking to connect with their ancestral culture. Here's where to find these hotspots in the city.
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