Arts & Culture

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Extra Edition: Quetzal Band.

THURSDAY, MAY 12 PROGRAM # 9620 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Quetzal Band. The Grammy Award winning band Quetzal is bringing musical performances and educational workshops to San Francisco. Known for their decades-long commitment to Son jarocho, the traditional music from Veracruz, Quetzal also celebrates rhythms popular in the barrios of East LA, including Chicano […]

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Extra Edition: Cinco de Mayo (Program Repeat.)

THURSDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 9613 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Cinco de Mayo (Program Repeat.) This is a conversation with Rosa Guerrero, the founder of the International Folklorico Dance Group and organizer of a number of Cinco de Mayo parades in El Paso, Texas. Guerrero was inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame. […]

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The Legacy of La Malinche.

THURSDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 9614 12:00 PM PT The Legacy of La Malinche. La Malinche, a Nahua woman best known for serving as interpreter and advisor for Hernán Cortés, the Spanish conqueror of the Aztec Empire, is synonymous in Mexico with treason and deceit. But Malinche was a woman who despite surviving a life […]

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Librotraficantes of Banned Books. Also, Firebrand Activist, Scholar Armando Navarro Remembered.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 PROGRAM # 9605 12:00 PM PT Librotraficantes of Banned Books. When Arizona officials banned Mexican American Studies and literature, cultural activists from Texas responded by organizing a caravan of “librotraficantes” to smuggle books into Arizona. Ten years later this week, they remember the anniversary with rallies in several cities under the banner […]

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Elena Poniatowska (Program Repeat).

TUESDAY, APRIL 26 PROGRAM # 9604 12:00 PM PT Elena Poniatowska (Program Repeat.) This is a conversation with the well-known Mexican journalist and writer Elena Poniatowska about her new novel “Dos veces única,” in which she tells about the life and times of diva Lupe Marín, the second wife of celebrated muralist Diego Rivera. Marín […]

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Extra Edition: “Mexamerica.” (Program Repeat) Also, “Silence of Spanish Florida.”

THURSDAY, APRIL 21 PROGRAM # 9599 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: “Mexamerica.” (Program Repeat) Countering the current rhetoric in the US, which casts Mexicans as criminals and job stealers, a “Mexamerican” journalist published a collection of her stories, interviews, and essays with Mexican artists, scientists, businesspeople and political leaders to give a different outlook of […]

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Extra Edition: “Todo nació aquí en Alamosa!” (Program Repeat.)

TUESDAY, APRIL 19 PROGRAM # 9596 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: “Todo nació aquí en Alamosa!” (Program Repeat.) This is a conversation with Mexican folk dancing master Herman Martínez, a life-long advocate for bailables folklóricos in Colorado and throughout the Southwest. Maestro Martínez, a founder of the almost five-decades-old Asociación Nacional de Grupos Folklóricos, talks […]

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Dolores Huerta: Sí Se Puede!

MONDAY, APRIL 11 PROGRAM # 9588 12:00 PM PT Dolores Huerta: Sí Se Puede! La legendaria luchadora de derechos obreros y de derechos civiles Dolores Huerta cumple 92 años. En esta conversación, reflexiona sobre su trayectoria, desde su primera infancia en Nuevo México, hasta su trabajo en la enseñanza de hijos de trabajadores agrícolas en […]

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Extra Edition: Los San Patricios. (Program Repeat).

THURSDAY, MARCH 17 PROGRAM # 9564 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Los San Patricios. (Program Repeat). Hundreds of mostly Irish immigrants from the United States deserted and fought in the trenches alongside the Mexican army during the 1846-48 US invasion of Mexico. They were known as the San Patricio Battalion or Los Colorados. Many of […]

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Celebrating Women Farmers.

MONDAY, MARCH 14 PROGRAM # 9560 12:00 PM PT Celebrating Women Farmers. On the month that celebrates the contributions of women, Latina women farmers share their story as leading advocates in the movement for organic farming. They talk about their purpose in farming, how they went from field laborers to organic farmers and what it means to be a […]

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