Arts & Culture

RTR3SRS2 5-28-2017

(Español) Puerto Rico ¿estado 51 de la Unión? en NY desfilan y votan

(Español) Argumentan también que si Puerto Rico se integrara plenamente Estados Unidos, “recibiría más gasto federal para reactivar la economía, que actualmente tiene una tasa de desempleo cercana al 12%”.

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Parada Puertorriqueña.  Foto: Getty Images

Is the Newly Freed Puerto Rican Nationalist a Hero? In New York, it’s a Debate

The Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, recently released after serving 36 years in prison for alleged sedition, was chosen to head the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York and honored as a Hero of National Freedom.

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Will Tough-on-Crime Policies Return to the Criminal Justice System?

The war on drugs and heavy-handed approaches have led to a mass incarceration crisis in the United States, the country with the world’s largest incarcerated population. What is the cost of mass incarceration for Latino families and neighborhoods?

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“Chasing the Harvest.” Also, “In the Fields of the North.”

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 PROGRAM # 8073 12:00 PM PST. “Chasing the Harvest.” A new book of oral histories captures the rarely heard voice of farmworkers, the workers who are at the bottom of the US labor ladder. They tell stories of hardship, survival and triumph in the daily life of fieldworkers; they share their dreams, […]

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Los escritores colombiano y mexicano Gabriel García Márquez y Juan Rulfo.

Centennial of the Great Writer Juan Rulfo

This week marks one year since the birth of Juan Nepomuceno Carlos Pérez Rulfo Vizcaíno, the Mexican writer better known as Juan Rulfo, who achieved broad international acclaim though he only wrote two books.

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Orquesta Fandango Mixteco.

THURSDAY, APRIL 13 PROGRAM # 8041 12:00 PM PT Orquesta Fandango Mixteco. This is a conversation with maestro Alejandro Vera, a recognized folk mask maker and virtuoso of the traditional chilena songs and the dances of the devils, old traditions of the Mixtec region in Southern Mexico. With his children, he leads the old-time string […]

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RED KAT entrada

‘Guatemalan Dream’, a Seed Sown by the Deported to Halt Migration

More than 35,000 Guatemalans were deported from the United States last year, and that number is expected to grow with tougher immigration laws under the Trump administration.

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Emiliana Guereca inicia un mitin por el Día Internacional de la Mujer a un lado de  alcaldía de Los Ángeles.

Former Undocumented Woman Leads Massive March

Hundreds of thousands of women around the country celebrated “A Day Without a Woman” on Wednesday by skipping work and avoiding shopping to promote women’s equality and the struggle against discrimination. In January, when massive women’s marches were held after Trump’s inauguration, one of the largest events was in Los Angeles, where more than 700,000 filled the streets.

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Dan Sheehy. Foto:

(Español) Panel sobre Son Jarocho en el Teatro Brava

(Español) Se unirá a Artemio, Martha González y Quetzal Flores, del grupo Quetzal; Gilberto Gutiérrez, de Mono Blanco, y Russell Rodríguez de ACTA. Esta es una conversación organizada por la anfitriona y productora de KPOO, Chelis López sobre la historia de Son Jarocho y sus raíces en el área de San Francisco Bay.

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5th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival

Joining Quetzal is the Son Jarocho singer-poet and master of the stringed jarana, Gilberto Gutiérrez, and fellow member of his internationally acclaimed group Mono Blanco, the singer Gisela Farias Luna. Also coming to the stage is the accomplished Son Jarocho musician and dancer, Russell Rodriguez; and the San Francisco-based Cuicacalli Dance Company led by Jesus Jacoh Cortes.

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