Arts & Culture

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Grassroots Rappers.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 7939 12:00 PM PT Grassroots Rappers. In this Holiday edition, correspondent José López Zamorano talks in Washington DC with grassroots rappers Ray Guzmán and Bambu. In this conversation recorded before a live audience at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival at the National Mall, the artists discuss their roots and the sources […]

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Los Narcos Gringos.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 7937 12:00 PM PST. Los Narcos Gringos. Mexican journalist Jesús Esquivel talks before a live audience in San Francisco about his new book Los Narcos Gringos. In this conversation, facilitated by Chelis López, the Washington-based reporter takes us in a journey into the underworld of drug trafficking in the US, […]

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Traditional Mayan Celebration Puts Down Roots in San Francisco

It is a traditional festival, with origins in colonial times, when the owner of an hacienda would brand cattle and invite friends to a party where the wives of the cattle-herders would dance.

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Radio Movimiento Milestone.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 PROGRAM # 7934 12:00 PM PT Radio Movimiento Milestone. On this day, KPCN, Radio Movimiento, celebrates ten years on the air. To mark the occasion, Radio Bilingue simulcasts from the studios of KPCN in Woodburn. The special program includes conversations with leaders of the community-based station and the parent institution PCUN, the […]

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La Vaquería Yucateca.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 7929 12:00 PM PT La Vaquería Yucateca. Mexican Mayans from around the San Francisco Bay Area gather this weekend in a yearly event called La Vaquería to celebrate their mother language, traditional music, dance and food. La Vaquería is the most anticipated festivity held for centuries in every town square […]

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Indigenous Migrants in California Celebrate the Day of the Dead in Community

More and more Mexican and Central-American homes in the United States are celebrating the Day of the Dead on November 1st and 2nd. In Madera, California, some 500 indigenous migrants from the state of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico, got together to commemorate the Day of the Dead in the traditional style of their communities. Juan Santiago has the story.

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Dia de los Muertos.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 PROGRAM # 7917 12:00 PM PT Dia de los Muertos. Mexican communities around the Northern Hemisphere gather to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Master artists from the Mexican state of Oaxaca visit California’s Central Valley bringing with them the music, dances, flower offerings, and humorous poetry that are at the center […]

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Gabino Palomares.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 PROGRAM # 7900 12:00 PM PST. Gabino Palomares. Renowned Mexican singer and composer Gabino Palomares, a leading exponent of Latin America’s New Song movement from the 60s, is touring the US. In this conversation in San Francisco, Palomares talks about his beginnings in the New Song, his signature song La Maldición de […]

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Rethinking the Farmworker Movement. Also, New Farmworker Union. Also, Wendy’s Resists Ethics Code.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 7890 12:00 PM PT Rethinking the Farmworker Movement. Pulitzer Prize winning author Miriam Pawel talks about her new book The Crusades of Cesar Chavez. She and playwright Luis Valdez lead a discussion forum in Fresno today as part of a national celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. […]

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15 Years of Son Jarocho in California

Jaranero groups from all over California met in East L.A. to celebrate son jarocho in a historic event that is now celebrating its 15th year. The Encuentro is part of a movement of artists in favor of making this musical genre from Mexican’s coastal state of Veracruz flourish in California.

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