Arts & Culture
TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 9894 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Mexican Miners During the Gold Rush. (Program Repeat.) While Mexican, Chilean and Peruvian miners pioneered gold production in early California, they are hardly recognized in the official narrative about the history of the Golden State. Mexican and Latino mining camps were displaced by fortune […]
(Español) Tony Díaz: “Con los fondos de la comunidad y diferentes becas podemos organizar esto en nuestros términos. Los que nos quieren censurar están controlando las escuelas, las bibliotecas y los medios de comunicación… Pero estamos difundiendo nuestras ideas y estamos ganando”.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 PROGRAM # 9880 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: “Canto a Gabriela.” (Program Repeat.) This is an archival interview with Chilean-Californian folk and New Song singer and composer Rafael Manríquez. The interview, originally aired on Dec 20, 1996 after his return from a tour in Chile, focuses on his recently released album “Canto […]
THURSDAY, JANUARY 5 PROGRAM # 9876 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: “Delights of Mexican Cuisine” (Program Repeat.) In this bilingual cookbook, Maria Luisa Urdaneta tackles diabetes, the growing epidemic in the Mexican-American community, providing over 200 recipes for some of the most popular Mexican dishes, such as guacamole, beans, Spanish rice, chile rellenos, chile con […]
MONDAY, JANUARY 2 PROGRAM # 9872 12:00 AM PT “Dar los días.” (Repeat) Every first of January, musicians from the towns of Río Arriba in New Mexico and Colorado brighten up the first hours of the new year. For centuries, folk troubadours have been heard singing in the cold streets from New Year’s Eve until […]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 9869 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: “A Ballad of Love and Glory.” In this interview, author Reyna Grande talks about her recent novel A Ballad of Love and Glory, a story inspired by the 1846 US war against Mexico and the dramatic fate of the San Patricios, the Irish soldiers […]
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 9866 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: East Harlem Barrio. (Repeat.) This archival program features an interview with Petra Allende, “the mayoress of the East Harlem neighborhood.” Allende, a longtime neighbor and community advocate for civil rights, talks about the revitalization of the struggling and impoverished barrio after the arrival of […]
MONDAY, DECEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 9865 12:00 PM PT Black Christmas. This Holiday edition features a conversation with Afro-Peruvian singer Marina Lavalle, former vocalist for the folk group Perú Negro in the San Francisco Bay Area. Lavalle, who is a long-time promoter of Peru’s Black culture traditions, talks about the musical play “Black Christmas”, which […]
A young blogger has become a social media sensation for his traditional recipes and pastries from the land of his Mexican grandparents. With that encouragement, Esteban Castillo has written two books of the recipes and tips he publishes in his blogs with photo illustrations.
“Corrido de amor y gloria” (A Ballad of Love and Glory) is the title of a new historical novel set in the mid-19th century, when the United States invaded Mexico and took over more than half of its territory.