Arts & Culture
MONDAY, JULY 26 PROGRAM # 9328 12:00 PM PDT Betita Martínez: A Tribute. In this interview aired on March 8, 2006, in coincidence with International Women’s Day, legendary Chicana activist Betita Martínez talks about her then-yet-to-be-published book “500 Years of Chicana Women’s History,” a photo collection and narrative about “extraordinary but forgotten” women in history. […]
MONDAY, JULY 5 PROGRAM # 9307 12:00 PM PDT “Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba.” A new documentary features a musical genre emerging in the streets of Santiago, Cuba’s cultural capital, a sound that has roots in Cuba traditions and contemporary Africa. The filmmaker follows pioneers and performers of the new musical sound, called Bakosó, and showcases […]
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 PROGRAM # 9296 12:00 PM PDT “Our Grandfathers Were Braceros…” Survivors of the Bracero or guest worker program of the 1940s, 50s and 60s between the US and Mexico tell their stories of their experience with exploitation and racism and their current quest for compensation for the money that was held from their […]
THURSDAY, JUNE 10 PROGRAM # 9283 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Lucha Corpi. This is a repeat of a conversation with award-winning poet and writer Lucha Corpi about her book “Where Fireflies Dance,” her first one for children. The book captures memories of her childhood listening to her grandma’s stories and her father’s ballads growing […]
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many to cancel their traditional Quinceañera celebrations. A year later, with decreasing infections and vaccinations increasing, public events are beginning to be allowed.
THURSDAY, MAY 20 PROGRAM # 9262 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Cruz Reynoso. Judge Cruz Reynoso who fought for more than six decades for justice for all and an end to discrimination, passed away last week. As a tribute, we repeat a program on Reynoso’s biographic documentary “Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice.” The […]
(Español) Buscan recrear modelo de las promotoras, mujeres de la comunidad que educan y comparten información en un ambiente de confianza y seguridad. Abrirá puertas a temas de salud que en ocasiones sólo se hablan entre mujeres.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 9247 12:00 PM PDT The True Origins of Cinco de Mayo – A Repeat. Why is Cinco de Mayo – a holiday commemorating a Mexican victory over the French at Puebla in 1862 – so widely celebrated in California and across the US, and not so much in Mexico? As […]
TUESDAY, MAY 4 PROGRAM # 9245 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: “Comadres al Aire.” Two acclaimed journalists and producers are premiering on Radio Bilingüe’s public radio network a new series showcasing conversations on intimate matters that “comadres” in the neighborhood talk about when they chat in confidence. The co-producers and co-hosts of the podcast “Comadres […]
THURSDAY, APRIL 22 PROGRAM # 9234 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Saxophonist David Sanchez. This archival, repeat program features a conversation with saxophonist David Sanchez, at a time when he was hailed as a rising star in jazz. Acclaimed as one of the most innovative saxophonists of his generation, Sanchez spoke about his beginnings in […]