Arts & Culture
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25 PROGRAM # 7865 12:00 PM PT Homayoun Sakhi and Salar Nader. A conversation with two internationally recognized Afghan musicians who represent the Afghan exile communities’ journeys and experiences. Born in Afghanistan to one of the country’s leading musical families, Homayoun Sakhi is an outstanding player of the rubab, the national instrument. Salar […]
(Español) “La bicicleta es muy importante para el migrante, muy importante para la juventud. Porque es el modo de salir de la posición social que uno tiene… la bicicleta te da alas para salir de la pobreza”.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 16 PROGRAM # 7858 12:00 PM PST. Cultural Activist Women. In this bilingual panel recorded at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, women cultural leaders from Hawaiian, Japanese and Chicana roots discuss the role women have played as gatekeepers of community traditions, breakers of cultural barriers and their role in shaping the […]
Almost three decades ago, immigrants brought the Guelaguetza, a celebration of the indigenous cultures of the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, to California. This year in Los Angeles, thousands of Oaxacans and Angelinos celebrated in an outdoor park. During two days, people enjoyed banda music, traditional indigenous dance, and delicious Oaxacan mole.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 PROGRAM # 7849 12:00 PM PT Meklit. This is a conversation with Meklit Hadero, an Ethiopia-born singer and songwriter who celebrates her three “sonic homelands”: Addis Ababa, Brooklyn, and San Francisco. She combines jazz, folk and East African rhythms in her performances, adding a recent mix with a Mexican-American group. This bilingual […]
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(Español) La respuesta de Carruesco es “muy ingenua”, el estudio de The Guardian arrojó datos “espantosos” que pone a Kern como “la zona urbana más mortífera, para asesinatos de la policía a civiles”.
Monday, JULY 11 PROGRAM # 7832 12:00 PM PST. Dreamers: The Public Face. Leaders of young immigrants share their stories of survival and progress living in the US as temporarily protected undocumented residents. In this bilingual forum on the sounds of migration, convened and recorded in the National Mall as part of the Smithsonian Folklife […]
(Español) Los vasos comunicantes entre Veracruz y Los Ángeles se han dado a través principalmente de reconocidos grupos del son jarocho, como ‘Mono Blanco’ y ‘Son de Madera’.
TUESDAY, JULY 5 PROGRAM # 7828 4:00 PM PST. Quetzal and Meklit in Concert. Announced as the underground sounds of California’s largest cities, Los Angeles and San Francisco, this concert at the National Mall brings together the voices of Quetzal, an activist rock band from the barrios in East Los Angeles, and San Francisco-based singer, […]