Arts & Culture
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22. PROGRAM # 7723 12:00 PM PT “The Child Poet.” A conversation with Mexican poet Homero Aridjis about his book “The Child Poet.” In his memoir, written when his wife became pregnant and translated into English by his daughter Chloe, Aridjis shares poignant experiences of his childhood growing up in the small town […]
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18. PROGRAM # 7721 12:00 PM PT La Cuneta Son Machín. The Nicaraguan ensemble La Cuneta Son Machín was nominated to the Grammy Awards, the musical industry’s highest honor, for their recent album, “Mondongo.” The band of young musicians fuses traditional chinamera music with folk humor as well as rock, ska, funk, hip-hop […]
THURSDAY, JANUARY 21. PROGRAM # 7701 12:00 PM PT Septeto Nacional de Cuba. The Grammy-nominated Cuban Son group Septeto Nacional is visiting California. Currently in its fourth generation, the group traces its origins to the legendary Ignacio Piñeiro, a singer and composer whose greatest hit “Echale Salsita” is regarded as a forerunner of modern salsa. […]
(Español) El Tecolote, que tenía planeado ya dedicar el próximo número este 28 de enero a Francisco X Alarcón… La familia de Radio Bilingüe le desea buen viaje, y un reposo eterno en paz y armonía con el universo.
(Español) “Con su palabra, Silvia Parra contribuyó a un mundo mejor. Micrófono y pluma en ristre, siempre trajo al aire la voz de las mujeres violentadas y el sonido de los rituales olvidados. Siempre hizo preguntas incómodas, cuestionando mitos y tabúes…”: Samuel Orozco.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 7. PROGRAM # 7691 12:00 PM PT Francisco X. Alarcon. Renowned Mexican-American poet Francisco X.Alarcon is battling cancer and his friends pay a tribute to him in San Francisco, CA. Alarcón is known for a number of collections of poetry, including Tattoos, and Snake Poems: An Aztec invocation, as well as bilingual poetry […]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31. PROGRAM # 7686 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. Thousands of farm workers staged an unprecedented walk out in San Quintin. Parents of the Ayotzinapa disappeared bring their plight to the US. Juan Felipe Herrera makes history as the first Latino poet laureate in the US. Key players remember the Grape […]
MONDAY, DECEMBER 28. PROGRAM # 7683 12:00 PM PT “East of Salinas.” This film tells the story of a gifted third-grade boy who dreams of a life better than the hard-working fields and the gang-riddled streets of Salinas. And it’s also the story of his dedicated teacher, who is also a son of migrants. While […]
To launch the project, an event was organized at the Oakland Museum of California, where storytellers, dancers, and musicians from diverse cultures in the state participated. Zaidee Stavely brings us some of these sounds. This story is part of the Raíces series: Stories About Grassroots Artists.
This holiday season, Valeria is waiting to return to her home country of Uruguay to visit her family. She shares this story with us, about the person she is most waiting to see.