Arts & Culture

Irma Nunez y su papa Don Ignacio

Mexican Grandparents Cross the Border to See their Grandchildren

A group of grandparents from remote areas of the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca who had gone decades without seeing their children who emigrated to California traveled to Los Angeles for a visit.

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(Español) Brava Theater presenta 6to Festival Anual de Son Jarocho, con Jaraneras en San Francisco

(Español) Habrá Fandango Comunitario, una reunión cultural conocida como Fandango Jarocho, ejecutado con mujeres jaraneras, sesión de instrumentos, baile, voces y versos cantados a altas horas de la noche. Traiga sus instrumentos musicales y sus zapatos de baile para el zapateado. La entrada al Fandango es libre de costo.

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Nuevo Mexico. Foto: commons.wikimedia.org.

(Español) Latinos en EEUU encuentran lazos familiares en donde la esclavitud india prosperó

(Español) “Estamos descubriendo cosas que complican el infierno de nuestra historia, exigiendo rechazar los mitos que nos han enseñado”, dijo Gregorio Gonzáles, de 29 años, un antropólogo y autodenominado Genízaro, quien escribe sobre el legado de la esclavización india.

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(Español) Valeria Fernández y Jaeah Lee, Premio periodístico Mosaico Estadunidense

(Español) Valeria Fernández es colaboradora de Radio Bilingüe y reporta sobre derechos de los inmigrantes, abuso de poder, medio ambiente y la salud, con historias conmovedoras y humanas que profundizan de manera llana e informativa. Ella es más que merecedora de esta importante presea. ¡En hora buena!

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“Mexamérica.” Also, “Silence of Spanish Florida.”

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 PROGRAM # 8245 12:00 PM PT “Mexamerica.” Countering the current rhetoric in the US, which casts Mexicans as criminals and job stealers, a “Mexamerican” journalist published a collection of her stories, interviews, and essays with Mexican artists, scientists, businesspeople and political leaders to give a different outlook of the rapidly growing while […]

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Mexican-American Studies Prevail in Arizona.

MONDAY, JANUARY 8 PROGRAM # 8238 12:00 PM PT Mexican-American Studies Prevail in Arizona. A US judge blocked for good an ethnic studies ban in Arizona public schools, prohibiting Arizona education officials to enforce the law that eliminated Mexican-American studies programs. The judge cited racism and political gain among motives behind the law. Analysts look […]

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Inti Illimani At 50.

MONDAY, JANUARY 1 PROGRAM # 8233 12:00 PM PT Inti Illimani At 50. In this holiday edition, a leader of the legendary folk ensemble Inti Illimani talks about the 50 years of history of the Chilean group. He tells stories about the growth of the New Song movement in Latin America, their years in exile […]

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Duranguito.

Wednesday, December 27 PROGRAM # 8230 12:00 PM PT Duranguito. Residents of El Paso are waging a battle against plans to demolish historic buildings and build a sports arena in the Duranguito district, the oldest neighborhood in the downtown area. Advocates blame developers with racist maneuvering and are suing the city for the threats to […]

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Cantos de San José (Spanish-Language Talkshow)

In this Spanish-language-talkshow, master musicians tell through singing, dances and storytelling how the neighborhoods of East of San José have changed from the struggling unpaved streets of the barrio Salsipuedes in the 50s to the thriving diverse community nowadays. Chelis Lopez hosts the show.

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The group Hālau Nāpuaokamokihanaha works to promote hula dancing and music in San Jose.

Sonidos tradicionales siguen floreciendo en barrio de California (Spanish-language-feature)

Over the years, immigrants from other countries have enriched the cultural mosaic of this neighborhood. In this Spanish-language feature, Ruben Tapia presents some of the history and the new and traditional sounds that are flourishing in this community south of the San Francisco Bay.

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