Arts & Culture
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 PROGRAM # 9198 12:00 PM PST Los San Patricio. A documentary tells the story of the San Patricios, a battalion of mostly Irish immigrants who, during the US-Mexican War of 1846, deserted the US Army and fought on the Mexican side. They are now revered as heroes in Mexico and Ireland. This […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10 PROGRAM # 9164 12:00 PM PST Trump Impeachment Trial. House impeachment managers present their case to the Senate in Day 2 of the second impeachment trial against Trump. Through speeches and videos, the managers said that the violent attack on Capitol Hill on Jan 6 to overturn the vote count was not […]
MONDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM # 9147 12:00 PM PST Dolores Huerta on Dr. King’s Legacy. On Martin Luther King Jr Day, the civil rights icon Dolores Huerta shares a reflection on Dr. King’s legacy. She is calling on people to commit to eliminate racism, to fight with nonviolence, and to stand by the organizing of […]
(Español) “Vino una represión durísima. Todos los lugares de rock los cerraron, los obligaron a cambiar de música… salsa, las Peñas… y el rock desapareció”.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 9135 12:00 PM PST Maestro Lorenzo Trujillo. This is a conversation with a master musician and culture bearer who comes from a family that settled northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado over four centuries ago. Denver’s Lorenzo Trujillo, a professor of music, keeps alive the folk music of his ancestors […]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 9128 12:00 PM PST “Todo nació aquí en Alamosa!” This is a conversation with Mexican folk dancing master Herman Martínez, a life-long advocate for bailables folklóricos in Colorado and throughout the Southwest. Maestro Martínez, a founder of the almost five-decades-old Asociación Nacional de Grupos Folklóricos, talks about his cultural influences […]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 9127 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Susana Baca. Peruvian singer-songwriter Susana Baca recently won the 2020 Latin Grammy Award for Best Folk Album for her album “A Capella” (A Cappella), which was recorded at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and features 17 songs and poems. To mark the occasion, […]
(Español) “Me da orgullo reconectarme y aprender más de nuestras comidas e incorporarlas a nuestra dieta para que mi hija tenga una vida saludable y esos recuerdos de su mamá y nuestra cultura”.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 PROGRAM # 9119 12:00 PM PST “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges.” In her book of memories “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges,” award-winning journalist María Martin tells her story of decades in the frontlines covering Latinos in the US for public radio. In this conversation, she talks about her early days in a pioneering community […]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10 PROGRAM # 9114 12:00 PM PST Laura Esquivel: A Trilogy. Thirty years after the release of the international best-seller Like Water for Chocolate, acclaimed author Laura Esquivel announced the release of a follow-up trilogy collection. The second book, Tita’s Diary, explores the novel’s main character, her passion for traditional food and offers […]