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“Patrias”.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 PROGRAM # 8718 12:00 PM PT “Patrias.” Award-winning journalist Alfredo Corchado is releasing a new book in Spanish where he tells the story of the ways Mexicans who immigrate to the US have been changing themselves when moving North and in the process transforming their adoptive homeland. Part memoir, the book “Patrias/Homelands” […]

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“Caravana al Norte.” Also, “Los Hilos que Tejen”.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3 PROGRAM # 8708 12:00 PM PT “Caravana al Norte.” Award-winning Salvadoran poet Jorge Argueta, author of many acclaimed bilingual books for children, is now releasing “Caravana al Norte,” the fictionalized story of a Salvadoran boy whose family joins a migrant caravan to the US, finding kindness during their journey north, but also […]

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“Los Camperos: De Ayer para Siempre”.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1 PROGRAM # 8706 12:00 PM PT “Los Camperos: De Ayer para Siempre.” Legendary mariachi ensemble and cultural institution Los Camperos is releasing a new album, the first under the leadership of Jesús “Chuy” Guzmán, after the passing of iconic leader Natividad “Nati” Cano. The album’s repertoire includes canción ranchera, son jarocho, boleros, […]

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Charo, Music and Hope.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 PROGRAM # 8698 12:00 PM PT Charo, Music and Hope. Spanish pop culture icon and virtuoso Flamenco guitar player Charo is performing in concert in San Francisco. Charo, who’s been starring TV shows since the 1960s, talks about highlights of her career as a singer, actress and comedian, and her recovery from […]

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“Viva Chico Toledo!”.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 PROGRAM # 8695 12:00 PM PT “Viva Chico Toledo!” Renowned Mexican artist Francisco Toledo, a champion of indigenous traditions, a human rights activist and a national cultural treasure, died in recent days in his native Oaxaca. This program features archival interviews with the maestro and his daughter, the poet Natalia Toledo. Francisco […]

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“Los Camperos: De Ayer para Siempre”.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 PROGRAM # 8682 12:00 PM PT “Los Camperos: De Ayer para Siempre.” Legendary mariachi ensemble and cultural institution Los Camperos is releasing a new album, the first under the leadership of Jesús “Chuy” Guzmán, after the passing of iconic leader Natividad “Nati” Cano. The album’s repertoire includes canción ranchera, son jarocho, boleros, […]

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“Straight Out of Barrio Hollywood”.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 PROGRAM # 8677 12:00 PM PT “Straight Out of Barrio Hollywood.” Frank Cruz, a professor turned journalist and then media executive, shares his memoirs as a pioneering Chicano reporter and then the founder of Spanish-language television network Telemundo. In his book, “Straight out of Barrio Hollywood,” Cruz writes about how the challenges […]

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Mariachi Cultural Heritage.

THURSDAY, JULY 11 PROGRAM # 8648 12:00 PM PT Mariachi Cultural Heritage. A renowned historian, musicologist, and long-time researcher of Mexico’s mariachi, discusses the evolution of the mariachi tradition, and examines the origins of the emblematic “Son de la Negra.” He comments on the state of mariachis in the cradle of this music: Western Mexico, […]

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Immigration Edition: “The Lives and Times of El Cipitío.”

TUESDAY, JULY 9 PROGRAM # 8646 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition: “The Lives and Times of El Cipitío.” In this novel, the author tells the story of the mythical creature El Cipitio, who migrates from El Salvador to the US in search of his twin brother, father and mother, who tried to kill him when […]

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Fourth of July: Freedom and Tradition.

THURSDAY, JULY 4 PROGRAM # 8643 12:00 PM PT Fourth of July: Freedom and Tradition. Santa Fe is the oldest state capital in US soil and the site of the Santa Fe Fiesta, the oldest community celebration in the US, and many in New Mexico continue honoring musical and cultural traditions from the early days […]

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