Tag Archives: Arts & Culture

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“My Bolivia.” Also, From Detainee to Advocate. Also, Clash in the Senate on Health Care.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 8153 12:00 PM PST. “My Bolivia.” A renowned Latino filmmaker from the US traces the footsteps of his family’s history in Bolivia, his father’s homeland. As he searched for clues in a remote mountain town, he began learning about troubling secrets of the family and gaining insights into dramatic episodes […]

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“Chasing the Harvest.” Also, “In the Fields of the North.”

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 PROGRAM # 8073 12:00 PM PST. “Chasing the Harvest.” A new book of oral histories captures the rarely heard voice of farmworkers, the workers who are at the bottom of the US labor ladder. They tell stories of hardship, survival and triumph in the daily life of fieldworkers; they share their dreams, […]

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Orquesta Fandango Mixteco.

THURSDAY, APRIL 13 PROGRAM # 8041 12:00 PM PT Orquesta Fandango Mixteco. This is a conversation with maestro Alejandro Vera, a recognized folk mask maker and virtuoso of the traditional chilena songs and the dances of the devils, old traditions of the Mixtec region in Southern Mexico. With his children, he leads the old-time string […]

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Low Leaf. Also, Katia Cardenal.

MONDAY, JANUARY 2 PROGRAM # 7966 12:00 PM PST. Low Leaf. A young Filipino-American singer and songwriter born in Los Angeles, Low Leaf creates a signature mix of Filipino folk and modern music, acoustic instruments and electronic beats, traditional and digital sounds. This conversation with Low Leaf was recorded before a live audience at the […]

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Armenian Public Radio.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 7961 12:00 PM PST. Armenian Public Radio. This is the name of an acoustic guitar trio who plays Armenian folk songs blending contemporary sounds with traditional songs of their native homeland. The conversation with these recognized Armenian musicians from the diaspora was recorded before a live audience at the National […]

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Sabores de Cuba.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 7959 12:00 PM PT Sabores de Cuba. On time for the Holiday feasts, and in collaboration with an advocacy organization for diabetics, Chef Ronaldo Linares published a bilingual book to celebrate the healthy aspects of Cuban cuisine. Chef Ronaldo offers recipes combining fresh ingredients to make nutritious and delicious typical […]

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Sounds of California.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15 PROGRAM # 7954 12:00 PM PT Sounds of California. Accomplished artists from different backgrounds and perspectives met at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in the summer to discuss the role that the California experience played in their musical life, and the power of music to heal and connect different racial communities. The conversation, […]

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Gabino Palomares.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 7953 12:00 PM PST. Gabino Palomares. Renowned Mexican singer and composer Gabino Palomares, a leading exponent of Latin America’s New Song movement from the 60s, recently toured the US. Of Otomí Indian parents, Palomares comments on pervasive ethnic discrimination and fascination with foreign powers in Mexico, common themes in his […]

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Immigrants in the Transition. Also, Juan Villoro.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 7952 12:00 PM PST. Immigrants in the Transition. A veteran political analyst and immigration law expert comments on Trump’s transition plans. Trump nominated Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general and Gen. John Kelly to lead DHS. What does it mean for immigrants? And how are the plans for the wall […]

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Grassroots Rappers.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 7939 12:00 PM PT Grassroots Rappers. In this Holiday edition, correspondent José López Zamorano talks in Washington DC with grassroots rappers Ray Guzmán and Bambu. In this conversation recorded before a live audience at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival at the National Mall, the artists discuss their roots and the sources […]

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