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“Black Dove: Mama, Mi’jo and Me.” Also, “A House Of My Own.”

THURSDAY, MAY 12. PROGRAM # 7781 12:00 PM PT “Black Dove: Mama, Mi’jo and Me.” This is the title of the new memoir by renowned author Ana Castillo, a book that weaves stories of her migrant Mexican American family and explores what it means to be a single, bisexual, brown, feminist parent of a son […]

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Cinco de Mayo: A Fiesta for Sale?

THURSDAY, MAY 5. PROGRAM # 7776 12:00 PM PT Cinco de Mayo: A Fiesta for Sale? Cinco de Mayo festivals began as a Mexican-American tradition to celebrate national pride and community self-determination. Now, the growing corporate sponsorship has turned the cultural events into a marketing opportunity for beer commercials and a drinking holiday. In contrast, […]

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“Brown is the New White.”

MONDAY, APRIL 25. PROGRAM # 7768 12:00 PM PT “Brown is the New White.” This is the title of a new book by Steve Phillips, a recognized political analyst. The author argues that despite the evidence that the US population has dramatically changed and that a coalition of the New Majority of Blacks, Latinos, Asians […]

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Mariache Mexico-USA.

MONDAY, APRIL 11. PROGRAM # 7758 12:00 PM PT Mariache Mexico-USA. A conversation with scholar Alvaro Ochoa Serrano about his new book “La Música Va a Otra Parte: Mariache México-USA.” Dr. Ochoa tells the story of how, for more than two centuries, folk musicians from Western Mexico have carried their musical traditions to what is […]

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Sounds of California. Hour 2

MARCH 1 2016 Sounds of California. Hour 2 The power of music and sound traditions to express migration experiences, cultural resilience and community transformation are explored in this special program. The two-hour program features performances and interviews in English and Spanish from traditional artists who headlined a live event at the Oakland Museum of California. […]

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Sounds of California. Hour 1

MARCH 1 2016 Sounds of California. Hour 1. The power of music and sound traditions to express migration experiences, cultural resilience and community transformation are explored in this special program. The two-hour program features performances and interviews in English and Spanish from traditional artists who headlined a live event at the Oakland Museum of California. […]

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La Santa Cecilia: Buenaventura.

MONDAY, MARCH 28. PROGRAM # 7748 12:00 PM PT La Santa Cecilia: Buenaventura. Members of the Grammy-winning quartet La Santa Cecilia talk about their latest album titled “Buenaventura.” The group marks the release with celebrations in New York and Los Angeles, their hometown. Combining modern tunes with traditional Mexican and Latin American influences, the young […]

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Valeria Luiselli’s Literary Feat. Also, Combatting Immigration Service Scams.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29. PROGRAM # 7728 12:00 PM PT Valeria Luiselli’s Literary Feat. Mexican young writer Valeria Luiselli is a finalist of the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, becoming the third Latin American to be named a finalist in the history of this prestigious award. She is been recognized for her novel […]

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“The Child Poet.”

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 […]

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La Cuneta Son Machín.

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 […]

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