Tag Archives: Arts & Culture

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Cimarrón.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15. PROGRAM # 7805 12:00 PM PT Cimarrón. Leading members of the Grammy-nominated group Cimarrón, from Colombia, talk about their unique music blend. Cimarrón plays “joropo” and “música llanera,” the traditional music from the plains of Colombia, with new, contemporary sounds. They create a powerful sound with traditional instruments such as harp, bandola, […]

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“In the Country We Love.”

TUESDAY, JUNE 14. PROGRAM # 7804 12:00 PM PT “In the Country We Love.” Actress Diane Guerrero, best known for her star roles in the TV hits “Jane the Virgin and “Orange is the New Black,” has written a memoir titled “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided,” where she tells her heartbreaking story […]

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Pan-Caribbean Sound in California.

MONDAY, JUNE 13. PROGRAM # 7803 12:00 PM PT Pan-Caribbean Sound in California. A conversation with master percussionist and singer Gladys “Bobi” Céspedes, a Yoruba priestess and educator born in Cuba and based in San Francisco, and John Santos, a master percussionist, educator and one of the foremost promoters of Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz music […]

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Poetry, Journalism and Insurgency in Mexico.

THURSDAY, JUNE 2. PROGRAM # 7796 12:00 PM PT Poetry, Journalism and Insurgency in Mexico. Mexican poet and journalist Hermann Bellinghausen is in San Francisco to talk about his poetry works. In this conversation, he also discusses critical issues facing Mexico, including poverty and ethnic discrimination, recent social movements, and the killings of journalists in […]

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

TUESDAY, MAY 31. PROGRAM # 7794 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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Grape Harvest Fest.

THURSDAY, MAY 26. PROGRAM # 7791 12:00 PM PT Grape Harvest Fest. Mexican organizers started celebrating the beginning of the grape harvest in the rich vineyards of the Coachella Valley some thirty years ago. At some point, the local Purepecha indigenous community joined the tradition and the grape harvest festival is now enriched by the […]

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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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