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Radio Flor.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. PROGRAM # 7599 12:00 PM PT Radio Flor. Cascada de Flores, a San Francisco-based group of bolero virtuosos that for years has been celebrating Mexican and Caribbean roots and music, is launching a new edition of their CD “Radio Flor.” Dedicated to the pioneers of radio, the album recreates the sound of […]

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Son Jarocho Innovators.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12. PROGRAM # 7585 12:00 PM PT Son Jarocho Innovators. Young interpreters of the regional music from the Mexican state of Veracruz convene in San Francisco, CA, for a week of celebrations of son jarocho. A virtuoso of the flute from California and members of an award-winning jarocho band visit our studios to […]

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“Spare Parts.” Also, “McFarland, USA.”

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22. PROGRAM # 7570 12:00 PM PT “Spare Parts.” This drama film tells the real life story of four Mexican students from a Phoenix high school who form a robotics club and compete in a national underwater robotics contest. With a robot made out of used car parts, they go up against MIT, […]

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Concha Buika.

MONDAY, JULY 13. PROGRAM # 7563 12:00 PM PT Concha Buika. A conversation with Grammy-winning singer Concha Buika. Born in Spain of Equatoguinean parents, Buika talks about her music, influenced by jazz, flamenco, soul and other rhythms. She also talks about her book of poems “A los que amaron a mujeres difíciles y terminaron por […]

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Radio Bilingüe: 35 Years.

MONDAY, JULY 6. PROGRAM # 7558 12:00 PM PT Radio Bilingüe: 35 Years. Radio Bilingüe is celebrating 35 years of community radio service. Its first station went on the air in Fresno, CA in 1980 with the mission to give access to the airwaves to Latinos in the California’s Central Valley. It eventually became the […]

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Migrant Hero.

THURSDAY, JULY 2. PROGRAM # 7556 12:00 PM PT Migrant Hero. The public television network PBS is featuring online a short film on Hugo Morales, a Mixtec Indian who went from migrant farmworker as a child to Harvard graduate and to creator of the Latino radio network in US public broadcasting. The producer of the […]

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Juan Villoro. Also, Lila Downs.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30. PROGRAM # 7554 12:00 PM PT Juan Villoro. A conversation with renowned Mexican writer and journalist Juan Villoro. During his decades in journalism, Villoro has been covering Mexico’s elections, Mexican media and popular culture, and the Zapatista uprising in Southern Mexico. In this interview, he examines those topics. Guest: Juan Villoro, Writer, […]

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First U.S. Latino Poet Laureate.

TUESDAY, JUNE 23. PROGRAM # 7549 12:00 PM PT First U.S. Latino Poet Laureate. Juan Felipe Herrera, who just finished a term as the poet laureate of California, makes history yet again becoming the first Latino to serve as poet laureate of the U.S. The son of migrant farm workers, Herrera is currently a university […]

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Master Folklorist: Daniel Sheehy.

MONDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7548 12:00 PM PT Master Folklorist: Daniel Sheehy. Ethnomusicologist, acclaimed music producer and virtuoso mariachero Daniel Sheehy has been awarded NEA’s 2015 National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Sheehy is a long-time advocate for grassroots, traditional artists around the country and the hemisphere. […]

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Leticia Hernández y Víctor Cartagena

Acclaimed Salvadoran Artists.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17. PROGRAM # 7545 12:00 PM PT Acclaimed Salvadoran Artists. Born in Los Angeles of Salvadoran immigrant parents, Leticia Hernández has become a leading poet in California. She has presented her poetry around the country and in El Salvador. Salvadoran-born artist Víctor Cartagena has been working on visual art in the San Francisco […]

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