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Septeto Nacional de Cuba.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21. PROGRAM # 7701 12:00 PM PT Septeto Nacional de Cuba. The Grammy-nominated Cuban Son group Septeto Nacional is visiting California. Currently in its fourth generation, the group traces its origins to the legendary Ignacio Piñeiro, a singer and composer whose greatest hit “Echale Salsita” is regarded as a forerunner of modern salsa. […]

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Francisco X. Alarcón. Also, Come Bien! Eat Right! Also, New Healthy Eating Guidelines.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7. PROGRAM # 7691 12:00 PM PT Francisco X. Alarcon. Renowned Mexican-American poet Francisco X.Alarcon is battling cancer and his friends pay a tribute to him in San Francisco, CA. Alarcón is known for a number of collections of poetry, including Tattoos, and Snake Poems: An Aztec invocation, as well as bilingual poetry […]

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The Year in Review.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31. PROGRAM # 7686 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. Thousands of farm workers staged an unprecedented walk out in San Quintin. Parents of the Ayotzinapa disappeared bring their plight to the US. Juan Felipe Herrera makes history as the first Latino poet laureate in the US. Key players remember the Grape […]

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“East of Salinas.” Also, LGBTs in the Fields.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28. PROGRAM # 7683 12:00 PM PT “East of Salinas.” This film tells the story of a gifted third-grade boy who dreams of a life better than the hard-working fields and the gang-riddled streets of Salinas. And it’s also the story of his dedicated teacher, who is also a son of migrants. While […]

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Alfredo Arreguín.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24. PROGRAM # 7681 12:00 PM PT Alfredo Arreguín. A conversation with one of the most prominent artists from the Pacific Northwest. During a recent visit to San Francisco, CA, Alfredo Arreguín comments on his paintings, which are inspired by his Mexican roots, the Northwest landscape and his life in Seattle, his home […]

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Sounds of California.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3. PROGRAM # 7666 12:00 PM PT Sounds of California. Folk music performers meet this weekend in Oakland, CA, to explore how the musical soundscape of California has changed, reshaped by newcomer communities that have called the Golden State home, bringing with them a wealth of diverse cultural traditions. Performers include an Ohlone […]

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Breaking the Wine Glass Ceiling.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26. PROGRAM # 7661 12:00 PM PT Breaking the Wine Glass Ceiling. Granddaughter of a Mexican Bracero guest worker and daughter of a farm laborer-turned-master winemaker, Vanessa Robledo tells the story of how she rose from working in her family’s vineyard as a child to become the president of the Robledo family wine […]

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The Land of Open Graves.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17. PROGRAM # 7654 12:00 PM PT The Land of Open Graves. A conversation with an anthropologist who tells the story of the journeys of migrants who try to cross the border facing violence, suffering, and death in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona. In his book, “The Land of Open Graves,” the scholar […]

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Aid in Dying Law. Also, Dia de los Muertos

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2. PROGRAM # 7643 12:00 PM PT Aid in Dying Law. California Gov. Brown signed into law last month a landmark bill that would legalize physician-assisted death. California becomes the fifth state to allow medical aid in dying. Opponents are planning to circulate petitions for a referendum on the 2016 ballot. The New […]

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Buenavista Social Club and Los Van Van.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26. PROGRAM # 7638 12:00 PM PT Buenavista Social Club and Los Van Van. The Cuban Orquesta Buenavista Social Club is touring the world on their farewell Adiós tour. A recording in the 90s won the musical group top awards and succeeded as the biggest-selling Cuban album in history. The Buenavista recently became […]

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