Tag Archives: Arts & Culture

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Extra Edition: “La Rola del Dia.”

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM # 9410 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: “La Rola del Dia.” This is a conversation between mariachi virtuosos about the tradition and evolution of this Mexican music genre in Boyle Heights, an East Los Angeles community known for its Mariachi Plaza. This program, titled “La Rola del Dia,” is part of […]

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Extra Edition: “La Rola del Dia.”

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 PROGRAM # 9407 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: “La Rola del Dia.” Two artists talk about the love songs they composed to Boyle Heights, a community in East Los Angeles known for its rich Latino cultural roots. In their creations, the artists sing about gentrification and cultural loss. This program, titled “La […]

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Extra Edition: A Repeat. Los Dos Gilbertos

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 PROGRAM # 9403 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: A Repeat. Los Dos Gilbertos – This program, originally aired on June 2000, featured an interview with veteran Conjunto music expert and practitioner Juan Tejeda, discussing the evolution of Tejano music. Also, members of the “Los Dos Gilbertos” group talk about their musical roots […]

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“Writing 50 Years (más o menos) Amongst the Gringos.”

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6 PROGRAM # 9402 12:00 PM PDT “Writing 50 Years (más o menos) Amongst the Gringos.” Released this week, this book is a collection of writings and excerpts from books of writer and scholar Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez.The book includes columns, essays and stories gathered from the life experience of Rodriguez as a […]

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Betita Martínez: A Tribute. Also, Protecting Latino Heritage Sites.

MONDAY, JULY 26 PROGRAM # 9328 12:00 PM PDT Betita Martínez: A Tribute. In this interview aired on March 8, 2006, in coincidence with International Women’s Day, legendary Chicana activist Betita Martínez talks about her then-yet-to-be-published book “500 Years of Chicana Women’s History,” a photo collection and narrative about “extraordinary but forgotten” women in history. […]

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“Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba.”

MONDAY, JULY 5 PROGRAM # 9307 12:00 PM PDT “Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba.” A new documentary features a musical genre emerging in the streets of Santiago, Cuba’s cultural capital, a sound that has roots in Cuba traditions and contemporary Africa. The filmmaker follows pioneers and performers of the new musical sound, called Bakosó, and showcases […]

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Foto: Alianza de Ex braceros del Norte 1942 -1964

“Our Grandfathers Were Braceros…”

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 PROGRAM # 9296 12:00 PM PDT “Our Grandfathers Were Braceros…” Survivors of the Bracero or guest worker program of the 1940s, 50s and 60s between the US and Mexico tell their stories of their experience with exploitation and racism and their current quest for compensation for the money that was held from their […]

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Extra Edition: Lucha Corpi.

THURSDAY, JUNE 10 PROGRAM # 9283 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Lucha Corpi. This is a repeat of a conversation with award-winning poet and writer Lucha Corpi about her book “Where Fireflies Dance,” her first one for children. The book captures memories of her childhood listening to her grandma’s stories and her father’s ballads growing […]

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Extra Edition: Cruz Reynoso.

THURSDAY, MAY 20 PROGRAM # 9262 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Cruz Reynoso. Judge Cruz Reynoso who fought for more than six decades for justice for all and an end to discrimination, passed away last week. As a tribute, we repeat a program on Reynoso’s biographic documentary “Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice.” The […]

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The True Origins of Cinco de Mayo – A Repeat.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 9247 12:00 PM PDT The True Origins of Cinco de Mayo – A Repeat. Why is Cinco de Mayo – a holiday commemorating a Mexican victory over the French at Puebla in 1862 – so widely celebrated in California and across the US, and not so much in Mexico? As […]

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