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Mariachi Cultural Heritage.

THURSDAY, JULY 11 PROGRAM # 8648 12:00 PM PT Mariachi Cultural Heritage. A renowned historian, musicologist, and long-time researcher of Mexico’s mariachi, discusses the evolution of the mariachi tradition, and examines the origins of the emblematic “Son de la Negra.” He comments on the state of mariachis in the cradle of this music: Western Mexico, […]

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Immigration Edition: “The Lives and Times of El Cipitío.”

TUESDAY, JULY 9 PROGRAM # 8646 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition: “The Lives and Times of El Cipitío.” In this novel, the author tells the story of the mythical creature El Cipitio, who migrates from El Salvador to the US in search of his twin brother, father and mother, who tried to kill him when […]

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Fourth of July: Freedom and Tradition.

THURSDAY, JULY 4 PROGRAM # 8643 12:00 PM PT Fourth of July: Freedom and Tradition. Santa Fe is the oldest state capital in US soil and the site of the Santa Fe Fiesta, the oldest community celebration in the US, and many in New Mexico continue honoring musical and cultural traditions from the early days […]

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Desafían planes de desalojar a inmigrantes de viviendas públicas. La administración Trump está fraguando cambios a las reglas de HUD para limitar a los inmigrantes en viviendas públicas y desalojar a decenas de miles de niños. Foto: hlrn.org

Plans to Evict Immigrants from Public Housing Face Challenges. Also, Juan de Marcos.

MONDAY, JUNE 17 PROGRAM # 8630 12:00 PM PT Plans to Evict Immigrants from Public Housing Face Challenges. The Trump administration is pushing changes to HUD rules to limit immigrants in public housing and evict tens of thousands of children. Democrats in the House are responding with a bill to block the proposed rule that […]

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Lila Downs: “Al Chile.” Also, “Flipping the Tortilla.”

MONDAY, JUNE 10 PROGRAM # 8625 12:00 PM PT Lila Downs: “Al Chile.” Renowned Mexican singer and composer Lila Downs talks about her latest album “Al Chile,” featuring a mix of traditional and modern electronic sounds where she sings to food and women and speaks frankly about immigration. She was interviewed during a recent stop […]

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Pioneering Chicano Arts Space Evicted.

THURSDAY, MAY 9 PROGRAM # 8603 12:00 PM PT Pioneering Chicano Arts Space Evicted. After almost 50 years as a community anchor in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District, influential gallery and arts collective Galería de la Raza was handed an eviction notice and forced to leave the building, which looks now abandoned and […]

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“We Have Iré”.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 PROGRAM # 8602 12:00 PM PT “We Have Iré.” On the eve of the premiere of the theater work “We Have Iré,” a group of accomplished Afro-Cuban artists tell their stories of overcoming the challenges of immigration and finding success in the US through hard work and “iré,” the Lucumi word for […]

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Murals of the Displaced.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11 PROGRAM # 8583 12:00 PM PT Murals of the Displaced. The San Francisco Mission District, widely known for the colorful murals that adorn hundreds of walls, is rapidly losing its artistic community to gentrification. And the iconic community murals, which for decades have paid tribute to the rich history and culture of […]

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Carlos y Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy: Fifty Years.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 PROGRAM # 8582 12:00 PM PT Carlos y Luis Enrique Mejia Godoy: Fifty Years. Recognized ambassadors of Nicaraguan folklore, the brothers Carlos and Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy tour the US celebrating 50 years in music. Carlos and his younger brother Luis Enrique, both singers and composers, were key figures in the New […]

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Tejano Conjunto Studies Pioneer.

MONDAY, MARCH 25 PROGRAM # 8570 12:00 PM PT Tejano Conjunto Studies Pioneer. Dr. Manuel Peña, a recognized pioneer of Tejano music studies, died at 76. In remembrance, we repeat our last interview with Dr. Peña in 2008 about his then new book and memoir “Where the Ox does not Plow: A Mexican American Ballad.” […]

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