Tag Archives: Arts & Culture

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Latino Small Business: Relief Funds. The Social Bridging Project. California School Reopening.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27 PROGRAM # 9154 12:00 PM PST Latino Small Business: Relief Funds. Latino small businesses were short-changed during the last Covid relief program. Are they getting a fairer share this time? Also, a new bill in Congress seeks funds for small businesses along the border corridor devastated by the pandemic emergency. Guest advocates […]

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Dolores Huerta on Dr. King’s Legacy. Also, Tite Curet: “Las Caras Lindas de mi Gente Negra.”

MONDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM # 9147 12:00 PM PST Dolores Huerta on Dr. King’s Legacy. On Martin Luther King Jr Day, the civil rights icon Dolores Huerta shares a reflection on Dr. King’s legacy. She is calling on people to commit to eliminate racism, to fight with nonviolence, and to stand by the organizing of […]

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Maestro Lorenzo Trujillo.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 9135 12:00 PM PST Maestro Lorenzo Trujillo. This is a conversation with a master musician and culture bearer who comes from a family that settled northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado over four centuries ago. Denver’s Lorenzo Trujillo, a professor of music, keeps alive the folk music of his ancestors […]

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“Todo nació aquí en Alamosa!”

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 9128 12:00 PM PST “Todo nació aquí en Alamosa!” This is a conversation with Mexican folk dancing master Herman Martínez, a life-long advocate for bailables folklóricos in Colorado and throughout the Southwest. Maestro Martínez, a founder of the almost five-decades-old Asociación Nacional de Grupos Folklóricos, talks about his cultural influences […]

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Extra Edition: Susana Baca.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 9127 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Susana Baca. Peruvian singer-songwriter Susana Baca recently won the 2020 Latin Grammy Award for Best Folk Album for her album “A Capella” (A Cappella), which was recorded at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and features 17 songs and poems. To mark the occasion, […]

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“Crossing Borders, Building Bridges.” Also, “Music Stories from the Cosmic Barrio.”

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 PROGRAM # 9119 12:00 PM PST “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges.” In her book of memories “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges,” award-winning journalist María Martin tells her story of decades in the frontlines covering Latinos in the US for public radio. In this conversation, she talks about her early days in a pioneering community […]

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Laura Esquivel: A Trilogy.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10 PROGRAM # 9114 12:00 PM PST Laura Esquivel: A Trilogy. Thirty years after the release of the international best-seller Like Water for Chocolate, acclaimed author Laura Esquivel announced the release of a follow-up trilogy collection. The second book, Tita’s Diary, explores the novel’s main character, her passion for traditional food and offers […]

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Down These Mean Streets.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 9100 12:00 PM PST Down These Mean Streets. This is a repeat of an interview originally aired on January 15, 1999, with renowned Puerto Rican poet and writer Piri Tomas. On the occasion of the publication of the Spanish translation of his book of memories “Por estas calles bravas,” Piri […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 PROGRAM #9036 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. This is a conversation with the headliner and the director of the Mexican film “El Guardián de la Memoria”, which is about to premiere in theaters across the United States after having won the Ariel Prize, the highest recognition of the Mexican Academy of Cinema […]

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“Once I Was You.”

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1 PROGRAM #9024 11:00 AM PT “Once I Was You.” This is a conversation with Emmy Award-winning journalist María Hinojosa about her new memoir, “Once I Was You, a Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America.” In her book, the anchor of NPR’s Latino USA shares stories about the current immigration […]

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