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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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Buika.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 PROGRAM # 8545 12:00 PM PT Buika. This is a conversation with Spanish singer Concha Buika, known as “the queen of Flamenco fusion.” Buika, a singer, poet and composer of Equatoguinean roots, has toured the world performing flamenco music concerts that combine influences of jazz, pop, soul and African rhythms. She is […]

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Lighting the New Fire.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 PROGRAM # 8543 12:00 PM PT Lighting the New Fire. With a ceremony of the Lighting of the New Fire, P’urhepecha migrants living in the US Northwest celebrated the beginning of the New Year in the tradition of this ancient people from Western Mexico. Hundreds came together to enjoy pirecua music and […]

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Keeping Quechua Language and Song Alive.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31 PROGRAM # 8533 12:00 PM PT Keeping Quechua Language and Song Alive. The founder of the Quechua Initiative in New York talks about her efforts to keep her Quechua language alive in the New York City area, the home to the largest Inca-descendant community in the US. The Quechua language is considered […]

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Mariachi: Humanity’s Cultural Heritage.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 1 PROGRAM # 8511 12:00 PM PT Mariachi: Humanity’s Cultural Heritage. On occasion of the anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of mariachi (the string, song and trumpet musical ensemble) as humanity’s cultural heritage, an expert reflects on the meaning of this recognition. He also talks about his books on the history of this emblematic […]

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Juan de Marcos.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25 PROGRAM # 8506 12:00 PM PT Juan de Marcos. Legendary Cuban musician Juan de Marcos visited California with his iconic band Afro-Cuban All Stars. In this interview, he comments on his recent album “Absolutely Live II – Viva México,” recorded in Mexico’s Cervantino Festival. He also shares stories about his work with […]

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