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National Poetry Month.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11 PROGRAM # 10341 12:00 PM PT National Poetry Month. A group of outstanding poets joins this edition on occasion of National Poetry Month to celebrate poetry, play with words and engage listeners in reflecting on their experience and create letters. What’s the value, power and contribution of poetry to the wellbeing of […]

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Sandra Cisneros: ‘The House on Mango Street’ at 40.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 PROGRAM # 10320 12:00 PM PT Sandra Cisneros: ‘The House on Mango Street’ at 40. Internationally acclaimed Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros talks about the release of a 40th anniversary edition of her national bestseller novel “The House on Mango Street”. Cisneros also talks about how she chose to have books instead of […]

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“Sones de Mariachi.” Also, Remembering José Agustín.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7 PROGRAM # 10306 12:00 PM PT “Sones de Mariachi.” The Grammy-winning Mariachi Los Camperos is launching a new album, “Sones de Mariachi,” featuring a mix of popular and lesser-known sones rooted in Western Mexico, the cradle of the mariachi tradition. The band leader, Jesús “Chuy” Guzman, talks about the album’s fresh arrangements […]

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Cortesia: Los Muecas de Mexicali.

Los Muecas: Still Going Strong.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 PROGRAM # 10283 12:00 PM PT Los Muecas: Still Going Strong. This is a conversation with current members of Los Muecas, a Mexican band from the Romantic Wave era of the 1970s that was formed in the fields of the valley of Mexicali, created a unique keyboard sound, and hit the top […]

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Fair Food: 30 Years. Also, Folkloric Dance: 50 Years. And A Look at Columbus, New Mexico.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4 PROGRAM # 10241 12:00 PM PT Fair Food: 30 Years. After thirty years of organizing work, the fair food program advanced by a coalition of farmworkers in Florida has expanded to Chile and South Africa, with plans to open operations in Mexico. A founder of the coalition reflects on the new developments […]

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Holiday Special. Border Bolero Songs (Program Repeat.)

MONDAY, JANUARY 1 PROGRAM # 10236 12:00 PM PT Holiday Special. Border Bolero Songs (Program Repeat.) During the 1950s, bolero songs made popular by tríos in Cuba and Mexico were embraced by musicians along the Mexico-US border, including accordion conjuntos that gave boleros a Norteño sound. In this program, originally aired in 2010, bolero music […]

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Samuel Orozco, Director de Noticias e Información de Radio Bilingüe, y Conductor Titular de Líniea Abierta junto a Chelis López, también Conductora de este programa estelar de noticias de la red de emisoras de radio pública latina.

Recap of 2023.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 10232 12:00 PM PT Recap of 2023. As 2023 comes to a close, the hosts of Línea Abierta convene to review some of the headline news stories of the year and stories to watch in 2024 in the US and Mexico. This year, the hottest year on record, climate change […]

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Extra Edition: 2023 Highlights of the Central Valley News Collaborative.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 10230 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: 2023 Highlights of the Central Valley News Collaborative. As communities around the country suffer shrinking local news coverage, media outlets in the San Joaquin Valley came together to bring new energy and amplify the impact of their news service. Journalists comment on relevant stories […]

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“Christmas in the Mission.”

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25 PROGRAM # 10229 12:00 PM PT “Christmas in the Mission.” The Dolores Mission Basilica is hosting a concert featuring Christmas songs from around Latin America and Spain. The event is organized by the San Francisco Community Music Center and Mexican-born musician and educator Martha Rodríguez-Salazar, who calls this “a celebration of unity, […]

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Singer Rafael Mendoza.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 10227 12:00 PM PT Singer Rafael Mendoza. A conversation with Mexican singer and composer Rafael Mendoza, a recognized troubadour whose repertoire ranges from bolero, blues and Afro-Antillean rhythms to son jarocho and ranchera music. He has performed in festivals and venues around Mexico, the US and Europe. His discography is […]

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