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Los Alabados.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1 PROGRAM # 8772 12:00 PM PT Los Alabados. This special, holiday edition, focuses on Cantos de Alabanza, the liturgical hymns associated to the centuries-old rituals and ceremonies cultivated by the Catholic brotherhoods known as Los Penitentes in the small towns along the mountains of Rio Grande del Norte. The alabados are slow […]

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The Year in Review.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 8771 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. News reporters and commentators discuss some of the news stories that made headlines on Línea Abierta during 2019. Highlights include the impeachment of Trump, the mass shooting in El Paso, the battle in the courts for DACA and against the “public charge” […]

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Asi es Nuevo Mexico.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25 PROGRAM # 8767 12:00 PM PT Asi es Nuevo Mexico. In the towns of northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado people keep alive songs, tales, and a language dating back centuries. These are traditions indigenous to this region, known as Rio Arriba. What makes the traditional music and stories of the Rio […]

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Asi es Nuevo México.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 8766 12:00 PM PT Asi es Nuevo Mexico. In the towns of northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado people keep alive songs, tales, and a language dating back centuries. These are traditions indigenous to this region, known as Rio Arriba. What makes the traditional music and stories of the Rio […]

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“Sin Cielo”. Also, “Debris.”

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4 PROGRAM # 8752 12:00 PM PT “Sin Cielo.” Based on a true story, this award-winning film tells the story of Delia and Memo, two teenagers who are in love living in on of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the Mexican border, where abduction, disappearance and murder are usual things in everyday reality. […]

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“Patrias”.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 PROGRAM # 8718 12:00 PM PT “Patrias.” Award-winning journalist Alfredo Corchado is releasing a new book in Spanish where he tells the story of the ways Mexicans who immigrate to the US have been changing themselves when moving North and in the process transforming their adoptive homeland. Part memoir, the book “Patrias/Homelands” […]

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“Caravana al Norte.” Also, “Los Hilos que Tejen”.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3 PROGRAM # 8708 12:00 PM PT “Caravana al Norte.” Award-winning Salvadoran poet Jorge Argueta, author of many acclaimed bilingual books for children, is now releasing “Caravana al Norte,” the fictionalized story of a Salvadoran boy whose family joins a migrant caravan to the US, finding kindness during their journey north, but also […]

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“Los Camperos: De Ayer para Siempre”.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1 PROGRAM # 8706 12:00 PM PT “Los Camperos: De Ayer para Siempre.” Legendary mariachi ensemble and cultural institution Los Camperos is releasing a new album, the first under the leadership of Jesús “Chuy” Guzmán, after the passing of iconic leader Natividad “Nati” Cano. The album’s repertoire includes canción ranchera, son jarocho, boleros, […]

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Charo, Music and Hope.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 PROGRAM # 8698 12:00 PM PT Charo, Music and Hope. Spanish pop culture icon and virtuoso Flamenco guitar player Charo is performing in concert in San Francisco. Charo, who’s been starring TV shows since the 1960s, talks about highlights of her career as a singer, actress and comedian, and her recovery from […]

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“Viva Chico Toledo!”.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 PROGRAM # 8695 12:00 PM PT “Viva Chico Toledo!” Renowned Mexican artist Francisco Toledo, a champion of indigenous traditions, a human rights activist and a national cultural treasure, died in recent days in his native Oaxaca. This program features archival interviews with the maestro and his daughter, the poet Natalia Toledo. Francisco […]

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