George Luna-Peña http://kunm.org en Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands http://kunm.org/post/hidden-chicano-cinema-film-dramas-borderlands-0 <p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Mon. 10/28 7p: Scholar and Professor A. Gabriel Melendez joins us in studio for a conversation about his newest book entitled Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands (Rutgers University Press, 2013). The book examines how New Mexico, situated within the boundaries of the United States, became a stand-in for the exotic non-western world that tourists, artists, scientists, and others sought to possess at the dawn of early filmmaking. Sat, 26 Oct 2013 18:08:15 +0000 George Luna-Peña 36810 at http://kunm.org Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands A Conversation with Artist Kai Margarida-Ramírez http://kunm.org/post/conversation-artist-kai-margarida-ram-rez <p><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" style="font-size:13.3333px"><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);line-height:23px">Mon. 10/21 7p: </span></font><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Kai Margarida-Ramírez, who was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Albuquerque, joins us for a conversation on her work. </font><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Specializing in papel picado and embroidery, Kai's artwork often fuses pop-culture, strange imagery, family mythology, snarky text, and intricate handiwork. </font></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:38:33 +0000 George Luna-Peña 36492 at http://kunm.org A Conversation with Artist Kai Margarida-Ramírez Tierra del Soul & Lalo Alcaraz! http://kunm.org/post/tierra-del-soul-lalo-alcaraz <p>Mon. 9/23 7p: Chicano author, cartoonist, and satirist Lalo Alcaraz joins us for a phone conversation about his work and his upcoming trip to Albuquerque to participate in the Southwest Organizing Project's Tierra del Soul: Fiestas de Chile y Arte on September 28, 2013. SWOP's own Marisol Archuleta also joins us live in studio to talk about the events leading up to, and including, Tierra del Soul.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 01:17:27 +0000 George Luna-Peña 35223 at http://kunm.org Tierra del Soul & Lalo Alcaraz! Favianna Rodriguez: Artist Working for Social Change http://kunm.org/post/favianna-rodriguez-artist-working-social-change <p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 17:52:26 +0000 George Luna-Peña 33780 at http://kunm.org Favianna Rodriguez: Artist Working for Social Change Alberto Ledesma: Diary of a Dreamer http://kunm.org/post/alberto-ledesma-diary-dreamer <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 23px; ">Mon. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:01:06 +0000 George Luna-Peña 32679 at http://kunm.org Alberto Ledesma: Diary of a Dreamer Voces: Writing Institute for Youth http://kunm.org/post/voces-writing-institute-youth <div><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,'Bitstream Charter',serif;font-size:14px;line-height:23px">Mon. 6/24 7p: Each June, the National Hispanic Cultural Center offers <strong>Voces: Writing Institute for Youth</strong>, a four week, intensive writing workshop for high school students. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:43:10 +0000 George Luna-Peña 31087 at http://kunm.org Voces: Writing Institute for Youth Properties of Violence: Law and Land Grant Struggle in Northern New Mexico http://kunm.org/post/properties-violence-law-and-land-grant-struggle-northern-new-mexico <p><span style="font-family: 'times new roman', serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">Mon. Tue, 21 May 2013 16:55:06 +0000 George Luna-Peña 29534 at http://kunm.org Properties of Violence: Law and Land Grant Struggle in Northern New Mexico Just Write http://kunm.org/post/just-write <p><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Mon. 3/25 7p:&nbsp;Through journaling, poetry, and performance, <strong>JustWrite</strong> empowers, heals, informs, enlightens, and engages the minds and hearts of multiple populations simultaneously. <strong>JustWrite</strong> is an attempt to encourage folks from all walks of life, socioeconomic situations, ethnicities and backgrounds to do simply that: “just write”. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:17:12 +0000 George Luna-Peña 26801 at http://kunm.org Just Write The Writings of Eusebio Chacón http://kunm.org/post/writings-eusebio-chac-n <div style="font-size:13.333333969116211px"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="line-height:22px">Mon. 1/28 7p:&nbsp;</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:small">Eusebio Chacón, born in Peñasco, New Mexico, is arguably one of the most significant and most overlooked figures in New Mexico's cultural heritage. Dr. A. Gabriel Meléndez joins us in-studio to discuss a</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:small">&nbsp;new collection of Chacón's writings. Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:40:11 +0000 George Luna-Peña 24226 at http://kunm.org The Writings of Eusebio Chacón Everyday Practices of Popular Power: Art, Media, and Immigration http://kunm.org/post/everyday-practices-popular-power-art-media-and-immigration <p>Mon. 11/5 7p:&nbsp;In recent years, a new generation of immigrant artists and, in particular, youth activists have used a variety of art and media forms to organize and inspire young people most affected by harsh immigration legislation. &nbsp;They create collective spaces for youth empowerment thereby strengthening local and national networks. We will be joined by two organizers of an upcoming symposium on art, media, and immigration: Irene Vasquez and Rafael Martinez.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 00:13:57 +0000 George Luna-Peña 20851 at http://kunm.org