Espejos de Aztlan en Latin American Electroacustic Art <p>Mon. 30 June, 7p: An interview with <strong>Dr. Ricardo Dal Farra</strong>, composer and multimedia artist, researcher, educator, performer and curator. We´ll talk about&nbsp; how was Electroacustic music developed in Latin America.&nbsp;</p><p>Dr. Dal Farra´s&nbsp; <strong><i>Latin American Electroacoustic Music Collection </i></strong>is part of the <span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Digital Latin America exhibition, organized by 516 Arts, in Albuquerque</span>. You can visit this Collection here:</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 23:02:59 +0000 Cristina Baccin 47371 at Latin American Electroacustic Art National Organization for Women <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><p><font face="Calibri">Mon. 23 June, 7p: <strong>Nancy López</strong> and <strong>Irene Vásquez</strong> will be speakers at the NOW (National Organization for Women) Conference,&nbsp; in Albuquerque from June 27 to 29. What does it mean for Latinas and Chicanas to participate in this National Feminist Organization?&nbsp;What did NOW achieve for Chicanas and Latinas?</font><font face="Calibri"> Join this discussion with host Guille Quiroz.</font></p><p>More info: <a href=""></a></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:34:56 +0000 Guille Quiroz 47016 at National Organization for Women DIGITAL LATIN AMERICA & "Florcita Andina" <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mon. 2 June, 7p: From the deepest corners of Latin America we enter the digital world.&nbsp;&nbsp; Access into the digital age modifies, creates feedback and opens new perspectives on art and folklore in Latin America.</p><p>To sample we need a window.&nbsp; Sisa Toaquiza, Flor de los Andes (Flower of the Andes), an indigenous singer, a Tiqua from the Ecuadorean Highlands, shows how access to the internet and digital media permits an artist to reach a global audience from the farthest reaches of our American continents.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 02:18:50 +0000 Cristina Baccin 45460 at DIGITAL LATIN AMERICA & "Florcita Andina" There is Art, hear… <p>Mon. 26 May, 7p: Host Adam Aguirre spent Mothers’ Day with California native, now Albuquerque resident, author, editor, poet Richard Vargas discussing the life of the poet, the state of Chicano poetry and the realities of Chicano literature. Richard Vargas, editor/publisher of <em>The Tequila Review </em>and of <em>The Más Tequila Review</em>, reflects on what it means and what it <strong><em>should</em> </strong>mean to be a Chicano poet, and describes the work behind his new book, part of the Press 53 Silver Concho Poetry Series, <strong><u>Guernica, revisited</u></strong>.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Adam Aguirre 45454 at There is Art, hear… "Guera" <p>Mon. 19 May, 7p:&nbsp; Theater actress Lisandra Tena will talk with ESPEJOS DE AZTLÁN. Ms. Tena is the&nbsp; main character of theater play <strong>“Guera”</strong>. The performance will take place at the Working Classroom. She will talk about how this monologue performance came to be, and in her way she gives a a sense of what the concept <em>guera is</em> about.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:35:46 +0000 Guille Quiroz 45450 at "Guera" Festival Djudeo Espanyol 2014 <p>Mon. 12 May 7p:&nbsp; Henry Gonzales will interview members of the Sephardic community about the upcoming&nbsp; <strong>Festival Djudeo Espanyol 2014</strong>. Héctor Contreras, one of the presenters,&nbsp; will talk about two Mexican film presentations at the Festival.&nbsp; Héctor is a native of Chihuahua, México who has done extensive research on Jewish literature, history and culture.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 03:24:41 +0000 Henry Gonzales 44879 at Festival Djudeo Espanyol 2014 Finally home: Ramón Dorado (unjustly deported from ABQ while heading to class years ago) <p><font color="black" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2"><font color="navy" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4"><font size="4"><font color="black" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2"><font color="navy" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4"><font size="4">Mon. 5 May, 7p: Four years ago, Ramón Dorado Mendoza was r</font></font></font>apidly deported after being stopped by Airport police on the I-25 as he was driving to his college classes. He came with his family to Albuquerque as a child of 6 years old from Chihuahua, México.<br /> Mon, 05 May 2014 16:24:44 +0000 Cristina Baccin 44790 at Finally home: Ramón Dorado (unjustly deported from ABQ while heading to class years ago) Chicago: It’s “the Jungle” Out There <p>Mon. 14 April, 7p: Join host Adam Aguirre as he meets the border-crossing, field-working, fruit-picking, college-graduating, newspaper-publishing, typical suburban wife and mother of two, and Chicagoan by choice, Laura Cortez Garcia.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:40:14 +0000 Adam Aguirre 43845 at Chicago: It’s “the Jungle” Out There "Behind closed doors" <div><font color="navy" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4">Mon. 31 March, <span>7p</span>: Come stroll with us inside a typical house belonging to a wealthy "<em><span>criollo</span></em>" (Creole, a Spaniard -usually a mestizo- born in the Americas). Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:42:04 +0000 Cristina Baccin 43109 at "Behind closed doors" Recuerda a César Chávez <p>Mon. March 24th, 7p: Tune in to Espejos de Aztlán Monday evening when we will have a conversation with representatives of <strong>Recuerda a César Chávez</strong>, in anticipation of the upcoming César Chávez Day March and Celebration on March 29 in Albuquerque!</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 02:29:48 +0000 Louis Head 42804 at Recuerda a César Chávez Are New Mexicans enrolling for the Health Coverage? <p>Mon. March 17, 7p: Join us this evening in Espejos with Monica Irlando-Wildman, and Members of Health Care Justice Coalition to discuss benefits and challenges of enrolling on healthcare.&nbsp;<strong> Deadline is March 31st!</strong></p><p>Centennial and Market Exchange are the two options in New Mexico but there are still people falling in the cracks. This evening we’ll follow up on needed discussions for our health care coverage opportunities and rights.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:32:29 +0000 Guille Quiroz 42603 at “All My Friends Know the Lowriter…” <p> Mon. 10 March, 7p: Santino J. Rivera, editor with Broken Sword Publications, sits down with host Adam Aguirre to take a look at the iconic yet misunderstood Chicano mystery man, the “Lowrider,” through the works collected in the newly released anthology, <strong>Lowriting – Shots, Rides and Stories from the Chicano Soul</strong>. The Lowrider comes into focus through the eyes of Los Angeles-based photographer Art Meza, and we come to understand the Lowrider’s message, his meaning, his soul, through the words of Lowriters everywhere, including several from here in New Mexico. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:22:00 +0000 Adam Aguirre 42061 at “All My Friends Know the Lowriter…” An audio portrait of a photographer: DON USNER <div><p>Mon. 3 March, 7pm: We converse with Don USNER, photographer and writer, in his Santa Fe studio. Throughout his life, Usner´s&nbsp; main focus has been the depiction of beauty, and -at the same time- the social contrasts of the Rio Grande Valley.</p><p>His reflections about northern New Mexico history and culture can be deeply appreciated through his camera lens: from the enchantment of a typical colourful New Mexican landscape to the black and white drama of the <em>gente del pueblo.</em></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 02:00:57 +0000 Cristina Baccin 41968 at An audio portrait of a photographer: DON USNER "Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano" <p>Mon. Feb. 24th, 7pm:&nbsp; Espejos de Aztlán will bring you Theater and TV producer Dan Guerrero talking about his father’s movie documentary: <strong>“Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano”</strong>. Lalo is considered “Father of the Chicano Music”, a fun and entertaining musician who reflects the richness of Chicano roots in the U. S. You can tune in KUNM and get the feeling as of why he is much beloved.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:18:00 +0000 Guille Quiroz 41729 at "Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano" For Valentine’s Day, Cinema con Corazón! <p>Mon. 9 Feb. 7:00p:: Join host Adam Aguirre and guests Justin Remer-Thamert, Program Director of the<strong> New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice</strong>, and Gabriela Vera, a volunteer at the Coalition and Coordinator at Familia Corazón, to discuss the Coalition’s presentation of the New Mexico debut of “<strong>The Second Cooler” (La segunda nevera),</strong> a documentary film by Ellin Jimmerson.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:12:10 +0000 Adam Aguirre 41135 at For Valentine’s Day, Cinema con Corazón! ESTEVAN ARELLANO: "El agua es como la sangre que corre en el cuerpo" <div><div><p><font color="black" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2"><font color="navy" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4">Mon. 3 Feb. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 06:04:57 +0000 Cristina Baccin 40839 at ESTEVAN ARELLANO: "El agua es como la sangre que corre en el cuerpo" Mexican tastes and flavors with Chef Fernando Olea <p>Mon. 6 Jan. 7pm: Join us in a celebration of tastes and flavors coming from the kitchen of Mexican Chef Fernando Olea in today´s "Día de los Reyes Magos" (Three Magi).</p><p>Fernando Olea, originally from Mexico, &nbsp;is fascinated by the cuisine of the pre-Columbian indigenous people of his native country, especially the moles. As part of the non-profit organization Cooking with Kids, Olea -in conjuction with other chefs- participates in the "Chefs move to schools" Mrs. Obama program, a part of the “Let’s Move!” campaign to end the epidemic of childhood obesity.</p><p></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:58:15 +0000 Cristina Baccin 39749 at Mexican tastes and flavors with Chef Fernando Olea De cenizas, esperanza y un año nuevo <p>Mon. 30 Dec. 7p: Host Adam Aguirre takes us to downtown Albuquerque to look at the aftermath of a fire that destroyed a physical part of the National Institute of Flamenco on December 18, and to discuss the impact of the fire and the future of the Institute with its world-renowned founder, Eva Encinias Sandoval.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 17:12:17 +0000 Adam Aguirre 39652 at De cenizas, esperanza y un año nuevo New Mexican singer Nacha Mendez <p>Mon. 23 Dec. 7p: Her first guitar was a shoe box handmade by her father, and her abuelita in La Unión was her first music teacher. New Mexican painter, sculptor, composer, guitarrista, and singer, Nacha Mendez joins us to share her achievements, learnings, and projects. A conversation about music... and life!</p><p>She will perform on Saturday, Dec. 28th (6-9pm), Hotel Andaluz (Albuquerque, New Mexico)</p><p></p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 03:05:38 +0000 Cristina Baccin 39202 at New Mexican singer Nacha Mendez The Bell of Justice: Behind the Cross-Border Femicides <div><strong>International Human Rights Day ESPEJOS DE AZTLÁN Special</strong></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p>Mon. 9 Dec. 7-8p: In commemoration of December 10, International Human Rights Day, Espejos de Aztlán will host a special program on cross-border violence against women. The one-hour documentary examines the murders of women in New Mexico, El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.&nbsp; Listeners will hear from victims’ relatives, women’s advocates and scholars who will discuss systemic gender violence, political corruption and denials of justice.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 04:49:24 +0000 Kent Patterson 38136 at The Bell of Justice: Behind the Cross-Border Femicides Aftermath of deportation in a Latino family: la historia de Ramón Dorado Mendoza <p>Mon. 12/2, 7p: Aftermath of the deportation from Albuquerque of&nbsp; the young student Ramon Dorado Mendoza in his family.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:20:37 +0000 Cristina Baccin 38412 at Aftermath of deportation in a Latino family: la historia de Ramón Dorado Mendoza Poet Tim Z. Hernández <p><span class="userContent">Mon. 11/11 7p: Tim Z. Hernandez, poet, performance artist, author, joins host Adam Aguirre to talk about his many projects including the research, fund drive, and dedication of an ultimate memorial to th<span class="text_exposed_show">e "deportees" killed in the infamous Los Gatos Canyon plane crash in 1948. He´ll also discuss the release of his new novel, "Mañana Means Heaven", which tells the story of "the Mexican girl" at the center of Kerouac's Beat classic, "On the Road". Mon, 25 Nov 2013 01:28:17 +0000 Adam Aguirre 38090 at Poet Tim Z. Hernández Aftermath of deportation in Ivette´s family <p>Mon. 25 Nov. 7p: A través de la historia de Ivette, vecina de Albuquerque, reflexionamos sobre las deportaciones y las consecuencias para las familias latinas. <em>/ We´ll reflect on the aftermath of deportation in Latino families, through Ivette´s story.</em></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 01:11:06 +0000 Cristina Baccin 38089 at Aftermath of deportation in Ivette´s family "Respect ABQ Women" by Young Women United <p>Mon 4 Nov. <span>7p</span>: YOUNG WOMEN UNITED leaders, <span>Tannia</span> Esparza and <span>Denicia</span> <span>Cadena</span> will converse with us about the "Respect <span>ABQ</span> Women" campaign. This campaign works through the issues raised by a City of Albuquerque ballot initiative that could abridge reproductive rights and health care for women.</p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 02:45:14 +0000 Cristina Baccin 37128 at "Respect ABQ Women" by Young Women United Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands <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 Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands A Conversation with Artist Kai Margarida-Ramírez <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 A Conversation with Artist Kai Margarida-Ramírez Health Care Reform in NM: WHO, WHEN, WHERE...? <p>Mon. 7 Oct. 7:00 p: <strong>WHO</strong> are elegible? <strong>WHERE</strong> do you have to go? <strong>WHEN?</strong>... questions about Health Care Reform in New Mexico that we´ll try to answer with Barbara K. Webber (Executive Director -The Health Action New Mexico Team), and Sovereign Hager (New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty).&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:09:54 +0000 Cristina Baccin 35980 at Health Care Reform in NM: WHO, WHEN, WHERE...? PURO REGGAETON <p>Mon. 30 Sept. 7:00p: With often socially charged lyrics, <strong>REGGAETON</strong> is a music enriched by the constant tensions of racial and class struggles that makes Caribbean musical traditions and innovations so vibrant.</p><p>We&acute;ll talk about this with Co-editor of the anthology &quot;<em>Reggaeton</em>&quot;, scholar,&nbsp; singer and songwriter Dr. Raquel Z. Rivera, focusing on the origins of Reggaeton in Puerto Rico. (</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:23:43 +0000 Cristina Baccin 35508 at PURO REGGAETON 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 Tierra del Soul & Lalo Alcaraz! Santa Fe’s Jerry Lopez: "Mis Raíces" <p>Mon. 9/9, 7p: Santa Fe’s Jerry Lopez, of the Lopez Brothers, returns to Santa Fe’s Lensic Theater for a one-night show benefitting the National Latino Behavioral Health Association on September 14. Host Adam Aguirre sits down with Jerry Lopez to reflect on Jerry’s own rich and musical New Mexican heritage, and on all things Santa Fe (60´s - 70´s Santa Fe, that is), as he catches us up on a truly remarkable career.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:04:14 +0000 Adam Aguirre 34441 at Santa Fe’s Jerry Lopez: "Mis Raíces"