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6:41 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

Retirement Redefined: Pension Crises

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KUNM Local
3:23 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

Review: "The Guys" Re-visits the Events of 9-11 and Reveals Humanity, Horror

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As the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks approaches, we each have our own way of digesting and knitting together our memories of that day. Reviewer Jim Terr says The Guys, playing at Warehouse 21 in Santa Fe, does an extraordinary job of re-visiting those events and helps us appreciate the horror and the humanity they revealed.

Jim Terr is a writer, actor and satirist. He lives in Las Vegas New Mexico.

Warehouse 21 Tickets for The Guys.

 

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Fronteras
6:41 pm
Wed September 7, 2011

Redefining Retirement: Working Retirees

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Longer life expectancies have helped catalyze what many are calling a new life stage in between middle-age and old-age. In part three of our ongoing series, Retirement Redefined, we look at a growing number of older Americans who are putting off true retirement. Devin Browne from the Fronteras Changing America Desk reports they're finding second, or third careers to fill and finance their later years.

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4:56 pm
Wed September 7, 2011

Live In-Studio: Robert Cray

Grammy Award Winning Blues Artist: Robert Cray

Wed. 9/14 at 7pm: Bluesman Robert Cray will be in our neck of the woods this month while on the southwest leg of his tour, and joins Putnay live in the KUNM studios for an interview, and hopefully a song or two.

Learn more about Robert Cray at his website.

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Fronteras
6:42 pm
Tue September 6, 2011

Retirement Redefined: Longer Lives Strip Savings

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As medical technology has improved, people are living longer, often well past expectations. If you're a man, the average life expectancy is now 75. It's 80 for women with more living well into their 80s or 90s. But that's leading to other problems. Long life is stripping away savings. From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Marizco reports.


 

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Fronteras
6:42 pm
Tue September 6, 2011

Tamarisk Eradication Threatens SW Willow Flycatcher

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3:54 pm
Tue September 6, 2011

Melody of China & Simon Shaheen

Wed. 9/14 at 10pm: See September 7th listing for more about ?Globalquerque! 2011. This week's show will feature interviews and performances by Los Martinez (New Mexico), Liber Ter?n (Mexico), Melody of China (China) and Simon Shaheen (Palestine) from ?Globalquerque! 2010.

The show was produced by Southwest Stages in collaboration with KUNM, Native Voice 1 and ?Globalquerque!.

Keep up to date at the Globalquerque homepage.

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Fronteras
6:42 pm
Mon September 5, 2011

Redefining Retirement: Changing Financial Approaches

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Fewer Americans today envision living out their golden years playing bingo and golf. In fact, according to a recent study, more than half of the 55 and older crowd are struggling to retire. As baby boomers reach retirement age, many are facing diminished 401(k)s, dwindling entitlements and growing medical bills.

The Fronteras Changing America Desk is exploring the idea of how retirement is being redefined in an ongoing series. From Prescott, Laurel Morales has the first installment.

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Entertainment
2:24 pm
Sun September 4, 2011

RadioLab: (So-called) Life

DNA strand
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Sun. 9/11 at 11am: What is "natural" in a world where biology and engineering intersect? Biotechnology is making it easier and easier to create new forms of life, but what are the consequences when humans play with life? We travel back to the first billion years of life on Earth, take a look at how modern engineers tinker with living things, and meet a woman who could have been two people.

More info at RadioLab

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KUNM Local
4:59 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Biz Report: Smart Grids and Social Enterprises

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Each week we take a look at business news from around the state. Today, KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel spoke with the Senior Reporter with the New Mexico Business Weekly, Megan Kamerick.
 

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Fronteras
6:42 pm
Wed August 31, 2011

Clean Energy Funding Set to End

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Senior officials in the Obama administration pledged their support for renewable energy on Tuesday. But as Jude Joffe-Block reports for the Fronteras Changing America Desk, federal funds that subsidize the budding industry are threatened.
 

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KUNM Local
5:14 pm
Wed August 31, 2011

REVIEW: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's "Encore" Delights and Surprises

The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is back this weekend with, literally, an "Encore" performance of the same name. Reviewer Janet Eigner, Santa Fe poet and dance writer, couldn't catch her breath from the delight and surprise that company generated. The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet performs its "Encore" program Saturday night at the Lensic Performing Art Center in Santa Fe.
 

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2:41 pm
Wed August 31, 2011

Live In-Studio: Monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery

Monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery

Wed. 9/7 at 330pm: The Monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery will visit with Carol Boss for an interview and chanting demonstration.

The Monks will be creating a Green Tara Sand Mandala at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology on the UNM Campus from September 8 to 11. They will also be performing Journey to the Roof of the World: Sacred Dance and Chants of Tibet at the KiMo Theatre on September 10th.

Clock here for more info on the Maxwell Museum activities.

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4:23 pm
Tue August 30, 2011

An Interview with Santa Fe Pro Musica's Thomas O'Connor

Thomas O'Connor

Mon. 9/5 at 930pm: We shall interview Thomas O?Connor, Co-Founder, Music Director and Conductor of Santa Fe Promusica regarding the Season Opening - and 30th Anniversary - with the excitement of... Tango!

Santa Fe Pro Musica will feature Argentine composer Astor Piazzola?s with Internationally renowned master of the bandoneon, the Argentinian Daniel Binelli.

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11:32 am
Tue August 30, 2011

Poes?a en la M?sica Latinoamericana / Poetry in Latin American Music

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Mon. 9/5 at 730pm: Un programa para deleitarnos con poetas-m?sicos y m?sicos-poetas de Latinoam?rica. This program will delight you with the creations of musician-poets and poet-musicians of Latin America.

Host: Cristina Baccin

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KUNM Local
1:04 pm
Mon August 29, 2011

AZ Attny. Gen. Challenges Voting Rights Act

Albuquerque, NM –

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne yesterday sued the federal government, arguing a provision of the voting rights act is unconstitutional. For the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Mark Brodie reports.

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KUNM Local
7:10 pm
Thu August 25, 2011

MALDEF Files Lawsuit to Stop License Checks

Albuquerque, NM –

A national civil rights organization says the governor of New Mexico acted unconstitutionally by requiring foreign nationals to prove they are residents of the state. As Monica Ortiz Uribe reports from the Fronteras Changing America Desk, the organization filed a lawsuit Wednesday.

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KUNM Local
4:05 pm
Thu August 25, 2011

Robert Mirabal's Po'Pay Speaks A Direct Line to the Past

Santa Fe, NM – Ever wonder what a historic figure would have said about current events? Reviewer Rosemary Zibart says this weekend you can catch one interpretation of a famous native of Taos Pueblo who lived over three centuries ago. Rosemary Zibart is a writer. She lives in Santa Fe.

Robert Mirabal's Po'Pay Speaks

 

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KUNM Local
6:08 pm
Wed August 24, 2011

Research Shows Mixed Results for CA Mandatory Nurse Staffing Levels

Albuquerque, NM – Recently union nurses in Santa Fe voted not to strike during contract negotiations. One central issue was the question of how many patients a nurse should be in charge of at one time. California has nurse to patient ratios mandated by law. How is this policy working there?

 

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Public Affairs
4:57 pm
Wed August 24, 2011

Drought In New Mexico

Low water levels in the Rio Grande (USGS.gov)

Thurs. 9/1 at 8am: Drought has hit New Mexico hard. The state has sued the Bureau of Reclamation over water and farmers are paying to pump groundwater as river sources dry up. How is this year's drought affecting the Rio Grande River and the communities that depend on it?

Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866. Email the show at callinshow@kunm.org.

Guests:

Em Hall, UNM School of Law

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1:55 pm
Wed August 24, 2011

An Interview with Judy Collins

Judy Collins - Who Knows Where the Time Goes, 1968

Wed. 8/31 at 2pm: Carol Boss has a live conversation with the iconic and beloved singer/songwriter.

Slideshow album cover:

Judy Collins Sings Leonard Cohen: Democracy, 2004

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KUNM Local
12:56 pm
Wed August 24, 2011

Interior Department to Clean Up Tribal Schools

Albuquerque, NM –

The Interior Department announced this week it will be cleaning up tribal schools across the country. As Laurel Morales reports for the Fronteras Changing America Desk, the agency will have to invest millions of dollars to comply with environmental violations.

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9:18 am
Wed August 24, 2011

Living Blues Awards

Living Blues Award Winner, Mavis Staples

Wed. 8/31 at 7pm: The world's leading blues magazines presented their 18th annual awards for the best of the blues. Putnay will be playing the music of the best in the world of blues.

View complete list of Living Blues Award Winners

Slideshow photo: Living Blues Award Winner, James Cotton

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KUNM Local
12:55 pm
Tue August 23, 2011

StoryCorps: Senaida and Tina Garcia

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KUNM Local
12:50 pm
Mon August 22, 2011

Future Retirees Struggling Financially

Albuquerque, NM –

It's a lot more difficult to retire these days. A recent study found more than half of people 55 and older struggling financially. From Flagstaff, Laurel Morales reports.

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KUNM Local
12:48 pm
Mon August 22, 2011

Hate Crimes Against Latinos in CA Grow

Albuquerque, NM –

Hate crimes against Latinos in California have grown by almost 50 percent between 2009 and 2010. Meanwhile, as Ruxandra Guidi reports from the Fronteras Changing America Desk, attacks against other groups continue to go down.

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KUNM Local
12:58 pm
Fri August 19, 2011

Influx of Central American Immigrants in TX

Albuquerque, NM –

Newly-released numbers from the 2010 Census in Texas show a skyrocketing influx of Central American immigrants over the last decade. And as Hern n Rozemberg reports for the Fronteras Changing America Desk, the typical household is not so typical anymore.

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KUNM Local
7:02 pm
Thu August 18, 2011

March Against Gov's License Proposal

Albuquerque, NM –

Hundreds of people marched Tuesday in Las Cruces to protest the New Mexico governor's efforts to repeal driver's licenses for illegal immigrants. From the Fronteras Changing America Desk, Monica Ortiz Uribe reports state lawmakers will likely debate the issue in a special session next month.

Fronteras Changing America Desk

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KUNM Local
5:25 pm
Wed August 17, 2011

Review: Dancing Earth, A Performance in the Spirit of Santa Fe Indian Market

Dancing Earth
Photo by Paulo T. Photography.

Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe Indian Market will be in full swing this weekend, perhaps even more than usual with a special performance by the indigenous, contemporary dance group, Dancing Earth. Reviewer Janet Eigner says the event will bring to life the spirit of the artistic offerings at the market. Eigner is a Santa Fe poet and dance writer.

Dancing Earth will perform "Of Bodies Of Elements" Friday night at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe.
 

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12:25 pm
Wed August 17, 2011

Duets, Duos & Unusual Match-ups

Candye Kane

Wed.8/24 at 7pm: Tonight on the Blues Show, it's duets, duos and unusual match-ups. Plus, Blues News about the controversy with Candye Kane.

Host: Mary Oishi

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