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3:25 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

The Border As Metaphor

July 1, 2010 – Border guards, border fence border patrol. All phrases we hear regularly in the news. Author Luis Alberto Urrea says the border represents much more than a division between two countries. He's the author of several books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. His book, "The Devil's Highway," was nominated for Pulitzer Prize.

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KUNM Local
3:58 pm
Wed June 23, 2010

Collaborative Politics

June 23, 2010 – Politics is a brutal business these days. An energy bill is held up in Congress and it's not clear if immigration reform will be considered anytime soon. Most of the state primaries are behind us and the midterm elections just a few months away. Republicans and Democrats are hunkering down in their political trenches. But one local group says wait maybe you don't have to!

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4:42 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Mexico: Riding Out the Storm

Fri. 7/23: In the midst of crises in Mexico, Mexicans must cope with living their everyday lives.

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4:00 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Afropop Soundsystem Goes to South Africa - Part 4

Fri. 7/2: An exploration of some of the lesser known gems of South African music.

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3:33 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

The Other Afro-Latino - Hidden Sounds from Ecuador, Bolivia, and Uruguay

Fri. 7/16: A spotlight on black enclaves producing music throughout Latin America that usually are overshadowed by Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian musical giants.

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3:20 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Creating the World We Really Want with Frances Moore Lappe

Sat. 7/17: Dr. Frances Moore Lappe discusses how to overcome obstacles by recognizing miracles to create a life we want.

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2:56 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

New York's Mande Diaspora - Part 2

Ryan Skinner, ethnomusicologist

Fri. 7/30: An exploration of New York's Mande community with ethnomusicologist Ryan Skinner, touching on the life and culture of Mande artists.

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2:35 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Trombone Shorty, Live at Pocono Blues Festival in Blakeslee, PA

Wed. 7/28: A highlight of the work of Troy Andrews, a.k.a. Trombone Shorty, and the influence of his life in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans.

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2:33 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

The Brooks Family, Live On the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise

Weds. 7/14: The hosts catch up with Lonnie and his sons, Ronnie and Wayne Brooks at the 2009 Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise.

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2:20 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

The Kitchen Shrink: A Physician's Common Sense Views on Health Care Reform

Fri. 7/2: Dora Calott Wang M. D., Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Brief Therapy Training Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, UNM discusses her book The Kitchen Shrink.

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2:16 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Afropop All-Stars Live!

Fri. 7/9: Join us for a night of live music from some of afropop's biggest names.

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1:45 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Government Mule, Live at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tennessee

Weds. 7/21: A live performance of Gov't Mule, a southern rock band with a rich history and dynamic sound.

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12:00 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

The Mande Diaspora in New York City

Ryan Skinner, ethnomusicologist

Fri. 7/23: Ethnomusicologist Ryan Skinner explores the rich culture of Mande in New York City.

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10:11 am
Fri June 18, 2010

Nature's Path to Your Soul with Catriona MacGregor

Sat. 7/24: Catriona MacGregor discusses the joyful and renewing qualities of the natural world.

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9:38 am
Fri June 18, 2010

The Gospels of Jesus: A Map for Transformation with Alexander Shaia, Ph.D.

Sat, 7/31: Alexander Shaia, PhD discusses the importance of the number four to life and spirituality.

From the four seasons of nature to the four noble truths, in major religions, the various schools of psychology, and the world around us, we see the number four as integral to life and its cycles. Alexander Shaia sees the same cyclical pattern in the four gospels, as four distinct tenets of spiritual practice, and ultimately through a deep transformative process of faith.


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2:29 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Rare Music of Chuck Willis

Chuck Willis
source: BasementRug.com

Wed. 6/9: DJ Putnay plays some rare tracks from 1950's Rock and Blues legend Harold "Chuck" Willis.

for more about Chuck Willis visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Willis

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10:42 am
Wed May 26, 2010

An Interview with Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King

Wed. 6/23: Tonight on the Blues Show, join DJ Putnay for an interview with this long-time rockin' Texas blues duo on the heels of their new album "Have Blues, Will Travel."

For more about the band, visit http://www.smokinjoekubek.com/

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10:38 am
Wed May 26, 2010

Physics can Be Phun, with Dr. Jeff Saul from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, UNM

Dr. Jeff Saul
University of New Mexico

Fri. 6/4: Can learning physics actually be fun? Dr. Saul talks about teaching introductory college physics using an innovative and collaborative approach called the SCALE-UP method.

Dr. Jeff Saul has worked with and is teaching introductory college physics using the SCALE-UP method or Student-Centered Active Learning Environment for Undergraduate Programs. The SCALE-UP Project establishes a highly collaborative, hands-on, computer-rich, interactive learning environment for large, introductory college courses.

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Public Affairs
10:02 am
Wed May 26, 2010

Back Roads Radio Celebrates 10 Years On the Air

Fri. 6/18: A listener's potpouri of stories to celebrate Back Roads Radio's ten years on the air. We're selecting new stories, submitted by listeners, and choosing top favorites from the archives. If you've always wanted to have your voice heard on the radio, this may be the time to submit to: judy@backroadsradio.com.

Back Roads Radio is a Viewpoint Production, hosted and produced by Judy Goldberg.

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4:55 pm
Sat May 15, 2010

Live In-Studio: Guitar Shorty

Guitar Shorty
GuitarShorty.org

Wed. 5/26: Two-time Blues Music Award nominee Guitar Shorty, aka David Kearney, joins Putnay in studio on the Blues Show.

About the artist, from GuitarShorty.org:

"Since (moving to Los Angeles in 1971) Shorty has recorded several albums for the Black Top label and is currently signed to Evidence Records. He often jams at local clubs with former members of the Eagles, Steely Dan, and calls local blues artist Keb Mo a personal friend and fan. He continues to capture audiences with his sincerity, energy, and Rocking/Blues style."

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Music
2:47 pm
Wed May 12, 2010

In Studio: John Trentacosta & Arlen Asher

Straight Up

Thurs. 5/20: Host Mark Weber is joined by John Trentacosta of Straight Up, and KSFR jazz host Arlen Asher.

Host Mark Weber will have old friends John Trentacosta and Arlen Asher on board, live in the studio for conversation on this notion of jazz and the philosophical implications implied by playing a music that for the most part lets you do what you want and be who you are. A music that insists you be authentic and honest and friendly.

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BackRoads
2:01 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

Making Decisions

Fri. 5/21: Making decisions can be agonizing and challenging, yet ultimately freeing and energy-releasing. We will ride the bumpy road of decision-making to hear stories that reflect unique junctures and, at the same time, examine and affirm intention and commitment.

Back Roads Radio is a Viewpoint Production, hosted and produced by Judy Goldberg.

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12:26 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

Live In-Studio: Indigifemme

Elena (Maori & Samoan) and Tash (Dine) of Indigifem

Sat. 5/1: Tash and Elena of the Santa Fe-based duo Indigifemme serenade us with beautiful music this week on Women's Focus.

For more about the band, visit http://www.Indigiefemme.com

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KUNM Local
6:05 pm
Fri April 23, 2010

New Mexico Business Weekly

Albuquerque, NM – This week, KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel talked with Senior Reporter Megan Kamerick about business news from around the state.

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KUNM Local
6:01 pm
Fri April 23, 2010

Santa Fe school board votes to consolidate schools, delay closure of Acequia Madre Elementary

Santa Fe, NM – According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, Alvord, Kaune and Larragoite schools would be consolidated into the old Alameda middle school. The plan is expected to save $1 million for the district. However, the controversial closing of Acequia Madre Elementary school would be postponed to allow time for planning.

In addition, the Board plans to increase class sizes, reduce staff, cut some sports, fine arts, special education programs and eliminate some double dippers who earn salaries in addition to their pensions.

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KUNM Local
5:59 pm
Fri April 23, 2010

City workers say no to cuts

Albuquerque, NM – The Albuquerque Journal reports workers filled meeting chambers and overflow rooms on Thursday night. Workers expressed concern that pay cuts combined with increases in health care costs would be greater than Berry administration officials suggested.

With tax revenue down around 8 percent this fiscal year, city officials told councilors the city should cut salaries in order to avoid raising taxes or cutting basic services. Berry's administration pointed out that city workers had received raises in recent years.

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KUNM Local
4:23 pm
Fri April 23, 2010

Bioblitz events to train citizen scientists in celebration of 4th Earth Day

Albuquerque, NM – In celebration of Earth Day, the Rio Grande Nature Center is hosting events on Saturday intended to get people out into nature. Participants in the BioBlitz event will participate in a one-day concentrated effort to do a biological inventory of the plants, insects, and animals in the Rio Grande Bosque in Albuquerque.

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KUNM Local
4:45 pm
Wed April 21, 2010

The New Mexico Independent 04/21/10

Albuquerque, NM – This week, KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel spoke with reporter Matthew Reichbach about news from around the state.

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KUNM Local
4:44 pm
Wed April 21, 2010

Santa Fe think-tank has plan for solving public school budget woes

Santa Fe, NM – The Santa Fe Public Schools Board will meet tomorrow to make decisions on how to cover an estimated $7 million budget deficit.

Some proposals have included consolidating some small schools, closing others and cutting arts and music programs.

Meanwhile, a prominent Santa Fe think-tank has come up with yet another idea.

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KUNM Local
4:25 pm
Wed April 21, 2010

Study: New Mexicans, 18 to 24, too fat for the military

Washington, D.C. – More than 71,000 of those 18 to 24 years of age are, according to a new study by a group of some of the country's highest ranking retired military officers.

Sara Sciammacco reports for KUNM from Washington.

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