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Sat. 11/19, 12p: Carol Boss welcomes to Women's Focus the CEO of Planned Parenthood (Rocky Mountain Region), an immigrant activist, a local Muslim activist, and a 17 year old Chicana high school student. It will be a lively discussion of their issues of concern following the election of Donald Trump and what comes next.

Wed. 11/16 , 1:30p Carol Boss honors Leonard Cohen on Freeform with covers from a variety of artists and a visit to the studio by The Handsome Family. They'll play a Cohen song as well as some music from their new release, Unseen .

Wed 11/9, 1: 30p : Post-election day! What will it look like, how will it feel? Carol Boss welcomes two amazing slam poets, Mercedez Holtry and Ebony Isis Booth, to share in spoken word their states of mind and heart on this long anticipated day. Also, singer-songwriter Louise Gabrielle performs live in the studio.

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Sat. 10/29 , 12p Women's Focus Carol Boss speaks with Meg Elison and Dr. Laurie Berdahl on the language, behavior, and aggression that have been front and center in this presidential campaign and the implications for young women, children and society...

Creativity for Peace

Sat. 10/15 12p: Women's Focus host Carol Boss speaks with Yaara Tal and Deema Yusuf who will share their powerful, sometimes poignant stories of growing up, one in Israel, the other in Palestine and the decision of each to become Young Leaders with Creativity For Peace. The program, based in Santa Fe, works to create peace, compassion and friendship between young Israeli and Palestinian women by training them to transform anger and prejudice to mutual respect as they learn to pave the way for...

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Wed. 10/5 1:30p: Carol Boss talks with Nashville powerhouse singer Sarah Potenza who Rolling Stone named as one of their "Artists You Need to Know". Her debut album, Monster, has just been released and is climbing on the Americana Radio Chart.

Albuquerque Academy

Sat. 9/10, 12p: Carol Boss talks with members of the Desert Oasis Teaching Garden team, a community-based garden on the campus of Albuquerque Academy where students, educators, and community members come together and learn the many lessons about sustaining our bodies, our minds, and our planet.

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Sat. 8/20 ,12p: Carol Boss talks with film director and screenwriter Maria Giese about the widening Federal investigation into discrimination against women in Hollywood.

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Sat. 7/30, 12p : Carol Boss and her guests, a diverse group of women will talk about some of the important issues brought up (or not) during the conventions on Women's Focus. Samia Assed and Stefany Olivas who have been traveling with grassroots leaders from across the U.S. on the The People's Caravan (Cleveland to Philadelphia); Gina Dennis, a Bernie Sanders delegate to the DNC; Jacklyn Asamoah , an African American activist and Roxanne Allen will all be part of the conversation.

Wed. 7/20 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes singer-songwriter Kristina Jacobsen to Freeform. She's an ethnomusicologist who plays guitar and lap steel. She leads the "all-girl" Merlettes and the UNM Honky Tonk Ensemble. Joining Kristina will be Folk/Country/Americana singer-songwriter Eryn Bent. Both will be performing at this weekend's Art of the Song Coffeehouse.

Stories From Darfur

Jul 13, 2016

Sat. 7/16 12p: On Women's Focus, Carol Boss talks with Dorothea Janney, the Director of Nursing for Doctors Without Borders in Darfur (2004-2005) where the first genocide of the 21st century began. She will share some of the many powerful, unimaginable and unforgettable stories of the women and children in this region of Western Sudan. At 1 pm, Dairne McLaughlin, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, returns to talk about cooking, eating and living well during the hot summer months.

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Wed. 7/6, 1:30p : Mamadou Kelly is kicking off his U.S. tour in NM. Hear him first on Freeform hosted by Carol
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Carol Boss talks with poet Lauren Camp about her new Dorset-Prize winning collection, One Hundred Hungers. She explores the lives of a first-generation Arab-American girl and her Jewish-Iraqi father and tells stories of food and ritual, immigration and adaptation.

Covering Prince

Apr 25, 2016
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Wed. 4/27 , 1:30p: A spectacular performer, gifted songwriter and producer, Prince is the man behind songs that you may not even know were his. Carol Boss spins some outstanding covers, a few of which are identified more with the cover artist than with Prince himself.

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Sat. 4/23, 12p: Women's Focus - Carol Boss talks with Kimberly Burge , a narrative journalist and Fulbright Scholar to South Africa. She organized a creative writing group in the township of Gugulethu which united and inspired girls of the first generation born into post-apartheid Africa. Their families and communities have been ravaged by poverty, violence, sexual abuse and AIDS. Also, a conversation with Lynn Miller and Corran Harrington, two Albuquerque authors whose new novels have just...

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Women's Focus Sat. 4/9 12p: Dr. Dairne McLoughlin returns to talk about healthy eating and taking great care of ourselves in the spring season according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. And Julia Grueskin, culinary artist and cat lover, will tell us about her new cat cafe opening this weekend. Gatos y Galletas baker and chef Mello Sanchez will chat with us, too.

Sat. 3/12 12p on Women's Focus : Carol Boss talks with Kamala Lopez, the director of Equal Means Equal, a documentary on the status of women in America.

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Wed. 3/2 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes the Merlettes , an all-girl, Merle Haggard-inspired honky tonk band also featuring the music of Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells and Tammy Wynette as well as original songs from Kristina Jacobsen . What a great way to begin Women's History month!

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Sat 2/20 12p Taya Jae welcomes novelist Carolyn Meyers (Diary of a Waitress: the Not-So-Glamorous Life of a Harvey Girl) to talk about the Harvey Girls, one of the first all-female American work forces. This migration of women workers opened up the American West and the workplace to women. Carol Boss interviews 3-time Emmy Award winning director, Terry Spencer Hesser , about her new film, Love is a Verb. This documentary is an examination of the social...

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Sat. 1/30 12p: Carol Boss welcomes back Acupuncturist Dr. Dairne McLoughlin to talk about living according to the seasons with traditional Chinese medicine. She'll share the many delicious and nutritious foods as well as other ways to help us be healthy and balanced this winter season. This is the 5th anniversary of Revolutionary Soup, a monthly segment Carol began in January 2011. It's a series of wide-ranging conversations about food. It's about our relationships and connections with food...

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Sat. 1/16 12p. Carol Boss has a conversation with Miranda Viscoli, Co-President of New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence, whose focus is on the safety of children, families and communities; Mary-Lewis Grow, the creator of the Student Pledge Against Gun Violence, a youth anti-gun violence campaign initiated in the 1990's for which there is currently a resurgence of interest; and Jane Moline, a gun owner who believes in the need for reforming gun laws.

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Sat. 1/16 12p: Carol Boss talks with five of the ten women who participated in Muslim Women Speak, a packed event held in Santa Fe on January 10th and again on the 17th in Albuquerque. The format gave attendees in both cities the opportunity to ask questions of the Muslim women about Islam, their beliefs, their culture and anything else they were curious about in regards to being a Muslim woman. Listen to Carol's conversations with Kathy Aghar, Sandra Akkad, Samie Assad, Sabiha Quraishi and...

Sat. 12/12, 12p: Carol Boss talks with women from United Voices for Refugee Rights and the Refugee Well Being Project. Her guests include young women from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran. Also joining Carol will be New Mexico writer Sharon Neiderman, author of the recent book, The New Mexico Farm Table Cookbook, to talk about her culinary adventures as the new restaurant reviewer for the Albuquerque Journal.

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Wed. 12/9, 1:30p: David Berkeley joins Carol Boss as he performs music from his new release, Cardboard Boat. Check out David's website for the great reviews he's garnered from the NY Times, Rolling Stone, No Depression, San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Globe and many more. davidberkeley.com

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Sat. 10/31 12p: Yes, Spider Woman is joining Carol Boss on Women's Focus this week. Spider Woman is, in fact, Sandra Brantley with UNM's Biology department. She's a biologist-ecologist whose specialty is spiders and what more perfect day to talk about all things spiders than Halloween.

Sat. 10/17 12p: Carol Boss speaks with three young women from "Creativity for Peace", a program in Northern New Mexico that works to create peace, compassion and friendship between Israeli and Palestinians girls. Nuran , Johanna and Sarah, participants in Creativity for Peace's Young Leader Program, will talk about their personal experiences of breaking down barriers of anger and prejudice and learning to pave the way for peace in their communities and across borders.

Sat. 9/26 12p: Carol Boss talks with Kymberly Pinder, Dean of UNM's College of Fine Arts. Kymberly is the co-curator of "Necessary Force: Art in the Police State", the new much-talked about exhibition at UNM's Fine Arts Museum. Joining Dean Pinder will be two of the photographers represented in the show, discussing the need to speak to life in a society that is increasingly policed on many levels.

Two of the most creative forces on Albuquerque’s music scene have come together to form an exciting duo. Violinist Muni Kulasinghe and drummer Jefferson Voorhees visited Carol Boss in our studio on August 19 to debut their dynamic improvisational collaboration. Muni is a co-founder of New Mexico’s popular Le Chat Lunatique and Jefferson plays currently with his band, Pray for Brain.

Sat. 8/8 12p: Carol Boss talks to 92 year old Pearl Burns an avid hiker known for her vast knowledge of New Mexico wildflowers. She has co-written an authoritative and beautiful guide describing over 350 wildflowers and flowering shrubs that grow in the state's Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia and Manzano Mountains. Pearl has led countless wildflower hikes for the U.S. Forest Service and the Albuquerque Open Space program.

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Sat. 7/18 12p: Dairne McLaughlin, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine will talk about this season of the heart and small intestine, "the home of joy and sorrow". She'll have lots of tips on foods to beat the heat and on finding passion and joy in the things we do. Also... Creating Healthy Houses and Workplaces Dr. Ann McCampbell, Environmental Health and Chemical Sensitivity Consultant and Dr. Erica Elliott, specialist in Family Medicine and Environmental Health, join Carol Boss in...

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