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Wed 4/26, 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes one of the world's most prominent and renowned oud masters. On his new recording from Smithsonian Folkways, Rahim AlHaj conveys the story of contemporary Baghdad from the fall of Saddam Hussein to the present day. 

Women's Focus Sat. 3/25, 12p: Carol Boss welcome Kristina Jacobsen, a musician and assistant professor at UNM, who examines questions of Indigenous identity and performance in her new book which focuses on the vibrant Navajo country music scene. Two of the women featured, Chucki Begay and Candice Craig, join us for conversation and live music.

Sat. 3/11, 12p: Director Katie Curran visits Carol Boss on Women's Focus to talk about her award-winning documentary. 

Wed 3/8, 1:30p: Join Carol Boss for an eclectic array of female music makers as we celebrate strong, rebellious, sensitive, funny, poignant, independent women.
A few guests will be in the studio too including former Albuquerque Poet Laureate Jessica Helen Lopez.

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Wed 2/1, 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes singer-songwriter Cidny Bullens to Freeform where he will perform live in the studio. He'll also talk about his solo multimedia autobiographical show in Albuquerque this week at the Q Solo Festival at Aux Dog Theater in which he chronicles his transition from female to male. 

Sat. 1/28, 12p. : Join Carol Boss on Women's Focus and meet several women who were part of the New Mexico contingent at the Women's March on Washington. Some of them traveled 36 hours by bus to be part of this historical event.  They'll talk about the impact on them personally as well as the larger picture with ideas and plans for what comes next . 

 Sat. 12/24, 12p: Join Carol Boss and her guests on Women's Focus for great poetry and animated and inspiring conversation.  Joan Logghe, Demetria Martinez, Jules Nyquist, Aja Oishi, Mary Oishi, and Sina Soul.

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Wed 12/14 1:30p: Scott Darsee and Johanna Hongell-Darsee join Carol Boss on Wednesday Freeform for an "almost solstice, almost Chrismas" mini-concert in the studio.  They'll perform traditional and some medieval songs that evoke scenes of the winter season and the holidays that will soon be upon us.

 

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 peace in their communities and across borders.

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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. 

Kimberly Burge

 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 been published.

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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. 

Kristina Jacobsen

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!

 

516 Arts

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 movement of Sufi inspired Sunni Muslims that began in Turkey in the 1960's and now reaches across the globe. 

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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.

 

Greg Cook

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 Sarah Rahman. 

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