Carol Boss

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-KUNM Studio Sessions
2:57 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

The Black Lillies

Credit Deone Jahnke

The Black Lillies live on Afternoon Freeform

The Black Lillies, led by multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Cruz Contreras, are currently on tour. They stopped by KUNM to perform live on Afternoon Freeform (April  23) with Carol Boss. The band’s blend of country, alt-rock, neo-folk and Appalachian soul has earned them critical acclaim nationwide and their most recent album, Runaway Freeway Blues, was included on numerous Best Albums of the Year (2013) lists.

Cruz Contreras: guitar, bass, vocals
Trisha Gene Brady: vocals
Tom Pryor: guitar
Robert Richards: bass, guitar
Bowman Townsend: percussion

Find out more about The Black Lillies: theblacklillies.com.

Women's Focus
8:13 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Cancer Survivor Talks About The Healing Power Of A Plant-Based Diet

Dr. Ruby Lathon

  Sat. 3/15 12p: In the latest segment of Revolutionary Soup, Carol Boss welcomes Dr. Ruby Lathon. Ruby had a successful engineering career in Albuquerque and now lives in Washington D.C.  After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, she searched for an alternative to surgery and discovered how to use food as medicine.  She recovered from her cancer and became a holistic health and wellness educator and will talk on Women's Focus about the healing powers of a whole foods plant-based diet.

 

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Women's Focus
10:58 am
Mon December 9, 2013

"Girls In The Band," Stories Of Female Musicians In The Big Band Era

Credit Bill Maul / John Natsoulas Center for the Arts

Sat. 12/14 12p.:  Carol Boss talks with Judy Chaikin, award winning director and producer of the film, "Girls in The Band." It tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their groundbreaking journeys from the late 30's to the present day. Carol will also talk with 88 year-old alto saxophonist Roz Cron, the only white "girl" in the popular all-black International Sweethearts of Rhythm in the 1940's.

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Women's Focus
12:26 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Connecting Media Literacy to Food Justice

Sat. 9/14 12p: In another segment of Revolutionary Soup Carol Boss talks with Andrea Quijada, Executive Director of Media Literacy Project in Albuquerque, about the impact of media messaging on marginalized low-income communities and its relationship to the food choices people make and their health.

Women's Focus
9:45 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Young Jewish, Muslim And Christian Women Learn Peacemaking In Northern New Mexico

Sat. 7/20 12p: This year Creativity of Peace marks its tenth anniversary and Carol Boss talks with four young women from Palestine and Israel who are leaders at the organization's Summer Camp in northern New Mexico.  The camp brings together high school girls from Israel and Palestine to live together for 3 weeks in Northern New Mexico. The young women of Jewish, Muslim and Christian faiths participate in a program aimed at preparing the next generation of female leaders and peacemakers in their countries.

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Afternoon Freeform
9:44 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Brazilian American Group "Nation Beat" Heats up Freeform

Wed. 2/6 1:30p: The American/Brazilian group Nation Beat joins Carol Boss in the studio for live music. This world beat fusion project has pioneered a synthesis of music from northeastern Brazil and the deep American South.  They play a 21st century mashup inspired by Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and country-blues.

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Afternoon Freeform
8:53 am
Mon October 29, 2012

A Halloween Freeform

Wed 10/31 1:30p: Four KUNM Freeform DJs join Carol Boss to spin some of their favorite creepy, ghoulish, wacky Halloween tunes.  Travis Parkin, Mello, Mary B, Brandon "Dead" Kennedy and Carol Boss will be mixing their spook-tacular brews just for you.

   

Afternoon Freeform
8:49 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Live In-studio: Zeb and Haniya

Wed 9/19/12 1:30p: They have been described as "among the most innovative musicians in Pakistan."

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Women's Focus
10:11 am
Thu September 13, 2012

The Art of Writing with Demetria Martinez and Anya Achtenberg

Sat. 9/15 12p: Demetria Martinez and Anya Achtenberg talk about their newly published books, The Block Captain's Daughter and Blue Earth.  

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Women's Focus
10:33 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan

  • Carol Boss Interviews the author.

Sat. 8/25 12p: Carol Boss talks to Lois Rudnick about her new book, "The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture."

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Women's Focus
4:56 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Deadly Plutonium: Growing up in Rocky Flats

Sat. 8/11 12p:  Kristen Iversen talks  about her new book "Full Body Burden",  an engrossing memoir and powerful piece of investigative journalism about growing up in the Atomic Age. 

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Women's Focus
3:44 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Joy Harjo Talks About Her New Memoir

Sat. 7/21 12p: Carol Boss talks with the internationally acclaimed  poet and musician about her new book, Crazy Brave: A Memoir. Harjo's new work is grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry and details her journey to becoming a poet.

Women's Focus
9:01 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Poet Joan Logghe Shares Experience as Santa Fe's Poet Laureate

Joan Logghe

Sat. 6/16 12p:  Santa Fe Poet Laureate Joan Logghe's two-year appointment has just come to an end.  She'll join Carol Boss to talk about her experience and read some of her poetry.

Afternoon Freeform
9:18 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Live In-studio: Mary Gauthier

Wed. 6/6 1:30p: Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier brings her guitar for some live music on Freeform with Carol Boss.

Women's Focus
4:43 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Bioneers Co-founder Nina Simons

Sat. 5/26 12p: Carol Boss welcomes Nina and poet-activist Tara Trudell to talk about reinventing women's leadership and how it impacts change.

Afternoon Freeform
11:22 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Live In-studio: The Carolina Chocolate Drops

Wed. 4/11 1:30p: The  Grammy winning Carolina Chocolate Drops prove that old-time, fiddle and banjo music can evolve.

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Women's Focus
12:26 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

The Transition Movement comes to Albuquerque!

Photo by user Lewis and Clark Community College Flickr

Sat. 3/31 12p: The heart of the Transition Movement is the belief that unlocking the collective genius of our communities will enable us to choose a future that is more just and sustainable.  Joining host Carol Boss are members of the Transition ABQ community to talk about the upcoming training for transition, Making a Difference: Creating a Sustainable World.

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Public Affairs
3:38 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Nature as the Designer

Author and prominent designer, Maggie Macnab, discusses her new book, Design by Nature and explains how all people can incorporate nature-inspired design into their lives.  

Public Affairs
11:58 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Life for a College Woman in 2012

1/22 at 12p

Carol sits down with college juniors Sarah Casson, Samreen Anwar, Andrea Nañ ez and Savannah Woodwardto dicuss hopes and fears for the future typical for the women of New Mexico's universities. 

Public Affairs
11:43 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Young and Female: Four College Students Reflect on Hopes and Fears

1/22 at 12p

College juniors Sarah Casson, Samreen Anwar, Andrea Nañ ez and Savannah Woodward discuss hopes, dreams and fears for the future. 

Public Affairs
3:35 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Sowing the Seeds of Food Justice

Sat. 10/08/11  12p: Beth Crowder and Isaura Andaluz talk about the effects of genetically-modified seeds , the industrial food system and what we can do to bring pure and organic foods back on the table. 

Public Affairs
2:45 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Urban Farming in the Desert

Sat. 9/17/11  12p: Zoey Wilcox-Edrington, author of Urban Farming for Drylands, tells listeners how to create their own urban gardens and farms. 

Public Affairs
1:48 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: New Spins on Thanksgiving Dinner

Sat 9/17/11  12p: Sarah Wensell-Fischer and Robin Seydel from local growers' markets give new perspectives and  alternative ideas for every foodie's favorite holiday. 

Public Affairs
4:18 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Cool Weather Crops

Sat 8/27/11  12p: Neesa Patterson, Mary Erwin and Patty Ames talk about growing vegetables during the cooler months. 

Public Affairs
12:23 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: The Healing Powers of Ayurvedic Cooking

Sat 1/21 12p: Yashoda Naidoo originally came to Albuquerque as an accountant but was frustrated by the lack of restaurant options to fit her Ayurvedic diet,  so she started Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe.  Today the restaurant has three locations in Albuquerque and Santa Fe and Naidoo is working on a new project in conjunction with Keshet Dance Company. In this "Revolutionary Soup" Naidoo shares all the benefits of cooking using Ayurveda. 

Public Affairs
11:45 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Posole, Chico Soup and New Mexican Families

Sat 1/21 12p: In this anniversary edition of Revolutionary Soup, Carol Boss sits down with author Gloria Zamora and her mother and sister, Irene and Dolores Tafoya,  to discuss the significance of posole and chico soup and how it has brought their family together for generations in rural New Mexico.      

Public Affairs
12:53 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Three NM Growers Discuss the Significance of Their Crops

Sat 6/18/11 at noon:  Carol Boss talks with three local growers and farmers' market sellers about the environmental, nutritional and spiritual significance of their respective crops.  Gael Fishel, Christina Provazzi and Denise Wheeler discuss farmers' markets and importance of fresh organic produce. 

Women's Focus
11:48 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Revolutionary Soup First Anniversary

Sat. 1/21 12p: Carol Boss celebrates the first anniversary of Revolutionary Soup, a monthly series of wide-ranging conversations about food.

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Public Affairs
5:02 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: An Interview With South Valley Women Growers

Just some of the colorful produce grown at Erda Gardens and Learning Center in Albuquerque's South Valley.

Sat. 2/12/11 at noon: In this segment of "Revolutionary Soup"  Carol sits down with four independent female farmers from Albuquerque's South Valley--Jen Prosser, Spiral Blanton, Amanda Rich, and April Parker.  Tune in to hear how these women work to connect Albuquerque's young and old with the food they eat and the natural bounty of the land.   

Women's Focus
3:18 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Creativity for Peace Camp

Sat. 11/12 12p: Four Arab and Jewish young women from Palestine and Israel, leaders this summer at Creativity for Peace Camp in northern New Mexico, talk to Carol Boss about their commitment to becoming peacemakers in their countries and part of the next generation of female leaders.

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