Carol Boss

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Ways to Connect

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.

  

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. 

Sanfamedia.com via flickr

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. 

Luke E. Montavon

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. 

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.

davidberkeley.com

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.

Christopher Paquette, Philadelphia, Pa., via Wikimedia Commons

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

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Carol Boss visited with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill when they came through town on her show "Afternoon Freeform" on 89.9 KUNM. They chatted a bit and played three of their lovely irished-tinged songs for fiddle and guitar.

Martin Hayes, fiddle
Dennis Cahill, Guitar

Carol Boss, host

Videography by Jefferson White

Gun Violence And Racism

Jun 24, 2015
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Sat. 6/27 12p: Carol Boss hosts a conversation about gun violence and racism.  Her guests are Miranda Viscoli with New Mexicans for Gun Safety; Mary Shoemaker, whose son was shot and killed by police in Northern New Mexico one year ago; and Tonya Covington, a trained mediator and anti-racism trainer for 30 years and a member of the Albuquerque NAACP.  Covington was in Charleston recently where most of her family lives and visited Mother Emmanuel Church where she met Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of the 9 men and women killed last week at the church.

 

Adobe Brothers

Wed. 6/3 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes local music legends, the Adobe Brothers, to Freeform for a live performance in the studio.  They play a wide variety of acoustic music including bluegrass, Celtic, old-timey, Latin folk music and western swing. The Adobe Brothers have been playing together for more than 30 years and will be performing this weekend at the Albuquerque Folk Festival.

Sat. 5/23 12:00p: Carol Boss hosts a conversation about cardiac health for women with cardiologist Karen Sopko, Dorothee Hutchinson with Project Heart Start, Mary Beth el Gouhary and Marlene Naranjo.  Marlene was with her best friend Mary Beth when the latter suddenly collapsed onto the floor and her heart stopped. Having recently completed a course in CPR, Marlene quickly began compressions and saved her friend's life.

Scott Darsee

Wed. 5/20 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes Scott and Johanna Hongell-Darsee to the studio.  They will perform unique modern arrangements of some medieval and traditional ballads and songs.  Their music originates from Scandinavia, Ireland, UK, India and North America.

***If you missed the live show, you can still listen using our Two Week Archive

Wed. 5/6 1:30p:  Carol Boss welcomes the Americana/Folk/Bossa Nova/Jazz duo to the studio for a live intimate concert. 

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Fri. 03/27 8a: "Is there not something worthy of perpetuation in our Indian spirit of democracy where Earth, our mother, was free to all, and no one sought to impoverish or enslave his neighbor?" ~ Ohiyesa   This time on Peace Talks Radio, we explore how Indigenous people in the United States handle the conflict of living in a world taken from their ancestors. Our guests include historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, as well as Greg Grey Cloud (Rosebud Sioux/ Lakota) and Valerie Siow (Laguna).

Ribab Fusion from Morocco visit for awhile in the KUNM Control Room with Carol Boss on Afternoon Freeform. They perform a few songs on "ribab" and other instruments, and chat about their music. Video only.

Video by Jefferson White.

Keep up with Ribab Fusion on the web at www.ribab-fusion.com.

  Sat. 12/13 12p:  Carol Boss is very excited to welcome to our studio,Terry Tempest Williams.She's the author of one of Carol's most favorite books, ever - the environmental literature classic, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place, as well as many other books and essays. Terry has been called "a citizen writer," a writer who speaks eloquently on behalf of an ethical stance toward life.

Nellie B. Van Slingerland

  Fri. 11/28 8a. In the recent Ken Burns documentary about the Roosevelts, there was but one sentence about Teddy Roosevelt winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.  There's much more to the story of course and we'll talk with Charles Doleac who'll tell us about the Portsmouth Peace Treaty, negotiated in New Hampshire to end the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5.  Doleac says Roosevelt was a pioneer of multi-track negotiation techniques that have been used ever since and that the town folk of

Robin And Linda Williams dropped in on KUNM's Afternoon Freeform with Carol Boss, chatted and sang a few songs to celebrate the release of their latest album, "Back 40."

The video clip features two of four songs they played, "Those Old Green Hills" and "Middleton Waltz". The audio link has the entire session.

Catch up with Robin and Linda online at robinandlinda.com.

Poetry Foundation

 Sat. 11/8 12p:  Carol Boss talks with celebrated Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, the author and editor of  more than 30 volumes of poetry, essays, short stories, novels and anthologies. Naomi's father was a Palestinian refugee and her mother an American of German and Swiss descent.

Creativity For Peace

Sat. 10/18 12p: Carol Boss talks to three young Palestinian and Israeli leaders who have made peacemaking an integral part of their life.  They all attended Creativity for Peace's summer camp when they were teens, a program that prepares Palestinian and Israeli young women to pave the way to peace in their communities and across borders by partnering as leaders.  Adi, Nahida, and Dima will talk about growing up in war, their personal transformations and their work for peace.

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