Cristina Baccin

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Ways To Connect

"Cosecha de tomates" by Rafael Santillana

Mon. 6 Jan. 7pm: Join us in a celebration of tastes and flavors coming from the kitchen of Mexican Chef Fernando Olea in today´s "Día de los Reyes Magos" (Three Magi).

Fernando Olea, originally from Mexico,  is fascinated by the cuisine of the pre-Columbian indigenous people of his native country, especially the moles. As part of the non-profit organization Cooking with Kids, Olea -in conjuction with other chefs- participates in the "Chefs move to schools" Mrs. Obama program, a part of the “Let’s Move!” campaign to end the epidemic of childhood obesity.

"Tango", by Carlos Saura

Sat. 4 Jan. 4:15p: Tango de película... Tango music as soundtrack or main star of a movie. "Watch" a tango or listen a movie through our compilation of songs.

De´Anza Paredes / www.deanzamusic.com

Sat. 4 Jan. 2p:   DE´ANZA PAREDES, a young Santafesina singer emerging as part of a new  generation of young Latino artists in the United States, will perform live with her vihuela during RAÍCES show. We´ll converse about how her bicultural home enriches her music. Ready to release her freshman album "Despertar", she launches her career as a Chicana artist.

Afterwards, at 3pm, we´ll begin to celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, the "Three  Kings Day", "Día de los Reyes Magos" or "La Befana" with songs, letters, and poems written and read by children. Be ready for surprises!

"Ballerini di tango" by Paola Fiori

Sat. Dec. 21st, 4:15p: We´ll listen best tangos 2013 awarded by Latin Grammy Awards: Diego El Cigala, Hernán Lucero y Tute, Julio Botti, Bajofondo, Dúo Ramirez-Satorre...
Y... Feliz NAVIDAD a tod@s!!!

Photo of Nacha Mendez by Bibi Borrego / http://nachamendez.bandcamp.com/

Mon. 23 Dec. 7p: Her first guitar was a shoe box handmade by her father, and her abuelita in La Unión was her first music teacher. New Mexican painter, sculptor, composer, guitarrista, and singer, Nacha Mendez joins us to share her achievements, learnings, and projects. A conversation about music... and life!

She will perform on Saturday, Dec. 28th (6-9pm), Hotel Andaluz (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Photo of Nacha Mendez by Bibi Borrego / http://nachamendez.bandcamp.com/

Sat. 14 Dec. 2 pm: Conversación y música con la artista Nacha Méndez, Premio  a la música Latina  New Mexico Music Awards 2013. Además, compartiremos las mejores  nuevas  canciones de artistas latinos tales como: Gaby Moreno (Guatemala), Leslie Cartaya (Cuba), Concha Buika, Caetano Veloso y más!

Conversation and music with artist Nacha Mendez, Latin Music winner New Mexico Music Awards 2013. Plus, we´ll listen the best  NEW ¡ÑÚ! songs of Latin musicians such as Gaby Moreno (Guatemala), Leslie Cartaya (Cuba), Concha Buika, Caetano Veloso y más!

www.americasvoiceonline.org

Mon. 12/2, 7p: Aftermath of the deportation from Albuquerque of  the young student Ramon Dorado Mendoza in his family.

Illustration: Wendy MacNaughton

Mon. 25 Nov. 7p: A través de la historia de Ivette, vecina de Albuquerque, reflexionamos sobre las deportaciones y las consecuencias para las familias latinas. / We´ll reflect on the aftermath of deportation in Latino families, through Ivette´s story.

Love for horses

Nov 3, 2013
www.todotango.com

Sat. 16 Nov. 4:15 p:  The love for horses is deeply engaged  in the heart of tango lyrics. We´ll navigate this love through urban race horses, and the best friend of a gaucho in the countryside.

Photo Courtesy: Micaela Cadena YWU

Mon 4 Nov. 7p: YOUNG WOMEN UNITED leaders, Tannia Esparza and Denicia Cadena will converse with us about the "Respect ABQ Women" campaign. This campaign works through the issues raised by a City of Albuquerque ballot initiative that could abridge reproductive rights and health care for women.

Alma mía

Nov 1, 2013
"Compañía en el andar" , Painting by Dolores Mendieta

Sat. 2 Nov. 4:15pm: A fete and celebration of life: "El día de los muertos". The belief that the almas (souls)  are visiting us is celebrated in Corazón Tanguero with vintage and contemporary tangoes.

Artist: Artemio Rodriguez (Michoacán, México) / http://artemiorodriguez.net

Sat. 2 Nov. 2pm: Let´s fete together the visit of the almas en El Día de los Muertos.  Join us in a conversation with the directors  of the movie "La Festividad de los Muertos" o "Lanii Xtee Tugul",  Armando Espinosa Prieto and Craig Johnson. They documented the way that dead or almas are feted in Teotitlán del Valle (Oaxaca, México). We´ll share with you the stories and the soundtrack.

Mon. 7 Oct. 7:00 p: WHO are elegible? WHERE do you have to go? WHEN?... questions about Health Care Reform in New Mexico that we´ll try to answer with Barbara K. Webber (Executive Director -The Health Action New Mexico Team), and Sovereign Hager (New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty). 

www.raquelzrivera.com

Sat. Oct. 5, 3p: Come to walk with us around music of Puerto Rico, Haiti and Dominican Republic guided by Dr. Raquel Z. Rivera. We´ll stroll stopping in different "stations" of  music wondering about change and tradition.

Photo Credit: Paul Flanagan / www.antoniolysy.com

Sat. 5 Oct. 4:15pm: Join us in a conversation with TE AMO, ARGENTINA show director and cellist Antonio LYSY. 

TE AMO, ARGENTINA, a journey through the heart and soul of Argentina, is a multimedia concert featuring music from Amerindian rhythms of the Andes Mountains to the sounds of the city-street cafés of Buenos Aires. The performance will take place on Wed. Oct. 9 (National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque), and Frid. Oct 11 (Lensic Theater, Santa Fe).

www.casaflamenca.org

Mon. 30 Sept. 7:30p: The world of flamenco’s "Golden Age” comes to life on RAÍCES  with artists from Spain, France, Cuba, Mexico, and the US directed by Jesús Muñoz presenting the show "1929". They´ll revive an era through a fresh combination of youth, creativity and modern-day groove. 

Their performance "1929" will take place on October 4th and 5th, at 8pm, National Hispanic Cultural Center. Website: http://www.casaflamenca.org

PURO REGGAETON

Sep 26, 2013
Image: Reggaeton Baptism

Mon. 30 Sept. 7:00p: With often socially charged lyrics, REGGAETON is a music enriched by the constant tensions of racial and class struggles that makes Caribbean musical traditions and innovations so vibrant.

We´ll talk about this with Co-editor of the anthology "Reggaeton", scholar,  singer and songwriter Dr. Raquel Z. Rivera, focusing on the origins of Reggaeton in Puerto Rico. (http://raquelzrivera.com)

www.sofiamusic.com

Monday, 16 Sept. 8:00 pm: Born in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sofia Rei is immersed in a profound musical journey. With the breath that music allows when the soul can live across all borders, sin fronteras, she creates deep lyrics, and unique sounds. Her music travels across the jazz and South American landscapes opening the genre of Latino music in the US and throughout the world.
Sofia Rei will be performing at Globalquerque, on Saturday September 21st, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

www.Qtango.com

Sat. 7 Sept. 4:15 pm:  Local tango orchestra QTANGO will be our guest on CORAZÓN TANGUERO. Be ready to enjoy their live presentation!  QTANGO will perform following Grammy Award Winner Antonio Lysy´s "Te amo, Argentina" during the post-show milonga (National Hispanic Cultural Center, October 5th, Albuquerque, New Mexico).

Photography by Skip Bolen / www.allaboutjazz.com

Sat. 7 Sept. 2pm: On RAÍCES, host Cristina Baccin interviews 2012 LATIN GRAMMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Winner, band leader and conguero PONCHO SÁNCHEZ. Enjoy his music, and the conversation. "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," says Sánchez. "It has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin American music.". Sanchez will play at ¡GLOBALQUERQUE! New Mexico´s 9th Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture, Saturday, September, 21st.

Photography: "Trabajo Ladrillero" by RASHIDE FRIAS /CUARTOSCURO.COM

  

Mon. 2 Sept. 7pm: Based on the testimony of victims of wage theft, we´ll converse about Hispanic/Latino workers situation in our state with Professor Andrew Schrank (Political Science and Sociology, UNM), Gerry Bradley (Senior Researcher and Policy Analysis, New Mexico Voices of Children), and Marcela Díaz (Executive Director, Somos Un Pueblo Unido).

GYPSY TANGO

Aug 2, 2013
"Gypsy moth", Painting by Josephine Wall

Sat. 3 August, 4:15 p:  Vibrant, colourful, and intriguingly melancholic, the blend of Argentinian tango with gypsy music makes you travel through any boundaries.

Young Frida (Pink) by Raul Caracoza, 2006. Screenprint, 2009 Lent by the McNay Art Museum / http://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/albuquerque-museum/

Mon. August 5, 7p: Billed as “the most comprehensive survey of the contributions of Latino artists of post-1960 American printmaking to date”, Estampas de la Raza chronicles the Latino experience in the U.S.  We´ll talk about it with the Curator of Art, Andrew Connors (exhibition in Albuquerque Museum of Art and History through Sept. 29).

Finnish Tango

Jul 19, 2013
Finish Tango in NY
: Mikki Nilund / www.element6arts.com/jackbox/deploy/mikki.html#

Sat. 7/19 4:15 p: Explore with us the beauty and nostalgia of Finnish tango. The Finnish adopted tango to bring sunshine to the Artic.

Pimentel Concert Series

Sat. 20 July 2pm: Eminent Cuban guitarist and composer Héctor García will share with RAÍCES  the noble sound of his guitar while introducing us to his repertoire for a PIMENTEL Concert (National Hispanic Cultural Center, August 3rd, 7:30pm).

The soul of tango

Jul 6, 2013
La musa en el columpio - Painting by Roberto Volta (Argentina) / http://www.robertovolta.com.ar/

Sat. 6 July, 4:15p: We´ll explore the SOUL OF TANGO... EL ALMA DEL TANGO… Where do musicians and composers look for it?

http://www.nmvoices.org/

Mon. 1 July, 7p: We´ll converse about the situation of children in New Mexico. KIDS COUNT, a new report released this week, says children in New Mexico face many issues for their wellbeing. Our guests will be: Christine Hollis, New Mexico KIDS COUNT Director, and Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino.

VOLVER / To return

Jun 15, 2013
Tango Kiss - Painting by Andrei Protsouk

Sat. 15 June, 4:15p: VOLVER... Did you ever had the memory of your first love? VOLVER, a 1935 tango, is an homage to the first love. We commemorate the anniversary of its author, Alfredo Le Pera, one of the main poets of tango, by playing different versions of this iconic song.

Afro Perú

Jun 5, 2013
http://www.mcultura.gob.pe / Ministerio de Cultura, Perú

Mon. 3 June 7:30 p: Celebrate with RAÍCES, "AFROPERUVIAN CULTURE DAY"! June 4th, Nicomedes Santa Cruz birthday is the party to commemorate Afroperuvian culture in Perú.

www.manosunidas.org

Mon. 3 June, 7p: A show based on the testimony of an immigrant seeking care in Albuquerque. We´ll converse with Kati O'Donnell (VIDA/Casa de Salud), Kelsey McCowan Heilman (New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty), Javier Martinez (Partnership for Community Action).

 

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