Cristina Baccin

Host

Ways To Connect

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).

 

http://fadotangoclub.blogspot.com/

Sat. 1 June, 4:15 p: Tango and fado intertwine in soulful songs mixing Portuguese guitars, cavaquinhos playing  milongas, and tangos. Explore with us this amazing music following the first Tango-fado Festival in Buenos Aires!

www.bertdalton.com

Sat. 1 June, 2p: Refresh the taste of live music under the stars! Today: Bert Dalton Brazil Project concert of Jazz & Blues under the Stars 2012 (New Mexico Jazz Workshop, Albuquerque Museum Amphitheatre 6/30/2012). A KUNM Production; recording and mixing engineer,  Eli Willard. And more Latin music on RAÍCES!

Tango Plugged

May 18, 2013
"Che, tango electrónico" (Cover - Epsa Music)

Sat. 18 May, 4:15pm: We´ll have a "plugged" embrace dancing tango... Electronic tango for you!  

Photography: Cristina Baccin

Sat. 11 May, 4 pm: Small and powerful, pequeña y poderosa, Lily Yeh uses colors to light the paths of the darkness that hidden pains, of trauma and lost freedoms. She visited our state as guest of  the New Mexico Community Foundation for the project LA CULTURA CURA/The Culture cures.  And she worked with young people at the La Plazita Institute, in the heart of the South Valley of Albuquerque.  Two days  happily ended in a big cloth with an enormous  flowery tree that grows in the middle of the Rio Grande. The tree of life? The River of life? Better!

www.jesusmunozflamenco.com

Sat. 11 May 2p: Flamenco’s dance and music in an interview with the Internationally renowned Jesús Muñoz . He is recognized for having an unique and original rhythm that represents his American roots with traditional Spanish influence.  Muñoz will introduce his new Flamenco show "RED NOTE" that will be performed at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on May 17-18.  Be prepared to take a journey to southern Spain where soul meets dance.

More info: www.casaflamenca.org / www.jesusmunoz.com 

Tango & rock

May 4, 2013
Picture: Alfredo Sabat / www.lanacion.com.ar

Sat. 4 May, 4:15p: Tango and rock  walked in parallel paths during a long time, but they joined their steps in different ways since the ´80s in Argentina. Listen to this "tango-rock embrace"!

http://childrensrightsportal.org/el-salvador/

Mon. 6 May 7p: A Salvadorian association for the promotion of children´s human rights (APRODEHNI) visited Albuquerque to meet their New Mexico friends and donors (Aquinas Newman Center, UNM, and Friends of the Children of El Salvador-FOCES). We interviewed Gil G. Pintín (APRODEHNI Director) and two Salvadorian students, Claudia L. Mendoza Morales, and Yanina G. Coto Cruz about the situation of impoverished children in the aftermath of the civil war in their country, and how are they working through education.

El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos

Mon. 29 April 7p: El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos, El Centro de La Raza/UNM, New Mexico Dreamers In Action, UNM Dream Team, and Casa de Salud will talk about Immigration Reform, and next step for action: Peaceful March & Rally on May 1st/International Workers´ Day in Albuquerque.

Tango y candombe

Apr 17, 2013
Casa de la Cultura Afrouruguaya

Sat. 20 April 4:15p: Enjoy the bond between the nostalgia of tango and the excitment of candombe, a historical friendship between Uruguay and Argentina.

Playlist:

Llamada / Ruben Rada - Eduardo Mateo  /  Candombe  
Notas / Gotan Project / Lunatico
Pena Mulata / Malena Muyala / En el Solís  
Garúa / Malena Muyala  /
Tocá Tangó/ Juan Carlos Cacéres  / Tocá Tangó  
Tango Negro / Juan Carlos Cacéres  / Tocá Tangó
Candombe Para El Que Hasta Ayer Reía (Luis Alposta) / Cuarteto Cedrón  / En Versos Y En Canción  

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