Sat. 6 April, 2p: Celebrate with RAÍCES Collective, César Chavez legacy of inclusion, non violence, and action. On Saturday show we´ll have music, and joy, with interviews to people participating in the march and Festival from the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Collective members, Henry, Guille, Adam, Toby, Sarah, Anna, Iggy, Cristina, and others will be there to share it!
Mon. 1 April 7 p: DOLORES HUERTA speaks with host Cristina Baccin about the importance of "standing up" for Latino people, and women. Danny Solis (Coordinator) and Chuy Martinez of the "Recuerda A Cesar Chavez Committee" will join us to begin to celebrate the 2oth Annual César Chavez Day.
Mon. 3/25 8:30p: Alejandro Pais Iriart, La Juerga´s guitarist will join us to introduce their contemporary Albuquerque based flamenco ensemble that will perform at the Outpost Performance Space, this Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm.
Mon. 3/25th, 8p: Premio Aztlán Literary Award winner, Reyna Grande, will tell us about her new book "THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US".
In her extraordinary memoir, she vividly brings to life her childhood, spent torn between two parents and two countries. Reyna Grande is an important public voice for Mexican-Americans and immigrants of every origin. On Saturday March 30th at 2pm, she will read at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
Mon. 3/11 7p: The organizers of the 20th Annual CESAR CHAVEZ DAY will join us to talk about the legacy, life and work of the great American civil rights leader, César Chávez. The RECUERDA A CÉSAR CHÁVEZ Committee is organizing a march and a festival to celebrate his legacy on Saturday April 6th in Albuquerque.
Sat. 3/9th 2:00 p: "La Catrina Quartet”will perform live to celebrate with RAÍCES their 2012 Latin Grammy for their work on the album “Brasileiro, works of Mignone” by Cuarto Latinoamericano. The award-winning CD, on the Sono Lumnius label, won for Best Classical Recording, with the ensemble collaborating on Francisco Mignone’s “Seresta for double quartet.” They were hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as wonderful ambassadors of music.
Sat. 2/16 2p: A feast of Hispanic Chamber music will be introduced by Guillermo Figueroa (Artistic Director of The Figueroa Music and Arts Project Chamber Ensemble). In a live interview, we´ll talk about his new concert "FIESTA LATINA!" with... music to capture the imagination and memory!
Mon. 2/4 7p: New Executive Director of the National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation, Julie Morgas Baca will share with us her projects for the future of the most beloved Latin Center of New Mexico.
Sat. 1/26 4p: A tribute to Chilean singer Victor Jara. Forty years after his assassination by the Chilean dictatorship, a trial of 8 ex-military officials will finally bring some justice. We´ll listen to some of his original songs, and other tunes in hommage to him.
Sat. Jan 5th, 2p: The Three Wise Men will come tonight to leave their gifts to children. Remember to leave your shoes outside! ... Don´t you know that Melchor, Gaspar and Baltasar will come to your house TONIGHT!!??? Celebrate your inner child with us, and the last day of Christmas on RAÍCES. Santa Claus is gone... isn´t it?
Mon. Jan.7th 7p: The Department of Homeland Security announced a rule to support family unity during waiver process. We´ll discuss it with Olsi Vrapi (Adjunct Professor of Law at the UNM, and member of American Immigration Lawyers Association); Marcela Diaz (Executive Director, Somos un Pueblo Unido), and Javier Martinez (Associate Director, Partnership Community Action).
Mon. Dec 10th, 7pm: Carmela Chavez, writer of "Bearing it. The life of a New Mexico Woman" will talk with us about her courage for life as a descendant of Native Americans and a Spanish conquistador. Join us in this life-journey!
Mon. Dec. 10th, 7:30p: I asked to Gladys, a Puerto Rican woman working in Santa Fe: what do you miss during Holiday time? She answered: "I miss the sea"... Today we´ll play Latin American music that celebrates the sea to please Gladys´s memories.
Mon. Nov. 26, 7p: Frank Leto will join us to talk about Pandemonium and their celebration of "CARNAVAL" through musical styles of Cuba, Trinidad, Brazil and New Orleans. This Thursday, November 29th, the band will present an evening of original music at the Outpost Performance Space with rhythms, such as the samba, frevo, batucada, calypso, comparsa and more of this pan-Caribbean all-star ensemble.
Sat. Nov. 3rd, 2p: Celebramos el Día de los Muertos con más música! Llámenos, escríbanos para dedicar una canción a sus seres queridos! Nuestro teléfono durante el programa es: (505) 277-5615. O escríbame a : firstname.lastname@example.org
Day of Dead! Let us know if you want to dedicate a song to your loved ones! Our telephone: (505) 277-5615. Or write me to: email@example.com
Sat. Oct. 27, 3p: Cuban Pianist and Composer Hilario Durán is interviewed from Canada by host Cristina Baccin.
One of the most innovative creators of Afro-Cuban music & Latin Jazz will be in Albuquerque with Canadian flautist and saxophonist Jane Bunnett. They join their forces with legendary Cuban percussionist Candido Camero to present a new creation: "Cuban Raphsody" at the Outpost Performance Space, on November 1st at 7:30pm.