Guille Quiroz


Global Music and Raices Collective DJing are where she got her start in 1996.  Raices covers her musical passion for Latin American & Chicano music. The wonderful culture reflects in alternative music and she loves to share its instruments and most representative composers and singers from all eras.

2:18 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Cesar Chavez Fiesta Live Broadcast Saturday


Sat. 3/28 2p:  Celebrate the legacy, life and work of the great American civil rights leader, César Chávez. KUNM and the Raices Collective will broadcast the 22nd Annual Cesar Chavez Day Fiesta live from the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque. There will be music, poetry and a keynote address from Chicano leader Jose Angel Gutierrez.  Our on-air broadcast starts at 2p but we’ll be streaming live from the fiesta starting at 12:00p.  Click here to listen.

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Espejos de Aztlán
3:11 pm
Mon March 16, 2015

What The Santolina Development Plan Could Mean For New Mexico

Credit NM Consensus Planning

Mon. 3/16 7p:  The Bernalillo County Commission will meet Thursday March 26 to vote on the Santolina Development Plan. What is the Santolina Development Plan? Is it in the best interest of Bernalillo County residents and the state of New Mexico? 

Kelly O’Donnell, PhD economist/public financial expert and Juan Reynosa, organizer with Southwest Organizing Project , will update us on the potential consequences of the plan for our community.  Join us!


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Espejos de Aztlán
12:39 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Chicana poet and writer Ana Castillo

Poster: UNM English Department - The 2014 Rudolfo & Patricia Anaya Lecture

Mon. Oct. 20th, 7p: Espejos de Aztlán will host Melanie Vizcaino from UNM English Department to talk about the UNM 5th Annual Literature Conference happening Thursday October 23rd, and for which renowned Chicana poet and writer Ana Castillo will be main speaker. Join us to hear about the latest writing works of Ana Castillo.

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Espejos de Aztlán
10:34 am
Mon June 23, 2014

National Organization for Women

Credit National Organization for Women (NOW) / www.facebook/National Organization for Women

Mon. 23 June, 7p: Nancy López and Irene Vásquez will be speakers at the NOW (National Organization for Women) Conference,  in Albuquerque from June 27 to 29. What does it mean for Latinas and Chicanas to participate in this National Feminist Organization? What did NOW achieve for Chicanas and Latinas? Join this discussion with host Guille Quiroz.

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Espejos de Aztlán
3:35 pm
Mon May 19, 2014


Credit Poster: "Guera" /

Mon. 19 May, 7p:  Theater actress Lisandra Tena will talk with ESPEJOS DE AZTLÁN. Ms. Tena is the  main character of theater play “Guera”. The performance will take place at the Working Classroom. She will talk about how this monologue performance came to be, and in her way she gives a a sense of what the concept guera is about.

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Espejos de Aztlán
3:32 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Are New Mexicans enrolling for the Health Coverage?

Mon. March 17, 7p: Join us this evening in Espejos with Monica Irlando-Wildman, and Members of Health Care Justice Coalition to discuss benefits and challenges of enrolling on healthcare.  Deadline is March 31st!

Centennial and Market Exchange are the two options in New Mexico but there are still people falling in the cracks. This evening we’ll follow up on needed discussions for our health care coverage opportunities and rights.

Espejos de Aztlán
2:18 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

"Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano"

Credit "Don Usner" by Cheye Pagel /

Mon. Feb. 24th, 7pm:  Espejos de Aztlán will bring you Theater and TV producer Dan Guerrero talking about his father’s movie documentary: “Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano”. Lalo is considered “Father of the Chicano Music”, a fun and entertaining musician who reflects the richness of Chicano roots in the U. S. You can tune in KUNM and get the feeling as of why he is much beloved.

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Espejos de Aztlan
10:01 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Are you eligible for Medicaid?

Credit South Valley Multipurpose Center

Mon. 17 June, 7p: Join us with Center for Law and Poverty, and Health Action of New Mexico. Guille Quiroz will host a discussion with both organizations who are taking the initiative to educate our people on Medicaid expansion in New Mexico. What seems complicated may not really be. Tune in and get an idea of who is eligible and how.

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9:58 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Commemorate César Chávez Day with RAÍCES

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!

3:16 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Free To Breath

Credit National Lung Cancer Partnership

Sat. 3/23 4p: RAÍCES brings to you an interview with advocates against lung cancer, a vision and event to celebrate life and achievements towards cancer. ¡Qué dice la gente!: Arturo Olivas, Dr. Regina Vidaver, Benjamin Jaquez, and  Doreen Conley.

2:56 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

L@sOtr@s : "Somos los otros..."

Credit L@sOtr@s

Mon. 2/4 7:30p: Dair Obenshain and  L@SOTR@S  will  be playing  live and talking with host Guille Quiroz: "Somos los otros... and they are us!"

Espejos de Aztlan
11:45 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Demetria Martinez and her new novella

Credit Demetria Martinez, Cover of the book /

Mon. 1/21, 7p: Listen two great interviews! Mexican American author and activist, Demetria Martinez  will share with us her new novella: "The Block Captain´s Daughter" and the Book Reading Benefit she will host for the Peace of Justice Center  on January 26 @ 2 pm.

Journalist independent radio Producer Kent Paterson, will join us to talk about "Frontera Norte Sur", an electronic news agency that covers Border Journalism.

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11:18 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Violeta, Mercedes, Amparo y Chabuca...

Amparo Ochoa-

Mon. Oct 29 7:30p: Raices will honor four great classic Latin American singers and song writers for you to enjoy and remember on our Day of the Dead: Violeta Parra from Chile, Mercedes Sosa from Argentina, Amparo Ochoa from Mexico, and Chabuca Granda from Peru. We’ll play some of their songs and briefly talk about their lives and songwriting. Tune in to get a real feeling of Latino American women’s voices and their contribution to our musical culture.

1:36 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Beyond the south... "ENCUENTRO"!

Jackie Zamora & Encuentro

Mon. Oct 1, 8pm:  ENCUENTRO, South American music band -led by  vocalist JACKIE ZAMORA and charango player KILKO PAZ-, will bring live on RAÍCES their unique musical blend of flavors from Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Venezuela and Chile.

They will present their musical voyage as a "Peña" at the Outpost Performance Space, Saturday October 6th, 7:30pm. 

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Salsa Sabrosa
9:25 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Salsa with Cafe Mocha, Live from the Albuquerque Museum Ampitheater

Cafe Mocha

Fri. 8/3 7p:  Join the crew of Salsa Sabrosa for an evening with Cafe Mocha, one of Albuquerque's hottest salsa bands.

Cafe Mocha performs at the Albuquerque Museum Ampitheater as part of the New Mexico Jazz Workshop "Salsa Under the Stars" series.

1:10 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

The Roots of the Narcocorrido

Sat. 01/28  3p:  Narcocorridos are Mexican songs that narrate the story of a drug trafficking event or a drug trafficker,mostly in a rhythmic “Norteňo” style or with “Banda”. They have become part of the popular musical culture around the U.S./Mexican Border during the last 40 years. Currently banned in Mexican commercial media, they have been highly commercialized and performing groups quite busy.

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10:57 am
Mon December 12, 2011

Live In-studio: Mezcla Latina

Sat. 12/17 3p: Albuquerque's Mezcla Latina performs a diverse repertoire of Latino musical pieces, from dancing genres like Cumbias, Boleros and Cha-Cha-Cha/Salsa rhythms, to Norteno accordion and Mexican classics of famous composers. 

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Espejos de Aztlan
2:59 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

Heroin use in New Mexico

Mon. 11/28 7p:   New Mexico leads the nation in deaths due to heroin overdose.  How did it happen?  

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