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Espejos de Aztlan

Bilingual arts and public affairs program with interviews.  Click here to email questions and comments.

Montezuma Publishing

Mon. 10/9, 7p: An interview with Prof. Rita Sánchez, co-editor with Prof. Sonia López of a book paying tribute to  61 legendary and contemporary women activists.  Starting from the cauldron of the civil and ethnic women´s rights movement of the second half of the twentieth century to the present, “Chicana Tributes” illustrates the contributions of Mexican American women to the rights movement.

Voces del Sur

Sep 19, 2017
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Mon.9/18, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. We´ll listen to the powerful story of southern New Mexico organizers and community members - Martha Payan and Cecilia Piñon.

 

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Mon.8/14, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. We´ll listen to the powerful story of Albuquerque band: The Riddims, who inform us on the development of the musical genre “High Desert Reggae.”

 

Mon. 8/28, 7p: Espejos de Aztlán show will take you on a historical journey through the experience of Latino students at UNM from the Civil Rights period to the present day! We will be featuring alum who have made historical strides for equality along with current student leaders and staff who fight to make UNM a welcoming space.

 

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Monday, 7 Aug, 7 p: During an interview, host Cristina Baccin discusses with the young Cuban composer and singer, Daymé Arocena how a rich African legacy has given birth to the diversity and styles of music that are Cuban music as well as jazz.

She titled her album using a term she created, "Cubafonia" (the Sounds of Cuba) referring to great variety of genres in Cuban music (e.g., cha-cha-chá, mambo, changüí) and its refreshed sounds of the new generation of Cuban musicians.

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Mon. 7/31, 7p: Angel Wynn´s art pays homage to the women who worked and fought during Mexico´s revolution (1910-1920) through “Adelita” who was a symbol -not yet fully recognized-  of women who made history for their land and families. Ms. Wynn will talk with host Cristina Baccin about how soldadera´s lives became the inspiration of her art.

Piñatas

Jul 2, 2017
Photo By Tey Diana Rebolledo (Nov. 2015)

Mon. 7/3, 7p: Celebration, fiesta, protest and more are wrapped up in the traditional art form of colorful papers and imaginative design that is the piñata. On Espejos de Aztlán, Cristina Baccin interviews Visual Arts Program Director, Dr. Tey Marianna Nunn National Hispanic Cultural Center and Curator of The Piñata Exhibit that runs through January 31. Dr.

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Mon.5/15, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. We´ll listen to the powerful stories of Taos artist, Anita Rodriguez, El Rito artist, Nicholas Herrera, and the owner of Los Rios River Runners, Francisco Guevara who paints an image of northern New Mexico’s imaginary.

Anita Rodriguez talks about how she identifies as Taoseña and Legacy Hispanic: 

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Mon.6/19, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. In Espejos de Aztlán show, we´ll listen to the powerful stories of La Academia de Esperanza High School students, Melissa Salas, Diego Hernandez, Cesar Guillen Lozano, and teacher Ms. Kate Smith.

 

Challah Rising In The Desert

Jun 12, 2017
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Mon 6/12 7p: Monday evening on Espejos de Aztlán, Henry Gonzales will be interviewing Paula Amar Scwartz and Isaac Artenstein, about a film called Challah Rising in the Desert, a film about the Jews in New Mexico. Raices, your alternative Latino music program follows at 7:30pm.

Green Chile & Slam Poetry

Jun 5, 2017

  Mon. 6/5, 7p: Local poets perform their poems and converse with host Cristina Baccin about being part of the Southwest poetry family, what´s distintictive about it, and the forthcoming 4th Annual Green Chile Regional Slam Poetry Competition (June 9-10).  Listen to these young voices filled with infectious enthusiasm: competition organizers Mercedez Holtry, Eva Crespin and one of Albuquerque´s teams: Dinessa Daniel, Sarita Gonzalez, Kayla Jenae, Veronica Trujillo, Alexis Donato and Sophie Toth. They share their passion & struggles through this empowering poetry experience. 

Two sisters, despite being an ocean apart, "meet in New Mexico" dressed in blue. In an excellent bilingual telling, co-authors Dr. Anna Nogar and Professor Emeritus Enrique Lamadrid, share the legend of an intercultural and  mysterious encounter between two young women: Paf Sheuri (Blue Flower), from a Pueblo community and Sister Maria, while living in a convent in a small community of Northern Castilla (Spain) claims to magically transport herself to the Land of Enchantment.

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Mon.5/15, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. We´ll listen to the powerful stories of Taos artist, Anita Rodriguez, El Rito artist, Nicholas Herrera, and the owner of Los Rios River Runners, Francisco Guevara who paints an image of northern New Mexico’s imaginary.

Anita Rodriguez talks about how she identifies as Taoseña and Legacy Hispanic: 

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Mon. 5/1, 7p: Espejos de Aztlán celebrates International Workers´ Day with a show hosted by Cristina Baccin about the D. Trump administration threats to immigrants and workers´ rights. 

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Mon.3/20, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. We´ll listen to the powerful story of Santa Fe Capitol Roundhouse custodial worker, Eileen Espinoza who talks about working the capital building for the last 27 years: 

 

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Mon. 3/6, 7p: Espejos de Aztlán commemorates International Women´s Day  with guests Amy Whitfield, YWCA New Mexico President; Dr. Ruth Trinidad Galván, UNM Associate Professor; and Pamelya Herndon, Southwest Women’s Law Center Executive Director, hosted by Cristina Baccin.

ZZK Records

Sat. 3/4, 3p: Interview with Buenos Aires based musician Dat Garcia, one of a new generation of women in the electro-folk music scene. She shares her story of survival from trauma that inspires her thriving compositions of her new album “Maleducada” with host Cristina Baccin.

Photo: Adam Rubinstein / http://www.stoppeddown.studio

Mon.2/20, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de Nuevo México. We´ll listen to the powerful story of Albuquerque poet, Mercedez Holtry who talks about rooting identity into her craft. Mercedez, is born and raised in Albuquerque and is part of the up and in coming

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Mon. 2/6, 7p: We´ll speak live with a panel of individuals -hosted by Cristina Baccin- about the uncertain future of Dreamers (Soñadores), young people currently holding DACA status (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), an immigration program created by former President Obama that provides temporary protection, work permits and, especially, deportation relief. 

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Mon. 1/16, 7p:Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de New Mexico. We´ll listen to the Zamora family story which includes: Crystal, David and Paz, who share their different experiences of growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Paz (father) talks about learning Danza Azteca from a trip in his youth to Mexico City and bringing it to Albuquerque:

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Mon. 12/26 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de New Mexico.

"Genízaro Nation"

Jan 8, 2017
Credit: Lynn Velarde y Gonzales / Moisés Gonzales

Originally aired 1/9, 7p: Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Spanish, Dr. Enrique Lamadrid and Prof. Moisés Gonzáles, Community & Regional Planning at the University of New Mexico are shining light on a topic that challenges cultural identities in New Mexico through their forthcoming book “Genízaro Nation”.

Mon. 12/4, 7 pm: Dr. Patricia Rosas Lopátequi guides us through the poetic world of the great Latin American writer, Elena Garro (1916-1998, México) on Espejos de Aztlán, hosted by Cristina Baccin.

Picture: Humans of New Mexico Project

Mon. 11/28, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de New Mexico. We´ll listen to the life stories of Ralph A. Vigil II and Victoria Maestas, who share their different experiences of living in New Mexico for many generations. Ralph, from the Pecos Valley in northern New Mexico, speaks to growing up and being connected to the land: 

Picture: Centro de Comunicación Social (Sección XXII, Oaxaca, México) / http://www.cencos22oaxaca.org

Mon. 11/7, 7p: Interview with Oaxacan leaders of the Coordinadora Nacional de los Trabajadores de  Educación (Sección XXII), Mayem Arellanes Cano and Fernando Soberanes Bojórquez about the struggles for public education, human rights and what are they fighting to protect in Oaxaca (México) hosted by Cristina Baccin. UNM Professor Lois Meyer joins us in the conversation.

Photo: Milken Family Foundation

Mon. 11/7, 7:30p: A Latina second-grade teacher from Santa Fe (New Mexico) Melissa Tapia-Kovac received $25,000 from the Milken Educator Awards.  From Amy Biehl Community School at Rancho Viejo, Ms. Kovac is one of the 35 recipients of this nationwide recognition for teaching.

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Mon. 9/24, 7p: Oral history through "testimonio" is at the heart of the community collective project, Humans of New Mexico/Humanos de New Mexico. We´ll listen to the life stories of Juan Carlos Martínez and Suyent Rodríguez, who share their different experiences of immigration and life in the US as immigrants. Suyent, a Cuban born student, contrasts the two worlds she has been living: 

Mon. 10/31, 7p: On ESPEJOS DE AZTLÁN, an interview by Cristina Baccin with author and UNM Assistant Professor José Orduña about how immigrants’ everyday life is intertwined with the USA´s immigration and social policies and history. Yolanda, Martín, Octavio, José and his abuela are part of this interview which is based on Mr.

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), is a national organization  founded in the 1960's to defend Latino legal and civil rights. MALDEF President, Thomas Saenz visited Espejos de Aztlán to speak with host Cristina Baccin about some priorities in the defense of Latino civil rights, especially regarding the right to vote.

Bullying In Schools

Aug 29, 2016
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Mon. 8/29, 7p: How does bullying happen in schools? Who is at risk? How does it affect the Latino/Hispanic community? What are the resources that parents and children have in New Mexico to respond to bullying? What are the ways to prevent it?

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