Espejos de Aztlan

Monday 7:00PM - 7:30PM

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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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Espejos de Aztlan
3:27 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

Festival Djudeo-Espanyol

Credit Fresco by Frederico Vigil - Photo: Jeff Keck / Nahalatshalom.org

Mon. 10 June 7p:  Albuquerque’s Annual Celebration of the History, Language, and Culture of the “Hidden Jews” of New Mexico, celebrates its third year. Host Henry Gonzales will interview Hershel Weiss, Festival Coordinator, and Maria Apodaca about the upcoming Sephardic/Crypto-Jewish Festival  that will take place during Fathers Day weekend, June 14-16th, at Nahalat Shalom (3606 Rio Grande NW, Albuquerque).

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Espejos de Aztlan
10:01 pm
Sun June 2, 2013

Derecho a la salud: Immigration and health care

Credit 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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Espejos de Aztlán
10:55 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Properties of Violence: Law and Land Grant Struggle in Northern New Mexico

Credit Properties of Violence (Cover, University of Georgia Press

Mon. 5/27 7p: Scholar David Correa joins us live in-studio to discuss his recently published book entitled Properties of Violence: Law and Land Grant Struggle in Northern New Mexico. Through a compelling story about the conflict over the Tierra Amarilla land grant in northern New Mexico, Correia examines how law and property are constituted through violence and social struggle.

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Espejos de Aztlan
10:55 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Children´s Human Rights in EL SALVADOR

Credit 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.

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Espejos de Aztlan
11:41 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Immigration Reform: Peaceful March & Rally

Credit 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.

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Espejos de Aztlan
4:56 pm
Sat April 6, 2013

Theater Production: The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Credit The Vortex Theatre

Mon. 4/8  7p:  Alicia Lueras Maldonado and Ed Chavez, cast members of  the Vortex Theater Production of The Motherfu**ker with the Hat will be interviewed about this new work.  It is a 2011 Tony-nominated play, written by Stephen Adly Guirigs, directed by Leslee Richards, set in a blue-collar Puerto Rican community in New York City.  March 22-April 14 at the Vortex Theatre.

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Espejos de Aztlan
9:38 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Dolores Huerta speaks

Credit http://www.doloreshuerta.org

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.

Transcript:

Copyright © 2013 Cristina Baccin. For personal, noncommercial use only. For other uses, prior permission required.

CRISTINA BACCIN, Host:

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Espejos de Aztlan
5:17 pm
Sat March 23, 2013

Just Write

Credit Diahndra Grill

Mon. 3/25 7p: Through journaling, poetry, and performance, JustWrite empowers, heals, informs, enlightens, and engages the minds and hearts of multiple populations simultaneously. JustWrite is an attempt to encourage folks from all walks of life, socioeconomic situations, ethnicities and backgrounds to do simply that: “just write”. Lead facilitators and co-founders of JustWrite, Diahndra Grill and Carlos Contreras, join us live to talk about the program and share some pieces from past and current JustWrite participants.

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Espejos de Aztlan
7:17 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Recuerda a César Chavez

Credit Recuerda a César Chávez Committee

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.

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Espejos de Aztlan
11:41 am
Sun March 3, 2013

International Women’s Day

Credit International Women’s Day - Cuban Poster 1975

Mon. 3/4 7.00 p: Eleanor Chavez and Maria Gallegos, members of the organizing committee for International Women's Day, will discuss how they have been coming together for a few months every year since 1987 to put on the International Women's Day Celebration. The primary focus of the International Women's day event is to educate about union women and their contributions to history.  This year they will be honoring Emma Teneyuca, Fannie Sellins, and the washerwomen of Atlanta.

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Espejos de Aztlan
8:43 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Julie Morgas Baca - Projects for the NHCC Foundation

Credit Mundos de mestizaje. A Vision of History through Fresco by Frederico Vigil / Torreon Fresco - National Hispanic Cultural Center (detail)

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.

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Espejos de Aztlan
11:40 am
Sun January 27, 2013

The Writings of Eusebio Chacón

Eusebio Chacón, Trinidad, Colardo circa 1900
Credit The Pasó por Aquí Series

Mon. 1/28 7p: Eusebio Chacón, born in Peñasco, New Mexico, is arguably one of the most significant and most overlooked figures in New Mexico's cultural heritage. Dr. A. Gabriel Meléndez joins us in-studio to discuss a new collection of Chacón's writings. This collection, re-introduced, translated, and edited by Dr. Meléndez (UNM) and Dr. Francisco Lomelí (UCSB), brings together all published and written materials found and displays Chacón's versatility as an orator, translator, essayist, historian, novelist, and poet.

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

Demetria Martinez and her new novella

Credit Demetria Martinez, Cover of the book / ww.demetriamartinez.com

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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Espejos de Aztlan
1:54 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Instituto Cervantes de Albuquerque

Credit Instituto Cervantes - Albuquerque (NM)

Mon. 1/14 7.00 p: Academic Director, Carlos Soler Montes, will discuss the Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque which offers a variety of Spanish courses for individuals and groups, and organizes many exciting cultural events throughout the year.

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Espejos de Aztlan
8:18 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Family Unity for Immigrants?

Credit UniRadio Noticias

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).

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Espejos de Aztlan
10:38 am
Sun December 23, 2012

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Barelas

Credit Rocco Ceselin Photography / http://www.roccostudio.net

Mon. 12/24 7p: Gabrielle Marie Uballez, Michael Lopez, Hakim Bellamy and Candelario Vazquez discuss The Cuento Project, a collaboration between Dolores Gonzales 5th grade students, Vecinos Artist Collective, and the Barelas Community Coalition, where students created a cuento around the theme of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” in Barelas, and short dedications/stories about people who are important to them.

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Espejos de Aztlan
5:59 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

"Bearing it"

Credit "Bearing it", Cover of the book by Carmela Chavez

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!

Espejos de Aztlan
1:59 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Hidden Histories of Sunland Park

Mon. 12/3 7p: The small New Mexico border town of Sunland Park was in the spotlight this year. But what did the media leave out about this struggling community? Find out on the HIDDEN HISTORIES OF SUNLAND PARK, a documentary by Kent Patterson.

Credit AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin

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Espejos de Aztlan
10:08 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Frank Leto & Pandemonium

Credit Frank Leto & Pandemonium

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.

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Espejos de Aztlan
5:13 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Everyday Practices of Popular Power: Art, Media, and Immigration

Mon. 11/5 7p: In recent years, a new generation of immigrant artists and, in particular, youth activists have used a variety of art and media forms to organize and inspire young people most affected by harsh immigration legislation.  They create collective spaces for youth empowerment thereby strengthening local and national networks. We will be joined by two organizers of an upcoming symposium on art, media, and immigration: Irene Vasquez and Rafael Martinez. 

Espejos de Aztlan
12:34 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

The tower of Il Serrohe, new book by RJ Mirabal

RJ Mirabal, The Tower of Il Serrohe

Mon. 10/15 7p:  RJ Mirabal will be interviewed  by host Henry Gonzales about his newly published book: "The Tower of Il Serrohe" pulls the reader into the deteriorating life of Don Vargas, thrown out of the house by his promiscuous wife. He lands in a dilapidated adobe casita in the Valle Abajo, a valley strangely like and unlike his own Rio Grande Valley, Albuquerque. The casita serves as a portal into an unknown world, a parallel to the present existence.
 

Espejos de Aztlan
10:50 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Nuestra tierra: Land grant movement in New Mexico

Marcos Zaragoza

Mon. Oct 8, 7p:  Property rights regarding land and water were not fully respected in the years after 1848. We´ll talk about the struggle of nuevomexicanos to recover land and water rights, especially among who are heirs of community land grants.


This is an active movement regarging LAND GRANT-mercedes, an on-going burning issue with approximately thirty community land grants actively engaged with each other, U.S. and New Mexico state agencies, and the public.

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Espejos de Aztlan
10:48 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Upcoming Theatre Events at the NHCC

Mon. 10/1, 7p: Crawford MacCallum (Teatro Paraguas) will present Poesía de México, a trilingual production (Náhuatl, Spanish, and English). Alicia Lueras Maldonado and Sandra Marroquin-Evans will comment on La Casa de Bernarda Alba (by Federico García Lorca). Both plays will be performed at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

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Espejos de Aztlan
10:28 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Deportation from Albuquerque

Dream Activist

Mon. 2/6 7pm: How deportation and its aftermath destroys Latino families in our community.

Nationally, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) processed 400,000 deportations last year, a historic record number. Among them, Ramón Eduardo Dorado Mendoza, a 19-year-old CNM student, raised in Albuquerque since he was a small child, was deported after being issued a traffic ticket on I-25 on his way to morning classes.Ramón´s parents relate the events leading to his deportation and the consequences of deportation on Latino families in our community.

Espejos de Aztlan
12:08 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Las Historias Escondidas de Sunland Park

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin

Mon. 9/17 7p: "The Hidden Histories of Sunland Park"

In 2011 and 2012, the small New Mexico border community of Sunland Park made regional headlines and national news for its political scandals. Delving into the sensational, the media coverage largely glossed over long-running environmental troubles affecting the lives of the town’s residents on a daily basis.  

This Spanish-language radio documentary  helps fill the gap by exploring crucial environmental issues that impact the nearly 15,000 residents of a mainly Spanish-speaking, low-income community bordering Texas and Mexico.

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Espejos de Aztlan
12:29 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Can Tucson happen here?

Purojazz.com

Mon. 9/10, 7p: Poet and community organizer, publisher of MÁS TEQUILA Review, Richard Vargas will talk with us about the panel "CAN TUCSON HAPPEN HERE?" that will take place at this year´s ALBUQUERQUE CULTURAL CONFERENCE (Sept. 28-30). Host: Cristina Baccin

Espejos de Aztlan
10:32 am
Sun August 26, 2012

Deferred Action Policy

Fibonacci Blue

Mon. 8/27 7p: Now that the Deferred Action Policy has gone into effect, what's next? Christopher Ramirez, local activist and community organizer, as well as Jaen Ugalde and Italia Aranda, students with the New Mexico Dreamers in Action (NM DIA), join us to discuss a variety of aspects surrounding the Deferred Action Policy. 

 

Espejos de Aztlan
7:39 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Albuquerque Law Enforcement and Racial Profiling

Mon. 8/13 7pm:  Marcela Diaz, from Somos Un Pueblo Unido, will discuss the release of a new report detailing local law enforcement compliance with a 2009 law that bans racial profiling and other forms of bias-based policing.  Three years after the 2009 ban went into effect, the study finds that the large majority of local law enforcement agencies in New Mexico are not in basic compliance.

Espejos de Aztlan
10:57 pm
Sun August 5, 2012

Las Vegas Mayor visits KUNM

Glenn D. Kaufmann

Mon Aug 6, 7p: Las Vegas Mayor, Alfonso E. Ortiz, will talk with us about his memories of his city, and the future his administration is creating. Host: Cristina Baccin

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