Raíces

Raices is a KUNM Volunteer Collective dedicated to bring listeners the rich and diverse Latin American,Chicano and Hispano musical roots and alternative culture, rhythms, instruments and singers or musicalgroups. From our particular life experience we all have an individual passion and love to share suchsongs and musical pieces you won’t hear anywhere else.

Raices Shows air Mondays 7:30 to 10 pm, Saturdays 2 to 5 pm. “Salsa Sabrosa” is also brought to you byRaices Collective Fridays 7 to 10 pm; and “Corazon Tanguero” every other Monday 9:30 to 10 pm.

“Espejos de Aztlán”, is a weekly half hour interview segment, every Monday 7 – 7:30 pm dedicated to bring you local news and cultural/political discussions affecting our Latino/Chicano/Hispano New Mexican communities from a social justice perspective.

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Raices
1:39 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Despedida-homenaje / Good Bye to singer Chavela Vargas

EFE - Mexico

Mon. Aug 6, 7.30p:  Yesterday, Chavela Vargas, a legendary singer in Mexico, died at age 93.This evening,  we´ll play Chavela Vargas music to say good-bye to her. Host: Cristina Baccin

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.

Music
4:20 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

Grammy Award winner, Joanne Shenandoah: "She sings"

Jason Mahshie http://www.joanneshenandoah.com/

Sat. 8/4 2p:  Joanne Shenandoah, one of the most important voices for the Oneida people and the Native American country, visits Albuquerque this weekend for her concert at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. She´ll talk with host Cristina Baccin about her tribute to the life of cycles of women, our balance with mother earth, and her new album "Lifegivers".

Music
9:21 am
Sat July 28, 2012

Jimmy Santiago Baca - Poet, Memoirist & Novelist

Connor Jay The Salinas Californian

Sat 7/28 2.30pm_ Jimmy Santiago Baca, New Mexican author of "A place to stand", will talk with host Henry Gonzales about a documentary based on his authorized memoir, which has been called “elegant and gripping” (The Los Angeles Times).

"A place to stand" follows Baca´s transformation from nearly illiterate convict to award-winning poet .

Music
3:16 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

Fiesta de verano

Alfred Gockel Paintings

Sat. 7/21 2pm: Fiesta music to enjoy this summer fest!

Host: Cristina Baccin

Music
5:18 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

La luna

Painting by Graciela Bello

Mon, 7/16 7.30p : RAÍCES con música latinoamericana que brilla con  la luna!
This evening, 7.30pm: RAÍCES with Latin American music with the brightness of the moon

 

Raices
12:06 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Berimbau and capoeira

Marcio Bracali

Mon. 6/18 7.30 p:   The berimbau -a single-stringed musical bow- made his trip from Angola to Brazil with African slaves. Today, berimbau is an integral part of  capoeira: an art, a game, a dance, a sport? We´ll interview  Julio Cesar Souza (Mestre Virgulino) born and trained in capoeira in Brazil.

Raíces
10:09 am
Wed April 18, 2012

"How Mexican Food Conquered America"

Los Angeles Times

 

Sat. 4/21 2p: Gustavo Arellano, the writer of "Ask a Mexican", will talk with us about his new book... and we'll have fun with food songs! Hosted by Cristina Baccin. 

Raíces
10:01 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Live in-studio: Los Jaraneros Del Valle

Galería de ABQ Old Town New Fun

 

Sat. 4/21 2p: Based in Albuquerque's South Valley Los Jaraneros del Valle play "Son Jarocho" which is Mexican folk music originated centuries ago in the Gulf coastal region of southern Veracruz. This music is the complex heritage of a transcontinental cultural journey, linking African influences with European and Native American styles, instrumentation and outlook.  Hosted by Cristina Baccin. 

Raíces
9:49 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Live In-studio: Folk and Tango singer Maria Volontè

Sat. 3/3 2p:  Argentinian Volontè will share with us her current repertoire of original compositions. Songlines Magazine (UK) describes her as "a singer who can switch between jazz and blues-influenced vocals, intimate Argentinian-style folk singing and classic big tango diva numbers". 

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Raices
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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Raices
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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Raices
9:47 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Radio Drama: "El Encanto, Tendajon Mixto"

"Men at Tendajón"
Todd Williams http://www.toddwilliamstravel.com

Mon. 10/31 7p:  Teatro Paraguas and KUNM’s Raices Collective present the radio drama  "El Encanto, Tendajón Mixto".

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Raices
1:25 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Otilio Ruiz and Latin American Harp

"The harp" by Beckett Gladney
www.artbeco.com

 

Saturday 10/29 2p: Virtuoso on the arpa jarocho, Otilio Ruiz will share with us his new CD. And more Latin American music with harp!

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