Women's Focus

Saturday 12:00pm - 2:00pm

A women's magazine on politics, art, culture, news and information.

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Women's Focus
8:33 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Nourishing the Kidneys and Bladder

Sat. 12/15 12p:  According to traditional Chinese medicine, winter is associated with the element of water and influences the health of the kidneys and the bladder.

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Local News
6:42 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Film Reveals Dark Side of International Adoption

Filmmaker Jill Hodges

Jill Hodges and her husband adopted their son from Guatemala when he was six months old. At the time, they had very little information about his birth family in Guatemala. But whe stories began surfacing from that country about corruption in the adoption process and possible coercion, they wanted to find his birth mother to make sure she gave him up willingly, and to create a pathway for their son to connect with his birth family. Hodges chronicles that journey in "Extended Family," which is screening this weekend at the Santa Fe Film Festival.

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Public Affairs
9:13 am
Sat November 24, 2012

Women's Headline News - October 27, 2012

Girl shot in head by Taliban for advocating for girls' education recovering in British hospital; humans rights activist worry more incidents against women in Afghanistan becoming common; Mongolian women boost representation in Parliament; female lawyers in Saudi Arabia can now appear in court;  Retail Action Project supports female cashier advocating to stop on-call shifts among national retailers; Indian Health Service lags on making emergency contraception available to Native women; American Association of University Women releases new report showing pay disparity starts early; CNN remove

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Public Affairs
9:05 am
Sat November 24, 2012

Women's Headline News - November 17, 2012

Ireland reviews abortion laws after Indian woman dies; women's groups press BBC to examine gender bias; 2012 elections bring historic number of women to U.S. Senate; female U.S. Representatives criticize Senators for comments about Ambassador Susan Rice; Catalyst report on women losing out on key jobs; European Union Executive Branch pushes for more women leaders in European companies; gender violence against lesbians in South Africa; Saudi Arabia's highly educated women struggle to get jobs;  women's Arab uprising group accuses Facebook of censorship; State Sen.

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Women's Focus
12:15 am
Sun November 18, 2012

Women's Power in the 2012 Election

Gloria Steinem spoke at JAWS (Journalism and Women Symposium) in Albuquerque

Gloria Steinem, speaking before the November election talks about the power of women as voters and elected officials.

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Women's Focus
11:27 pm
Sat November 17, 2012

We Meet Patricia Wells in her Paris Kitchen

Patricia Wells teaches cooking in Paris and Provence

Interview with Patricia Wells in her Paris kitchen

Capitol of gastronomy and art of cooking explained.

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Women's Focus
10:36 pm
Sat November 17, 2012

The Woman Behind the Voice From Paris

Eleanor Beardsley NPR reporter, Paris

Eleanor Beardsley and Susan Loubet talk in a Paris cafe.

Eleanor Beardsley's persistence and luck led to her covering the first rebellion of the Arab Spring- in Tunisia.

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Women's Focus
6:53 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Join Three Journalists: News and Food Scene, in Paris, and Gloria Steinem, in Albuquerque

Gloria Steinem at JAWS (Journalism and Women's Symposium)

Hear from Eleanor Beardsley, NPR correspondent in Paris; Patricia Wells, Paris cuisine writer and teacher; and feminist Gloria Steinem's speech to a group of sister journalists meeting in Albuquerque.

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Women's Focus
3:47 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

State Candidates on Women's Issues-part 2

Maryellen Broderick

Maryellen Broderick (D) State House Dist. 30.


http://www.electmaryellenbroderick.com/

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Breaking
5:44 pm
Sun November 4, 2012

Candidates on Women's Issues-State, part 1

Hear from women running for office: their stands on women's issues, the campaign trail, and how they got there.

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Women's Focus
7:45 am
Sat October 27, 2012

Candidates on Women's Issues-Federal

Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) Candidate 1st Congressional District
  • Michelle Lujan Grisham (D)
  • Janice Arnold-Jones (R)
  • Martin Heinrich (D)

Candidates for the US House or Representatives talk to us about women's issues: reproductive health, social security, job equality and more.

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Women's Focus
10:11 am
Thu September 13, 2012

The Art of Writing with Demetria Martinez and Anya Achtenberg

Sat. 9/15 12p: Demetria Martinez and Anya Achtenberg talk about their newly published books, The Block Captain's Daughter and Blue Earth.  

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Women's Focus
5:15 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Look Back At Women's History in New Mexico

Anne Bingaman Look

Anne Bingaman is not only the wife of our NM Senator, but she was also the first woman law professor at UNM Law School and closely involved with New Mexico's ERA.

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Women's Focus
10:33 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan

  • Carol Boss Interviews the author.

Sat. 8/25 12p: Carol Boss talks to Lois Rudnick about her new book, "The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture."

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Women's Focus
11:03 am
Sun August 26, 2012

A Family of Native American Women Artists-The Record Set Straight

Margarete Bagshaw
  • Margarete Bagshaw. Interview and Reading
  • Kate Nelson. Interview and Reading
  • Shelby Tisdale. Interview and Reading

Three biographies of renowned women artists are released this Indian Market week. Here are interviews with the authors and their readings of excerpts.

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Women's Focus
10:07 am
Sun August 26, 2012

Local Sikh Woman Travels the World Teaching Paths to Better Health

Available from Super-Health website

Mukta Kaur Khalsa, who studied with now-deceased Yogi Bhajan of Espanola, is teaching a combination of ways to better health and loss of addiction.

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Women's Focus
4:56 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Deadly Plutonium: Growing up in Rocky Flats

Sat. 8/11 12p:  Kristen Iversen talks  about her new book "Full Body Burden",  an engrossing memoir and powerful piece of investigative journalism about growing up in the Atomic Age. 

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Women's Focus
12:21 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Common Mistaken Beliefs Re Medicaid

Ellen Pinnes, Medicaid Coalition member and health care activist, has put together a fact sheet called Medicaid  101.

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Public Affairs
11:27 am
Sat July 28, 2012

Women's Headline News - July 14, 2012

Woman's execution sparks protests in Afghanistan, Seventeen magazine bows to teen's petition campaign, nuns wrap up bus tour protesting federal cuts,  new pro-lesbian super PAC forms, Saudi Arabia sends female athletes to Olympics, Helen Mirren calls for more female directors

Public Affairs
11:21 am
Sat July 28, 2012

Women's Headline News - July 28, 2012

Olympics news, Air Force sex abuse scandal update, remembering  Sally Ride, French parliament pushes for anti-sexual harassment law, African conference calls for investing in female entrepreneurs, New Mexico dedicates marker to Maria Martinez

Women's Focus
12:18 am
Sat July 28, 2012

Can Getting Organized Really Make You Healthier?

Miriam Ortiz y Pino will be back on Women's Focus--

this time talking about clutter and your health.

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Women's Focus
3:44 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Joy Harjo Talks About Her New Memoir

Sat. 7/21 12p: Carol Boss talks with the internationally acclaimed  poet and musician about her new book, Crazy Brave: A Memoir. Harjo's new work is grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry and details her journey to becoming a poet.

Arts
1:06 pm
Sat June 23, 2012

Judy Chicago talks about ReViewing PowerPlay

Artist Judy Chicago will discuss her series PowerPlay on July 7 with Jonathan Katz. For more information, go to www.throughtheflower.org

For the first time since its premier in 1986,  the complete series PowerPlay by Judy Chicago will be on display. The series of large paintings, drawings and bronzes explores the construct of masculinity and the effect it has on men as well as women. It will be on display from June 29-August 11 at the David Richard Gallery in Santa Fe.  Chicago will discuss the series with Jonathan Katz, a leading proponent of queer theory, at an event on July 7. For more information, go to www.throughtheflower.org.

Public Affairs
12:56 pm
Sat June 23, 2012

Women's Headline News - June 23, 2012

Sudan releases woman slated for stoning, Hillary Clinton pushes for reproductive rights at UN conference, study finds links between IVF and cancer, Michigan female lawmakers protest with Vagina Monologues

Women's Focus
9:01 am
Sat June 23, 2012

History, Art, and Making Life Easier: Today on Women's Focus

Judy Chicago

Sat, Jun 23, 12pm: Anne Bingaman, her life in New Mexico and Washington; Judy Chicago, "ReViewing Power Play" examining the construct of masculinity; Miriam Ortiz y Pino, More Than Organized, Rearranging.

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Women's Focus
8:52 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Artist Judy Chicago Discusses Santa Fe Show

Sat. 6/23 12p: Judy Chicago's work "ReViewing Power Play," is a series of paintings that premiered in the 1980s and examined the construct of masculinity. The David Richard Gallery in Santa Fe will present the original series from June 29-Aug. 11.

Women's Focus
9:01 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Poet Joan Logghe Shares Experience as Santa Fe's Poet Laureate

Joan Logghe

Sat. 6/16 12p:  Santa Fe Poet Laureate Joan Logghe's two-year appointment has just come to an end.  She'll join Carol Boss to talk about her experience and read some of her poetry.

Public Affairs
5:05 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Women's Headline News - June 9, 2012

Women protestors attacked in Cairo, Franciscan friars show support for nuns, Paycheck Fairness Act blocked, women under-represented in news coverage of 2012 election

Public Affairs
4:58 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Women's Headline News - May 18, 2012

Bosses in traditional marraiages featuring traditional gender roles feel less positive about working women,  teenager leads campaign against Seventeen magazine over altered photos, advocates call for arming victims of domestic violence in Turkey, VAWA reauthorization.

Public Affairs
4:53 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Play celebrates firebrand journalist Molly Ivins

Megan Kamerick interviews Allison  Engel, who with her sister, Margaret Engel, wrote a one-woman show about the Texas journalist called "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins." The play has been making stops around the country with star Kathleen Turner.

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