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
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.

Women's Focus
4:47 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

How to Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer

Santa Fe Author Gretchen Reynolds

Sat, Jun 9, 12pm: Santa Fe writer Gretchen Reynolds's weekly column on health and fitness is one of the most popular features in the NY Times. Her book, The First 20 Minutes, brings us the latest research on how to be healthier.

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Women's Focus
4:02 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

NM CD 1, Likely Our Closest Primary Race- About Women's Issues

Sat, May 19, 12pm:Candidates  Michelle Lujan Grisham, Eric Griego, and Marty Chavez talk about their campaigns and about women's issues.

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Women's Focus
7:43 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Civil Rights and Women's Activist Dolores Huerta Honored with Medal of Freedom

Dolores Huerta, Activist for Women's and Civil Rights

5/29,  Dolores Huerta receives the Presidential Medal of Honor, our Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

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Women's Focus
4:43 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Bioneers Co-founder Nina Simons

Sat. 5/26 12p: Carol Boss welcomes Nina and poet-activist Tara Trudell to talk about reinventing women's leadership and how it impacts change.

Women's Focus
3:11 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

A Conversation Between Two Major Women Native American Artists

Two Santa Fe museums are honoring two major Native American women artists with exhibits this year. 

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Women's Focus
11:03 am
Sat April 14, 2012

You Can Find Wisdom and Healing After Crisis

Sat. 4/ 14 12pm:  Psychologist Gail Feldman has dealt with life-altering crises and has become stronger and wiser. 

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Women's Focus
12:26 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

The Transition Movement comes to Albuquerque!

Photo by user Lewis and Clark Community College Flickr

Sat. 3/31 12p: The heart of the Transition Movement is the belief that unlocking the collective genius of our communities will enable us to choose a future that is more just and sustainable.  Joining host Carol Boss are members of the Transition ABQ community to talk about the upcoming training for transition, Making a Difference: Creating a Sustainable World.

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Women's Headline News
4:23 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Women's Headline News (Date: March 10, 2012)

International Women's Day events around the world, women veterans push to drop Limbaugh from Armed Forces Radio, ACLU represents Gallup girl humiliated by school for being pregnant

Public Affairs
3:38 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

Nature as the Designer

Author and prominent designer, Maggie Macnab, discusses her new book, Design by Nature and explains how all people can incorporate nature-inspired design into their lives.  

Public Affairs
11:43 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Young and Female: Four College Students Reflect on Hopes and Fears

1/22 at 12p

College juniors Sarah Casson, Samreen Anwar, Andrea Nañ ez and Savannah Woodward discuss hopes, dreams and fears for the future. 

Public Affairs
3:35 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Sowing the Seeds of Food Justice

Sat. 10/08/11  12p: Beth Crowder and Isaura Andaluz talk about the effects of genetically-modified seeds , the industrial food system and what we can do to bring pure and organic foods back on the table. 

Public Affairs
2:45 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Urban Farming in the Desert

Sat. 9/17/11  12p: Zoey Wilcox-Edrington, author of Urban Farming for Drylands, tells listeners how to create their own urban gardens and farms. 

Public Affairs
1:48 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: New Spins on Thanksgiving Dinner

Sat 9/17/11  12p: Sarah Wensell-Fischer and Robin Seydel from local growers' markets give new perspectives and  alternative ideas for every foodie's favorite holiday. 

Public Affairs
4:18 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Cool Weather Crops

Sat 8/27/11  12p: Neesa Patterson, Mary Erwin and Patty Ames talk about growing vegetables during the cooler months. 

Public Affairs
12:23 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: The Healing Powers of Ayurvedic Cooking

Sat 1/21 12p: Yashoda Naidoo originally came to Albuquerque as an accountant but was frustrated by the lack of restaurant options to fit her Ayurvedic diet,  so she started Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe.  Today the restaurant has three locations in Albuquerque and Santa Fe and Naidoo is working on a new project in conjunction with Keshet Dance Company. In this "Revolutionary Soup" Naidoo shares all the benefits of cooking using Ayurveda. 

Public Affairs
11:45 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Posole, Chico Soup and New Mexican Families

Sat 1/21 12p: In this anniversary edition of Revolutionary Soup, Carol Boss sits down with author Gloria Zamora and her mother and sister, Irene and Dolores Tafoya,  to discuss the significance of posole and chico soup and how it has brought their family together for generations in rural New Mexico.      

Public Affairs
12:53 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: Three NM Growers Discuss the Significance of Their Crops

Sat 6/18/11 at noon:  Carol Boss talks with three local growers and farmers' market sellers about the environmental, nutritional and spiritual significance of their respective crops.  Gael Fishel, Christina Provazzi and Denise Wheeler discuss farmers' markets and importance of fresh organic produce. 

Women's Focus
11:48 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Revolutionary Soup First Anniversary

Sat. 1/21 12p: Carol Boss celebrates the first anniversary of Revolutionary Soup, a monthly series of wide-ranging conversations about food.

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Women's Focus
7:40 am
Fri January 13, 2012

How Women Are Redefining Their Lives After Fifty

Suzanne Braun Levine, author and former Ms. Editor

Sat. 1/14 12p: Suzanne Braun Levine, Author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives and Fifty is the New Fifty, brings us How We Love Now: Sex and the New Intimacy In Second Adulthood

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Public Affairs
5:02 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

Revolutionary Soup: An Interview With South Valley Women Growers

Just some of the colorful produce grown at Erda Gardens and Learning Center in Albuquerque's South Valley.

Sat. 2/12/11 at noon: In this segment of "Revolutionary Soup"  Carol sits down with four independent female farmers from Albuquerque's South Valley--Jen Prosser, Spiral Blanton, Amanda Rich, and April Parker.  Tune in to hear how these women work to connect Albuquerque's young and old with the food they eat and the natural bounty of the land.   

Women's Focus
9:03 pm
Sun December 11, 2011

Film Shows That Babies Are Born with Connection to Others

Dr. Suzanne Zeedyk makes research live

Sat.  12/10 12pm: Dec 17 will mark the Western US premiere in Albuquerque  of The Connected Baby, a film that demonstrates how babies form emotional connections-even before birth.  Dr Suzanne Zeedyk worked with filmmaker Jonathan Robertson to bring to life her research on babies' innate ability to communicate and connect with other people.

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