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WorldCanvass begins its tenth season of internationally focused discussions with “The Politics and Impact of Immigration.” Arguments over reasonabl...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 35:21
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We celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Martin Espada's triple award-winning collection, THE TROUBLE BALL. In this public reading for Pa...

Bought by WNJR and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artemio Posadas, Credit:  Maria Virginia Prieto Solis
National Heritage Fellow Artemio Posadas has devoted his life to keeping the Mexican musical tradition of son huasteco vibrant. We learn about Pos...

Bought by WCPN and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 21:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pam Munoz Ryan
For award-winning author for young readers Pam Munoz Ryan multiculturalism comes naturally.

Bought by KWMR, KRZA, and WNJR


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 27:16
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Junot Diaz, Credit: Nina Subin
The National Book Award winner talks about author Julia Alvarez, Oscar Wao, and the wonder of reading.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 24:59
Caption: Charanga Tropical, Credit: Walter Horishnyk
Charanga Tropical is led by Twin Cities sax and flute player, Doug Little. Doug began studying Cuban music in 2002, and founded Charanga Tropical i...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Charanga Tropical, Credit: Walter Horishnyk
Charanga Tropical is led by Twin Cities sax and flute player, Doug Little. Doug began studying Cuban music in 2002, and founded Charanga Tropical i...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra, Credit: Diego Ramallo
A few years ago, Jeff Senn and Mac Santiago, experienced Minnesota jazz players, noticed a lack of a Latin Jazz Orchestra locally. So they recruite...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Looking out for you
In honoring Hispanic Heritage on my radio show I interviewed a Hispanic leader who I highly respect and who I have worked closely with, Rafael Pinz...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kimball Taylor
At first it was a curiosity … then a nuisance that evolved into a phenomenon. Abandoned bicycles scattered across the desert at the US/Mexican boar...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Alex Lacamoire Hamilton rehearsal, Credit: Joan Marcus
Alex Lacamoire talks about bringing Hamilton and In the Heights to life on the stage.

Bought by WCPN, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Adriana Sananes
Actor Adriana Sananes moves between Spanish and English on stage and on the page as an audiobook narrator.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WRIR, WNJR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lin-Manuel Miranda and cast, In the Heights, Credit: Joan Marcus
Lin-Manuel Miranda's life in theater didn't begin with Hamilton. He already won a 2008 Tony for Best Musical with In the Heights.

Bought by WRIR, WNJR, WMUU-LP, and WABE


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 4
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We learn about the power of actively-engaged scholarship in this program about the University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Studies and its ...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 24:39
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Today a footnote in a history full, mostly, of Italian, German and French names, there were Latin American composers that were considered mega-star...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Roberto Gonzales
Children of undocumented workers frequently don’t find out about their illegal status until they’ve graduated from high school. What happens to the...

Bought by KCBX and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
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On December 17, 2014, U.S. President Obama and Cuban President Castro announced a new era of openness and interaction between their two countries. ...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 21:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A scene from Destiny of Desire, Credit: C. Stanley Photography.
Karen Zacarias is the most produced Latina playwright in the nation. Now, she brings the telenovela to the stage with Destiny of Desire

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Havana Museum of Contemporary Art, Credit: Cesar Cornejo
Peruvian artist Cesar Cornejo talks about his project for the 12th Havana Biennial.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Juan Felipe Herrera Unity Poem Fiesta. , Credit: Courtesy University of California-Riverside
The new poet laureate of the United States and two-time National Endowment for the Arts fellow calls for everyone’s heart to speak out.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KFCF FM, KMRE-LP, WLPR, KPVL and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Anthony Lucero, San Francisco, CA  9/4/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anthony Lucero talks bucking trends, sushi as a metaphor, and respecting the rice.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2015
  • Length: 19:34
Caption: Dan Sheehy, Credit: Ashlee Duncan
He helped develop the Folk Arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts and he's been head of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Now, Dan Shee...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WABE, KPVL, and WNJR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Master mason Victor Ayala, Credit: CharlesMcGuigan
When he was just a boy, Victor Iyella whose family was struggling in Guadalajara crossed the Rio Bravo on his own, only to be taken back to Mexico....

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
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In his recent book, Speaking Wiri Wiri, poet Dan Vera brings light and often laughter to the immigrant experience.

Bought by KPIP-LP, WABE, and WNJR


  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Most of us know the Kentucky Derby from the front side of the track: the fancy Derby hats, the mint juleps, the thrill of the race. But there’s a w...

Bought by WXDU, WBHM, and WABE


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 24:10
  • Purchases: 3