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Wake Up Call Friday, October 19, 2018

Oct 19, 2018

This is Wake Up Call's final Fall Fundraiser edition.  Yes, you'll hear us ask for you financial support for KSFR, to keep our news and current events programming on the air.  Also on today's Wake Up Call, we'll speak with April Jouse, with the Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center about the upcoming fiber arts show in Santa Fe..

EVFAC Fall Fiber Fiesta Set for November 16-18

Oct 19, 2018

Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center was founded two decades ago in line with a rich weaving tradition in the area. EVFAC teaches fiber arts at every skill level, and provides an opportunity for the general public to appreciate the work of fiber artists.  The annual Fall Fiber Fiesta is set for Novemger 16 - 18 in Santa Fe. April Jouse is EVFAC's Director of Operations, and she speaks with KSFR's Ellen Lockyer about the event.

KSFR's John Shannon who covers Veteran's Affairs spoke with Acushla (A koosh lah) Bastible the Director of the LifeSongs Program at The Academy for the Love of Learning.  This program connects elders - in this case elder veterans with young people and preserves their stories in song.  They have a concert coming up at the end of this month.

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call today, we have the second installment of Martha Burk’s interviews with New Mexico’s political party directors….today Martha chats with Marg Elliston, Executive Director of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. Also, KSFR is seeking your financial support to keep KSFR, a wonderful resource reflecting the community’s needs and desire for news and public affairs programming. Rick Ianucci, the director of the non-profit “Horses for Heroes New Mexico,” joins Tom Trowbridge in generating the funding needed to keep KSFR going.

Today on KSFR’s fall fund-drive version of Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge speaks with Laura Green, co-director of a new documentary titled, “The Providers,” which will screen on October 18 at 5pm and October 21st at 3:30pm at the Jean Cocteau Cinema, as part of the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. Also today, Martha Burk interviews Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Ryan Cangiolosi about the upcoming election, plus local news and the Marketplace Morning Report.

On Monday’s KSFR Wake-Up Call; KSFR is in the middle of its fall fund drive and on this morning’s show, we’ll hear from Santa Fe Community Foundation Executive Director Bill Smith. Among its many efforts, the Foundation offers KSFR’s listeners a shared public affairs program hosted by Bill….it’s called “Community Matters,” and it’s on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call the third Monday of the month, which happens to be today. Also on the program, host Tom Trowbridge discusses the upcoming four-part PBS series “Native America,” with the program’s producer, Gary Glassman.

For the eighth year,  Fiesta Fela will rock the Railyard on Saturday, from 10 am - 6 pm.  The annual event brings all day music, food and fun to Santa Fe.  This year's headliner, Tommy Dukes and his blues band, will be supported by local musicians the Swank Brothers and others.  The event is family - friendly, with a childrens' tent with hourly hands-on art and crafts workshops for kids of all ages.  And, of course, food and more food supplied by Jambo and many more food trucks.  And it's free to the public, although a small donation is requested. 

Wake Up Call, October 12 Fundraiser Edition

Oct 12, 2018

On today's Wake Up Call, we'll be asking for your donation for KSFR's Fall Fund Drive.  Our normal programming during Wake Up Call will be interrupted from time to time with your co-hosts, Ellen Lockyer and Tom Trowbridge, asking for your financial help in keeping KSFR on the air.  We'll also get a preview of Saturday's Fiesta Fela '18 "Afreaka" festival at the Railyard from Kamaju Tadfor, one of the organizers.  Also we hear about Santa Fe's efforts to become carbon neutral by the year 2040, and learn how to attract local and migrating birds into your garden.  

Can Santa Fe Become Carbon Neutral by 2040?

Oct 12, 2018

Santa Fe's contribution to fighting climate warming is contained in a strategy dubbed the Sustainable Santa 
Fe 25 Year Plan. At this week's City Council meeting, authors of the work, which aims for carbon neutrality by the year 2040, presented their findings. KSFR's Ellen Lockyer has the story.

KSFR Talks With Emmy Winner Kaela Waldstein

Oct 10, 2018

KSFR's John Shannon had the opportunity to do a quick interview with one of our News Volunteers who has stepped into the lime light - Kaela Waldstein who does the afternoon news for KSFR on Mondays is also an Emmy Winner - She tells John how it happened.

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