Rick West, president and CEO of the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, will be moderating a panel discussion on Native art and culture and it's place in international human rights policy.  KSFR's Tom Trowbridge interviews West about his involvement in the upcoming panel discussion, Native Arts and Policy - Resilience and Rights, scheduled for 3 pm on Saturday, August 18 at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe.

In conjunction with Indian Market, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts hosts a panel discussion, which is part of the museum's Contemporary American Indigenous Discourse Series, on Saturday, August 18.  KSFR's Tazbah McCullah speaks with Andrea Hanley, public programs manager for the Institute of American Indian Arts, about who's coming to join the panel and what the discussion hopes to accomplish. 

The panel, called Native Arts and Policy-Resilience and Rights - takes place on August 18 at 3pm at MoCNA

Baca Family Historical Project Regional Conference

Aug 17, 2018

The Baca Family Historical Project, works to  locate New Mexicans who are descended from a 17th century family of settlers in the Santa Fe area, who may have a genetic discorder known as CCM-1.  It's a cavernous angioma that could cause strokes and other health effects at any age.  The Baca Family Historical Project provides free genetic testing for the ailment, while educating those at risk about the disease.  KSFR's Ellen Lockyer speaks with the Project's outreach coordinator, Nora Chavez, and about the Project's regional conference coming up August 25 in Alcalde.

Wake Up Call, August 17 2018

Aug 17, 2018

On today's Wake Up Call,  host Ellen Lockyer speaks with Nora Chavez, outreach coordinator for the Baca Family Historical Project about the rare genetic mutation that causes strokes and other health conditions, and how you can get tested for it for free, if the strain runs in your family.  And we'll get an update on a Museum of Contemporary Native Arts upcoming panel discusion, Native Arts and Policy - Resilience and Rights, at the Museum on Saturday.  KSFR interviews Rick West and Andrea Hanley about the discussion which links arts and culture to international human rights legislation.

Santa Fe will be the site Friday of the premier of the film 3100: Run & Become. This morning on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge spoke about the film with creator Sanjay Rawal along with Dustin Martin of the organization Wings of America. Wings of America, based in Santa Fe, has as its mission building healthy Native communities using youth running initiatives. (The first voice you’ll hear is Dustin Martin’s

Today on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge discusses the Friday premier of the film: 3100: Run and Become with producer Sanjay Rawal and Dustin Martin of Wings of America; Also on the program: Local news and the Marketplace Morning Report. Then, Tom Trowbridge speaks with former Albuquerque Mayor Mary Chavez, who shares his reaction to news that Gary Johnson is challenging Senator Martin Heinrich as a Libertarian; KSFR correspondent Ellen Berkovitch describes her experience seeing Doctor Atomic, which plays for the final time at the Santa Fe Opera tonight.

Jennifer Jesse Smith

With Indian Market set to inundate downtown Santa Fe - KSFR's John Shannon spoke with a Native American artist and jeweler - Jennifer Jesse Smith - who will not be on the plaza this week-end but whose work is not far off - just up the road in fact - at the Nambe Trading Post

Music legend Judy Collins will be playing in the Santa Fe area in September.  The singer’s rendition of Both Sides Now catapulted into the Grammy hall of fame in 1967, but Collins’ stature as a folk singer, songwriter and pianist was established from the start of her remarkable career.  Collins performs at Camel Rock Casino on September 15, and promises to bring along something special for New Mexico’s own Dreamers.   She spoke with KSFR's Ellen Lockyer about her 60 years in the music business…  a road which took her from Denver clubs to gigs in New York City’s folk scene to her first recor

On today’s Wake-Up Call, we’re delighted to be sharing Ellen Lockyer’s recent interview with musical legend Judy Collins. Collins will perform next month in northern New Mexico. Also on today’s program, KSFR’s John Shannon speaks with a Native American artist who’s chosen another venue than Indian Market to sell her works. Plus we’ll share the Marketplace Morning Report and have a local news update.

KSFR'S Wake Up Call For August 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018

On Tuesday’s KSFR Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge interviews the second Santa Fe teacher who took the Presidential Award for Excellent in Mathematics and Science Teaching, or PAEMST. Also on the program, Tom visits with Ann Ravel, the former Chair of the Federal Election Commission and currently a senior fellow at MapLight to shine light on digital disinformation. Plus David D’Arcy reviews “Dark Money,” a film that Ravel is in; and we have the Marketplace Morning Report and a local news update from John Shannon.


This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY August 13 - Experts say, there has never been a voting system that was not vulnerable to hacking. Investigative reporter Kim Zetter of VICE News’ Motherboard says, with Election Day less than 3 months away, those vulnerabilities remain largely unaddressed. Will Putin play spoiler in the American elections again TUESDAY August 14 - Amazon pays its warehouse workers more than some competitors, and they offer medical benefits, but critics say, the company’s close digital monitoring of...

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