May 2014 Encuentro Archives

5/1/2014 Encuentro

This program presents music for and about children and childhood (a celebration of Children’s Day in Mexico), and songs about working men and women, hope, dignity and struggle —a celebration of International Workers’ Day.

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5/8/2014 Encuentro

This program presents music from the state of Michoacán, Mexico, and a (belated) Celebration of “Cinco de mayo” with historical songs from the time of the French intervention in Mexico (1862-1867). The program also presents songs about mothers and motherhood and examples from “Canción andaluza”, the posthumous recording by Paco de Lucía.

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5/15/2014 Encuentro

This program presents CubAfrica, traditional Tangos and music from northern Mexico.

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5/22/2014 Encuentro

This program presents the Latin American “Tríos” tradition; Ragason (Indian Ragas and Mexican “Son Jarocho” meet and embrace each other) and Spaniard Jotas and Coplas.

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5/29/2014 Encuentro

This “Encuentro” program was preempted because of KFAI’s special programming —“Turtle Island: Voices Rising” (A day of Indigenous programming.)