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Sat. 11/30, 12p: On Women's Focus, Carol Boss talks with Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action, one of this country's largest movements for gun violence prevention. Her newly published book, Fight Like A Mother, chronicles how after Sandy Hook she transformed her despair and anger into action and grew a national organization with millions of supporters and local chapters in all 50 states.

Gregory Kramer

Wed. 11/6, 1:30pm. Afternoon Freeform:  Carol Boss talks with post-punk, psychedelic, glam-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Viva DeConcini about her new 10-episode podcast, "I Love Olivia", a narrative-driven "queer musical tragicomedy."

 

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Sat. 10/12, 12p: On Women 's Focus, Carol Boss  interviews Allison Stanger about her just-published book, a groundbreaking history of whistleblowing in America and its centrality to the health of American democracy. 

Sat. 9/21, 2p: 516 ARTS presents Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande: Contemporary Artists Respond, developed in partnership with the Art & Ecology Program at the University of New Mexico. It features commissioned and existing artworks highlighting diverse perspectives on varieties of plants and animals, including flowers, trees, fish, birds, and bees—iconic and overlooked—undergoing mass-die off’s and population declines within the Rio Grande watershed. Through the eyes of contemporary artists, the exhibition examines regional flora and fauna and raises ethical and cultural questions about human impact on the natural world. 

Sat 8/31, 12p:  Carol Boss talks to youth leaders from Northern New Mexico and Albuquerque who will be mobilizing thousands of youth and adult allies from across the state to demand immediate action on climate change.

Wed 8/28, 1:30p on Freeform, Carol Boss speaks with sister filmmakers Julie Simone and Vicki Vlasic. The two return to their roots to film in the Appalachian Mountains at the world's oldest Fiddler's Convention where some of the best off-the-charts pickin' and fiddlin' are keeping old-time and bluegrass music alive with multiple generations jamming together.

 

 

 

Women Of Woodstock

Aug 12, 2019
Mark Goff

Wed 8/14, 1:30p: This week marks the 50th anniversary of 1969's Woodstock Music and Art Festival at Max Yasgur's Farm in Bethel, NY.  Carol Boss will feature some music from the women of Woodstock (including, of course, Grace, Janis, and Joan!).

Sat. 7/27,12p Women's Focus: Carol Boss speaks with Jamie Bernstein, the daughter of beloved and much-celebrated composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein. In her memoir she mines the complexity of her family and the experiences of growing up with a father who was larger-than-life.

Sat. 7/13, 12p Women's Focus: Carol Boss interviews Dottie Indyke, who is retiring as Executive Director of Creativity For Peace, an organization based in Santa Fe whose mssion is to train young Israeli and Palestinian women to partner as leaders and prepare them to be the next generation of female peace leaders.  

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Wed. 7/3, 1:30p On Afternoon Freeform: The day before the 4th, Carol Boss will share lots of music reflecting the immigrant and refugee experience,  Songs from Springsteen to Sting to U2, K'Naan and Pete Seeger; from Coco Tea to Los Tigres del Norte, Gaby Moreno and La Santa Cecelia, Oxomatli and so much more....

  

Cheap Shots stopped by Afternoon Freeform to play some tunes and talk about the upcoming Albuquerque Folk Fest. More information on the band here.


Sat. 5/18, 12p: Carol Boss talks with Santa Fe doctor Erica Elliott, M.D. about her new book, Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert.  After graduating college in the early 1970's, she accepted a teaching position at a Navajo boarding school in Chinle, Arizona.  As a young Anglo woman, Erica's life was forever changed living among the Dine people. 

Sat. 4/13, 12p: Migrants, most from Guatemala and Honduras,  continue to make the long journey to the Mexican-American border.  From there, busloads of these asylum seekers are coming to Albuquerque to stay a few days until they are bused or flown to other states where they will meet the families who are sponsoring them.

Many organizations and individuals have come together to welcome the migrants to Albuquerque and make sure they are housed, clothed and fed. Joining Carol Boss today on Women's Focus are four women who have committed themselves to doing just that.

 

Martha Redbone

Wed. 4/10, 1:30p:  Carol Boss talks to Native-American/African-American singer Martha Redbone on Freeform.  Her new musical theater work, Bone Hill, is inspired by her family lineage in the Appalachian Mountains.  It follows her return to her homeland on Black Mountain and the coal mines of Harlan County, Kentucky where her family has dwelled for centuries.

  

Mahfouz Abu Turk

Sat. 3/23, 12p: On Women's Focus, Carol Boss talks to Julia Bacha and Geeta Gandbhir whose documentaries of women who risked their lives for peace will be screened on the new series of groundbreaking films, War & Peace II, returning to PBS.

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