KSFR

Today's Top Story

Global Focus Part One

Today’s story is part one of a multi-part story. We begin with the question of Israel-Palestinian relations and the way the conflict about U.S. military aid for Israel plays out in Santa Fe. In the interview that follows the feature story, Rob Morlino reaches Rabbi Malka Drucker for additional comment. There was a mention in the story of the signs that appear on private property in Santa Fe. Here are two links that provide more information about this: http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/article...

Read More

Trending Story

Transgendered Experience: Toward A New Language, and Greater Understandings

Identifying as transgender elicits a multitude of responses in western society. I wondered what the experiences for transgender people are in Northern New Mexico and reached out to the appropriate communities in Santa Fe and Albuquerque to ask if anyone wanted to share their experiences. At first, I received no response. Then, I received quite a few. Now, we listen to the first part of my series chronicling varied experiences of transgender identity in Northern New Mexico. http://traffic...

Read More

Trending This Week

Katherine Mast

The March for Science in Santa Fe

Bill Nye the Science Guy was there. And tens of thousands joined him in Washington DC on Saturday in pounding rain for the March for Science on the National Mall. In Santa Fe the numbers were closer to a couple of thousand — and collaborating organizers joined from the Women’s March as well. We bring you Science Monday today with Katherine Mast’s report on the March for Science Santa Fe. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/marchforsci424.mp3

Read More
Katherine Mast

Bill Nye the Science Guy was there. And tens of thousands joined him in Washington DC on Saturday in pounding rain for the March for Science on the National Mall. In Santa Fe the numbers were closer to a couple of thousand — and collaborating organizers joined from the Women’s March as well. We bring you Science Monday today with Katherine Mast’s report on the March for Science Santa Fe.

 

In 1979 Glenn Silber co-produced  and co-directed The War At Home with Barry Alexander Brown. The  documentary is about the anti-Vietnam War movement that became a true people’s revolt in Madison Wisconsin at the University of Wisconsin in the 1960s and 70s. It will have a week-long run at the Jean Cocteau Cinema beginning May 5th— and the show date on Sunday, May 7th at 2.p.m. will be a benefit for KSFR.

 

Herman Agoyo of Okay Owingeh—the former San Juan Pueblo—was a Northern New Mexico tribal leader who worked to gain national recognition for the leader of the 1680 Pueblo revolt. Agoyo passed away April 11 at the age of 82. Hannah Colton produced this piece about his life and legacy.

Universal Pictures

"The Fate of the Furious" is volume 8 in the "Fast and the Furious" franchise, a concept that always risks running out of gas. It’s playing at the Violet Crown. That risk is still there, but David D’Arcy says there’s at least one new twist this time.

One year ago today, the pop musician Prince passed away in his Chanhassen, Minnesota home studio, Paisley Park. The superstar’s sudden death at age 57 elicited tributes from musicians and fans all around the globe.

Music writer Michael Gonzales joined me by phone to talk about the Purple One and the music he left the world.

TV Guide

Lou Diamond Phillips has well over a hundred acting credits in film and TV. He's maybe best known for playing Ritchie Valens in La Bamba, and he's also starred in Stand and Deliver, both Young Guns films, and the series Stargate Universe. He now plays Henry Standing Bear in Longmire, which is now shooting its sixth and final season here in the Santa Fe area.

Lou joined us in the studio to talk acting, directing, being seen out and about in Santa Fe, and the cruel vicissitudes of Texas hold'em.

As the sugary drinks tax proposal to fund pre-K education in Santa Fe edges toward a vote on May 2, more and more individual voices on both sides of the issue are weighing in with their concerns.

Dr. Stefanie Beninato and retired 1st District Judge Michael Vigil have both written columns as private citizens addressing the issue: Dr. Beninato's "Support Pre-K; Oppose Sugary Drinks Tax" appeared in the New Mexican April 9, and Judge Vigil's "Soda Tax to Fund Pre-K is a Win-Win Solution" ran in the Journal on March 31.

Mayor Javier Gonzales on the Sugary Drink Tax Vote

Apr 20, 2017

Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales is at the helm of efforts to tax sugary beverages in order to fund pre-K education in the city. Residents will vote on that measure in a special election May 2. Ellen Berkovitch spoke at length to Mayor Gonzales by phone.

Dr. David Frisvold

Dr David Frisvold of the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business studies the economic impact of sugary beverage taxes. He joined us for a few minutes to help put Santa Fe's upcoming special election in the context of other taxes and proposals around the U.S.

Sandra Fish of NM In Depth joins me for a conversation about what's next with the legislative morass in New Mexico.

 

 

Pages

Dave Marash

Here and There with Dave Marash

This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY April 24 - Let’s face it, American healthcare is a mess. It costs us more and gives us less than most citizens get in every other First World country. And most of what’s been proposed by President Trump and the deadlocked Republicans in Congress will only make things worse. NBC News Chief Business Correspondent and MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi sorts things out. TUESDAY April 25 - The US has dropped its biggest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State hideouts in Afghanistan. Will it make a...

Read More

Listen to KSFR talk shows when YOU want to.

Click for detailed set-up.