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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...

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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...

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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

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Anne Wrinkle of SITE Santa Fe Describes SPREAD 6.0

Apr 19, 2017

The community dinner takes place on April 21st at 7 p.m. It funds artists and creative initiatives in our town, since 2012.

 

Governor Martinez Talks with Rita Daniels in Taos

Apr 19, 2017

Gov. Susana Martinez has been on a state roadshow, talking about her vetoes. Here she talks with Rita Daniels on KNCE, True Taos Radio, in Taos. Rita's our Taos correspondent as well as news director for KNCE.

Today we chart the conversation surrounding a controversial painting that’s being exhibited at this year’s Whitney Biennial. We'll also hear a 2-part poem written by the influential contemporary poet Rachel Eliza Griffiths, who is part of IAIA’s low residency MFA faculty. 

Credit to Rachel Eliza Griffiths's featured poems and the featured work of Frances Madeson writing for Indian Country Media Network.

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The Netflix series Longmire​, which has shot five seasons in the Santa Fe area, is now shooting its sixth and final season. As we bid an extended farewell to the mainstay production, we're joined in the studio by Cassidy Freeman, whose many TV credits include Smallville and The Vampire Diaries, and who plays Walt Longmire's daughter, Cady, on Longmire.

Cece Derringer, director of the NMSA Arts Institute, and Beckie Mascolo, the Institute's marketing associate, join us in the studio to discuss the New Mexico School for the Arts's planned move into the Sanbusco Center, funding sources for the shopping center's renovation, and the projected economic impact of the NMSA's expansion.

Martinez v. Reporter

Apr 18, 2017
SF Reporter

The Santa Fe Reporter recently took Governor Susana Martinez to court, claiming the Martinez administration withheld information from the Reporter in violation of public records disclosure laws. Andy Lyman of the New Mexico Political Report joins Hannah Colton to discuss the case and its implications.

To learn more, see Marisa Demarco's report for KUNM on the court case, which aired just prior to this interview.

What's in a Dog?

Apr 17, 2017

Spring has sprung, puppy proliferation is on the rise, and animal shelter employees are hard at work trying to find homes for the surplus canine population. But potential pet owners have a lot of questions about their prospective new friends, especially concerning breeds. KSFR's Rob Morlino addresses some of those visitors' concerns, particularly concerning the dubiously-reputed pit bull terrier.

Science Monday: Brain of a Bison

Apr 17, 2017

It’s time for Science Monday, with a story about when collective decision-making—formerly thought to be a winning formula for species fitness—leads bison into what’s called an ecological trap. In short: how to have a mortal case of the munchies. Dr. Daniel Fortin of Laval University in Canada explains.

NM Drug Policy Alliance

Emily Kaltenbach, New Mexico director of the Drug Policy Alliance, discusses treatment needs for opioid addicts in the state, as well as President Trump's nominee for his administration's "drug czar" office, Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA).

Frantz, a French film that’s opening at the CCA, is set in the years after World War I, which killed a generation of German and French men. Young war widows were forced to start their lives again. Frantz, set in Germany, is one of those stories. David D’Arcy has this review.

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Here and There with Dave Marash

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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...

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