Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

Songs of a New Mexican Childhood

Saturday, November 11, 2018, 9-10am Mountain Time: Traditional Southwest Hispanic folk music includes many beloved children’s songs. Experts in New Mexico folklore and music, Dr. Enrique Lamadrid and UNM Music Prep’s Julia Church Hoffman will share songs of a New Mexican childhood. Sing along with us!

Live From The Balloon Museum

Live From The Balloon Museum

  Recorded live from the Albuquerque Balloon Museum, learn what the museum has to offer kids and families from museum educator Roxanne Tuong, and why Albuquerque is the international capital of hot air ballooning.     The world’s largest fractal balloon, Infinitude couldn’t be inflated because of the weather, but Dr. Jonathan Wolfe from the Fractal Foundation teaches about how to spot a fractal, and where to find them in nature.   We were treated to a story about balloons and animals from Lauren Coons. Live music throughout the show by Rowan McJimsey.  With more music by Keb Mo, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo,  […]

Teal Pumpkins On Halloween

Teal Pumpkins On Halloween

  Halloween is supposed to be a little spooky, but for kids with food allergies, it can be justifiably terrifying. Learn how you can make trick or treating a fun for everyone with Charlotte Joseph from the Food Allergy Support New Mexico.  Find our about the Teal Pumpkin Project.       We’ve got a ghost story by Bill Harley, and music by Trout Fishing in America, Kyle Dine, The Okee Dokee Brothers, Donovan, Anne Hill, Ralph Covert, Newell Oler, Sho Mo & The Monkey Bunch and more.  Broadcasting live here from 9 to 10am MST every Saturday or listen […]

How Do Elections Work?

How Do Elections Work?

  How do our elections actually work? Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover explains the whole process. Also, what happens when three field reporters head into the Rio Grande Community Farm corn maze? They get lost! With music by Dana Lyons, Elizabeth Mitchell, Peter Lenton and Friends, Raffi, The Citizens’ Band, Grady Tate, Big Bird, and The Handsome Family.

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Weather Report: Sunshine Days

Saturday, October 13, 2018,  9 – 10am MST Kerry Jones from the National Weather Service joins us to talk about the weather. New Mexico is forecast to continue to get unlimited sunshine capable of producing limitless solar energy. Find out all about it with our friends from the New Mexico Solar Energy Association. With great music, a family events calendar, the Birthday Club, jokes, live and local kids, The Children’s Hour delivers commercial free, family friendly media for listeners of all ages. Listen live Saturdays 9-10am Mountain Standard Time at this site, or listen later by clicking on the yellow […]

Live From The Outpost

Live From The Outpost

Broadcasting live from the Outpost Performance Space, we’ll have a performance from award winning young pianist Rowan McJimsey, and kid naturalist Adya Radcliffe will help us identify migrating birds that we should be listening for this fall. Audience participation is expected and all ages are welcome. The Outpost Performance Space is at 210 Yale SE, in Albuquerque, and if you’re in New Mexico, we hope you’ll join us!  Free! Doors open at 8:30am.

Spiders

Spiders

Spiders! New Mexico is home to hundreds of species of spiders. We’ve invited Dr. Sandra Brantley and Dr. Rachel Alfarro from UNM’s Museum of Southwestern Biology’s Arthropod Division to help us understand, and maybe even learn to love, the arthropods among us. Find out which are venomous and how we can live together harmoniously. With music by Aaron Nigel Smith with Dan Zanes, O.A.R, NRBQ, Jeff & Paige, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, and The Big Kidz Band Feat. Skip Ewing. Originally broadcast on KUNM-fm on September 29, 2018 Learn more about spiders online here. And this is […]

Globalquerque Kids

Globalquerque Kids

Enjoy a taste of Globalquerque, the music festival that brings the world to Albuquerque, New Mexico. We’re recording a kids concert with two bands, the Latina, four woman  LADAMA, and from Egypt, Youssra El Hawary. 

Exploring the Arctic

Exploring the Arctic

  What does it mean to be an explorer? Jen Chavez Miller is an 8th grade teacher who just returned from exploring Arctic Svalbard. The Arctic is experiencing unprecedented melting due to climate change. Find out how curiosity and exploration are essential tools for all kids to have a full understanding of the world. With music by Sonia, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Billy Gilman, They Might Be Giants and Black Umfolosi.  

Take A Trip To Argentina

Take A Trip To Argentina

Take a trip with us to Argentina with our special guest, Cristina Baccin. She will share Argentinian music such as chamamé, chacarera tango and samba, stories about Patagonian magical creatures, and how is to be at the bottom of the globe. Listen live right here Saturdays at 9am MST.

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