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.
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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 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.
On this edition of The Children’s Hour, learn how kids and families can be a part of building the southwest’s only urban wildlife refuge, the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Also find out about a co-ed, multiage scouting organization that’s navigated its way to Albuquerque: the Navigators will be in the studio. We’re broadcasting live and locally, Saturdays from 9 to 10am on KUNM-fm or listen right here at ChildrensHourRadio.com
We’re going wild on this episode with the Albuquerque Wildlife Federation. We’ll be joined by wildlife biologists who will teach us how they are protecting and preserving our wildlife and natural resources, and how you can be a part of the effort.
Take a trip with The Children’s Hour to Chaco Canyon. This UNESCO world heritage site was the center of pueblo civilization just 1000 years ago, and then was abandoned. Find out the story of Chaco Canyon and what it offers for families today. This show airs Saturday August 18 from 9 to 10am.
This Saturday it’s the last installment of our four part series Classical Kids where we explore Mozart with our friends from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Plus do you know the difference between a therapy dog, an assistance dog, a guide dog and a working dog? Find out from our friends at Assistance Dogs of the West. And, we’ll be celebrating a very special Presidential birthday. Join us! Streaming live right here Saturdays 9-10am MST
Part 3 of our series Classical Kids is BACH … as in all about the composer Johann Sebastian Bach with our friends from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Also, we’ll find out more about Albuquerque’s BioBlitz! and the Rio Grande Nature Center’s Summer Wings Festival from an 11 year old birder, Adya. It’s all in an hour – The Children’s Hour – LIVE on Saturdays from 9 to 10 AM.
Saturday, July 21 from 9 to 10am MST: On this episode of The Children’s Hour, our series continues with Classical Kids Part Two – Piano and Winds with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s Deborah Unger. Plus, do you have a musical kid who needs lessons? We’ll find out about UNM Music Prep School which offers musical education for New Mexico kids from birth through high school.
There is a radio show just like The Children’s Hour in Egypt called Eish Sabahak - The Bus. @ZaharaMy is the host! Here is Katie and Zahara together at @Globalquerque
Katie is the emcee for today’s @Globalquerque school time show before more than 1000 students, and will bring the sounds of the @ladamaproject and @YoussraElHawary to the show this week. The Global Family Fiesta is free Saturday from 10:30am - 4pm at the @NHCCNM