Sonyk Vortex In Concert

Sonyk Vortex In Concert

It’s officially summer break this Saturday on The Children’s Hour Radio Show, so to have a great party, we have a live mini concert with the kids in Sonyk Vortex. Plus, 4th graders who are in the Wild Friends Program talk about pollinators in Albuquerque. With music by Emmanuel Jal, Gunnar Madsen, The Laurie Berkner Band, Grateful Dead, Herbie Treehead, Rising Appalachia, and Albuquerque’s own teenage rockers, Sonyk Vortex.

Classical Summertime

Classical Summertime

It’s summertime for New Mexico kids, so we’re celebrating the end of school with some live music. Seth Hoffman plays us his Ode To Teachers. Hear award winning teenage classical bass player, Toby Vigneau play for us, and delight in a tango performed live by virtuoso violinist Dr. Cármelo delosSantos. Originally broadcast May 19, 2018.

Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms

  We celebrated moms for Mother’s Day. In the studio we interviewed 14 year old Hawthorne Bolger Witherspoon, an artist who’s work illustrates a new book called South Valley, written by Jimmy Santiago Baca. And, we heard the winning essay of Youth Aldo Leopold Writing Contest read by its winner, Akshay Warrier. With music by Tarrus Riley, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Big Bang Boom, Sho Mo and the Monkey Bunch, Bill Harley, They Might Be Giants, Massimo Ceriotti, Buck Howdy and EmiSunshine.

Fossilized Footprints At White Sands National Monument

Fossilized Footprints At White Sands National Monument

New Mexico is a hotspot for anthropology. We interviewed David Bustos from White Sands National Monument about some ancient footprints he discovered, and the story they tell about giant sloths. With music by The Wailing Souls, a cut from Nas, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & Jr. Reid, The Green Chili Jam Band, Mark Dudrow & Justin Dean and The Harmonica Pocket    

Recycleman

Recycleman

  On this show, we had a live concert in studio with Recycleman, Kevin Kinane who recruits every person in the room to be part of the band. And a local Girl Scout Troop will tell us why and how kindness rocks. With music by Zap Mama, Richie Havens, Melinda Caroll, Alphabet Rockers, Manu Chao, Siama, Parry Gripp, Brady Rymer and Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem. Originally broadcast April 28, 2018

Supernatural New Mexico

Supernatural New Mexico

New Mexico isn’t just home to spectacular natural wonders, it’s also home to many supernatural wonders. This week we’ll be joined by kids from Jimmy Carter Middle School’s Junior National Honors Society for a lesson about the strange phenomenon around our state, from UFOs to the Chupacabra, find out where ghosts live in Albuquerque, and hear the tale of La Llorona. Original broadcast April 21, 2018

Navajo and Spanish Dual Language Kids From La Mesa Elementary Students

Navajo and Spanish Dual Language Kids From La Mesa Elementary Students

  Learn about a unique class at La Mesa Elementary which is the only Navajo dual language elementary program in Albuquerque Public Schools. Then, we went down the hall to hear Mrs. Charles’ fifth grade Spanish – English bilingual class on why studying science is essential in this warming world.   With music by Buffy Sainte-Marie, Mirah, Radmilla Cody, James Bilagody, Burning Sky, Cody Wallace & Redhouse, Derek Miller, They Might Be Giants, The Missoula Coyote Choir, Hans Mayer and the Cat Doorman.

Media Literacy

Media Literacy

What is it to be media literate? This show was originally broadcast in 2002 with the late, legendary Bob McCannon, who was an expert in educating kids about being media savvy.

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