What is Architecture?

What is Architecture?

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore architecture with the legendary New Mexican architect and University of New Mexico professor emerita Edie Cherry in a live broadcast from the Special Collections branch library. With musical guests, the Squash Blossom […]

Dance

Dance

Kids love to dance, and it turns out dance loves kids of all ages. The social, psychological, academic and health benefits of dancing are enormous. We explore the history, styles and benefits of dance, with historians and instructors from Keshet […]

Mentors

Mentors

What is a mentor, and how does having a mentor make a difference in a kid’s life? Learn what mentors do with the time they spend with kids. Big Brothers Big Sisters bring mentors and kids to our studio for […]

Anthropology

Anthropology

What is Anthropology, and how does understanding human evolutionary history help us understand people today? The Children’s Hour celebrates a year on the road exploring what makes us human at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico. Recorded […]

Whistles And Flutes

Whistles And Flutes

On this episode of The Children’s Hour, we explore whistles and flutes through stories, poetry and music, with special guests Crawford McCallum, Enid Howarth, and flutist Ingrid Berg. With music by Andrew Bird, Billy Kelly, Maria Muldaur, Mouth Music & […]

Holiday Special

Holiday Special

This week on The Children’s Hour, winter break is here and we’re celebrating with a holiday special. We’ll play some of our favorites Christmas and Hanukkah songs. Hear our favorite holiday story, and dance along with us. We’ve got the […]

Kids In Space

Kids In Space

This week on The Children’s Hour, hear our chat with astronaut Christina Koch who is aboard the International Space Station recorded live at the University of New Mexico with an audience of over 600 students. This was a rare and […]

Puppets & Jim Henson

Puppets & Jim Henson

The Children’s Hour was broadcast live from the opening of the Jim Henson exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum in Old Town Albuquerque. The kids interviewed Cheryl Henson, Jim’s daughter about growing up on Sesame Street. With live music from KUNM’s […]

Death & Grief

Death & Grief

This week on The Children’s Hour, we explore how kids cope with death and grief. Our Kids Crew interview our friends from the Children’s Grief Center of New Mexico, children’s book Evan & The Skygoats author Vanessa Vassar,  and death […]

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