THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: AMALIA ORTÍZ’S CANCIÓN CANNIBAL CABARET AND “WHAT DO TO DO IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO RUN,” RICARDO ROMO ON DOLORES HUERTA AND IRENE DÍAZ AND FRIENDS AND CIHUATL SONG WITH “TEZCATLIPOCA.”
Hola my peeps! This week we feature a Plática with poet and performance artist Amalia Ortíz who recently was awarded the American Book Award by the Before Columbus Foundation. Check out Amalia talking about her unique approach to writing which melds poetry with performance art. Also hear her perform her poem/song “What to do if you are unable to Run.”
Also this week, Ricardo Romo’s Tejano Report gives us an insightful look at farm labor organizer and legend, Dolores Huerta.
Musically, visit with Irene Díaz and Friends as they perform original compositions.
And lastly, check out the indigena music group Cihuatl Song as they perform “Tezcatlipoca.”
Lots to view, listen and appreciate this week on Latinopia!