PBS http://krwg.org en Landmark Chronicles of Latino Americans http://krwg.org/post/landmark-chronicles-latino-americans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>October 5, 2013 &ndash; Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with award-winning filmmaker and producer of the PBS documentary series, &ldquo;Latino Americans,&rdquo; John J. Valadez. For the past twenty years, he has been producing and directing award-winning documentaries for PBS and CNN. He is of Mexican-American descent, born and raised in Seattle, Washington. His ancestors did not have to immigrate to America, like many families in New Mexico, the United States immigrated them.</p> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 17:38:48 +0000 Emily Guerra 51233 at http://krwg.org Landmark Chronicles of Latino Americans Grant County Chicano Music Festival http://krwg.org/post/grant-county-chicano-music-festival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> August 23, 2013 - Las Cruces, NM - On this edition of PUENTES, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Western New Mexico University (WNMU) Professor of Chicano Studies, in Silver City, Pataricia Cano, with music from Grant County, including a song written by the Mayor of Hurley, Ed Encinas.</p><p>The Grant County Board of Commissioners in Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico have proclaimed the week of August 26th through September 1st as Grant County Chicano Music Week.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 22:07:49 +0000 Emily Guerra 48188 at http://krwg.org Grant County Chicano Music Festival