PUENTES

PUENTES
3:18 pm
Mon September 6, 2010

Arturo V. Flores, World War II Veteran, Retired Mine Worker and Union Organizer

Arturo V. Flores and his son, Lorenzo

September 6th, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with 92 year-old World War II Veteran, retired mine worker and Local 890 activist, Arturo V. Flores, proud of his career, continues to advocate for the unions. Flores and his son, Lorenzo Flores, have formed "Juntos En La Union.Org," an organization to try to preserve Mine Mill Local 890's building to honor and recognize the sacrifices and contributions that generations of workers have made to the community.

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PUENTES
10:11 am
Mon August 23, 2010

J. Paul Taylor, educator, historian, administrator, and former local state legislator.

August 23rd, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with 90 year-old educator, historian, administrator and former local state legislator, J. Paul Taylor, proud of his colonial roots in New Mexico's Hispanic culture.

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PUENTES
10:21 am
Mon August 16, 2010

Denise Chavez, Author and Director of the Border Book Festival

August 16th, 2010 – On this edition of PUENTES we bridge the community with Director of the Border Book Festival and Latina author, Denise Chavez, with a variety of workshops and talks as part of the Border Book Festival's yearlong 17th anniversary. Chavez defines the Border Book Festival; retablos; ex-votos and tertulias.

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PUENTES
10:41 am
Mon August 9, 2010

Zoe Cornwell, NMSU, Family and Consumer Sciences Department

August 9tth, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with NMSU third year graduate student, Zoe Cornwell from the Family and Consumer Sciences Department. Cornwell is seeking Latina Women for a focus study group on "Latinas: Labor and Parenting" with a deadline of August 14th

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PUENTES
10:40 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Puentes with Documentary Photographer Linda Montoya

August 2nd, 2010 – On this edition of Puentes, Emily Guerra bridges the community with Documentary Photographer Linda Montoya. In 1984 and again in 2003, Montoya traveled to a small town in Chiapas to capture the images of the women in the city. Montoya's photos are the subject of the exhibit "Faces of Chiapas" opening this Friday at the Branigan Cultural Center. There will be an opening reception on Friday from 5 to 7pm.

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PUENTES
10:11 am
Tue July 27, 2010

Puentes with Cecilia Acosta from the New Mexico Senior Olympics

July 27, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with Executive Director of New Mexico Senior Olympics in Roswell, Cecilia Acosta. The 32nd annual Senior Olympic Summer Games will take place July 28th through August 1st in Las Cruces. Their motto is "You don't stop playing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop playing."

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PUENTES
8:16 pm
Sat May 8, 2010

Maria Eugenia Trillo, President of Casa de Cultura in Santa Clara, NM

May 7th, 2010 – On this edition of PUENTES, we bridge the community with Linguistics Professor from Western New Mexico University in Silver City, and President of Casa de Cultura in Santa Clara, Dr. Maria Eugenia Trillo. She talks about the significance of Casa de La Cultura to preserve grant County's rich cultural heritages.

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PUENTES
9:07 am
Mon May 3, 2010

Veronica Reyes, US Census Media Specialist

May 3rd, 2010 – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with Media Specialist with the U.S. Census 2010 for New Mexico Veronica Reyes. On this edition of PUENTES, Veronica Reyes talks about employment, and the second phase of counting those who have not returned their forms.

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PUENTES
12:54 pm
Mon April 26, 2010

Artistic Director Hilary McDaniel-Douglas' concert "Wing Walkers."

April 23rd, 2010 – On the first edition of PUENTES we bridge the community with Project in Motion Dance Company Artistic Director Hilary McDaniel-Douglas who started out as trapeze artist and aerialist, and is now adjunct instructor of dance for New Mexico State University. She talks about the concept of the performance; the music; and about being one of the performers.

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