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Divas and Superstars (Episode #104)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 29, 2011 -- 11:03 PM

Focuses on the Latin pop explosion of the turn of the century and the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market. As studios concentrate on star-driven pop, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions - Spanish rap and reggaeton, as well as rock en Espanol.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 30, 2011 -- 10:02 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 30, 2011 -- 5:02 AM

The Chicano Wave/Divas and Superstars (Episode #103)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 22, 2011 -- 11:00 PM

Episode Three: A?Mexican-Americans in CA, TX and across the Southwest create their own distinct musical voices during the second half of the 20th century. Their music would play an important role in the struggle for Chicano civil rights and ultimately propel them from the barrio to the national stage. Episode Four: Focuses on the Latin Pop explosion of the turn of the century and the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market. A?As studios concentrate on star-driven Pop, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions - Spanish Rap and Reggaeton, as well as Rock en Espanol.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 25, 2011 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 24, 2011 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 24, 2011 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 23, 2011 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 23, 2011 -- 5:00 AM

The Salsa Revolution (Episode #102)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 15, 2011 -- 11:01 PM

Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the Cuban son and the Puerto Rican plena, adding elements from soul and jazz to create salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2011 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 17, 2011 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 17, 2011 -- 4:01 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 16, 2011 -- 10:01 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 16, 2011 -- 5:01 AM

Bridges (Episode #101)

KQED 9: Thu, Sep 8, 2011 -- 11:00 PM

Episode One: Traces the rise of Latin Jazz and the explosion of the Mambo and the Cha Cha Cha as they sweep the US from East to West. Latin Music infiltrates R&B and Rock and Roll through the 1960s. Episode Two: Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the Cuban Son and the Puerto Rican Plena, adding elements from Soul and Jazz to create Salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 11, 2011 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 10, 2011 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 10, 2011 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 9, 2011 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 9, 2011 -- 5:00 AM
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