Hispanic Heritage

Programming from WKAR celebrating and exploring Hispanic Heritage

2020 Hispanic Heritage Awards

Oct 6, 2020
Hispanic Heritage Awards
Courtesy of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Tue., Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate the recipients of the annual Hispanic Heritage Awards. WATCH NOW HERE

Courtesy of Bear Guerra/Courtesy of Quiet Pictures

Tue., Oct. 6 at 9 p.m. on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Get an inside look at the high-stakes effort to turn out the Latino vote in this year’s election.

The Latin Alternative | WKAR Radio

Sep 25, 2020
The Latin Alternative
Courtesy / WEXT

Sundays at 3 p.m. on 105.1 FM, AM 870 & STREAMING  | Latin alternative rock, funk, hip-hop, and more. Hosted by Josh Norek and Ernesto Lechner.

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 | WKAR TV

Sep 24, 2020

Sep. 15-Oct. 15, 2020 | Celebrate and explore Hispanic Heritage Month with WKAR HD and WKAR World. Sep. 15-Oct. 15

Latin Fair | Wind & Rhythm

Sep 18, 2020
Courtesy / Pixabay

Fri. Sep. 18 at 8pm on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | This week on Wind & Rhythm, celebrate the sounds and syncopations of Latin America. 

Building the American Dream | VOCES

Sep 16, 2020
Courtesy of Moyo Oyelola / VOCES

WATCH NOW | Follow immigrant construction workers in Texas organizing for safer and fairer working conditions.

Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari | WKAR Radio

Aug 27, 2020
Courtesy / The WFMT Radio Network

Sundays at 4pm on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | Fiesta! is an original production devoted to Latino concert music, and brings artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

Love, Life and the Virus | Frontline

Aug 25, 2020
John Moore/Getty Images / PBS

WATCH NOW IN SPANISH OR ENGLISH Follow a mother’s fight to survive COVID-19 and see her newborn baby.

MSU Latinx Film Festival: The Pushouts

Feb 11, 2020

7pm Wed., Feb. 12  at WKAR | A realistic look at America's broken educational system. Join the conversation at this free film screening at the opening night of the MSU Latinx Film Festival.

El Chayo Named Among Top 25 LatinX in Michigan

Nov 1, 2019
portrait: El Chayo Cervantes
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

WKAR radio host El Chayo Cervantes has been named one of the 2019 Top 25 LatinX of Michigan by the Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan. The 2019 recipients of the award were honored as part of the Statewide Hispanic Heritage Celebration held at the Goei Center in Grand Rapids, Mich., on October 10, 2019.