Hispanic Heritage

Latin Fair | Wind & Rhythm

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

Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari | WKAR Radio

Aug 27, 2020
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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
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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
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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.

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WKAR held two screenings on October 15 around the VOCES film The Pushouts as part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. 

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WKAR welcomed community members for a free screening and discussion around the VOCES and American Masters film Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage. More than 65 people attended the evening event at the WKAR studios on Thursday, October 10, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. 

Porvenir, Texas | VOCES

Sep 28, 2019
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Fri., Oct. 4 at 10pm on WKAR-HD | Discover the true story behind the 1918 massacre of 15 Mexican men in this tiny border town. 

WATCH LIVE: Raúl Juliá - Conversation and Q&A FREE – Thu. Oct. 10, 7pm at WKAR | Join the conversation as WKAR presents a free screening of the American Masters documentary examining the life and career of renowned actor Raúl Juliá. Q & A with filmmaker Ben DeJesus. | RESERVE SEATS HERE