William Cumpiano, a well known artisan of guitars and the Puertorrican Cuatro , was Tertulia’s guest on September 21, 2014. He spoke about the history and the art of making a Cuatro , carving it from a solid block of wood. He is the co -creator of “Proyecto del Cuatro” and co-author of the book “Cuerdas de mi Tierra”.
Yovianna García was Tertulia’s guest on August 10,2014. She is a guitarist from Puerto Rico who shared with us her wonderful music and information about up coming events. Her next CD will be released soon.
Laurie Millman, Citizen Outreach Coordinator for Center for New Americans was Tertulia’s guest on June 22,2014. CNA is a Community -Based Education and Resource Center for Immigrants and Refugees in Western Massachusetts.
Attorney David Hoose was Tertulia’s guest on May 11. We talked about several topics related to the criminal justice system, solitary confinement,death row inmates and the future trial of Mr. Tsarnaev in which the government is seeking a penalty of death.
Tertulia’s guest on April 13, 2014, was George Aguiar, a member of the Steering Committee with Climate Action NOW, Western Mass. We talked about climate change in global and local context.
Tertulia’s guest on March 30th, 2014, Laura Valdiviezo, Ed.D, Assistant Professor of Language, Literacy and Culture,
Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies,College of Education, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Víctor”Cuco” Guevara and Brandon Marger visit the studio of NEPR to talk with Tertulia host Raquel Obregon.
Brandon Marger, percussionist, musicologist and teacher was Tertulia’s guest on Sunday3/2 and shared his knowledge of Afro-Cuban music,including Abakuá,Arará and Kongo/Bantú
Víctor “Cuco” Guevara on Tertulia, getting ready to read the news from Latin America and cultural events in this area.
On 12/29/13, Tertulia’s guest was Dr. Lauren Atkins, Veterinarian at the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center in Springfield. www.tjoconnoradoptioncenter.com We spoke about different issues […]