Tonight’s program features: an interview on the Salvadoran Literacy campaign that reveals the state of affairs in the country; a discussion with Paul Flores about his play, “Placas, The Most Dangerous Tatoo;” a tribute to poet activists Mamacoatl and Francisco X. Alarcon; and musica and a calendar of upcoming events.


Tonight’s program is a tribute to the late and dearly beloved poet, musician ­composer, spiritual leader, healer, feminist, internationalist and activist, Mamacoatl, Silvia Parra. We include her original poems and songs recorded at KPFA, and her historic conversation on the divine feminine with poet laureate Mary Rudge and Nina Serrano in 2010. We also offer an original elegy … Continued


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