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This edition: Episodio #110: Lo mejor de la temporada 1





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Episode Details

Original tape date: March 15, 2012.

First aired: March 15, 2012.

(In Spanish with English subtitles)
Iniciamos este episodio en Midtown. Vamos al Radio City Music Hall para conocer a los miembros de la familia Navas, participantes del show Zarkana del famoso Cirque du Soleil. Roberto Navas y sus hijos, nacidos en Guayaquil, Ecuador, son la novena generación de una familia de acróbatas dedicada al circo.

Luego, en Liberty Square en el bajo Manhattan, nos reunimos con un grupo de neoyorquinos hispanos, quienes participan en el movimiento Occupy Wall Street. Desde su perspectiva, entendemos las razones que los motiva para hacer parte de esta protesta.

Para finalizar conversamos con la cantante y compositora guatemalteca Gaby Moreno, ganadora del concurso de composición John Lennon, quien ha realizado giras con Tracy Chapman y Ani DiFranco.

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We begin this episode in Midtown. We'll go to Radio City Music Hall to meet the Nava
s family, who perform in the Cirque du Soleil show Zarkana. Roberto Navas and his children who were born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, are the ninth generation of a family of circus acrobats.

Later on in Lower Manhattan's Liberty Square we'll meet a group of Hispanic New Yorkers participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement. They'll give us their perspective so we can understand their reasons for taking part in this protest.

Finally, we'll talk to Guatemalan singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno, winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, who has toured with Tracy Chapman and Ani DiFranco.
Podcast/Facebook Description
Best of Midseason. Hispanic New Yorkers participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement; The Navas family from Ecuador who are part of the show Zarkana by the Cirque du Soleil; Guatemalan singer and composer Gaby Moreno.


Guest List

Carmen Boullosa Distinguished Lecturer, City College/CUNY

Prof. Patricio Lerzundi Chair of the Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Department (JCT) at Lehman College

Gaby Moreno Cantante

Ray Navas Artista de Circo

Roberto Navas Artista de Circo, Cirque du Soleil

Roni Navas Artista de Circo, Cirque de Soleil

Rudy Navas Artista de Circo, Cirque de Soleil

José Quizhpilema Make the Road - NY

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