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Radio Ambulante: Stories from the Americas

Daniel Alarcón
In conversation with Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
June 26, 2012

Lost City Radio novelist Daniel Alarcón and team joins us for a special live presentation of Radio Ambulante – the first ever Spanish-language radio show created to tell the stories of latinoamericanos de todas las Américas. Everyday stories find voice in this multi-national, bilingual production, a collaboration of NPR stations and independent journalists from over nine countries. In a city with a majority Spanish-speaking population, Radio Ambulante introduces Angelenos to the crónicas de nuestro mundo, and examines the role radio and digital media play in keeping storytelling alive.

You’ll also have the opportunity to meet Sonic Trace: KCRW’s new storytelling project that begins in the heart of Los Angeles and crosses into Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Part radio, part video, Sonic Trace maps LA residents’ answers to the questions: ¿Por qué te vas? ¿Por qué te quedas? ¿Por qué regresas? Come early on June 26th, and help us trace your story. We’ll be there with mic in hand, collecting your stories in English and Spanish.

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