NUESTRA CASA is a radio program that first aired on 88.1-KFCF on March 30, 2012.  The monthly show features interviews with key associates of our cultural center, information about current/upcoming exhibits, and musical selections by artists to be featured in our summer concert series.  

Tune in to hear the program live on the FOURTH THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 1p-2p or listen to the live-stream at www.KFCF.org








April 2014 EDITION:

Featuring:
  • Carmencristina Moreno -- musical artist, NEA fellow, and Mexican Revolution historian
  • Viviana Paredes -- artist whose work is currently on view in the Fresno Art Museum Partnership Gallery at Arte Américas









  • March 2014 EDITION:

    Featuring:
    • Las Cafeteras - Son Jarocho band from L.A.
    • Teresa Flores and Marisela Ororpeza - Two participating artists from the Viva La MuXer!









    February 2014 EDITION:

    Featuring:
    • Viviana Paredes -- whose work will be on display as part of the Viva La MuXer exhibition
    • Carissa Garcia, one of three artist who created an intimate installation in the Ruiz Gallery








    January 2014 EDITION:

    Featuring:
    • Rosa Elena Alvarez -- whose work will be on display as part of the upcoming Viva La MuXer exhibition
    • Sal Garcia - a local artist whose work was used as the cover to a Santana album








    December 2013 EDITION:Year-End Re-cap








    November 2013 EDITION:
    Featuring:
    • Dr. Manuel Peña
    • Adam Mena
    • Sally Caglia









    October 2013 EDITION:
    Featuring:
    • Dr. Manuel Peña
    • Adam Mena
    • Sally Caglia








    September 2013 EDITION:
    Featuring:
    • Dr. Manuel Peña
    • Adam Mena
    • Sally Caglia








    August 2013 EDITION:
    Featuring:
    • Dr. Manuel Peña
    • Adam Mena
    • Sally Caglia








    July 2013 EDITION:
    Featuring:
    • Dr. Manuel Peña
    • Adam Mena
    • Sally Caglia








    June 2013 EDITION:
    Featuring:
    • Dr. Manuel Peña
    • Adam Mena
    • Sally Caglia








    May 2013 EDITION:
    Featuring:
    • Dr. Manuel Peña
    • Adam Mena
    • Sally Caglia



    APRIL 2013 EDITION:  Linda Aragon, Adult Programming Librarian for the Fresno County Library discusses this year's book selection for The Big Read:  Rodolfo Anaya's "Bless Me Ultima" and the many activities being scheduled throughout the country over the next few months. Dr. Shane Moreman, Interim Executive Director of The Center for Creativity & the Arts (CCA) at Fresno State joins us along with visiting Fullbright Scholar Grzegorz "Greg" Welizarowicz, a professor at the English and American Studies Institute at the University of Gdansk, Poland.  Welizarowicz's current work is dedicated to the trajectory of the California-based Chicano Theater group Culture Clash






    FEBRUARY 2013 EDITION:    Spotlighting the trio of environmentally-themed exhibits currently on display, this show features an interview with artists/authors Ken and Melanie Light whose show "Valley of Shadows and Dreams" is on view in the Community Gallery.  Fresno State sculpture professor and "Nothing Wasted" participant Edward Gillum talks about the inspiration behind his submitted works and the recyling-based exhibit.







    JANUARY 2013 EDITION:    Features interviews with long-time Arte Americas volunteer and advisor Helen Rael, multimedia artists and muralist FranCisco Vargas and Fresno Philharmonic Executive Director Stephen Wilson.







    NOVEMBER 2012 EDITION:    Features interviews with Arte Americas preparator Adam Mena,  Cultural Arts supporter advocate Sally Caglia, and "Sabor Del Valle" curator Dr. Manuel Peña who will talk about his upcoming lecture and listening party







    OCTOBER 2012 EDITION:    Features interview with  Joe Avila : Community Outreach Manager for the Ford Motor Company Fund,  Evelyn Figeroa of Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and Project Manager for the upcoming "American Sabor" exhibit, and artists Diana Rodriguez and Madlyn Esquer, whose altar-installation has been featured in various local news media in television and print. We complete this with an on-air broadcast








    SEPTEMBER 2012 EDITION:  Features interviews with Dr. Manuel Peña, Dia De Los Muertos curator Tony Carranza, Arte Américas Executive Director Elva Rodriguez, and Dr. Jose Diaz, director of the Center for Creativity and the Arts at Fresno State







    AUGUST 2012 EDITION:  Features interviews with Gordon Fuglie and Tim Anderson from the Central California Museum of Art, and artist/musician John Martin III of the musical groups Samba Central and Cerro Negro.








    JULY 2012 EDITION:  Features interviews with Chris Torres Consumer Family Advocate for Mental Health Services for Centro La Famila,  Melissa Reimer, English Teacher at McLane High School, and artist Linda Vallejo.







    JUNE 2012 EDITION:  Features interviews with McLane High School art teacher Marc Patterson (who coordinated the year-long project that evolved into the current "Vida En Las Sombras"  exhibit,)  Google Mexicans artist Luis Bravo and Arte Americas graduate intern Meghan Cartier.







    MAY 2012 EDITION : This show aired during the KPFA/KFCF pledge drive and there was only room for a couple of songs and this interview with artist and grantwriter Linda Vallejo





    MARCH 2012 EDITION (inaugural edition)
    • Chicano artist Malaquias Montoya -- whose exhibit opens April 5, 2012
    • Guest curator Phil Bowers discussing the current "Dos Amantes" exhibit in our Fresno Art Museum Partnership Gallery
    • Art collector Joseph Berg -- friend and fan of artist Esperanza
    We also feature a couple of songs that tie-in with our upcoming "Nights In The Plaza" concert series and background information about the largest Latino Cultural Center in the San Joaquin Valley.   Find out why people from around the world visit our galleries and rate us at the top of the "fun and interesting things to do in Fresno" list!









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    The Nuestra Casa theme song is titled Empingueby Gepel (from Buenos Aires, AR) featured on their 2006 release "Moducué"  

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