Month: March 2014

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Roots & Branches

Roots & Branches / 15 March 2014

Well, Here we are, it's almost St. Patrick's day but we are focusing on songs about working people in the 9:00 portion of our show, since this is the big day for our community. It is the 60th anniversary of the film, "Salt of the Earth" which is about the 1950 - 1952 Empire Mine Strike. The film, like the makers of the film, was blacklasted, apparently the only film […]

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar / 14 March 2014

Friday 14 March 2014 Southwest Regional Non-Profit Resource Conference 7:30am - Registration / 8:30am - 3:45pm Conference  / Grant County Business & Conference Ctr - 3031 Hwy 180 East / Better, Stronger, Together: Uniting the Non-Profit Sector / Workshops, networking and curbside consulting / Free / Lunch available / Register by March 7 / - 388.1198 Medicare Info 9am - 11am / HMS La Vida - 110 W 11th St / Volunteers […]

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Silver City Acoustic

Silver City Acoustic / “Mobetta Loretta” Chacon and band

Winner of multiple folk music awards, “Mobetta Loretta” Chacon is great-niece of Juan Chacon, the leader of the famous mine strike who later played himself in “Salt of the Earth,” the only blacklisted movie in America. This Thursday, Loretta’s coming out from southern California with her entire band to take part in this weekend’s 60th Anniversary Celebration of the movie that put our area firmly in proud union history, and she’ll be our guest […]

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar / 11 March 2014

Tuesday 11 March 2014 Grant County Commission Work Session 9am / Grant County Admin Center - 1400 Hwy 180 East / Tire derived fuel presentation and County reports Silver City Rotary Club Luncheon Noon / WNMU Student Memorial Building – 2nd floor – Sunset Room / A speaker will talk about issues of community interest / Guests are welcome / Lunch available Silver City Food Co-op March Community Forum Noon […]

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Roots & Branches

Roots & Branches / 08 March 2014

We hope you enjoyed the International Women's Day program. Almost all women singers except that Peter White and Ken played fiddles during the live part of the show, but Jeanie played guitar and sang on 'Listen to the Radio'So here is the what we played: Playlist for 08 March 2014 Artists  /  Album  /  Song Odetta /    Blues Everywhere I Go  /  03 Dink's Blue  Odetta /    Blues Everywhere I […]

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GMCR Special Coverage

Salt of the Earth – 60th Anniversary / Rachel Valencia

Welcome to GMCR's coverage of the 60th Anniversary of the release of Salt of the Earth and the actual events that are depicted in this landmark film. We are proud to present an interview with Rachel Valencia who, as a teenager, held the line against mining company intimidation, a corrupt legal system and ultimately government violence in the form of Grant County Sheriffs  who literally assaulted her with their cars […]

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GMCR Special Coverage

Salt of the Earth – 60th Anniversary / Dr Luis Quinones

Yes, it is upon us... The 60th Anniversary of the release of the landmark film, Salt of the Earth which tells the story of the Empire Mine Strike. It is difficult to separate the gravity and significance of the film itself from the actual events upon which it is based as the both events and their cinematic portrayal have unique and shared historical significance.  And that both of these extraordinary […]

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar / 8 March 2014

Saturday 8 March 2014  Silver City / Grant County Symposium on Preparedness 8am - 5pm / WNMU Global Resource Center - 12th Street & Kentucky / Registration & Information - Gila Native Plant Society 9am - Noon / WNMU Campus / Local expert Richard Felger discusses regional native plants with a class and field trip with optional picnic and Q&A after lunch / Sponsored by Gila Native Plant Society / Register […]

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Silver City Acoustic

Silver City Acoustic / Greg Renfro and Gurnie Dobbs

Gurnie Dobbs lives in Gila, New Mexico, and has been singing and writing music since his years in Paris, and maybe before. His humor is frequent, surprising in its wit, and matched by transformational sensibilities that pop up when you least expect it.  Obviously, we had a great time with him and his wife, Susan VanAuken, and sister-in-law, Gretchen, also of Gila, who both joined us in the studio. In […]

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