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Hispanic Heritage Month
Programs Featured
KVCR celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month! Enjoy some of these programs either on air, or on demand!

Fridays at 6:00 pm

CROSSING SOUTH; Crossing South is a travel show which takes us on a journey South of the border. Bilingual travel companion and host Jorge Meraz, helps us get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs, and places frequented by the locals. This series helps us see there is so much more to Mexico than what we hear on national news. There's a lot to learn and fun to have right next door by Crossing South.

Thursday, September 16 at 8:00 pm

8:00  THE LATINO EXPERIENCE "Episode One"; A little boy tries to help his sickly grandfather. Women grapple with life on the border. 

Sunday, September 19 at 8:00 pm

CALIFORNIA'S GOLDEN PARKS "Camarillo Ranch"; Join Huell as he visits the magnificently restored Camarillo Ranch, which was named for "the last Spanish Don", Adolfo Camarillo, who assumed ownership of the gigantic 10,000-acre ranch in 1880 at the age of 16. 

Sunday, September 19 at 8:30 pm

CALIFORNIA'S GOLDEN PARKS "Old Town San Diego"; Old Town San Diego State Historic Park recreates life in the Mexican and early American periods of 1821 to 1872. Stroll along with Huell Howser through original adobes, San Diego's first newspaper office, mansions, and a blacksmith shop. 

Thursday, September 23 at 7:00 pm

RE-EVOLUTION: SALUD; A look at Cuba and its culture focuses on the management of health and agricultural resources. 

Thursday, September 23 at 7:00 pm

RE-EVOLUTION: SUENOS; A thoughtful exploration of Cuba features interviews, a look at Cuban youth culture, and more.  

Thursday, September 23 at 7:30 pm

THE LATINO EXPERIENCE "Episode Two"; A young girl makes an image-altering decision. A mystical mechanic helps a boy fix his mother's car.  

Thursday, September 28 at 8:00 pm

CALIFORNIA'S GOLD "Head for the Borders"; Take A trip to the southernmost and northernmost towns of the state: Enjoy a taste of the Horseradish Festival in Tulelake, near the Oregon border, the Horseradish capital of the world; and experience the sights and sounds of Calexico, a town that reflects its rich Mexican heritage. 

Thursday, September 28 at 8:30 pm

CALIFORNIA'S GOLD "Tecate Train"; Host Huell Howser comes to San Diego County to visit the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum in Campo and takes a train ride to Tecate, Mexico. Huell takes a tour of the Tecate beer factory and explores the charming and historical Plaza area in Tecate before returning on the train to San Diego.   

Thursday, September 30 at 7:00 pm

PAINTING SANTA FE; The transformation of Santa Fe, New Mexico into a world-renowned center for the arts is explored. 

Thursday, September 30 at 8:00 pm

THE LATINO EXPERIENCE "Episode 3"; Explore Latino/a/x identity in the contemporary U.S. through a variety of short films.

Sunday, October 3 at 8:00 pm

CALIFORNIA'S GOLD "El Camino Real Bells"; The Kings Highway – or El Camino Real has long been a part of California's rich history. From its humble beginnings as a dusty trail, it quickly became California's first "superhighway" connecting all 21 Missions.

Wednesday, October 6, 13, and 20 at 6:30 pm

HISPANIC LIFESTYLE; Magazine-style program that promotes positive images in the Hispanic Community.

Thursday, October 7 at  7:00 pm

ELIADES OCHOA: FROM CUBA TO THE WORLD; The life and career of acclaimed guitarist, singer and Cuban musician Eliades Ochoa is chronicled. 

Thursday, October 7 at 8:00 pm

Linda Ronstadt: Live in Hollywood

Singer Linda Ronstadt performs "Blue Bayou" and more big hits in an electrifying 1980 concert.

Thursday, October 7 9:30 pm

SALSA! THE DANCE SENSATION; The popular Latin-flavored dance is performed across the world with distinct passion and artistry. 

Thursday, October 14 at 8:00 pm

MAJOR LEAGUE CUBAN BASEBALL; The experiences of Cubans at the most accomplished levels of American baseball are highlighted. 

Thursday, October 14 at 9:00 pm

BUEN PROVECHO! FLORIDA'S SPANISH FLAVOR; Chef Michelle Bernstein hosts a delicious exploration of Florida's Spanish roots through its cuisine. 

Thursday, October 14 at 10:00 pm

AFRO-LATINO TRAVELS WITH KIM HAAS "Limon, Costa Rica"; The legacy of Pan Africanist Marcus Garvey is explored in Limon, Costa Rica, on the Caribbean coast. 

Thursday, October 21 at 10:00 pm

RE-EVOLUTION: THE CUBAN DREAM; The stories of five Cubans shed light on how Cuba is shaped by an ongoing culture of revolution. 

Tuesday, October 26 at 10:00 pm

LOS HERMANOS/THE BROTHERS; This documentary tracks two brothers' parallel but vastly different lives and their poignant reunion as they come together for a momentous first performance together – offering viewers a beautifully nuanced and often startling view of two estranged nations through the lens of music and family.