Here are some happenings around town in honor of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. Scroll down further to see KQED tv programs scheduled for the month.
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5:30am Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution
This documentary tells the virtually unknown story of Cuban revolutionaries Frank Pais and Juan Antonio Echeverria.
6pm Rebel: Voces Special Presentation “Loreta Janeta Valazquez”
Loreta Velazquez, a woman and a Cuban immigrant, secretly served as a soldier during the U.S. Civil War.
10:45pm American Comandante: American Experience
Meet William Morgan, the larger-than-life American who rose to power in Cuba during the revolution.
11pm Latino Americans “The New Latinos”
Review the years when Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominicans seek economic opportunities in the United States.
12:30pm Great Performances “Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl”
Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform a concert of Verdi’s towering Requiem Mass.
2:30pm Music Voyager “Miami: The Magic City”
Hear the sounds of Miami’s electronic dance music sceneand visit the colorful mural district.
8pm Latino Americans “Pride and Prejudice”
Witness the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity and growing Latino activism.
A team of scientists explores royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan.
9pm Latino Americans “Peril and Promise”
Examine growing Latino influence on American culture and the debate over undocumented immigrants.
9pm Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle — A Voces Special
The life and death of Ruben Salazar, a prominent Civil Rights era journalist, is investigated.
10pm Voces on PBS “El Poeta”
Mexican poet Javier Sicilia ignited an international movement for peace after the murder of his son.
10pm Voces on PBS “Tales of Masked Men”
Mexican wrestling and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico are explored.
10pm Conquistadors With Michael Wood “All the World Is Human”
In 1528, conquistadors, dreaming of gold, land in Florida to begin their exploration and conquest.
11pm Hemingway in Cuba
Travel to Cuba to capture Hemingway’s old haunts — many of which remain unchanged — and explore his real-life adventures in Cuba.
7am The Salinas Project
The film profiles several children of migrant farm workers living in a predominantly Latino neighborhood of Salinas.