WGXC-90.7 FM

WGXC Morning Show: Latinx Festival, David Quituisaca, Jose E. Cruz

Sep 18, 2021: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Hosted by Tom Roe in Acra.

This Sunday, Sept. 19 there will be the region’s first Latinx festival to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture. Joining us to talk about it is David Quituisaca, community navigator at the Columbia County Sanctuary Movement.To discuss September as Hispanic Heritage Month, producer Gabe Cruz-Allen spoke with Dr. Jose E. Cruz, political science and Latin American and Caribbean Studies professor at SUNY Albany on September 15, 2021. Dr. Cruz shared his perspective on his research over the years and his passion for Latin culture, especially music.

The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, reports on cultural issues, a rundown of public meetings and local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community, made mostly through volunteers in the community through WGXC. The Catskill Makers Syndicate produce the "Better Weather" for the show. Rob Gelles produces the Columbia County history segment "Rob Around The County" and "This Month in History" for the show. Julia Joern produced the "Hudson Valley Word of Mouth" interview segment each week. The "WGXC Congressional Report" also airs here. Some reports come from our partner station, WOOC-LP in Troy, out of The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Tom Roe also cuts up local and national news with songs and sounds for the show. At 9 a.m. "The WGXC Daily," with local headlines, weather, and previews of community events, airs. At 10 a.m., national headlines from Public News Service are on WGXC. Sometimes national, state, or local press conferences, meetings, or events are broadcast live here.