Latinos http://kcur.org en Actor And Activist Edward James Olmos http://kcur.org/post/actor-and-activist-edward-james-olmos <p></p><p>Science fiction fans will recognize him as Commander William Adama from <em>Battlestar Galactica</em>, but <strong>Edward James Olmos</strong>&nbsp;is also well known for his activism in the Latino and Chicano community.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>On the first half of Wednesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><i>Up to Date</i></a>, host Steve Kraske sits down with Olmos to discuss his long career in Hollywood and his numerous efforts to reach out to Chicano youth. Olmos&nbsp;gave the Cesar Chavez Lecture at the University of Missouri-Kansas City on Tuesday.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:11:50 +0000 Steve Kraske & Cody Newill 54267 at http://kcur.org Actor And Activist Edward James Olmos Immigration Policy In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/immigration-policy-kansas-city <p>Immigration reform is a hot topic for legislators nationwide, and this week both President Obama and a bipartisan group of senators proposed changes to immigration policy. In a city located in the dead center of the country, it might seem illegal immigration is not the biggest issue facing Kansas City, but that is not the case.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:41:30 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 31226 at http://kcur.org Immigration Policy In Kansas City Cumbia Is Alive And Well—And Shakin'—In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/cumbia-alive-and-well-and-shakin-kansas-city <p><strong>Kontrolando Show</strong> is one of 30 local bands, dance groups, and djs, in addition to some national acts, that will be playing at <strong><a href="http://fiestakansascity.com/entertainment-2/main-stage" target="_blank">Fiesta KC</a></strong> in Crown Center June 22 - 24, 2012.</p><p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 15:51:10 +0000 Suzanne Hogan 19569 at http://kcur.org Cumbia Is Alive And Well—And Shakin'—In Kansas City Star Watching: In The Heights http://kcur.org/post/star-watching-heights <p>For the second half of this Wednesday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>, </em>a look at the touring Broadway musical making its last stop in Kansas City.</p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:17:50 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 18912 at http://kcur.org Star Watching: In The Heights KC Latinos Reach Out To Families Of Crime Victims http://kcur.org/post/kc-latinos-reach-out-families-crime-victims <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfea6fc7020-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfea6fc7020-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfea6fc7020-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-906327.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – The new Latino Advocacy Taskforce aims to aid families affected by violent crime.</p> Tue, 08 Jun 2010 20:24:08 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 6699 at http://kcur.org