Tertulia

NEPR: Sundays, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

On Tertulia a music lover will find Latin Jazz, Boleros, Salsa, Merengue, Nueva Trova, Tango and Folk music from Puerto Rico, Central America, Colombia, the Andean Region and Spain. News pieces in English and Spanish, discussion of topics of importance to the Latino community, and the weekly calendar of events are also heard on Tertulia. Find out more about Tertulia's host Raquel Obregon. Request Line: 413-735-6650.

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Ways to Connect

Andrew Morehouse
Raquel Obregon / NEPR

On Tertulia, Andrew Morehouse, executive director of The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, spoke about the role of the food bank feeding neighbors in need and leading the communities to end hunger by distributing food to member agencies in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties. 

One event to raise funds for The Food Bank is Monte’s March, to be held on November 19 and 20. 

Courtesy of Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez

Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez, President of Greenfield Community College, joined Raquel Obregon on Tertulia. She spoke about the different programs the college has to offer, in particular the Study Abroad program. She also shared her vision for the school in the years to come.

Rolando Garro Amherst Survival Center Tertulia
Raquel Obregon / NEPR

Rolando Garro, research and outreach specialist of the Latinx Food Access Program at Amherst Survival Center, visited Tertulia on February 24, 2019. He spoke about the free services regarding food and hot meals provided for Latinx who reside in surrounding areas. 

Diana Alvarez and Magdalena Gómez
Raquel Obregon / NEPR

Diana Alvarez, singer, songwriter, poet, composer and scholar, and Magdalena Gómez, playwright, poet, author, motivational speaker and social activist, joined Raquel Obregon on Tertulia. They spoke about how communities can help immigrant children. Gómez and Alvarez will perform on Sunday, March 31 from 2-4 p.m. at Art for the Soul Gallery in Springfield’s Tower Square, 1500 Main St.

Tertulia January 13, 2019
Raquel Obregon / NEPR

Catherine Valdez,  Spanish teacher at The Academy at Charlemont, and her students, Lila Goleman, Leni Sperry-Fromm and Isadora Brenizer, visited the NEPR studios for Tertulia. They spoke about their school and read poetry, all in Spanish! 

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