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The Fall and Rise of High-Altitude Baking

For Science Monday we thought we’d turn to a different sort of chemistry: the chemistry of high-altitude baking. All kudos for story idea — and cake execution — to Mary Lou Cooper. When Mary Lou began sharing what she was going through to refine her homemade dessert repertoire after taking part in a recent community college baking class, I couldn’t help but think of a famous TV scene. We’re also delighted to welcome Susan Purdy to Wake-Up Call this morning. Susan is the author of “Pie in the...

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In the Studio: Composer Donald Rubinstein on George A. Romero's Legacy

Pioneering horror director George A. Romero passed away Sunday at the age of 77. Romero directed the original Night of the Living Dead and its sequels, as well as Creepshow, The Crazies, and many other titles before retiring from directing in 2009. Composer Donald Rubinstein is responsible for the scores to Romero's films Martin , Knightriders and Bruiser . His score for Martin has been called one of the "100 Coolest Soundtracks of All Time" by Mojo magazine, and he now lives and works in...

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For Science Monday we thought we’d turn to a different sort of chemistry: the chemistry of high-altitude baking. All kudos for story idea — and cake execution — to Mary Lou Cooper. When Mary Lou began sharing what she was going through to refine her homemade dessert repertoire after taking part in a recent community college baking class, I couldn’t help but think of a famous TV scene.

First today we go to a breaking news story about a letter that New Mexico AG Hector Balderas co-authored —  and sent last week to US Education Secretary Betsy De Vos last week. The subject of the letter: Campus sexual assault which national estimates say affects between 20 and 23 percent of college women . De Vos has said she intends to roll back protections.

 

This week begins the annual celebrations around Traditional Spanish Market to be held July 29-30. David Setford is the ED of the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts and brings us the story of what's going on in northern New Mexico, and what visitors can see at the museum if the weather gets too hot outside.

 

SFR is talking about a topic today that is important to all of us, but most especially to teens and their families.  That topic is cyberbullying.  And it affects one our of every three teens in America.  We kick off this feature with excerpts from the song "Hey Bully" which was co-written and recorded by young country artist Morgan Frazier.  Frazier says that as a kid she was bullied at school.  She joined forces with the organization "Stand for the Silent" to campaign against bullying.  KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper brings us the story. 

Pioneering horror director George A. Romero passed away Sunday at the age of 77. Romero directed the original Night of the Living Dead and its sequels, as well as Creepshow, The Crazies, and many other titles before retiring from directing in 2009.

The Little Hours takes you to a medieval convent with frustrated nuns and a servant who addresses their needs. It’s a satire and a sex comedy, and it’s playing at the CCA. David D’Arcy says it’s a lot of fun.

For the past 14 years, the Folk Art Alliance has played a pivotal role in hosting the annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe. This year’s festivities took place this past weekend — Museum Hill was abuzz with spectators, shoppers, media, youth, hundreds of volunteers, and of course artisans. KSFR's Mya Green takes you through a stroll of last weekend’s one-of-a-kind extravaganza.

Doug Menuez intensely covered the Silicon Valley boom through photographs in the 80s and 90s, including a three-year stint documenting the working life of Steve Jobs as Jobs sought to get NeXT, his post-Apple effort, off the ground. Menuez's book, Fearless Genius, ties into an exhibition of his photos at Patina Gallery through August 16.

Doug Menuez stopped by the studio to share insights from those years in the eye of the tech innovation storm.

Santa Fe High fired head basketball coach David Rodriguez in early 2016 following an incident—described as a hazing—that saw a player injured and the team stricken from the state tournament bracket.

Rodriguez just began his new tenure as head coach at St. Michael's High. He spoke with KSFR's news intern Julian Paras about the incident that led to his ouster and his outlook moving ahead in his new job.

(Full disclosure: Julian is a former member of Rodriguez's Santa Fe High team.)

In the Studio: Jack Loeffler on The Spirit of Place

Jul 19, 2017

As KSFR launches Jack Loeffler's six-part series, The Spirit of Place, Jack Loeffler joins Ellen Berkovitch in the studio to discuss his process, and the messages of a radio series that looks at the major watersheds of the Intermountain West.

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MONDAY July 24 - Look at the pictures of the Old City of West Mosul, Iraq…utter devastation…but even in the ruins, unexploded ordinance and intentional boob-traps make every step dangerous. Tony Cheng of CGTN spent the last 2 weeks reporting on the aftermath of the Battle for Mosul, and the administrative nightmare just unfolding TUESDAY July 25 - Luis Ignacio da Silva…Lula, the most popular ex-President in Brazilian history has been sentenced to 9 ½ years in jail for corruption. The present...

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