La Plaza

La Plaza

1992 - 2005, News
Exploring Latino life.
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Episode Guide

  • La Plaza - Conversation With Ilan Stavans: Willie Perdomo (Episode 178)
    Episode 178:

    Conversation With Ilan Stavans: Willie Perdomo

    Poet Willie Perdomo.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Rubén Martínez (Episode 176)
    Episode 176:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Rubén Martínez

    Author Rubén Martínez.

  • La Plaza - All-America Murders (Episode 175)
    Episode 175:

    All-America Murders

    Murders.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Rocío Sáenz (Episode 174)
    Episode 174:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Rocío Sáenz

    Union activist Rocío Sáenz.

  • La Plaza - Young Blood Musica (Episode 173)
    Episode 173:

    Young Blood Musica

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Mario Molina (Episode 172)
    Episode 172:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Mario Molina

    Mario Molina, winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry.

  • La Plaza - Bus to the Burbs (Episode 171)
    Episode 171:

    Bus to the Burbs

    Latino students.

  • La Plaza - Tiante (Episode 170)
    Episode 170:

    Tiante

  • La Plaza - Metco (Episode 169)
    Episode 169:

    Metco

  • La Plaza - Blind and on Her Own (Episode 168)
    Episode 168:

    Blind and on Her Own

    The developing lives of Ana and Patricia Lucia Vlieg.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Francisco Goldman (Episode 167)
    Episode 167:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Francisco Goldman

    Author Francisco Goldman.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Daniel Catán (Episode 166)
    Episode 166:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Daniel Catán

    Opera composer Daniel Catán.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Patricia Cardoso (Episode 165)
    Episode 165:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Patricia Cardoso

    Filmmaker Patricia Cardoso.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Martin Espada (Episode 164)
    Episode 164:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Martin Espada

    Poet Martin Espada discusses his poetry, life and growing up Puerto Rican.

  • La Plaza - Judge to Janitor (Episode 163)
    Episode 163:

    Judge to Janitor

    Colombian Luis Velez gives up his family, law career and social status to move to the United States.

  • La Plaza - Becoming a Diva (Episode 162)
    Episode 162:

    Becoming a Diva

    Opera singer Jossie Perez prepares for her performance in the Boston Lyric Opera's production of "Carmen on the Common."

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Soraya (Episode 161)
    Episode 161:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Soraya

    Singer Soraya discusses her battle with breast cancer.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Tish Hinojosa (Episode 160)
    Episode 160:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Tish Hinojosa

    Musician Tish Hinojosa discusses roots music, the guitar and her album "Sign of Truth."

  • La Plaza - Countdown to Graduation (Episode 159)
    Episode 159:

    Countdown to Graduation

    Two students face the pressures of state standardized tests and graduation.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Linda Chavez (Episode 158)
    Episode 158:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Linda Chavez

    Conservative Linda Chavez discusses politics, ethnicity and assimilation.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Ruben Blades (Episode 157)
    Episode 157:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Ruben Blades

    Entertainer Ruben Blades discusses his new album and acting career.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Paquito D'Rivera (Episode 156)
    Episode 156:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Paquito D'Rivera

    Jazz musician Paquito D'Rivera.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Dina Fernandez (Episode 155)
    Episode 155:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Dina Fernandez

    Journalist Dina Fernandez discusses the role of the press in emerging democracies in Latin America.

  • La Plaza - El Tiante: A Red Sox Story (Episode 154)
    Episode 154:

    El Tiante: A Red Sox Story

    The story of Red Sox pitcher Luis Tiant.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Esmeralda Santiago (Episode 153)
    Episode 153:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Esmeralda Santiago

    Author Esmeralda Santiago discusses her childhood in Puerto Rico and her experiences as an immigrant in the United States.

  • La Plaza - Sweet 15 (Episode 152)
    Episode 152:

    Sweet 15

    Rosa Santiago plans for her daughter's quince años.

  • La Plaza - Far From Cuba (Episode 151)
    Episode 151:

    Far From Cuba

    During the revolution in 1962, Cuban parents begin sending their children to the United States.

  • La Plaza - Caetano in Bahia (Episode 150)
    Episode 150:

    Caetano in Bahia

    Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso visits his hometown.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: John Leguizamo (Episode 149)
    Episode 149:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: John Leguizamo

    Actor John Leguizamo.

  • La Plaza - Last Chance DNA (Episode 148)
    Episode 148:

    Last Chance DNA

    Prisoner Benjamin LaGuer awaits results of a DNA test he hopes will establish his innocence.

  • La Plaza - Beisbol for Export (Episode 147)
    Episode 147:

    Beisbol for Export

    The social and economic impact of baseball in the Dominican Republic.

  • La Plaza - Back on Track (Episode 146)
    Episode 146:

    Back on Track

    Puerto Rican jockey Dyn Panell.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Jorge Ramos (Episode 145)
    Episode 145:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Jorge Ramos

    Journalist Jorge Ramos discusses the current wave of immigration to the United States.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Michele Serros (Episode 144)
    Episode 144:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Michele Serros

    Writer Michele Serros.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Richard Rodriguez (Episode 143)
    Episode 143:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Richard Rodriguez

    Journalist Richard Rodriguez.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Miguel Batista (Episode 142)
    Episode 142:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Miguel Batista

    Baseball player Miguel Batista discusses his writings and career.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Ron Unz (Episode 141)
    Episode 141:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Ron Unz

    Activist Ron Unz discusses his ideas about bilingual education.

  • La Plaza - Diplomas and Dropouts (Episode 140)
    Episode 140:

    Diplomas and Dropouts

    Two Massachusetts teens face the challenges of passing state standardized exams in order to graduate from high school.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Tino Villanueva (Episode 139)
    Episode 139:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: Tino Villanueva

    Poet Tino Villanueva discusses his works.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: John Phillip Santos (Episode 138)
    Episode 138:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: John Phillip Santos

    Author John Phillip Santos.

  • La Plaza - Conversations With Ilan Stavans: David Carrasco (Episode 137)
    Episode 137:

    Conversations With Ilan Stavans: David Carrasco

    Scholar David Carrasco discusses Mesoamerican cultures.

  • La Plaza - Junot Diaz (Episode 136)
    Episode 136:

    Junot Diaz

    Writer Junot Diaz's stories reflect his childhood in the Dominican Republic and in New Jersey.

  • La Plaza - Poetic License (Episode 135)
    Episode 135:

    Poetic License

    Former inmate Manazar Gamboa's poetry reflects the realities of street life.

  • La Plaza - Behind the Blue Diner (Episode 134)
    Episode 134:

    Behind the Blue Diner

    The process of making feature films.

  • La Plaza - Olga Roman (Episode 133)
    Episode 133:

    Olga Roman

    Singer Olga Roman.

  • La Plaza - Libertad (Episode 132)
    Episode 132:

    Libertad

    The death of a spirited woman's husband sparks family conflict.

  • La Plaza - Conversation With Ilan Stavans (Episode 131)
    Episode 131:

    Conversation With Ilan Stavans

    Author Ilan Stavans; writer Achy Obejas; poet Luis Rodriguez; memoirist Irene Vilar.

  • La Plaza - Songs of the Homeland (Episode 130)
    Episode 130:

    Songs of the Homeland

    The history of Tejano music.

  • La Plaza - El Dia Que Me Quieras (Episode 129)
    Episode 129:

    El Dia Que Me Quieras

    The power of photography; photographer Freddy Alborta.

  • La Plaza - Pancho Villa and Other Stories (Episode 127)
    Episode 127:

    Pancho Villa and Other Stories

    Oral history of Pancho Villa; Mexican Revolution.

  • La Plaza - Cyro Batista & Beat the Donkey (Episode 126)
    Episode 126:

    Cyro Batista & Beat the Donkey

    Percussionist Cyro Batista.

  • La Plaza - Getting to Fenway (Episode 125)
    Episode 125:

    Getting to Fenway

    The Boston Red Sox draft a high-school ballplayer.

  • La Plaza - 20 Days to 10th Grade (Episode 124)
    Episode 124:

    20 Days to 10th Grade

    The rigors of summer school.

  • La Plaza - El Rio (Episode 123)
    Episode 123:

    El Rio

    Two tradesmen have conflicting views about Ecuador's Aguarico River and its surrounding rain forest.

  • La Plaza - Anything for a Dance (Episode 122)
    Episode 122:

    Anything for a Dance

    Ballerina Adriana Suarez.

  • La Plaza - Rumble Over West Side Story (Episode 121)
    Episode 121:

    Rumble Over West Side Story

    A group of Latino parents and students forces a high school to cancel its production of "West Side Story."

  • La Plaza - La Raya/The Line (Episode 120)
    Episode 120:

    La Raya/The Line

    A lighthouse keeper in the Canary Islands defies Britain's decision to relocate the zero meridian.

  • La Plaza - Vanessa and the Orange Thrower (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    Vanessa and the Orange Thrower

    A teenager lies about her pregnancy.

  • La Plaza - Mango Blue (Episode 118)
    Episode 118:

    Mango Blue

    Mango Blue plays original tunes.

  • La Plaza - El Largo Viaje de Rustico (Episode 117)
    Episode 117:

    El Largo Viaje de Rustico

    Some Canarian customs are assimilated into Cuban culture.

  • La Plaza - Latinos and Science (Episode 116)
    Episode 116:

    Latinos and Science

    Research; science.

  • La Plaza - Little Mexico: El Barrio (Episode 115)
    Episode 115:

    Little Mexico: El Barrio

    Mexican language and customs.

  • La Plaza - Freshman Year on Beacon Hill (Episode 114)
    Episode 114:

    Freshman Year on Beacon Hill

    Rep. Jarrett Barrios.

  • La Plaza - The Couple in the Cage: A Guatinaui Odyssey (Episode 113)
    Episode 113:

    The Couple in the Cage: A Guatinaui Odyssey

    A performance piece by Gillermo Gomez-Pena.

  • La Plaza - Tango: Duel and Dance (Episode 112)
    Episode 112:

    Tango: Duel and Dance

    The art, culture and politics of tango.

  • La Plaza - Orchestra of Dreams (Episode 111)
    Episode 111:

    Orchestra of Dreams

    National Children's Symphonic Orchestra of Venezuela.

  • La Plaza - Chucho Valdes (Episode 110)
    Episode 110:

    Chucho Valdes

  • La Plaza - Sol y Canto in Concert (Episode 109)
    Episode 109:

    Sol y Canto in Concert

    Sol y Canto performs.

  • La Plaza - Doctors for Two Worlds (Episode 108)
    Episode 108:

    Doctors for Two Worlds

    Barriers between medical professionals and Latino patients.

  • La Plaza - La Plaza (Episode 107)
    Episode 107:

    La Plaza

    Medical students in Latin America.

  • La Plaza - Frida Kahlo: Portrait of a Woman (Episode 106)
    Episode 106:

    Frida Kahlo: Portrait of a Woman

    Artist Frida Kahlo.

  • La Plaza - Chelsea: An All-American City (Episode 105)
    Episode 105:

    Chelsea: An All-American City

    Latinos influence Chelsea, Mass.

  • La Plaza - Michael Naranjo: A New Vision (Episode 104)
    Episode 104:

    Michael Naranjo: A New Vision

    Sculptor Michael Naranjo.

  • La Plaza - Baseball for Experts (Episode 103)
    Episode 103:

    Baseball for Experts

    Baseball.

  • La Plaza - Learning to Exhale (Episode 102)
    Episode 102:

    Learning to Exhale

    Latinos cope with stress and depression.

  • La Plaza - The Bricks (Episode 101)
    Episode 101:

    The Bricks

  • La Plaza - Caetano in Bahia (Episode 100)
    Episode 100:

    Caetano in Bahia

    Singer/songwriter Caetano Veloso.

  • La Plaza - Aquiles Baez in Concert (Episode 99)
    Episode 99:

    Aquiles Baez in Concert

    Aquiles Baez.

  • La Plaza - Omayra Amaya: Flamenco Sin Limites (Episode 98)
    Episode 98:

    Omayra Amaya: Flamenco Sin Limites

    Flamenco; choreographer Omayra Amaya.

  • La Plaza - Paco de Lucia: Soul of Flamenco (Episode 97)
    Episode 97:

    Paco de Lucia: Soul of Flamenco

    Flamenco.

  • La Plaza - Too Many Joses (Episode 96)
    Episode 96:

    Too Many Joses

  • La Plaza - Latino Entrepreneurs (Episode 95)
    Episode 95:

    Latino Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs.

  • La Plaza - Mili Bermejo in Concert (Episode 94)
    Episode 94:

    Mili Bermejo in Concert

    Mili Bermejo performs.

  • La Plaza - Como Hacemos? (Episode 93)
    Episode 93:

    Como Hacemos?

  • La Plaza - The Reunion (Episode 92)
    Episode 92:

    The Reunion

    Sandra Guardado searches for a sense of identity and family history on a reunion trip to El Salvador.

  • La Plaza - Sworn to the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella (Episode 91)
    Episode 91:

    Sworn to the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella

    Musician Francisco Aguabella.

  • La Plaza - A Long Way to Love (Episode 90)
    Episode 90:

    A Long Way to Love

    The joys and struggles of adoption.

  • La Plaza - Latino Jews: Journey to the Americas (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    Latino Jews: Journey to the Americas

    Identity and assimilation of Latino Jews in Massachusetts.

  • La Plaza - Journey to the Americas (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Journey to the Americas

  • La Plaza - Boston, Wednesday Night ... The Night That I Met Vicky (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    Boston, Wednesday Night ... The Night That I Met Vicky

  • La Plaza - Changing Tides (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    Changing Tides

  • La Plaza - La Plaza (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    La Plaza

    Cuban immigration.

  • La Plaza - From Here to There (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    From Here to There

    Director Maria Teresa Rodriguez seeks stories prompted by her father's death.

  • La Plaza - Family Stories (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Family Stories

    Raising children in U.S. culture.

  • La Plaza - The Forgotten Cowboy (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    The Forgotten Cowboy

  • La Plaza - Guardians of Pride (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    Guardians of Pride

    Magnet School for the Arts, Holyoke, Mass.; bilingual education programs; multiculturalism.

  • La Plaza - La Plaza (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    La Plaza

    En Clavel highlights the talents of Latino musicians.

  • La Plaza - The Making of Don Gato (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    The Making of Don Gato

    Ballet.

  • La Plaza - Uncertain Destinies (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Uncertain Destinies

    Salvadoreans in Boston; immigration laws.

  • La Plaza - Cocolos & Rockeros: For Rock or Salsa? (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Cocolos & Rockeros: For Rock or Salsa?

    Opposing cultural worlds in Puerto Rico.

  • La Plaza - Tobacco Pickers (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Tobacco Pickers

    Migrant workers in western Massachusetts.

  • La Plaza - Viva Zapata, Tierra y Libertad! (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Viva Zapata, Tierra y Libertad!

    Indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico.

  • La Plaza - Maceo: Demon Drummer From L.A. (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    Maceo: Demon Drummer From L.A.

    A young Chicano performs with Taiko drummers.

  • La Plaza - Bodega (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Bodega

    Corner grocery stores.

  • La Plaza - Spic Out (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    Spic Out

    The work of artists in the gay and lesbian theater.

  • La Plaza - Todo y Nada (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Todo y Nada

    Peruvian immigrants.

  • La Plaza - Citizen Art: Culture Jamming (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Citizen Art: Culture Jamming

    Artist Jorge Luis Rodriguez de Gerada.

  • La Plaza - Columbus Didn't Discover Us (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Columbus Didn't Discover Us

    The Continental Conference of Indigenous Peoples.

  • La Plaza - Champs (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Champs

    Latino boxers.

  • La Plaza - Machito: A Latin Jazz Legacy (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Machito: A Latin Jazz Legacy

    Profiles the Cuban band leader Frank "Machito" Grillo.

  • La Plaza - Rosalina (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    Rosalina

    A Salvadoran girl describes life in a Honduran refugee camp.

  • La Plaza - Rainforests: Proving Their Worth (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Rainforests: Proving Their Worth

    New Englanders aid rain-forest dwellers in preservation efforts.

  • La Plaza - Plena Is Work, Plena Is Song (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Plena Is Work, Plena Is Song

    The history of the Puerto Rican music form plena.

  • La Plaza - Caetano Veloso (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Caetano Veloso

    Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso.

  • La Plaza - The Salt Mines (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    The Salt Mines

    Homeless Latino transvestites in New York City.

  • La Plaza - Casita Culture (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Casita Culture

    Puerto Rican communities build island homes in urban centers.

  • La Plaza - Images of Faith (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Images of Faith

    Puerto Rico's Santero folk artists.

  • La Plaza - Paco de Lucia: In Concert (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Paco de Lucia: In Concert

    Flamenco artist Paco de Lucia.

  • La Plaza - Notes From the Mambo Inn: The Story of Mario Bauza (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Notes From the Mambo Inn: The Story of Mario Bauza

    Profiles Cuban musician and composer Mario Bauza.

  • La Plaza - Fernando Bujones: The Classic Pointe (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Fernando Bujones: The Classic Pointe

    Ballet virtuoso Fernando Bujones.

  • La Plaza - Velhice (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Velhice

    Seniors of Brazil discuss life, love, religion and death.

  • La Plaza - The Flying Vasquez (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    The Flying Vasquez

    Fifth-generation family of trapezists.

  • La Plaza - My Filmmaking, My Life (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    My Filmmaking, My Life

    Filmmaker Matilde Landeta.

  • La Plaza - Milton Nascimento: In Concert (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    Milton Nascimento: In Concert

    Brazilian musician Milton Nascimento.

  • La Plaza - Tango Libre (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    Tango Libre

    Musicians discuss the evolution of the tango.

  • La Plaza - Liliana Porter: Fragments of the Journey (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Liliana Porter: Fragments of the Journey

    A profile of artist Liliana Porter.

  • La Plaza - Scraps of Life (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    Scraps of Life

    Chilean women applique their military regime experiences.

  • La Plaza - Music From the Archives: Danilo Perez in Concert (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Music From the Archives: Danilo Perez in Concert

    Jazz pianist Danilo Perez performs his hits.

  • La Plaza - Duo Bravo (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    Duo Bravo

    Two immigrants travel back to Mexico.

  • La Plaza - Favelas (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Favelas

    The lives of people in "shantytowns."

  • La Plaza - Miami/Havana (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Miami/Havana

    Cubans' perspective of living in Miami and Havana.

  • La Plaza - Behind the Hoods (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Behind the Hoods

    The lives of street gang members.

  • La Plaza - Made in Cuba!: The Enduring Roots of Cuban Music (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Made in Cuba!: The Enduring Roots of Cuban Music

    The development of musical traditions in Cuba.

  • La Plaza - Olga Roman in Concert (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Olga Roman in Concert

    Olga Roman performs Brazilian jazz and Latin ballads.

  • La Plaza - Made in Cuba!: Contemporary Music of Cuba (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    Made in Cuba!: Contemporary Music of Cuba

    Cuban music performed by Pablo Milanes, Los Van Van, Arturo Sandoval.

  • La Plaza - Los Muñequitos de Matanzas: In Concert (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Los Muñequitos de Matanzas: In Concert

    Profile of Los Muñequitos percussion, vocal and dance company.

  • La Plaza - Fire'scapes (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Fire'scapes

    Performance troupe Fire'scapes.

  • La Plaza - Fortaleza (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Fortaleza

    The Brazilian music troupe.

  • La Plaza - Monuments in Love (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Monuments in Love

    Symbolic wedding of the Statue of Liberty and the Christopher Columbus monument in Barcelona.

  • La Plaza - Natives (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Natives

    Members of an anti-immigrant movement in San Diego.

  • La Plaza - La Plaza (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    La Plaza

    The impact of Columbus' legacy at the First Continental Conference of Indigenous Peoples.

  • La Plaza - La Plaza (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    La Plaza

    Life in the shantytowns of Sao Paulo.

  • La Plaza - Of Heart and Soul: Puerto Ricans Aging in the U.S.A. (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Of Heart and Soul: Puerto Ricans Aging in the U.S.A.

    Elderly Latino emigrants reminisce.

  • La Plaza - Beisbol Dream (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Beisbol Dream

    Many major-league ballplayers hail from the Dominican Republic.

  • La Plaza - The Rediscovery of America by the Warrior for Gringostroika (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    The Rediscovery of America by the Warrior for Gringostroika

    Performance artist Guillermo Gomez Pena examines the Latino identity.

  • La Plaza - Tabacaleros (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Tabacaleros

    Three generations of migrant workers in western Massachusetts.

  • La Plaza - Michel Camilo in Concert (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Michel Camilo in Concert

    Pianist Michel Camilo and his acoustic jazz trio perform.

  • La Plaza - Miguel Marmol: Central American Legend (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Miguel Marmol: Central American Legend

    A labor leader discusses conditions in El Salvador.

  • La Plaza - The Other Doctors (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    The Other Doctors

    Modern medicine and spiritual healing in the Latino community.

  • La Plaza - Inti-Illimani in Concert (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Inti-Illimani in Concert

    The Chilean folk group performs in Boston.

  • La Plaza - Of Heart & Soul: Puerto Ricans Aging in the U.S.A. (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Of Heart & Soul: Puerto Ricans Aging in the U.S.A.

    Elderly Puerto Rican emigrants reminisce.

  • La Plaza - Raul Ruiz: Filmmaker (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Raul Ruiz: Filmmaker

    A profile of Chilean filmmaker Raul Ruiz.

  • La Plaza - Marjorie Agosin: Poet of the Silent (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Marjorie Agosin: Poet of the Silent

    Poet Marjorie Agosin tells of life in Latin America.

  • La Plaza - Education: Beyond the Myth (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Education: Beyond the Myth

    Bilingual education in Massachusetts.

  • La Plaza - Who's Cleaning Boston? (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Who's Cleaning Boston?

    Professionals new to America take cleaning jobs.

  • La Plaza - Dropout: Four Stories (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Dropout: Four Stories

    Teens give reasons for leaving school.

  • La Plaza - Mercedes Sosa in Concert (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Mercedes Sosa in Concert

    Argentine folk-singer Mercedes Sosa performs.

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