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Last week, according to New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, a human trafficking sting operation in Albuquerque resulted in the arrests of seven individuals for soliciting sex from an undercover police officer they believed was an underage girl.

María José Rodríguez Cádiz and Julie Madrid of Solace Crisis Treatment Center, Santa Fe's rape crisis organization, joined Ellen Berkovitch in the studio to discuss their continuing efforts against abuse and trafficking.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 3:08pm MST

Ellen Berkovitch chats with Shakespeare Guild president John Andrews and Santa Fe Botanical Garden CEO Clayton Bass about their upcoming inaugural Shakespeare in the Garden, which will feature the bard's The Tempest.

 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:55pm MST

Saturday and Sunday marked the 66th consecutive Traditional Spanish Market in downtown Santa Fe, with organizers hoping to meet or surpass last year’s $4-million boost to the local economy.  More than 230 artists participated this year. As KSFR’s Deborah Martinez reports, most are from New Mexico, and each had his or her distinctive roots on display.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 2:47pm MST

There are just a couple of weekends left in the New Mexico Jazz Festival, with concerts today and tomorrow in Santa Fe and Sunday in Albuquerque.

Tonight, Buika performs at the Lensic. Tomorrow, it's Pharaoh Sanders at the same venue with a free Q&A and an evening concert. Ravi Coltrane rounds out the weekend at ABQ's Outpost Performance Space on Sunday.

I learned more about those artist from one of the Festival's top organizers, executive director Tom Guralnick of Outpost, who spoke to me by phone yesterday.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:30am MST

Last week, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported that Santa Fe workers in most professions earn an average of 11 percent less than the nationwide average in their given field, with even larger gaps for roles that pay higher overall. That's based on figures from a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report which analyzed local wages as of May 2016.

Rebecca Moss, who reported that story for the New Mexican, helped me break down the numbers.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:14am MST

Christopher Nolan's war film Dunkirk is outperforming superhero films at the box office. It's playing at the Violet Crown; David Darcy says it's good, just not good enough.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:10am MST

KSFR's opera correspondent Desiree Mays speaks with Maestro Harry Bicket, who conducts the Santa Fe Opera's production of George Frederic Handel's Alcina.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:06am MST

Ellen Berkovitch covers.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:59am MST

Julian Paras interviews Lori Paras.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:58am MST

The exhibition for the blacksmith-sculptor opens at CCA Santa Fe on July 28 and runs through December 31st.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:56am MST