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Tradition

Photos from "We Are La Cocina" by Eric Wolfinger

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll hear from women who are building their own culinary businesses through the San Francisco-based incubator program La Cocina, which is out with its first cookbook.

Vietnamese death anniversaries unite young and old

Jan 17, 2019
Christine Nguyen / KALW

Every year after a Vietnamese person’s death, their children and grandchildren make a feast. The event joins generations together in a commitment that extends beyond death. The death anniversary is an expression of Vietnamese identity and values in a world where traditions inevitably change.

Preserving holiday memories for future hunger pangs

Nov 20, 2018
Margaret Katcher / KALW News

Thanksgiving week makes us feel things. Lots of things. About history, about family, about memory. Last year, reporter Margaret Katcher brought a recorder to her holiday table, but found herself wondering about her impulse to document the moment.

Leslie Griffy / KALW News

 

Arturo Magaña loved folklórico dancing — but he wanted to perform his own story. So, he founded his own LGTBQ folklórico group, Folklórico Colibrí, an ensemble that performs Mexican folk dances in San Jose.