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La Plaza; Mili Bermejo in Concert


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La Plaza
Mili Bermejo in Concert
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Series Description

Premiered January 10, 1979- Officially La Plaza as a separate series title ended after season 28 (2006). It was replaced by the interview series: Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One which premiered in 2007.

Producer Raquel Ortiz anticipates that the bilingual series will serve as a plaza for the entire local Latino community. Ortiz also served as the host during the first season along with guest hosts. The program format varied from week to week, between musical specials, documentaries, in-studio debates, both locally produced and acquired. Spanish language programs were subtitled in English and English language programs were captioned in Spanish.

See January 1979 Prime Time Program Guide for cover story. Series release date: 1/10/1979

Program Description

La Plaza brings together pieces of Mili Bermejo’s work as she is honored with the New England Foundation for the Arts jazz award at the Regattabar in Harvard Square. Bermejo shows the audience why the Boston Globe has described her music as “Jazz meets Latin with elegance and soul."



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Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Chicago: “La Plaza; Mili Bermejo in Concert,” 01/02/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12B28214C7CE4B46874EA910315FCBDF.
MLA: “La Plaza; Mili Bermejo in Concert.” 01/02/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12B28214C7CE4B46874EA910315FCBDF>.
APA: La Plaza; Mili Bermejo in Concert. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12B28214C7CE4B46874EA910315FCBDF
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