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La Plaza; Made in Cuba Part II: Toward the Roots of Cuban Music

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Series
La Plaza
Program
Made in Cuba Part II: Toward the Roots of Cuban Music
Program Number

1414

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

This second part takes us on a journey through Cuba’s different regions and musical cultures. The film explores the rich musical traditions which have developed through centuries of cultural interchange in this Caribbean island. The Munequitos de Matanzas, Cayamba, Tumba Francesca, Grupo Changui, and Grupo Locosia are among the great artists and Santeria ritual performers featured. First broadcast in 1992.

Spanish title: Hecho en Cuba

Duration

00:29:14

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Creators
Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “La Plaza; Made in Cuba Part II: Toward the Roots of Cuban Music,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 1, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_42D9646C75894C398E5055557ABC3722.
MLA: “La Plaza; Made in Cuba Part II: Toward the Roots of Cuban Music.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 1, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_42D9646C75894C398E5055557ABC3722>.
APA: La Plaza; Made in Cuba Part II: Toward the Roots of Cuban Music. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_42D9646C75894C398E5055557ABC3722
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